FAIR Study Aids/Book of Mormon Resources by chapter and verse/2 Nephi

FairMormon Study Aids: 2 Nephi

Overview

  • Frederick W. Axelgard, "1 and 2 Nephi: An Inspiring Whole" (BYU Studies)

2 Nephi 1

  • Section Overview 2 Nephi 1-4
    • Noel B. Reynolds, "The Israelite Background of Moses Typology in the Book of Mormon" (BYU Studies)
  • Overview
  • 2 Nephi 1:12
  • 2 Nephi 1:14
    • Paul Y. Hoskisson, John W. Welch, Robert F. Smith, Bruce W. Warren, Roger R. Keller, David Fox, and Deloy Pack, "Words and Phrases" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 1:15
    • David Calabro, ""Stretch Forth Thy Hand and Prophesy": Hand Gestures in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 2

  • Overview
    • Bruce M. Pritchett Jr., "Lehi's Theology of the Fall in Its Preexilic/Exilic Context" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "The Influence of Lehi's Admonitions on the Teachings of His Son Jacob" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Allan D. Rau, "Every Experience Can Become a Redemptive Experience" (Religious Educator)
    • Stephen D. Ricks, "Adam's Fall in the Book of Mormon, Second Temple Judaism, and Early Christianity" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 2:1
  • 2 Nephi 2:11
  • 2 Nephi 2:15
  • 2 Nephi 2:11
  • 2 Nephi 2:15
  • 2 Nephi 2:25
    • Stephen D. Ricks, "Adam's Fall in the Book of Mormon, Second Temple Judaism, and Early Christianity" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 3

  • 2 Nephi 3:9-10

2 Nephi 4

2 Nephi 5

  • 2 Nephi 5:10
  • 2 Nephi 5:12
    • FAIR entry on "compass" (FAIR)
  • 2 Nephi 5:13
    • FAIR Resource on "Population Demographics and the Book of Mormon" (FAIR)
    • John L. Sorenson, "I have heard that the sizes of the Nephite and Lamanite populations indicated in the Book of Mormon do not make sense. What do we know about their numbers?" (Ensign)
  • 2 Nephi 5:15
  • 2 Nephi 5:16
    • John M. Lundquist, and John W. Welch, "Kingship and Temple in 2 Nephi 5-10" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Jared W. Ludlow, "A Tale of Three Communities: Jerusalem, Elephantine, and Lehi-Nephi" (Maxwell Institute)
    • FAIR entry on the "temple in the new world" (FAIR)
    • Anonymous, "Insights: An Ancient Window {on the temple}" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Arad Temple (Video)
  • 2 Nephi 5:18
  • 2 Nephi 5:21
  • 2 Nephi 5:25
    • J.B. Haws, ""'To Stir Them Up in the Ways of Remembrance': Lamanites and Memory in the Book of Mormon"" (Religious Educator)
  • 2 Nephi 5:30

2 Nephi 6

  • Chapter Overview
    • Daniel Belnap, "The Divine Warrior in Jacob's Speech of 2 Nephi 6-10" (Maxwell Institute)
    • FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" (FAIR)

2 Nephi 7

  • Section Overview 2 Nephi 7, 8
    • Garold N. Davis, "Pattern and Purpose of the Isaiah Commentaries in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" (FAIR)
  • 2 Nephi 7:11
    • FAIR entry on "compass" (FAIR)

2 Nephi 8

    • FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" (FAIR)

2 Nephi 9

2 Nephi 10

  • 2 Nephi 10:23
    • Mack C. Sterling, "The Way of Life and the Way of Death in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 11

  • 2 Nephi 11:2-6
    • David E. Bokovoy, "On Christ and Covenants: An LDS Reading of Isaiah's Prophetic Call," (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 11:5
    • Richard Dilworth Rust, "Annual FARMS Lecture: The Book of Mormon, Designed for Our Day," (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 11:2–8
    • David E. Sloan, "Nephi's Convincing of Christ through Chiasmus: Plain and Precious Persuading from a Prophet of God" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 12

  • Section Overview 2 Nephi Chapters 12-25
    • Sidney B. Sperry, "The Isaiah Quotation: 2 Nephi 12-24" (Maxwell Institute)
    • Garold N. Davis, "Pattern and Purpose of the Isaiah Commentaries in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • FAIR Resource "Isaiah in the Book of Mormon" (FAIR)
  • 2 Nephi 12:16
    • Dana M. Pike and David Rolph Seely, ""Upon All the Ships of the Sea, and Upon All the Ships of Tarshish": Revisiting 2 Nephi 12:16 and Isaiah 2:16" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 13

2 Nephi 14

2 Nephi 15

2 Nephi 16

  • 2 Nephi 16
    • Paul Y. Hoskisson, "A Latter-day Saint Reading of Isaiah: The Example of Isaiah 6" (Religious Educator)
    • David E. Bokovoy, "On Christ and Covenants: An LDS Reading of Isaiah's Prophetic Call," (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 17

2 Nephi 18

2 Nephi 19

2 Nephi 20

2 Nephi 21

2 Nephi 22

2 Nephi 23

  • 2 Nephi 23:21
    • Stephen Ricks, "How do we explain the mention of “satyrs,” commonly regarded as mythical creatures, in 2 Nephi 23:21 and Isaiah 13:21 and 34:14?" (Ensign)

2 Nephi 24

2 Nephi 25

  • Section Overview 2 Nephi 25-33
  • 2 Nephi 25:1-6, 25:14-16, 25:18-19, 25:19-20, 25:24-27
    • David E. Sloan, "Nephi's Convincing of Christ through Chiasmus: Plain and Precious Persuading from a Prophet of God" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 25:9-10
    • Randall P. Spackman, "Prophecy of Immediate Destruction," (Link)
  • 2 Nephi 25:17
    • Matthew L. Bowen, “‘He Shall Add’: Wordplay on the Name Joseph and an Early Instance of Gezera Shawa in the Book of Mormon” (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 25:17-19
    • Randall P. Spackman, "Lehi's 600-Year Prophecy of the Messiah's Birth," (Link)

2 Nephi 26

  • Section Overview 2 Nephi 26, 27
    • Garold N. Davis, "Pattern and Purpose of the Isaiah Commentaries in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 26:1-9, 26:12
    • David E. Sloan, "Nephi's Convincing of Christ through Chiasmus: Plain and Precious Persuading from a Prophet of God" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 26:16
    • Paul Y. Hoskisson, “The ‘Familiar Spirit’ in 2 Nephi 26:16” (Maxwell Institute)
    • William Sheffield, "Voice From the Dust" (FAIR)
    • John A. Tvedtnes, "Book of Mormon Answers: "Fulness of the gospel" and "familiar spirit"" (Maxwell Institute)
    • FAIR Entry: "Familiar Spirit" (FAIR)
  • 2 Nephi 26:15-16
  • 2 Nephi 26:22
  • 2 Nephi 26:26
    • William J. Adams Jr., "Synagogues in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • John W. Welch, "Synagogues in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)
    • A. Keith Thompson, "Nephite Insights into Israelite Worship Practices before Babylonian Captivity," (Interpreter)
    • FAIR Entry: "Synagogues" (FAIR)

2 Nephi 27

  • 2 Nephi 27:6
    • John W. Welch, Gordon C. Thomasson, and Robert F. Smith, "What Did Charles Anthon Really Say?" (Maxwell Institute)
  • 2 Nephi 27:8, 15
  • 2 Nephi 27:14

2 Nephi 28

  • 2 Nephi 28:32
    • David Calabro, ""Stretch Forth Thy Hand and Prophesy": Hand Gestures in the Book of Mormon" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 29

2 Nephi 30

  • 2 Nephi 30:6
    • Royal Skousen, “Textual Analysis of Book of Mormon Continues” (Maxwell Institute)
    • Douglas Campbell, "'White' or 'Pure': Five Vignettes" (Dialogue)
    • Robert J. Matthews, "The New Publications of the Standard Works—1979, 1981" (BYU Studies)
    • FAIR entry, "White or pure" (FAIR)

2 Nephi 31

  • 2 Nephi 31:2
    • Michael B. Parker, “Nephi’s Later Reflections on the Tree of Life Vision” (Maxwell Institute) (URL for article doesn’t work; open PDF file)
  • 2 Nephi 31:3
    • Allen J. Christensen, John L. Sorenson, and Angela M. Crowell, "Parallelism, Merismus, and Difrasismo" (Maxwell Institute)

2 Nephi 32

2 Nephi 33

  • 2 Nephi 33:6-10
    • Richard Dilworth Rust, "Annual FARMS Lecture: The Book of Mormon, Designed for Our Day," (Maxwell Institute)