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Passage: 1 Nephi 1:114 - 1 Nephi 1:124

114 Behold, the Lord slayeth the wicked to bring forth His righteous purposes;
115 It is better that one man should perish than that a nation should dwindle and perish in unbelief."
116 And now when I, Nephi, had heard these words, I remembered the words of the Lord which He spake unto me in the wilderness, saying that, "Inasmuch as thy seed shall keep My commandments, they shall prosper in the Land of Promise."
117 Yea, and I also thought that they could not keep the commandments of the Lord according to the law of Moses, save they should have the law;
118 And I also knew that the law was engraven upon the plates of brass.
119 And again, I knew that the Lord had delivered Laban into my hands for this cause: That I might obtain the records according to His commandments;
120 Therefore, I did obey the voice of the Spirit and took Laban by the hair of the head, And I smote off his head with his own sword.
121 And after that I had smote off his own head with his own sword, I took the garments of Laban and put them upon mine own body, yea, even every whit, And I did gird on his armor about my loins;
122 And after that I had done this, I went forth unto the treasury of Laban.
123 And as I went forth toward the treasury of Laban, behold, I saw the servant of Laban which had the keys of the treasury;
124 And I commanded him in the voice of Laban that he should go with me into the treasury, And he supposing me to be his master Laban, for he beheld the garments and also the sword girded about my loins,

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