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1 Nephi1:137 - 1 Nephi1:147

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Passage: 1 Nephi 1:137 - 1 Nephi 1:147

137 And I spake unto him even with an oath that he need not fear, That he should be a free man like unto us if he would go down in the wilderness with us.
138 And I also spake unto him, saying: "Surely the Lord hath commanded us to do this thing; And shall we not be diligent in keeping the commandment of the Lord?
139 Therefore, if thou wilt go down into the wilderness to my father, thou shalt have place with us."
140 And it came to pass that Zoram did take courage at the words which I spake;
141 Now Zoram was the name of the servant, And he promised that he would go down into the wilderness unto our father;
142 Yea, and he also made an oath unto us that he would tarry with us from that time forth.
143 Now we were desirous that he should tarry with us for this cause: That the Jews might not know concerning our flight into the wilderness, lest they should pursue us and destroy us.
144 And it came to pass that when Zoram had made an oath unto us, our fears did cease concerning him.
145 And it came to pass that we took the plates of brass and the servant of Laban and departed into the wilderness and journeyed unto the tent of our father.
146 And it came to pass that after we had come down into the wilderness unto our father, behold, he was filled with joy; And also my mother Sariah was exceeding glad, for she truly had mourned because of us, For she had supposed that we had perished in the wilderness.
147 And she also had complained against my father, telling him that he was a visionary man, saying: "Behold, thou hast led us forth from the land of our inheritance, And my sons are no more and we perish in the wilderness."

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