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Alma16:249 - Alma16:259

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Passage: Alma 16:249 - Alma 16:259

249 And now the people of Ammon did not fear their words, Therefore, they did not cast them out; But they did receive all the poor of the Zoramites that came over unto them,
250 And they did nourish them and did clothe them and did give unto them lands for their inheritance; And they did administer unto them according to their wants.
251 Now this did stir up the Zoramites to anger against the people of Ammon, And they began to mix with the Lamanites and to stir them up also to anger against them;
252 And thus the Zoramites and the Lamanites began to make preparations for war against the people of Ammon, and also against the Nephites.
253 And thus ended the seventeenth year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi.
254 And the people of Ammon departed out of the Land of Jershon and came over into the Land of Melek, And gave place in the Land of Jershon for the armies of the Nephites, that they might contend with the armies of the Lamanites and the armies of the Zoramites.
255 And thus commenced a war betwixt the Lamanites and the Nephites in the eighteenth year of the reign of the judges, And an account shall be given of their wars hereafter.
256 And Alma and Ammon and their brethren, and also the two sons of Alma, returned to the Land of Zarahemla after having been instruments in the hands of God of bringing many of the Zoramites to repentance, And as many as were brought to repentance were driven out of their land;
257 But they have lands for their inheritance in the Land of Jershon, And they have taken up arms to defend themselves and their wives and their children and their lands.
258 Now Alma, being grieved for the iniquity of his people, Yea, for the wars and the bloodsheds and the contentions which were among them, And having been to declare the word, or sent to declare the word among all the people in every city,
259 And seeing that the hearts of the people began to wax hard and that they began to be offended because of the strictness of the word, His heart was exceeding sorrowful;

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