And when they had come and were about to fall upon us with the sword, I caused that my men, those which were with me, should retreat into the wilderness.
"And it came to pass that the Lamanites did follow after us with great speed, For they were exceedingly desirous to overtake us that they might slay us; Therefore, they did follow us into the wilderness;
And we did pass by in the midst of Gid and Teomner insomuch that they were not discovered by the Lamanites.
"And it came to pass that when the Lamanites had passed by, or when the army had passed by, Gid and Teomner did rise up from their secret places and did cut off the spies of the Lamanites, that they should not return to the city.
"And it came to pass that when they had cut them off, They ran to the city and fell upon the guards which were left to guard the city, insomuch that they did destroy them and did take possession of the city.
"Now this was done because the Lamanites did suffer their whole army, save a few guards only, to be led away into the wilderness. 147
"And it came to pass that Gid and Teomner, by this means, had obtained possession of their stronghold.
"And it came to pass that we took our course after having traveled much in the wilderness toward the Land of Zarahemla;
And when the Lamanites saw that they were marching toward the Land of Zarahemla, They were exceeding fraid, lest there was a plan laid to lead them on to destruction; Therefore, they began to retreat into the wilderness again, yea, even back by the same way which they had come.
"And behold, it was night and they did pitch their tents; For the chief captains of the Lamanites supposing that the Nephites were weary because of their march, And supposing that they had driven their whole army, Therefore, they took no thought concerning the City of Manti.
"Now it came to pass that when it was night, that I caused that my men should not sleep, But that they should march forward by another way toward the Land of Manti;
Israel Shall Call Upon Jesus
Jesus reveals himself to a notable Jewish scientist.
Dr. James Tour shares his life-changing testimony of Jesus here:
"Yea, when ye shall call upon the Father in my name, with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, then shall ye know that the Father hath remembered the covenant which he made unto your fathers, O house of Israel;"
"And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.