And it came to pass that they had not eaten up all their provisions, Therefore, they did take with them all that they had not devoured of all their grain of every kind and their gold and their silver and all their precious things,
And they did return to their own lands and their posses- sions-both on the north and on the south, both on the Land Northward and on the Land Southward.
And they granted unto those robbers which had entered into a covenant to keep the peace of the land- which were desirous to remain Lamanites-lands according to their numbers, that they might have with their labors wherewith to subsist upon; And thus they did establish peace in all the land;
And they began again to prosper and to wax great. And the twenty and sixth and seventh years passed away and there was great order in the land; And they had formed their laws according to equity and justice.
And now there was nothing in all the land to hinder the people from prospering continually, except they should fall into transgressions;
And now it was Gidgiddoni and the judge Lachoneus and those which had been appointed leaders which had established this great peace in the land. 8
And it came to pass that there were many cities built anew and there were many old cities repaired, And there were many highways cast up and many roads made which led from city to city and from land to land and from place to place;
And thus passed away the twenty and eighth year and the people had continual peace.
But it came to pass in the twenty and ninth year, there began to be some disputings among the people;
And some were lifted up unto pride and boastings because of their exceeding great riches, yea, even unto great persecutions, For there were many merchants in the land, and also many lawyers and many officers.
And the people began to be distinguished by ranks accord- ing to their riches and their chance for learning-
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.