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4 Nephi1:47 - 4 Nephi1:57

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Passage: 4 Nephi 1:47 - 4 Nephi 1:57

47 And the more wicked part of the people did wax strong and became exceeding more numerous than were the people of God,
48 And they did still continue to build up churches unto themselves and adorn them with all manner of precious things;
49 And thus did two hundred and fifty years pass away, and also two hundred and sixty years.
50 And it came to pass that the wicked part of the people began again to build up the secret oaths and combinations of Gaddianton;
51 And also the people which were called the people of Nephi began to be proud in their hearts because of their exceeding riches and became vain like unto their brethren the Lamanites;
52 And from this time the disciples began to sorrow for the sins of the world.
53 And it came to pass that when three hundred years had passed away, Both the people of Nephi and the Lamanites had become exceeding wicked, one like unto another.
54 And it came to pass that the robbers of Gaddianton did spread over all the face of the land; And there were none that were righteous, save it were the disciples of Jesus;
55 And gold and silver did they lay up in store in abundance and did traffic in all manner of traffic.
56 And it came to pass that after three hundred and five years had passed away, And the people did still remain in wickedness; And Amos died and his brother Ammoron did keep the record in his stead.
57 And it came to pass that when three hundred and twenty years had passed away, Ammoron, being constrained by the Holy Ghost, did hide up the records which were sacred-

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