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Ether4:37 - Ether4:47

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Passage: Ether 4:37 - Ether 4:47

37 And it came to pass that there were many of them which did perish by the way; Nevertheless, there were some which fled into the Land Southward.
38 And it came to pass that the Lord did cause the serpents that they should pursue them no more, But that they should hedge up the way that the people could not pass, That whoso should attempt to pass might fall by the poisonous serpents.
39 And it came to pass that the people did follow the course of the beasts and did devour the carcasses of them which fell by the way, until they had devoured them all;
40 Now when the people saw that they must perish, they began to repent of their iniquities and cry unto the Lord.
41 And it came to pass that when they had humbled themselves sufficiently before the Lord, The Lord did send rain upon the face of the earth and the people began to revive again, And there began to be fruit in the North Countries and in all the countries round about;
42 And the Lord did show forth His power unto them in preserving them from famine.
43 And it came to pass that Shez, which was a descendant of Heth-for Heth had perished by the famine and all his household, save it were Shez- Wherefore, Shez began to build up again a broken people.
44 And it came to pass that Shez did remember the destruction of his fathers; And he did build up a righteous kingdom, for he remembered what the Lord had done in bringing Jared and his brother across the deep; And he did walk in the ways of the Lord; And he begat sons and daughters;
45 And his eldest son whose name was Shez rebelled against him, Nevertheless, Shez was smitten by the hand of a robber because of his exceeding riches, which brought peace again unto his father.
46 And it came to pass that his father did build up many cities upon the face of the land, And the people began again to spread over all the face of the land;
47 And Shez did live to an exceeding old age, And he begat Riplakish; And he died and Riplakish reigned in his stead.

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