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And behold, they had found those priests of King Noah in a place which they called Amulon, And they had begun to possess the Land of Amulon and had begun to till the ground.
Now the name of the leader of those priests was Amulon.
And it came to pass that Amulon did plead with the Lamanites, And he also sent forth their wives, which were the daughters of the Lamanites, to plead with their brethren, that they should not destroy their husbands.
And it came to pass that the Lamanites had compassion on Amulon and his brethren and did not destroy them because of their wives,
And Amulon and his brethren did join the Lamanites; And they were traveling in the wilderness in search of the Land of Nephi when they discovered the Land of Helam which was possessed by Alma and his brethren.
And the king of the Lamanites had granted unto Amulon that he should be a king and a ruler over his people which were in the Land of Helam; Nevertheless, he should have no power to do anything contrary to the will of the king of the Lamanites.
And it came to pass that Amulon did gain favor in the eyes of the king of the Lamanites; Therefore, the king of the Lamanites granted unto him and his brethren that they should be appointed teachers over his people,
Yea, even over the people which were in the Land of Shemlon and in the Land of Shilom and in the Land of Amulon,
And he was king over a numerous people; And he appointed teachers of the brethren of Amulon in every land which was possessed by his people.
And they were a people friendly one with another; Nevertheless they knew not God, Neither did the brethren of Amulon teach them anything concerning the Lord their God, neither the law of Moses,
And now it came to pass that Amulon began to exercise authority over Alma and his brethren and began to persecute him and cause that his children should persecute their children;
For Amulon knew Alma, that he had been one of the king's priests, And that it was he that believed the words of Abinadi and was driven out before the king; And therefore, he was wroth with him, for he was subject to King Laman,
And it came to pass that Amulon commanded them that they should stop their cries; And he put guards over them to watch them, that whosoever should be found calling upon God should be put to death.
And it came to pass that when those which were the children of Amulon and his brethren-which had taken to wife the daughters of the Lamanites- They were displeased with the conduct of their fathers,
Now the Lamanites and the Amalekites and the people of Amulon had built a great city which was called Jerusalem.
And it came to pass that the Amalekites and the Amulonites and the Lamanites- Which were in the Land of Amulon, and also in the Land of Helam, and which were in the Land of Jerusalem and, in fine, in all the land round about, Which had not been converted and had not taken upon them the name of Anti-Nephi-Lehi- Were stirred up by the Amalekites and by the Amulonites to anger against their brethren;
And among the Lamanites which were slain were almost all the seed of Amulon and his brethren, which were the priests of Noah, And they were slain by the hands of the Nephites;
And it came to pass that those rulers which were the remnant of the children of Amulon caused that they should be put to death, yea, all those that believed in these things;
Now this martyrdom caused that many of their brethren should be stirred up to anger and there began to be contention in the wilderness; And the Lamanites began to hunt the seed of Amulon and his brethren and began to slay them; And they fled into the East Wilderness,