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1 Nephi 2:97
And upon the other plates should be engraven an account of the reigns of the kings and the wars and contentions of my people;
1 Nephi 2:98
Wherefore, these plates are for the more part of the ministry, And the other plates are for the more part of the reigns of the kings and the wars and contentions of my people;
1 Nephi 3:100
And it came to pass that I beheld many generations pass away after the manner of wars and contentions in the land;
1 Nephi 5:225
Wherefore, I, Nephi, did make a record upon the other plates which gives an account, or which gives a greater account, of the wars and contentions and destructions of my people;
2 Nephi 2:21
Unto the confounding of false doctrines, And laying down of contentions, And establishing peace among the fruit of thy loins,
2 Nephi 4:51
And it sufficeth me to say that forty years had passed away and we had already had wars and contentions with our brethren.
2 Nephi 11:60
For behold, I say unto you that I have beheld that many generations shall pass away; And there shall be great wars and contentions among my people.
But many of their proceedings are written upon the larger plates, and their wars and their contentions and the reigns of their kings.
Born in tribulation in a wild wilderness and hated of our brethren, which caused wars and contentions; Wherefore, we did mourn out our days.
And there was nothing-save it was exceeding harshness, preaching and prophesying of wars and contentions and destructions, And continually reminding them of death and the duration of eternity and the judgments and the power of God,
Nevertheless, they had had many wars and serious conten- tions and had fallen by the sword from time to time;
And it came to pass that two hundred and thirty and eight years had passed away, after the manner of wars and contentions and dissensions for the space of much of the time;
Words of Mormon 1:18
And now concerning this King Benjamin: He had somewhat contentions among his own people;
Words of Mormon 1:25
And after there having been much contentions and many dissensions away unto the Lamanites, Behold, it came to pass that King Benjamin, with the assistance of the holy prophets which were among his people- For behold, King Benjamin was a holy man and he did reign over his people in righteousness;
"But O my people, beware lest there shall arise contentions among you and ye list to obey the evil spirit which was spoken of by my father Mosiah!
But behold, they would not hearken unto His words; But there arose contentions among them, even so much that they did shed blood among themselves.
Therefore, it came to pass that King Laman began to stir up his people, that they should contend with my people; Therefore, there began to be wars and contentions in the land;
"I command you to bring Abinadi hither that I may slay him, for he hath said these things that he might stir up my people to anger, one with another, and to raise contentions among my people; Therefore, I will slay him."
That they might become friendly to one another and that there should be no more contentions in all the land which the Lord their God hath given them.
"And now if there should be another appointed in his stead, behold, I fear there would rise contentions among you;
And who knoweth but what my son, to whom the kingdom doth belong, should turn to be angry and draw away a part of this people after him, which would cause wars and contentions among you, which would be the cause of shedding much blood and perverting the way of the Lord, Yea, and destroy the souls of much people.
That there should be no wars, nor contentions, no stealing, nor plundering, nor murdering, nor no manner of iniquity;
Yea, all his iniquities and abominations, And all the wars and contentions and bloodshed, And the stealing and the plundering, And the committing of whoredoms and all manner of iniquities which cannot be enumerated-
The account of Alma, who was the son of Alma, the first and chief judge over the people of Nephi, and also the high priest over the church. An account of the reign of the judges and the wars and contentions among the people. And also an account of a war between the Nephites and the Lamanites, according to the record of Alma, the first and chief judge.
And it came to pass that the people assembled themselves together throughout all the land- Every man according to his mind, whether it were for or against Amlici- In separate bodies, having much dispute and wonderful contentions one with another;
Now all these things were done, yea, all these wars and contentions were commenced and ended in the fifth year of the reign of the judges.
Now it came to pass in the sixth year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi, there were no contentions nor wars in the Land of Zarahemla.
And thus in this eighth year of the reign of the judges there began to be great contentions among the people of the church;
And that he might pull down by the word of God all the pride and craftiness and all the contentions which were among his people, Seeing no way that he might reclaim them, save it were in bearing down in pure testimony against them.
And it came to pass in the eleventh year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi, on the fifth day of the second month- There having been much peace in the Land of Zarahemla, There having been no wars nor contentions for a certain number of years, even until the fifth day of the second month in the eleventh year- There was a cry of war heard throughout the land;
And this is the account of the wars and contentions among the Nephites, and also the wars between the Nephites and the Lamanites; And the fifteenth year of the reign of the judges is ended.
Now Alma, being grieved for the iniquity of his people, Yea, for the wars and the bloodsheds and the contentions which were among them, And having been to declare the word, or sent to declare the word among all the people in every city,
And thus they went forth; And the people did humble themselves because of their words, insomuch that they were highly favored of the Lord. And thus they were free from wars and contentions among themselves, yea, even for the space of four years.
And we see that these promises have been verified to the people of Nephi; For it has been their quarrelings and their contentions- yea, their murderings and their plunderings, their idolatry, their whoredoms and their abominations which were among themselves-which brought upon them their wars and their destructions.
But behold, this was a critical time for such contentions to be among the people of Nephi; For behold, Amalickiah had again stirred up the hearts of the people of the Lamanites against the people of the Nephites; And he was gathering together soldiers from all parts of his land and arming them and preparing for war with all diligence, For he had sworn to drink the blood of Moroni.
And it was in the twenty and fifth year of the reign of the judges; And it was at the same time that they had begun to settle the affairs of their contentions concerning the chief judge Pahoron.
For it was his first care to put an end to such contentions and dissensions among the people; For behold, this had been hitherto a cause of all their destructions.
Behold, it came to pass that while Moroni was thus breaking down the wars and contentions among his own people, And subjecting them to peace and civilization, And making regulations to prepare for war against the Lamanites, Behold, the Lamanites had come into the Land of Moroni, which was in the borders by the seashore.
And there had been murders and contentions and dissensions and all manner of iniquity among the people of Nephi; Nevertheless, for the righteous' sake, yea, because of the prayers of the righteous, they were spared.
And Pahoron did return to his judgment seat; And Helaman did take upon him again to preach unto the people the word of God, For because of so many wars and contentions, it had become expedient that a regulation should be made again in the church;
An account of the Nephites, their wars and contentions and their dissensions. And also the prophecies of many holy prophets before the coming of Christ, according to the record of Helaman, which was the son of Helaman, and also according to the records of his sons, even down to the coming of Christ. And also many of the Lamanites are converted; an account of their conversion. An account of the righteousness of the Lamanites and the wickedness and abominations of the Nephites, according to the record of Helaman and his sons, even down to the coming of Christ, which is called the book of Helaman, etc.
And it came to pass in the forty and sixth year, there were much contentions and many dissensions, In the which there were an exceeding great many which departed out of the Land of Zarahemla and went forth unto the Land Northward to inherit the land.
But behold, a hundredth part of the proceedings of this people- Yea, the account of the Lamanites and of the Nephites, And their wars and contentions and dissensions, And their preaching and their prophecies, And their shipping and their building of ships, And their building of temples and of synagogues and their sanctuaries, And their righteousness and their wickedness and their murders and their robbings and their plunderings, And all manner of abominations and whoredoms- Cannot be contained in this work.
And now I return again to mine account. Therefore, what I have spoken had passed after there had been great contentions and disturbances and wars and dissensions among the people of Nephi;
And it came to pass that there was still great contentions in the land, Yea, even in the forty and seventh year, And also in the forty and eighth year.
And it came to pass that the wars and contentions began to cease, in a small degree, among the people of the Nephites, In the latter end of the forty and eighth year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi.
And it was because of the pride of their hearts, because of their exceeding riches; Yea, it was because of their oppression to the poor- withholding their food from the hungry, withholding their clothing from the naked- And smiting their humble brethren upon the cheek, Making a mock of that which was sacred, Denying the spirit of prophecy and of revelation, Murdering, plundering, lying, stealing, committing adultery, raising up in great contentions, And dissenting away into the Land of Nephi, among the Lamanites
Now it came to pass that thus they did stir up the people to anger against Nephi and raised contentions among them; For there were some which did cry out: "Let this man alone! For he is a good man and those things which he saith will surely come to pass except we repent;
And it came to pass that they would not hearken unto his words; And there began to be contentions, insomuch that they were divided against themselves and began to slay one another with the sword.
And now it came to pass in the seventy and second year of the reign of the judges that the contentions did increase, Insomuch that there were wars throughout all the land, among all the people of Nephi;
And also they had peace in the seventy and eighth year, save it were a few contentions concerning the points of doctrine which had been laid down by the prophets.
And they were much disturbed, for Satan did stir them up to do iniquity continually; Yea, he did go about spreading rumors and contentions upon all the face of the land, That he might harden the hearts of the people against that which was good and against that which should come;
3 Nephi 1:28
And thus the people began again to have peace in the land; And there were no contentions, save it were a few that began to preach, endeavoring to prove by the scriptures that it was no more expedient to observe the law of Moses-
3 Nephi 1:48
And it came to pass in the thirteenth year there began to be wars and contentions throughout all the land; For the Gaddianton robbers had become so numerous and did slay so many of the people, and did lay waste so many cities, and did spread so much death and carnage throughout the land, That it became expedient that all the people, both the Nephites and the Lamanites, should take up arms against them;
3 Nephi 1:56
And in the fifteenth year they did come forth again against the people of Nephi; And because of the wickedness of the people of Nephi and their many contentions and dissensions, the Gaddianton robbers did gain many advantages over them;
4 Nephi 1:3
And it came to pass in the thirty and sixth year, the people were all converted unto the Lord upon all the face of the land, both Nephites and Lamanites, And there were no contentions and no disputations among them, And every man did deal justly one with another;
And they hearkened not unto the voice of the Lord because of their wicked combinations. Wherefore, there began to be wars and contentions in all the land, and also many famines and pestilences, Insomuch that there was a great destruction, such an one as never had been known upon the face of the earth; And all this came to pass in the days of Shiblon;