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1 Nephi 2:49
"And it came to pass that I beheld a tree whose fruit was desirable to make one happy;
1 Nephi 2:50
And it came to pass that I did go forth and partake of the fruit thereof and beheld that it was most sweet above all that I ever had before tasted.
1 Nephi 2:51
"Yea, and I beheld that the fruit thereof was white to exceed all the whiteness that I had ever seen;
1 Nephi 2:52
And as I partook of the fruit thereof, it filled my soul with exceeding great joy;
1 Nephi 2:53
Wherefore, I began to be desirous that my family should partake of it also, for I knew that it was desirous above all other fruit.
1 Nephi 2:54
"And as I cast my eyes round about that perhaps I might discover my family also- And I beheld a river of water, And it ran along and it was near the tree of which I was partaking the fruit;
1 Nephi 2:57
"And it came to pass that I beckoned unto them, And I also did say unto them with a loud voice that they should come unto me and partake of the fruit which was desirable above all other fruit.
1 Nephi 2:58
"And it came to pass that they did come unto me and partake of the fruit also.
1 Nephi 2:59
"And it came to pass that I was desirous that Laman and Lemuel should come and partake of the fruit also;
1 Nephi 2:61
"And it came to pass that I saw them, But they would not come unto me and partake of the fruit.
1 Nephi 2:69
And they did press forward through the mists of darkness, clinging to the rod of iron even until they did come forth and partake of the fruit of the tree.
1 Nephi 2:70
"And after that they had partaken of the fruit of the tree, they did cast their eyes about as if they were ashamed.
1 Nephi 2:75
And they were in the attitude of mocking and pointing their fingers toward those which had come up and were partaking of the fruit;
1 Nephi 2:76
And after that they had tasted of the fruit, they were ashamed because of those that were a scoffing at them, And they fell away into forbidden paths and were lost."
1 Nephi 2:78
But to be short in writing, behold, he saw other multitudes pressing forward, And they came and caught hold of the end of the rod of iron, And they did press their way forward, continually holding fast to the rod of iron until they came forth and fell down and partook of the fruit of the tree;
1 Nephi 2:83
And after that they did enter into that building, they did point the finger of scorn at me and those that were partaking of the fruit also, But we heeded them not;
1 Nephi 2:85
And Laman and Lemuel partook not of the fruit," saith my father.
1 Nephi 3:45
And behold, this thing shall be given unto thee for a sign: That after thou hast beheld the tree which bore the fruit of which thy father tasted, thou shalt also behold a Man descending out of heaven, And Him shall ye witness; And after that ye shall have witnessed Him, ye shall bear record that it is the Son of God."
1 Nephi 4:62
Wherefore, the wicked are separated from the righteous, And also from that tree of life whose fruit is most precious and most desirable of all other fruits;
1 Nephi 5:62
And we did come to the land which we called Bountiful because of its much fruit, and also wild honey;
1 Nephi 5:67
And we called the place Bountiful because of its much fruit.
2 Nephi 1:98
Even the forbidden fruit in opposition to the tree of life, the one being sweet and the other bitter;
2 Nephi 1:104
Wherefore, he saith unto Eve-yea, even that old serpent which is the devil, which is the father of all lies- wherefore, he saith, 'Partake of the forbidden fruit and ye shall not die, but ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.'
2 Nephi 1:105
"And after that Adam and Eve had partaken of the forbidden fruit, they were driven out from the garden of Eden to till the earth;
2 Nephi 2:5
For behold, thou art the fruit of my loins and I am a descendant of Joseph which was carried captive into Egypt;
2 Nephi 2:7
And he obtained a promise of the Lord that out of the fruit of his loins the Lord God would raise up a righteous branch unto the house of Israel-
2 Nephi 2:10
"For Joseph truly testified, saying: 'A seer shall the Lord my God raise up which shall be a choice seer unto the fruit of my loins';
2 Nephi 2:11
Yea, Joseph truly said: 'Thus saith the Lord unto me: "A choice seer will I raise up out of the fruit of thy loins, And he shall be esteemed highly among the fruit of thy loins.
2 Nephi 2:12
"And unto him will I give commandment that he shall do a work for the fruit of thy loins, his brethren, which shall be of great worth unto them, Even to the bringing of them to the knowledge of the covenants which I have made with thy fathers;
2 Nephi 2:17
But a seer will I raise up out of the fruit of thy loins, And unto him will I give power to bring forth My word unto the seed of thy loins-
2 Nephi 2:19
"Wherefore, the fruit of thy loins shall write, And the fruit of the loins of Judah shall write;
2 Nephi 2:20
And that which shall be written by the fruit of thy loins- And also that which shall be written by the fruit of the loins of Judah- Shall grow together
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 2:27
For this promise of which I have obtained of the Lord, of the fruit of thy loins, shall be fulfilled;
2 Nephi 2:36
"And the Lord said unto me also: 'I will raise up unto the fruit of thy loins and I will make for him a spokesman;
2 Nephi 2:37
And I, behold, I will give unto him that he shall write the writing of the fruit of thy loins unto the fruit of thy loins, And the spokesman of thy loins shall declare it.
2 Nephi 2:38
'And the words which he shall write shall be the words which are expedient in My wisdom should go forth unto the fruit of thy loins;
2 Nephi 2:39
And it shall be as if the fruit of thy loins had cried unto them from the dust, for I know their faith;
2 Nephi 2:42
Because of their faith, their words shall proceed forth out of My mouth unto their brethren, which are the fruit of thy loins;
2 Nephi 8:48
"Say unto the righteous that it is well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
2 Nephi 8:66
In that day shall the Branch of the Lord be beautiful and glorious-the fruit of the earth-and excellent and comely to them that are escaped of Israel.
2 Nephi 9:93
Wherefore, it shall come to pass that when the Lord hath performed His whole work upon Mount Zion and upon Jerusalem, "I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria and the glory of his high looks."
2 Nephi 10:18
Their bows shall also dash the young men to pieces, And they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb- Their eyes shall not spare children.
2 Nephi 10:51
"Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken; For out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, And his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
Wherefore, thus saith the Lord: "I have led this people forth out of the Land of Jerusalem by the power of Mine arm, that I might raise up unto Me a righteous branch from the fruit of the loins of Joseph;
And it mattereth not that if it so be that the root of this tree will perish, I may preserve the fruit thereof unto Myself;
And I do it that I may preserve unto Myself the natural branches of the tree, And also that I may lay up fruit thereof against the season unto Myself, for it grieveth Me that I should lose this tree and the fruit thereof.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard looked and beheld the tree in the which the wild olive branches had been grafted; And it had sprung forth and began to bear fruit;
And He beheld that it was good; And the fruit thereof was like unto the natural fruit.
And because of the much strength of the root thereof, the wild branches hath brought forth tame fruit;
And now behold, I shall lay up much fruit which the tree thereof hath brought forth, And the fruit thereof I shall lay up against the season unto Mine own self.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto the Servant: 'Come, let us go to the nethermost parts of the vineyard and behold if the natural branches of the tree hath not brought forth much fruit also, That I may lay up of the fruit thereof against the season unto Mine own self.'
"And He beheld the first, that it had brought forth much fruit, And He beheld also that it was good.
"And He saith unto the Servant: 'Take of the fruit thereof and lay it up against the season, that I may preserve it unto Mine own self;
For behold,' saith He, 'this long time have I nourished it and it hath brought forth much fruit.'
"And the Lord of the vineyard saith unto Him: 'Counsel Me not; I knew that it was a poor spot of ground; Wherefore I said unto Thee, I have nourished it this long time, And Thou beholdest that it hath brought forth much fruit.'
But behold the tree; I have nourished it this long time and it hath brought forth much fruit; Therefore, gather it and lay it up against the season, that I may preserve it unto Mine own self.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith again unto His Servant: 'Look hither and behold another branch also which I have planted; Behold that I have nourished it also and it hath brought forth fruit.'
"And He saith unto the Servant: 'Look hither and behold the last; Behold, this have I planted in a good spot of ground, And I have nourished it this long time and only a part of the tree hath brought forth tame fruit, And the other part of the tree hath brought forth wild fruit; Behold, I have nourished this tree like unto the others.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto the Servant: 'Pluck off the branches that have not brought forth good fruit and cast them into the fire.'
"But behold, the Servant saith unto Him: 'Let Us prune it and dig about it and nourish it a little longer, that perhaps it may bring forth good fruit unto Thee, that Thou canst lay it up against the season.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard and the Servant of the Lord of the vineyard did nourish all the fruit of the vineyard.
For behold, the time draweth near and the end soon cometh; Wherefore, I must lay up fruit against the season unto Mine own self.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard and the Servant went down into the vineyard; And They came to the tree whose natural branches had been broken off and the wild branches had been grafted in; And behold, all sorts of fruit did cumber the tree.
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard did taste of the fruit, every sort according to its number;
And the Lord of the vineyard saith: 'Behold, this long time have We nourished this tree, And I have laid up unto Myself against the season much fruit;
But behold, this time it hath brought forth much fruit and there is none of it which is good;
And behold, there are all kinds of bad fruit, And it profiteth Me nothing, notwithstanding all Our labor; And now it grieveth Me that I should lose this tree.'
"And the Lord of the vineyard saith unto the Servant: 'What shall We do unto the tree, that I may preserve again good fruit thereof unto Mine own self?'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto His Servant: 'The tree profiteth Me nothing, And the roots thereof profiteth Me nothing, so long as it shall bring forth evil fruit;
Nevertheless, I know that the roots are good and for Mine own purpose I have preserved them; And because of their much strength, they have hitherto brought forth from the wild branches good fruit,
But behold, the wild branches have grown and have overrun the roots thereof; And because that the wild branches have overcome the roots thereof, it hath brought forth much evil fruit;
And because that it hath brought forth so much evil fruit, Thou beholdest that it beginneth to perish, And it will soon become ripened that it may be cast into the fire, except We should do something for it to preserve it.'
"And it came to pass that the Lord of the vineyard saith unto His Servant: 'Let Us go down into the nethermost parts of the vineyard and behold if the natural branches have also brought forth evil fruit.'
"And it came to pass that They beheld that the fruit of the natural branches had become corrupt also, yea, the first and the second and also the last; And they had all become corrupt;
And the wild fruit of the last had overcome that part of the tree which brought forth good fruit, even that the branch had withered away and died.
Behold, I knew that all the fruit of the vineyard, save it were these, had become corrupted;
And now these which have once brought forth good fruit have also become corrupted;
And Thou beheldest that a part thereof brought forth good fruit and a part thereof brought forth wild fruit;
'And now behold, notwithstanding all the care which We have taken of My vineyard, The trees thereof hath become corrupted, that they bring forth no good fruit;
And these I had hope to preserve, to have laid up fruit thereof against the season unto Mine own self.
And let Us pluck from the tree those branches whose fruit is most bitter and graft in the natural branches of the tree in the stead thereof;
Yea, I will graft in unto them the branches of their mother tree, that I may preserve the roots also unto Mine own self, That when they shall be sufficiently strong, that perhaps they may bring forth good fruit unto Me and I may yet have glory in the fruit of My vineyard.
And because that I have preserved the natural branches and the roots thereof, And that I have grafted in the natural branches again into their mother tree and have preserved the roots of their mother tree, That perhaps the trees of My vineyard may bring forth again good fruit,
And that I may have joy again in the fruit of My vineyard, And perhaps that I may rejoice exceedingly that I have preserved the roots and the branches of the first fruit.
'Wherefore, go to and call servants that we may labor diligently with our mights in the vineyard, That we may prepare the way that I may bring forth again the natural fruit, which natural fruit is good and the most precious above all other fruit.
And if it so be that these last grafts shall grow and bring forth the natural fruit, then shall Ye prepare the way for them that they may grow;
And as they begin to grow, Ye shall clear away the branches which bring forth bitter fruit, according to the strength of the good and the size thereof;
And thus will I bring them together again, that they shall bring forth the natural fruit and they shall be one;
And if ye labor with your mights with Me, ye shall have joy in the fruit which I shall lay up unto Myself against the time which will soon come.
And there began to be the natural fruit again in the vineyard, And the natural branches began to grow and thrive exceedingly,
"And thus they labored with all diligence according to the commandments of the Lord of the vineyard, Even until the bad had been cast away out of the vineyard and the Lord had preserved unto Himself, that the trees had become again the natural fruit;
And they became like unto one body, And the fruit were equal, And the Lord of the vineyard had preserved unto Himself the natural fruit which was most precious unto Him from the beginning.
"And it came to pass that when the Lord of the vineyard saw that His fruit was good and that His vineyard was no more corrupt, He calleth up His servants and saith unto them: 'Behold, for this last time have we nourished My vineyard, And thou beholdest that I have done according to My will,
And I have preserved the natural fruit, that it is good, even like as it was in the beginning; And blessed art thou,
For because that ye have been diligent in laboring with Me in My vineyard and have kept My commandments, And hath brought unto Me again the natural fruit, that My vineyard is no more corrupted and the bad is cast away, Behold, ye shall have joy with Me because of the fruit of My vineyard.
'For behold, for a long time will I lay up of the fruit of My vineyard unto Mine own self against the season which speedily cometh;
Wherefore, I will lay up unto Mine own self of the fruit for a long time, according to that which I have spoken.
'And when the time cometh that evil fruit shall again come into My vineyard, Then will I cause the good and the bad to be gathered;
For behold, after that ye have been nourished by the good word of God all the day long, Will ye bring forth evil fruit, that ye must be hewn down and cast into the fire?
And it came to pass that the people of Nephi did till the land, And raise all manner of grain and of fruit, and flocks of herds, and flocks of all manner of cattle of every kind, and goats, and wild goats, and also much horses.
'Therefore, they have drunk out of the cup of the wrath of God, Which justice could no more deny unto them than it could deny that Adam should fall because of his partaking of the forbidden fruit; Therefore, mercy could have claim on them no more forever.
And I did cause that the men should till the ground and raise all manner of grain and all manner of fruit of every kind,
Yea, He saith, 'Come unto Me and ye shall partake of the fruit of the tree of life; Yea, ye shall eat and drink of the bread and the waters of life freely;
'For behold, the time is at hand that whosoever bringeth forth not good fruit, or whosoever doeth not the works of righteousness, The same hath cause to wail and mourn.'
"And again I say unto you, the Spirit saith: 'Behold, the axe is laid at the root of the tree; Therefore, every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit shall be hewn down and cast into the fire, Yea, a fire which cannot be consumed, even an unquenchable fire.'
I speak by way of command unto you that belong to the church. "And unto those which do not belong to the church, I speak by way of invitation, saying, Come and be baptized unto repentance that ye also may be partakers of the fruit of the tree of life."
That He is just in all His works, And that He is merciful unto the children of men, And that He hath all power to save every man that believeth on His name and bringeth forth fruit meet for repentance.
"What does this scripture mean which saith that God placed cherubim and a flaming sword on the east of the garden of Eden, lest our first parents should enter and partake of the fruit of the tree of life and live forever?
"Now, we see that Adam did fall by partaking of the forbidden fruit, according to the word of God; And thus we see that by his fall that all mankind became a lost and a fallen people.
"And now behold I say unto you, that if it had been possible for Adam for to have partaken of the fruit of the tree of life at that time, that there would have been no death and the word would have been void, making God a liar, For He said: 'If thou eat thereof, thou shalt surely die.'
"And now my brethren, I would that ye should humble yourselves before God and bring forth fruit meet for repentance, that ye may also enter into that rest;
Behold, they have labored exceedingly and have brought forth much fruit; And how great shall be their reward.
And now may God grant unto these, my brethren, that they may sit down in the kingdom of God, yea, and also all those which are the fruit of their labor, That they may go no more out, but that they may praise Him forever;
"And behold, as the tree beginneth to grow, ye will say: 'Let us nourish it with great care, that it may get root, that it may grow up and bring forth fruit unto us.'
"And now behold, if ye nourish it with much care, it will get root and grow up and bring forth fruit;
"Now this is not because the seed was not good, Neither is it because the fruit thereof would not be desirable;
But it is because your ground is barren and ye will not nourish the tree; Therefore, ye cannot have the fruit thereof.
"And thus it is if ye will not nourish the word, looking forward with an eye of faith to the fruit thereof, Ye can never pluck of the fruit of the tree of life;
But if ye will nourish the word- Yea, nourish the tree as it beginneth to grow, by your faith with great diligence and with patience- looking forward to the fruit thereof, And it shall take root; And behold, it shall be a tree springing up unto everlasting life!
"And because of your diligence and your faith and your patience with the word in nourishing it, that it may take root in you, Behold, by and by, ye shall pluck the fruit thereof, which is most precious, which is sweet above all that is sweet, and which is white above all that is white, yea, and pure above all that is pure,
And ye shall feast upon this fruit, even until ye are filled that ye hunger not, neither shall ye thirst;
Then my brethren, ye shall reap the rewards of your faith and your diligence and patience and longsuffering, waiting for the tree to bring forth fruit unto you."
Now after Alma had spoken these words, they sent forth unto him desiring to know whether they should believe in one God, that they might obtain this fruit of which he had spoken, Or how they should plant the seed, or the word of which he had spoken, which he said must be planted in their hearts, Or in what manner they should begin to exercise their faith.
"And now my brethren, I would that after ye have received so many witnesses-seeing that the holy scripture testifies of these things-come forth and bring fruit unto repentance!
Now we see that the man had become as God, knowing good and evil, And lest he should put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live forever, That the Lord God placed cherubim and the flaming sword that he should not partake of the fruit.
But behold, they were put into the heart of Gaddianton by that same being who did entice our first parents to partake of the forbidden fruit- Yea, that same being who did plot with Cain, that if he would murder his brother Abel, it should not be known unto the world;
"O Lord, wilt Thou hearken unto me and cause that it may be done according to my words, And send forth rain upon the face of the earth, that she may bring forth her fruit and her grain in the season of grain?
And it came to pass that in the seventy and sixth year, the Lord did turn away His anger from the people and caused that rain should fall upon the earth, Insomuch that it did bring forth her fruit in the season of her fruit.
3 Nephi 6:29
Even so, every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit;
3 Nephi 6:30
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit;
3 Nephi 6:31
Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire;
3 Nephi 11:14
'And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes- He shall not destroy the fruits of your ground, Neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field,' saith the Lord of Hosts;
And in the space of sixty and two years, they had become exceeding strong, insomuch that they became exceeding rich, Having all manner of fruit and of grain, and of silks and of fine linen, and of gold and of silver and of precious things;
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;
Behold, elders, priests and teachers were baptized; And they were not baptized, save they brought forth fruit meet that they were worthy of it; Neither did they receive any unto baptism, save they came forth with a broken heart and a contrite spirit and witnessed unto the church that they truly repented of all their sins;