Book of Abraham, Early 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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EXPLANATION OF CUT ON FIRST  PAGE
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharaoh’s throne,  by the politeness of the king; with a crown  upon his head, representing the priesthood;  as emblematical of the grand presidency in  heaven; with the scepter of justice, and judg ment in his hand.
2. King Pharaoh; whose name is given in  the characters above his head.
3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to  Abraham, as given in the 9th No. of the Times  & Seasons.
4. Prince of Pharaoh, King of Egypt; as writ ten above the hand.
5. Shulem; one of the kings principle wait ers; as represented by the characters above his  hand.
6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the prince.
Abraham is reasoning upon the principles  of astronomy, in the kings Court. [p. 784]
EXPLANATION OF CUT ON FIRST PAGE
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharaoh’s throne, by the politeness of the king; with a crown upon his head, representing the priesthood; as emblematical of the grand presidency in heaven; with the scepter of justice, and judgment in his hand.
2. King Pharaoh; whose name is given in the characters above his head.
3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to Abraham, as given in the 9th No. of the Times & Seasons.
4. Prince of Pharaoh, King of Egypt; as written above the hand.
5. Shulem; one of the kings principle waiters; as represented by the characters above his hand.
6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the prince.
Abraham is reasoning upon the principles of astronomy, in the kings Court. [p. 784]
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