Book of Abraham Manuscript, circa July–circa November 1835–B [Abraham 1:4–2:2]

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of Chaldea for the offering unto these strang gods both men women and children and it came to pass, that the priest, mad[e] an offering unto the god of Pharaoh and also unto the god of <Shagreel>, even after the manner of the Egyptians.
(Now the god of Shagreel was the son sun) even a thank offering of a child did the preist of Pharaoh offer upon the altar which stood by the hill called Potiphers hill, at the head of the plain of Olishem
H now this priest had offered upon this altar three virgins at one time who were the daughters of Onitah, one of the regular royal descent directly from the loins of Ham, these Virgins were offered up because of their virtue they would not bow down to worship gods of wood or of stone, therefore they <were> Killed upon this altar
H and it was done after the manner of the Egyptians and it came to pass that the priests, laid violence upon me, that they might slay me also, as they did those Virgins, upon this altar, and that you might have a knowledge of this altar, I will refer you to the representation, that is lying before you at the commencement of this record.
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of Chaldea for the offering unto these strang gods both men women and children and it came to pass, that the priest, made an offering unto the god of Pharaoh and also unto the god of Shagreel, even after the manner of the Egyptians.
(Now the god of Shagreel was the sun) even a thank offering of a child did the preist of Pharaoh offer upon the altar which stood by the hill called Potiphers hill, at the head of the plain of Olishem
H now this priest had offered upon this altar three virgins at one time who were the daughters of Onitah, one of the royal descent directly from the loins of Ham, these Virgins were offered up because of their virtue they would not bow down to worship gods of wood or of stone, therefore they were Killed upon this altar
H and it was done after the manner of the Egyptians and it came to pass that the priests, laid violence upon me, that they might slay me also, as they did those Virgins, upon this altar, and that you might have a knowledge of this altar, I will refer you to the representation, at the commencement of this record.
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