Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

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acceptable year of the Lord, and the gospel of salvation, as I  shall give him utterance, and by your prayer of faith with one  consent, I will uphold him.
11 And let my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and , make haste also, and it shall be given them even  according to the prayer of faith, and inasmuch you keep my  sayings, you shall not be confounded in this world, nor in the  world to come.
12 And verily I say unto you, that it is my will that you should  hasten to translate my scriptures, and to obtain a knowledge  of history, and of countries, and of kingdoms, of laws of God  and man, and all this for the salvation of Zion. Amen.
 

Section 83 • Revelation, 2 August 1833–B [D&C 94]

SECTION LXXXIII.
 
Revelation given same date.
 
1 And again, verily I say unto you, my friends, a command ment I give unto you, that ye shall commence a work of lay ing out and preparing a beginning and foundation of the city  of the stake of Zion, here in the land of , beginning  at my : and behold it must be done according to the pat tern which I have given unto you. And let the first lot on the  south, be consecrated unto me for the building of an house for  the presidency, for the work of the presidency, in obtaining  revelations; and for the work of the ministry of the presidency,  in all things pertaining to the church and kingdom.
2 Verily I say unto you, that it shall be built fifty-five by  sixty-five feet in the width thereof, and in the length thereof,  in the inner court; and there shall be a lower court, and an  higher court, according to the pattern which shall be given  unto you hereafter: and it shall be dedicated unto the Lord  from the foundation thereof, according to the order of the  priesthood, according to the pattern which shall be given un to you hereafter: and it shall be wholly dedicated unto the  Lord for the work of the presidency. And ye shall not suffer  any unclean thing to come in unto it; and my glory shall be  there, and my presence shall be there: but if there shall come  into it any unclean thing my glory shall not be there; and my  presence shall not come into it.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, the second lot on the  south shall be dedicated unto me for the building of an house  unto me, for the work of the printing of the translation of my  scriptures, and all things, whatsoever I shall command you;  and it shall be fifty five by sixty five feet in the width thereof,  and the length thereof in the inner court; and there shall be [p. 213]
acceptable year of the Lord, and the gospel of salvation, as I shall give him utterance, and by your prayer of faith with one consent, I will uphold him.
11 And let my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and , make haste also, and it shall be given them even according to the prayer of faith, and inasmuch you keep my sayings, you shall not be confounded in this world, nor in the world to come.
12 And verily I say unto you, that it is my will that you should hasten to translate my scriptures, and to obtain a knowledge of history, and of countries, and of kingdoms, of laws of God and man, and all this for the salvation of Zion. Amen.
 

Section 83 • Revelation, 2 August 1833–B [D&C 94]

SECTION LXXXIII.
 
Revelation given same date.
 
1 And again, verily I say unto you, my friends, a commandment I give unto you, that ye shall commence a work of laying out and preparing a beginning and foundation of the city of the stake of Zion, here in the land of , beginning at my : and behold it must be done according to the pattern which I have given unto you. And let the first lot on the south, be consecrated unto me for the building of an house for the presidency, for the work of the presidency, in obtaining revelations; and for the work of the ministry of the presidency, in all things pertaining to the church and kingdom.
2 Verily I say unto you, that it shall be built fifty-five by sixty-five feet in the width thereof, and in the length thereof, in the inner court; and there shall be a lower court, and an higher court, according to the pattern which shall be given unto you hereafter: and it shall be dedicated unto the Lord from the foundation thereof, according to the order of the priesthood, according to the pattern which shall be given unto you hereafter: and it shall be wholly dedicated unto the Lord for the work of the presidency. And ye shall not suffer any unclean thing to come in unto it; and my glory shall be there, and my presence shall be there: but if there shall come into it any unclean thing my glory shall not be there; and my presence shall not come into it.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, the second lot on the south shall be dedicated unto me for the building of an house unto me, for the work of the printing of the translation of my scriptures, and all things, whatsoever I shall command you; and it shall be fifty five by sixty five feet in the width thereof, and the length thereof in the inner court; and there shall be [p. 213]
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