Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Q. What was his age when Salah died?
A. One hundred and eighteen years.
Q. What was his age when Shem died?
A. One hundred and fifty years.
For this, see -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. How many noted characters lived from Noah to  Abraham?
A. Ten.
Q. What are their names?
A. Shem, Arphaxed, Salah, Eber, Peleg, Reu, Serug,  Nahor, Terah, and Nahor, Abraham’s brother. -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. How many of these were cotemporary with Noah?
A. The whole.
Q. How many with Abraham?
A. Eight.
Q. What are their names?
A. Nahor, Abraham’s brother, Terah, Serug, Reu,  Eber, Salah, Arphaxed, and Shem. -[§ ii. ¶ 25.]-
Q. How many were cotemporary with both Noah and  Abraham?
A. Eight.
Q. What are their names?
A. Shem, Arphaxed, Salah, Eber, Reu, Serug, Terah,  and Nahor, Abraham’s brother. -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. Did any of these men die before Noah?
A. They did.
Q. Who were they?
A. Peleg, in whose days the earth was divided, and  Nahor, Abraham’s grand-father. -[§ ii. ¶ 49]-
Q. Did any one of them live longer than Abraham?
A. There was one. -[§ ii. ¶ 50.]-
Q. Who was he?
A. Eber, the fourth from Noah. -[§ ii. ¶ 50.]-
Q. In whose days was the earth divided?
A. In the days of Peleg.
Q. Where have we the account given that the earth  was divided in the days of Peleg?
A. Gen. x:25.
Q. Can you repeat the sentence?
A. Unto Eber were born two sons; the name of one  was Peleg; for in his days the earth was divided.
Q. What testimony have men, in the first instance,  that there is a God?
A. Human testimony, and human testimony only -[§ ii ¶ 26.
Q. What excited the ancient saints to seek diligently  after a knowledge of the glory of God, his perfections and  attributes? [p. 39]
Q. What was his age when Salah died?
A. One hundred and eighteen years.
Q. What was his age when Shem died?
A. One hundred and fifty years.
For this, see -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. How many noted characters lived from Noah to Abraham?
A. Ten.
Q. What are their names?
A. Shem, Arphaxed, Salah, Eber, Peleg, Reu, Serug, Nahor, Terah, and Nahor, Abraham’s brother. -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. How many of these were cotemporary with Noah?
A. The whole.
Q. How many with Abraham?
A. Eight.
Q. What are their names?
A. Nahor, Abraham’s brother, Terah, Serug, Reu, Eber, Salah, Arphaxed, and Shem. -[§ ii. ¶ 25.]-
Q. How many were cotemporary with both Noah and Abraham?
A. Eight.
Q. What are their names?
A. Shem, Arphaxed, Salah, Eber, Reu, Serug, Terah, and Nahor, Abraham’s brother. -[§ ii. ¶ 52.]-
Q. Did any of these men die before Noah?
A. They did.
Q. Who were they?
A. Peleg, in whose days the earth was divided, and Nahor, Abraham’s grand-father. -[§ ii. ¶ 49]-
Q. Did any one of them live longer than Abraham?
A. There was one. -[§ ii. ¶ 50.]-
Q. Who was he?
A. Eber, the fourth from Noah. -[§ ii. ¶ 50.]-
Q. In whose days was the earth divided?
A. In the days of Peleg.
Q. Where have we the account given that the earth was divided in the days of Peleg?
A. Gen. x:25.
Q. Can you repeat the sentence?
A. Unto Eber were born two sons; the name of one was Peleg; for in his days the earth was divided.
Q. What testimony have men, in the first instance, that there is a God?
A. Human testimony, and human testimony only -[§ ii ¶ 26.
Q. What excited the ancient saints to seek diligently after a knowledge of the glory of God, his perfections and attributes? [p. 39]
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