Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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with that of Priestcraft, and let all the  people say Amen! that the blood of our  Fathers may not cry from the ground  against us.
Sacred is the Memory of that Blood  which baught for us our liberty.
SignedJoseph Smith Jr.
.—
Questions regarding the Book of Isaiah
Quest. on Scripture.
1st. Who is the stem of Jessee spoken of  in the 1st. 2d. 3d. 4th. and 5th. verses  of the 11th. Chap. of Isiah.
Ans. Verely thus saith the Lord It is Christ
Q. 2d. What is the Rod spoken of in the 1st.  verse of the 11th. verse Chap. that shoud  come of the stem of Jessee.
Ans. Behold thus saith <the Lord> it is a servant in the  hands of Christ who is partly a decendant  of Jessee as well as of Ephraim or of the  house of Joseph, on whome thare is  Laid much power.
Qest 3d. What is the Root of Jessee spoken of  in the 10th. verse of the 11th. Chap.
Ans. Behold thus saith the Lord; it is a  decendant of Jessee as well as of Joseph  unto whom rightly belongs the  and the of the Kingdom for an  ensign and for the of my  people in the Last day.— [p. 17]
with that of Priestcraft, and let all the people say Amen! that the blood of our Fathers may not cry from the ground against us.
Sacred is the Memory of that Blood which baught for us our liberty.
SignedJoseph Smith Jr.
.—
Questions regarding the Book of Isaiah
Quest. on Scripture.
1st. Who is the stem of Jessee spoken of in the 1st. 2d. 3d. 4th. and 5th. verses of the 11th. Chap. of Isiah.
Ans. Verely thus saith the Lord It is Christ
Q. 2d. What is the Rod spoken of in the 1st. verse of the 11th. Chap. that shoud come of the stem of Jessee.
Ans. Behold thus saith the Lord it is a servant in the hands of Christ who is partly a decendant of Jessee as well as of Ephraim or of the house of Joseph, on whome thare is Laid much power.
Qest 3d. What is the Root of Jessee spoken of in the 10th. verse of the 11th. Chap.
Ans. Behold thus saith the Lord; it is a decendant of Jessee as well as of Joseph unto whom rightly belongs the and the of the Kingdom for an ensign and for the of my people in the Last day.— [p. 17]
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