Willard Richards Copy of Abraham Manuscript, Early 1842–B [Abraham 3:18–26]

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  • Historical Introduction
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they shall exist after, for they are im  mortal Gnolaum, or Eternal. —<P. 21.> <or> Now  the Lord said unto me, these 2 facts <do exist, that there are 2 spirits> one  being more intelignt than th[e] other, do exist  there shall be another more inteligent than  they: I am the Lord thy God <I am more intelegnt than they all.> The Lord  thy God set sent his angel to deliver thee from  the hands of the Pri[e]st of Elkenah. he who  <I> dwelleth in the midst of them all; I, now,  therefore, have come down unto thee, to declare  unto thee the works, which my hands have made , wherein my wisdom excelleth them all, for  I ruleth in the heavens above, & in the earth  beneath, in <all> wisdom & prudence, over all th  inteligences thine eyes have seen frm the  beginnig; I came down in the beginning in  the midst of all the intelejences thou hast  seen. <P. 22> Now the Lord had shewn unto me, [p. 7]
they shall exist after, for they are Gnolaum, or Eternal. —P. 21. or Now the Lord said unto me, these 2 facts do exist, that there are 2 spirits one being more intelignt than the other, there shall be another more inteligent than they: I am the Lord thy God I am more intelegnt than they all. The Lord thy God sent his angel to deliver thee from the hands of the Priest of Elkenah. I dwell in the midst of them all; I, now, therefore, have come down unto thee, to declare unto thee the works, which my hands have made, wherein my wisdom excelleth them all, for I rule in the heavens above, & in the earth beneath, in all wisdom & prudence, over all th inteligences thine eyes have seen frm the beginnig; I came down in the beginning in the midst of all the intelejences thou hast seen. P. 22 Now the Lord had shewn unto me, [p. 7]
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