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Revelation, 6 August 1833 [D&C 98]

Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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6th of August 1833—
Verily I say unto you my friends fear not let your hearts be comforted yea rejoice ever more and in evry thing give thanks waiting patiently on the Lord for your prayers have entered into the ears of the of the Lord of sabbaoth1

Instead of “sabbaoth,” the copy of this revelation in the 6 August 1833 letter has “sabbath.” (Letter to Church Leaders in Jackson Co., MO, 6 Aug. 1833 [D&C 98:2].)  


and are recorded with this seal and testament the Lord hath sworn and decreed that they shall be granted therefore he giveth this promise unto you with an immutable covenant

A binding agreement between two parties, particularly between God and man. The term covenant was often associated with “commandments,” referring to revelation texts. The gospel as preached by JS—including the need for faith, repentance, baptism, and reception...

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[p. 66]

Frederick G. Williams handwriting begins.  


Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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6th of August 1833—
Verily I say unto you my friends fear not  let your hearts be comforted yea rejoice  ever more and in evry thing give thanks  waiting patiently on the Lord for your  prayers have entered into the ears of the  of the Lord of sabbaoth1

Instead of “sabbaoth,” the copy of this revelation in the 6 August 1833 letter has “sabbath.” (Letter to Church Leaders in Jackson Co., MO, 6 Aug. 1833 [D&C 98:2].)  


and are recorded  with this seal and testament the Lord hath  sworn and decreed that they shall be  granted therefore he giveth this promise  unto you with an immutable covenant

A binding agreement between two parties, particularly between God and man. The term covenant was often associated with “commandments,” referring to revelation texts. The gospel as preached by JS—including the need for faith, repentance, baptism, and reception...

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Revelation, Kirtland Township

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, Geauga Co., OH, 6 Aug. 1833. Featured version copied [ca. 6 Aug. 1833] in Revelation Book 2, pp. 66–71; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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and JS; Revelations Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation Book 2.

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