Book of Abraham Manuscript and Explanation to Accompany Facsimile 1, circa February 1842 [Abraham 1:1–2:18]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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A Fac-Similee from the Book of Abraham— Explanation of the <​above​> cut.
<​Fig​> No Fig 1. The Angel of the Lord.
" 2. Abraham, fastened upon an altar.
" 3. The Idolatrous Priest of Elkenah attempting to offer up Abraham as a sacrifice
" 4. The Altar for sacrifice by the Idolatrous Prists standings before the Gods of Elkenah &, Libnah &, Mahmackrah, Korash & Pharaoh.
" 5. The Idolatrous God of Elkenah
" 6 The Idolatrous God of Libnah
" 7 The " " " Mahmackrah.
" 9 <​8​> The " " " Korash.
" 9. The " God of Pharaoh.
" 10. Abraham in Egypt.
" 11 Designed to represent the pillars of heaven as understood by the Egy[p]tians.
" 12 Raukeeyang. Signifying expance or <​the​> firmamant over our heads: but in this case, in relation to this subject, the Egyptians meant it to Signify <​Shaumau, or <​to​> be hight,​> heaven; or the heavens; answering to the Hebrew word, Shaumahyeem.—
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A Fac-Similee from the Book of Abraham— Explanation of the above cut.
Fig 1. The Angel of the Lord.
" 2. Abraham, fastened upon an altar.
" 3. The Idolatrous Priest of Elkenah attempting to offer up Abraham as a sacrifice
" 4. The Altar for sacrifice by the Idolatrous Prists standings before the Gods of Elkenah , Libnah , Mahmackrah, Korash & Pharaoh.
" 5. The Idolatrous God of Elkenah
" 6 The Idolatrous God of Libnah
" 7 The " " " Mahmackrah.
" 8 The " " " Korash.
" 9. The " God of Pharaoh.
" 10. Abraham in Egypt.
" 11 Designed to represent the pillars of heaven as understood by the Egyptians.
" 12 Raukeeyang. Signifying expance or the firmamant over our heads: but in this case, in relation to this subject, the Egyptians meant it to Signify Shaumau, to be hight, ; or the heavens; answering to the Hebrew word, Shaumahyeem.—
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