Book of Abraham Manuscript, circa July–circa November 1835–B [Abraham 1:4–2:2]

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  • Historical Introduction
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and my power shall be over thee as it was with Noah, so shall it be with thee, that throug thy ministry, my name shall be known in the earth forever; for I am thy God.
H Behold Potiphers hill was in the land of ur of Chaldea, and the Lord broke down the altar of Elkkener, and of the gods of the land, and utterly destroyed these them, and smote the priest, that he died, and their was great mourning in Chaldea, and also in the court of Pharaoh, which Pharaoh, signifies King by royal blood. Now this King of Egypt was a descendant, from the loins of Ham, and was a partaker of the blood of the canaanites, by birth from this descent sprang all the Egyptians, and thus the blood of the Canaanites was preserved in the land.
H The land of Egypt. being first discovered, by a woman, who was the daughter of Ham, and the daughter of Zeptah, which in the Chaldea, signifies Egypt, which signifies that which is forbidden. When this woman discovered the land, it was under water, who after settled her sons in it; and thus from Ham sprang the <​that​> race, which preserved, the curse in the land.
H Now the <​first​> government, of Egypt was established by Pharaoh, the Eldest son of Egyptes, the daughter of Ham, and it was after the manner of govermnent of Ham, which was patriarchal, Pharaoh being a righteous man established his Kingdom, and judged his pople, wise<​ly​> and justly all his days, seeking earnestly to imitate
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and my power shall be over thee as it was with Noah, so shall it be with thee, that throug thy ministry, my name shall be known in the earth forever; for I am thy God.
H Behold Potiphers hill was in the land of ur of Chaldea, and the Lord broke down the altar of Elkkener, and of the gods of the land, and utterly destroyed them, and smote the priest, that he died, and their was great mourning in Chaldea, and also in the court of Pharaoh, which Pharaoh, signifies King by royal blood. Now this King of Egypt was a descendant, from the loins of Ham, and was a partaker of the blood of the canaanites, by birth from this descent sprang all the Egyptians, and thus the blood of the Canaanites was preserved in the land.
H The land of Egypt. being first discovered, by a woman, who was the daughter of Ham, and the daughter of Zeptah, which in the Chaldea, signifies Egypt, which signifies that which is forbidden. When this woman discovered the land, it was under water, who after settled her sons in it; and thus from Ham sprang that race, which preserved, the curse in the land.
H Now the first government, of Egypt was established by Pharaoh, the Eldest son of Egyptes, the daughter of Ham, and it was after the manner of govermnent of Ham, which was patriarchal, Pharaoh being a righteous man established his Kingdom, and judged his pople, wisely and justly all his days, seeking earnestly to imitate
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