A Sample of Biblical Motifs in the Book of Mormon (Part III)

See parts I and II for additional Biblical motifs, references, and themes found in the Book of Mormon.

  1. Remnant of Jacob (Micah 5:7)/(Mormon 7:10)
  2. Remnant of Joseph (Amos 5:15)/(Alma 46:24)
  3. Woe to you who are at ease in Zion (Amos 6:1)/(2 Nephi 28:24)
  4. That great city (Jonah 1:2)/(1 Nephi 2:13)
  5. Curse/destroy even with a sore curse/destruction (Micah 2:10)/(1 Nephi 2:23)
  6. Gather sheaves (Micah 4:11)/(2 Nephi 20:18)/(Alma 26:5)
  7. Gall of bitterness and bonds of iniquity (Moroni 8:14)/(Acts 8:23)
  8. Dash in pieces (Nahum 2:1)/(Ether 2:23)
  9. Young lion will tear the gentiles to piece (3 Nephi 20:16)/(Micah 5:8)
  10. Bars and gates (Nahum 3:13)/(Job 38:10)/(2 Nephi 33:11)
  11. Truth and righteousness (Zechariah 8:8)/(Alma 38:9)
  12. Healing in his wings (Malachi 4:2)/(2 Nephi 25:13)
  13. As calves in the stall (Malachi 4:2)/(1 Nephi 22:24)
  14. Curse God and die (Job 2:9)/(Mormon 2:14)
  15. Rooted out (Job 18:14)/(Mormon 2:14)
  16. Who is God? (Alma 9:6)/(Exodus 5:2)
  17. Brought low (Job 24:24)/(1 Nephi 22:23)
  18. The Spirit constraineth me (Job 32:18)/(Alma 14:11)
  19. God speaks once, twice, yet men don’t perceive it (Job 33:14)/(3 Nephi 11:3-5)
  20. Be a man (1 Samuel 4:9)/(Job 38:3)/(2 Nephi 1:21)
  21. Where no man dwells (Job 38:26)/(Ether 2:5)
  22. Fight for your children, wives and homes (Mormon 2:23)/(Nehemiah 4:14)
  23. Take an oath and a curse (Nehemiah 5:13/10:29)/(Alma 46:22)
  24. Reading sacred records to the people (Nehemiah 9)/(Mosiah 25)
  25. The great God (Nehemiah 8:6)/(Alma 24:8)
  26. Walk blameless (Alma 7:22)/(Luke 1:6)
  27. Gnash with teeth (Job 16:9)/(Alma 14:21)
  28. Smitten upon the cheek (Job 16:10/(Alma 14:15)
  29. Book of Life (Alma 5:58)/(Revelation 20:15)
  30. Cleave unto God (Deuteronomy 10:20)/(Jacob 6:5)
  31. Mercy and truth (Proverbs 16:6)/(Alma 5:48)
  32. I have not found so great faith in Israel (Matthew 8:10)/(3 Nephi 19:35)
  33. Light of thy countenance (Psalm 4:6)/(3 Nephi 19:25)
  34. Arose and ministered to them (Matthew 8:15)/(Alma 22:23)
  35. Read upon the house tops (Matthew 10:27)/(Mormon 5:8)
  36. Eye be single (Matthew 6:22)/(Mormon 8:15)
  37. Devil and his angels and everlasting pit prepared for them (2 Nephi 9:16)/(Matthew 26:41)
  38. He maketh intercession (Isaiah 53:12)/(2 Nephi 2:9)
  39. Unquenchable fire (Luke 3:17)/(Mormon 9:5)
  40. Wisdom [feminine] (Luke 7:35)/(Mosiah 8:20)
  41. Unprofitable servants (Luke 17:10)/(Mosiah 2:21)
  42. Pray and not faint (Luke 18:1)/(2 Nephi 32:9)
  43. Take no thought what you should eat (Alma 31:37)/(Matthew 6:25)
  44. Why will ye die? (Jacob 6:6)/(Jeremiah 27:13)
  45. We will not have him to rule over us (1 Nephi 18:10)/(Luke 19:14)
  46. Mighty in word and deed (Helaman 10:5)/(Luke 24:19)
  47. Better that one man should perish than a whole nation (John 12:50)/(1 Nephi 4:13)
  48. Spirit of truth (John 16:3)/(Alma 30:46)
  49. Down to the dust (Isaiah 25:12/(Alma 42:30)
  50. Pass away like a dream (Isaiah 29:7)/(Jacob 7:26)
  51. Smite with a rod (Isaiah 30:31)/(1 Nephi 3:28)
  52. Tender and delicate [women] (Isaiah 47:1)/(Jacob 2:7)
  53. Make bare his arm in eyes of the nations (Isaiah 52:10)/(1 Nephi 22:10)
  54. Turn to the right hand or to the left (Genesis 24:49)/(Alma 24:23)
  55. Gershom/Jershon [similar name and meaning] (Exodus 2:22)/(Alma 27:22)
  56. Hermon/Hermounts [similar name] (Psalm 133:3)/(Alma 2:37)
  57. Lord hidden in a cloud (Ether 2:4)/(Exodus 16:10)
  58. Whoever touches me will wither (1 Kings 13:4)/(1 Nephi 17:48)
  59. Power and authority (Luke 4:36)/(Mosiah 18:26)
  60. Go up to Jerusalem [never “go down” to Jerusalem] (Ezra 1:3)/(1 Nephi 3:9)
  61. The King’s countenance was changed (Alma 18:12)/(Daniel 5:6)
  62. Seal up the vision (Daniel 9:24)/(Revelation 22:10)/(1 Nephi 14:26)
  63. Visions drain the physical body (1 Nephi 1:7/17:47)/(Daniel 10:8)
  64. Obtain political power through flattery (Daniel 11:21, 32)/(Alma 46:7)
  65. Brightness as the stars (Daniel 12:3)/(1 Nephi 1:10)
  66. God can make the sun stand still (Joshua 10:12-13)/(Helaman 12:14-15)
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