watch and pray
fear and trembling
Acts 2:44 And all that believed were together, and had all things common...
'Common' is used four times, three times in the same sense as Acts 2:44. (III Nephi 26:19, IV Nephi 1:3, IV Nephi 1:25)
Acts 8:23 For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.
'Gall' is used only five times - every time with the word 'bitterness', and every time in the same context as Acts 8:23. (Mosiah 27:29, Alma 36:18, Alma 41:11, Mormon 8:31, Moroni 8:14)
Acts 13:10 ...thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
'Pervert' is used ten times - every time in the same context as Acts 13:10. (I Nephi 13:27, I Nephi 22:14, II Nephi 28:15, Jacob 7:8, Mosiah 12:26 (twice), Mosiah 29:23, Alma 10:18, Alma 31:11, Moroni 8:16)
Acts 7:51 Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears...
'Uncircumcised' is used four times, twice in a quote from Isaiah 52:1. The other two times, it is used in the phrase 'uncircumcised of heart', as in Acts 7:51. (II Nephi 9:33, Helaman 9:21)
Acts 24:15 ...there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
'Unjust' is used only once, in the phrase 'just and unjust', and with the phrase 'resurrection of the dead'. (Alma 12:8)
Acts 9:18 And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith...
'Scales' is used only once, with the phrase 'fall from their eyes'. (II Nephi 30:6)
Revelation 3:5 ...and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life...
'Blot' (and 'blotted') is used nine times. Every time it appears with the word 'name', and eight times it is used in the phrase 'blotted out'. (Mosiah 1:12, Mosiah 5:11 (twice), Mosiah 26:36, Alma 1:24, Alma 5:57, Alma 6:3, Alma 7:13, Moroni 6:7)
Revelation 14:15 ...Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.
'Sickle' is used only once, in the phrase 'thrust in the sickle'. The words 'reap' and 'ripe' appear in the same verse. (Alma 26:5)
Revelation 19:6 ...Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
'Omnipotent' appears six times, four times with the word 'Lord', and twice with the phrase 'Lord God'. (Mosiah 3:5, Mosiah 3:17, Mosiah 3:18, Mosiah 3:21, Mosiah 5:2, Mosiah 5:15)
Revelation 21:14 ...and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
'Apostle' is used three times, every time in the phrase 'apostle of the Lamb'. The plural word 'apostles' is used thirteen times, every time with the number 'twelve' and in conjunction with the word 'Lamb'. (I Nephi 11:34,35,36, I Nephi 12:9, I Nephi 13:24,26,39,40,41, I Nephi 14:20,24,25,27)
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
'Intents' is used only three times, every time in the phrase 'thoughts and intents of the heart'. (Mosiah 5:13, Alma 12:7, Alma 18:32)
'Asunder' is used six times, five times with the word 'divide', and once with the word 'part'. (I Nephi 17:45, Mosiah 27:18, Helaman 3:29, Helaman 5:33, Helaman 12:8, III Nephi 8:6)
Although the word 'quick' is used a number of times, it is used in the archaic sense of 'alive' only three times - in every case a quotation from the King James Bible. (II Nephi 21:3, Helaman 3:29, Moroni 10:34).
Hebrews 6:19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul,
both sure and stedfast...
I Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable...
'Steadfast' appears six times, four times with the word 'immoveable' (I Nephi 2:10, Mosiah 5:15, Alma 1:25, III Nephi 6:14), once in the phrase 'sure and steadfast' (Ether 12:4), and once with the word 'firm' (Helaman 15:8).
Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
'Intercession' is used four times, once in a quote from Isaiah 53:12 (Mosiah 14:12). The remaining three times, it is used in the same sense as Hebrews 7:25. (II Nephi 2:9,10, Mosiah 15:8)
Hebrews 10:27 But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
'Indignation' is used four times, three times in Old Testament quotations (II Nephi 20:5, 25, II Nephi 23:5). It appears once in the phrase 'fiery indignation', in the same sense as Hebrews 10:27. (Alma 40:14)
Hebrews 12:1,2 ...let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us...Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith...
'Beset' occurs only twice, both times in conjunction with the words 'easily' and 'sin'. (II Nephi 4:18, Alma 7:15)
'Finisher' appears only once, in the phrase 'author and the finisher of their faith'. (Moroni 6:4)
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
'Yesterday' is used only seven times, every time in the phrase 'yesterday, today, and forever'. (I Nephi 10:18, II Nephi 2:4, II Nephi 27:23, II Nephi 29:9, Alma 31:17, Mormon 9:9, Moroni 10:19)
'Today' is used ten times, seven times in the phrase already noted, twice in a biblical quotation (Jacob 6:6, III Nephi 13:30). Only once is it used in an original Book of Mormon passage (II Nephi 28:5).
I Corinthians 11:29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself...
'Eateth' is used three times, once in a quote from Isaiah 29:8 (II Nephi 27:3), twice in a reference to the Eucharist, as in I Corinthians 11:29. (III Nephi 18:29, III Nephi 20:8).
'Drinketh' is used four times, three times in the same verses noted above, and once in the phrase 'drinketh damnation to his own soul'. (Mosiah 2:33).
'Unworthily' is used four times, three times in the same sense as I Corinthians 11:29. (III Nephi 18:28, 29, Mormon 9:29). The fourth instance is used in reference to baptism, but occurs in the same verse as one of the previous occurrences. (Mormon 9:29).
I Corinthians 12:7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
'Manifestation' appears six times, every time in the phrase 'manifestation of the Spirit'. (Mosiah 5:3, Alma 5:47, Alma 7:17, Mormon 3:16, Ether 4:11, Moroni 10:8)
I Corinthians 12:11 But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
'Severally' is used only once, in the same context as I Corinthians 12:11. (Moroni 10:17)
I Corinthians 13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men
and of angels...
Revelation 7:9 ...of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues...
Mark 16:17 ...they shall speak with new tongues...
Philippians 2:11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord...
Luke 1:64 And his mouth was opened immediately, and his tongue loosed...
'Tongue' (or 'tongues') is used forty-one times.
- nine times with reference to the charasmatic gift of
speaking in tongues .(II Nephi 31:13, II Nephi 31:14, II Nephi
32:2, Omni 1:25, Alma 9:21, III Nephi 29:6, Mormon 9:7, Moroni
- nineteen times in the phrase 'nations, kindreds, people, and tongues' (or some variant of the phrase). (I Nephi 5:18, I Nephi 11:36, I Nephi 13:40, I Nephi 14:11, I Nephi 19:17, I Nephi 22:28, II Nephi 3:17, II Nephi 26:13, II Nephi 30:8, Mosiah 3:13, Mosiah 3:20, Mosiah 15:28, Mosiah 16:1, Mosiah 27:25, Alma 9:20, Alma 37:4, Alma 45:16, III Nephi 26:4, III Nephi 28:29)
- once in a quotation from Mark 16:17. (Mormon 9:24)
- four times in Old Testament quotations. (II Nephi 7:4, II Nephi 13:8, II Nephi 21:15, III Nephi 22:17)
- once in a quotation from Philippians 2:11. (Mosiah 27:31)
- twice in the phrase 'tongue was loosed'. (II Nephi 3:17, III Nephi 26:14)
- only five times in original Book of Mormon passages. (Alma 29:8, IIINephi 17:17, IIINephi 19:32, Mormon 4:11, Moroni 9:19).
I Corinthians 13:4-7 Charity suffereth long, [and] is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
'Kind' (in the sense of well-disposed), 'envieth' and 'hopeth' all appear once only, in the same quotation from I Corinthians 13:4. (Moroni 7:45)
'Puffed' is used nine times, every time in the archaic phrase 'puffed up', in the sense of proud. (II Nephi 9:42, II Nephi 28:9, II Nephi 28:12, II Nephi 28:13, II Nephi 28:15, Alma 5:37, Alma 5:53, Alma 31:27, Moroni 7:45)
I Corinthians 13:3 ...and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
'Profiteth' appears five times, four times in the phrase 'profiteth me nothing' (or a variant). (Jacob 5:32, Jacob 5:35, Moroni 7:6, Moroni 7:9) It appears once in the phrase 'profiteth them not'. (II Nephi 9:28)
I Corinthians 15:53-56 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality...Death is swallowed up in victory...O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin...
'Corruption' is used nine times, seven times with the word 'incorruption' (or 'incorruptible'). (II Nephi 2:11, II Nephi 9:7, Mosiah 16:10, Alma 5:15, Alma 40:2, Alma 41:4, Mormon 6:21). It is used twice with reference to the resurrection of the body, as in I Corinthians 15. (Alma 11:45, Alma 12:18).
'Incorruption' is used six times, every time with the word 'corruption' (see above).
'Incorruptible' appears twice, once with the word 'corruption' (Mormon 6:21), and once in the context of the resurrection of the body. (II Nephi 9:13)
'Immortality' appears nine times, every time in the phrase 'mortal must put on immortality', or some variant. (Alma 5:15, Alma 12:12, Alma 40:2, Alma 41:4, III Nephi 28:8, III Nephi 28:36, Mormon 6:21)
'Sting' is used four times, every time in the phrase 'sting of death' (or some variant), and every time in the context of the resurrection. Three times it appears along with the phrase 'swallowed up'. (Mosiah 16:7, Mosiah 16:8, Alma 22:14, Mormon 7:5)
I Corinthians 15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an
eye, at the last trump...and we shall be changed.
I Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout...and with the trump of God...
'Trump' occurs three times, twice in the context of the resurrection, and once in the phrase 'trump of God'. (Mosiah 26:25, Alma 29:1, Mormon 9:13)
'Twinkling' occurs only once, in the phrase 'twinkling of an eye'. (III Nephi 28:8)
II Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ...
'Seat' is used over fifty times, all but twice in the phrase 'judgement seat'.
II Corinthians 12:2-4 I knew a man in Christ above
fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or
whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one
caught up to the third heaven. And I knew such a man, (whether in
the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) How
that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words,
which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
I Peter 1:8 ...ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
'Unspeakable' occurs three times, twice in the phrase 'heard unspeakable things' (III Nephi 26:18, III Nephi 28:13), and once in the phrase 'unspeakable and full of glory' (Helaman 5:44).
'Lawful' is used three times, twice in the same Old Testament quotation (I Nephi 21:24, II Nephi 6:16), and once in the same verse as 'unspeakable things'. (III Nephi 26:18)
'Caught up' is used twice, both times in exactly the same context as II Corinthians 12:2. (III Nephi 28:13, 36)
II Corinthians 11:3,14 ...as the serpent beguiled Eve...for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.
'Beguile' (and 'beguiled') is used three times, every time in the phrase 'beguiled our first parents'. (IINephi 9:9, Mosiah 16:3, Ether 8:25)
'Transformeth' appears only once, with the phrase 'angel of light'. (II Nephi 9:9)
I John 1:9 ...and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
'Cleanse' appears only once, in the phrase 'cleanse from all unrighteousness'. (Alma 7:14)
James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally...
'Liberally' is used only once, in the phrase 'God will give liberally'. (II Nephi 4:35)
James 3:15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
'Sensual' appears twice, both times with the word 'devilish'. (Mosiah 16:3, Alma 42:10)
James 4:3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
'Amiss' (James 4:3) is used only once, in the phrase 'ask not amiss' (II Nephi 4:35).
'Consume' appears four times, twice in quotations from Isaiah (II Nephi 17:20, II Nephi 20:18), once in a quotation from Malachi (II Nephi 26:6), and once in a quotation from James 4:3. (Mormon 9:28)
John 1:14 ...the glory as of the only begotten of the
John 1:18 ...the only begotten Son...
'Begotten' is used eleven times, once in an Old Testament quotation (I Nephi 21:21), nine times in the phrase 'only begotten son' or 'only begotten of the Father' (II Nephi 25:12, Jacob 4:5, Jacob 4:11, Alma 5:48, Alma 9:26, Alma 12:33, Alma 12:34, Alma 13:5, Alma 13:9), and only once in an original Book of Mormon passage. (Mosiah 5:7).
John 11:11 ...Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I
may awake him out of sleep.
John 11:39 ...Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days.
'Sleepeth' is used only once, in the phrase 'He is not dead, but he sleepeth in God' (Alma 19:8).
'Stinketh' is used only once, in the phrase 'he is dead and that he stinketh' (Alma 19:5).
John 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions...
'Mansions' is used four times, every time in the phrase 'mansions of thy father'. (Enos 1:27, Ether 12:32,34,37)
John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost...
'Comforter' is used only once, with reference to the Holy Spirit. (Moroni 8:26)
Luke 13:7 ...why cumbereth it the ground?...
'Cumber' is used four times, three times in the phrase 'cumber the ground'. All four instances are found in Jacob 5. The word 'cumbered' also appears once in the Book of Mormon, in Jacob 5. (Jacob 5:9,30,44,49,66)
Luke 22:31 ...behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat...
'Sift' appears twice, both times with the word 'Satan'. (Alma 37:15, III Nephi 18:18)
Malachi 4:1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
'Stubble' is used six times, once in a quote from Malachi 4:1 (III Nephi 25:1), once in a quote from Isaiah (II Nephi 15:24). The remaining four instances all occur in exactly the same context as Malachi 4:1 (I Nephi 22:15, 23, II Nephi 26:4,6)
Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
'Calves' appears only twice, once in a quotation from Malachi 4:2 (III Nephi 25:2), and once in the phrase 'calves in the stall' (I Nephi 22:24).
'Stall' is also used only twice, both times with the word 'calves'.
Mark 3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts...
'Hardness' appears twenty-five times. In all but one of these instances it appears in the phrase 'hardness of their hearts'.
Matthew 3:4 ...a leathern girdle about his loins...
'Leathern' appears once, in the phrase 'leathern girdle about their loins'. (Mosiah 10:8)
'Girdle' is used six times, four times in Old Testament quotes (II Nephi 13:24, II Nephi 15:27, II Nephi 21:5, II Nephi 30:11), and twice in the phrase 'girdle about their loins'. (Enos 1:20, Mosiah 10:8)
Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
'Lowly' is used six times, every time in the phrase 'lowly of heart'. (Alma 32:8, Alma 37:33, Alma 37:34, Moroni 7:43, 44)
Matthew 21:44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
'Powder' is used only once, in the phrase 'grind them to powder'. (II Nephi 26:5)
Matthew 23:37 ...how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings...
'Hen' and 'chickens' are used three times each, always together, and always in the same context as Matthew 23:37. (III Nephi 10:4,5,6)
Matthew 24:6,7 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars...
'Rumors' is used eight times, seven times in the phrase 'wars and rumors of wars'. (I Nephi 12:2, I Nephi 12:21 (twice), I Nephi 14:15, I Nephi 14:16, II Nephi 25:12, Mormon 8:30)
Matthew 25:28-29 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents. For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
'Talent' is used only once, in the same context as Matthew 25:28. (Ether 12:35)
Matthew 25:44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
'Athirst' is used twice, both times in the same context as Matthew 25:44. (Alma 1:30, Alma 4:12)
Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation...
'Watch and pray' appears three times, every time with the word 'temptation' (or some variant). (Alma 13:28, III Nephi 18:15, 18)
Matthew 27:51-53 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom...
'Twain' is used eight times, once in an Old Testament quote (II Nephi 16:2), once in a quote from the Sermon on the Mount (III Nephi 12:41), and six times in the phrase 'rent in twain'. (Alma 14:27, Helaman 10:8, Helaman 14:22, III Nephi 8:18, III Nephi 28:19, IV Nephi 1:30)
Matthew 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
'Jot' and 'tittle' appear three times each, always together, and laways in the same context as Matthew 5:18. (Alma 34:13, III Nephi 1:25, III Nephi 12:18)
Matthew 6:12,14,15 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you...
'Trespasses' is used five times, every time with the word 'forgive'. (Mosiah 26:30, 31 (twice), III Nephi 13:14, 15)
Matthew 7:13,14 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
'Strait' appears ten times, once in an Old Testament quotation (I Nephi 21:20), twice in a quotation from the Sermon on the Mount (III Nephi 14:13, 14), and seven times in the phrase 'strait and narrow path' (or some variant). (I Nephi 8:20, II Nephi 31:18, II Nephi 31:19, II Nephi 33:9, Jacob 6:11, Helaman 3:29, III Nephi 27:33)
Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female...
'Bond' appears six times, every time in the phrase 'bond and free'. (II Nephi 10:16, II Nephi 26:33, Alma 1:30, Alma 5:49, Alma 11:44, IV Nephi 1:3)
'Male' and 'female' are used seven times, every time together in the phrase 'male and female'. This phrase appears alongside the phrase 'bond and free' four times. (I Nephi 8:27, II Nephi 10:16, II Nephi 26:33, Alma 1:30, Alma 11:44, Ether 1:41, Ether 2:1)
Ephesians 5:15 See then that ye walk circumspectly...
'Circumspectly' is used three times, every time in the phrase 'walk circumspectly before God'. (Mosiah 26:37, Helaman 15:5, Helaman 16:10)
Ephesians 6:16 ...wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
'Darts' is used only once, in the phrase 'the fiery darts of the adversary'. (I Nephi 15:24)
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved...work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
'Work out' is used only twice, both times in the phrase 'work out your own salvation'. (Alma 34:37, Mormon 9:27)
'Fear and trembling' appears only once, in the same context as Philippians 2:12. (Mormon 9:27)
Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love...
'Knit' is used only once, in the same context as Colossians 2:2. (Mosiah 18:21)
II Peter 2:22 ...The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
'Dog', 'vomit', 'sow' (female pig) and 'wallowing' all appear only once, in the same phrase. (III Nephi 7:8)
'Mire' is used twice, once in a quotation from the Old Testament (II Nephi 20:6), and once in the same phrase as above.
II Peter 3:10 ...and the elements shall melt with fervent heat...
'Fervent' and 'elements' each appear twice, both times together in the same phrase, and in the same context as II Peter 3:10. (III Nephi 26:3, Mormon 9:2)
'Melt' appears three times, once in an Old Testament quotation (II Nephi 23:7), and twice in the two verses noted above.
II Peter 3:16 ...which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
'Wrest' appears only once, in eactly the same context as II Peter 3:16. (Alma 13:20)
Romans 2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart...
'Impenitent' is used twice, both times in the phrase 'hardened and impenitent'. (Alma 47:36, Helaman 6:2)
Romans 7:24 O wretched man that I am!...
'Wretched' is used once ony, in the phrase 'O wretched man that I am'. (II Nephi 4:17)
Romans 8:6,7 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God...
'Carnally' is used only once, in the phrase 'to be carnally-minded is death'. (II Nephi 9:39)
Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
'Unsearchable' is used once only, in the same context as Romans 11:33. (Jacob 4:8)
John 4:14 ...but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
'Springing' is used only twice, both times in the phrase 'springing up unto everlasting life'. (Alma 32:41 and Alma 33:23)
Romans 1:21 ...but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
'Imaginations' only appears in its plural form in the Book of Mormon. It is used three times (I Nephi 2:11, I Nephi 12:18, I Nephi 17:20), once with the word "vain", and twice in the phrase "foolish imaginations of his heart".