Understanding the Scriptures
|Firmness (vv. 2, 5)||Solid commitment, steadfastness|
|In their arms (v. 3)||With their weapons|
|Feeling for your welfare (v. 5)||Concerned about you|
|Morrow (v. 8)||Next|
|Extinct (v. 8)||Destroyed|
|Dissented, dissenting (vv. 10–11)||Rebelled, rebelling|
|Proclamation (v. 13, 22)||Message, announcement|
|Exert themselves (v. 16)||Make great efforts|
|Sally (v. 1)||Rush|
|Game (vv. 2, 20)||Animals for food|
|Plunder (vv. 4–5)||Steal, take by force|
|Provisions (vv. 4, 18–19)||Supplies|
|Subsist (vv. 4–5)||Survive|
|Girded about (v. 7)||Dressed|
|Shorn (v. 7)||Shaved bald|
|Supplicate (v. 10)||Plead with|
|Commenced (v. 11)||Began|
|Lay siege (vv. 16–18, 23)||Surround and attack|
|Scantiness (v. 19)||Lack|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you study 3 Nephi 3–4.
Recognize and Overcome Evil Influences
Dress to Impress
Describe how the Gadianton robbers dressed (see 3 Nephi 4:7–8) and explain why you think they dressed that way. Did it seem to work?
Describe a situation in your life when you wanted to give a certain impression by the way you dressed.
Summarize the counsel given by our Church leaders on “Dress and Appearance” as given in the For the Strength of Youth booklet.
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