Nephi Builds a Ship

When the Lord told Nephi to build a ship, Nephi made his own tools. Circle the tools Nephi might have made in those days, then color the pictures. (See the Book of Jacob in The Book of Mormon.)



ax, bellows, chisel, mallet, rope, and wedge.

The Book of Jacob

Match the words with the correct description.

1. Tame olive tree

a. Had strong testimony of Christ and would not deny Him to Sherem

2. Sherem

b. Jacob said that they were more righteous than Nephites.

3. Plates

c. Represented house of Israel in allegory

4. Lamanites

d. Jacob’s son

5. Nephi

e. Did not believe in Christ and asked for a sign

6. Zenos

f. Difficult to engrave on

7. Jacob

g. Commanded his brother Jacob to write on the plates and to protect them

8. Enos

h. Jacob told this prophet’s allegory of the tame and wild olive trees.


(1)c, (2)e, (3)f, (4)b, (5)g, (6)h, (7)a, (8)d.

Name This Prophet

1. Preached repentance to the people of Jerusalem

2. Led his family to a promised land

3. Saw a vision of the tree of life

4. Blessed his grandchildren


Lehi: see 1 Ne. 1; 2 Ne. 4.