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Book of Mormon Student Manual, 2009


To better understand the sequence of events in the books of Omni through Mosiah, review the following chart, which breaks down the books and shows the different accounts of history that are recorded during overlapping time periods.

200 B.C.

190

180

170

160

150

140

130

120

110

100

90 B.C.

Omni

Words of Mormon

Mosiah 1–8

Mosiah 25–29

Mosiah1

Benjamin

Mosiah2

The Nephite people

Land of Zarahemla

Home of the Nephites

First narrative flashback

about 79 years

Abinadi

Gideon

Zeniff

Noah

Limhi

Ammon

Mosiah 9–22

Land of Nephi

Home of the Lamanites

Waters of Mormon

Helam

Priests of Noah

Second narrative flashback

about 24 years

Alma

Mosiah 23–24

Amulon

The Lamanite people