Understanding the Scriptures
|In vain (v. 1)||Useless|
|Perish (vv. 10, 12)||Die|
|Try (v. 15)||Test, determine their feelings|
|Penitent (v. 18)||Repentant, humble|
|Maintain (v. 24)||Support, provide supplies for|
|Distinguished (vv. 26–27)||Known, identified|
|Zeal, zealous (vv. 27, 30)||Eager desire, devotion|
|Abhorrence (v. 28)||Hatred, detestation|
|Prevailed upon (v. 28)||Convinced, persuaded|
|Aggravating (v. 29)||Severe, intensely painful|
|Inflicted (v. 29)||Forced, imposed|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Alma 27.
What Was the Plan?
The following chart will help follow the problem Alma faced and the plan he decided to carry out. Copy the chart in your notebook, and then use the information in Alma 27:1–12 to help you complete it.
What Are the Qualifications?
Identify Words and Phrases
List the words and phrases from Alma 27:27–30 that distinguish the Anti-Nephi-Lehies, who were the people of Ammon.
Which of those would you especially like to be known by? Why?