Understanding the Scriptures
|Receded (v. 2)||Withdrawn, retreated, decreased|
|The remnant (v. 6)||Those who are left, remainder|
|Confounded (v. 8)||Confused, perplexed, frustrated|
|Cavity (v. 13)||Hole, cave|
|Restrain (v. 31)||Hold back, prevent, stop|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you study Ether 13.
Write an Encyclopedia Article
You have been asked to write an article for a children’s encyclopedia. Your topic is the city of New Jerusalem. Use Ether 13:1–12 to help you write an article that is 50 words long and written so an 11-year-old child could understand.
Write a Series of Journal Entries
Read Ether 13:13–22 and write four short journal entries as if you were sharing the same hiding place as Ether. Your journal entries should cover the span of Ether’s hiding.
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