Understanding the Scriptures
|Sackcloth (v. 9)||A rough cloth worn as a sign of sorrow|
|Appeased (v. 11)||Satisfied, brought to an end|
|Esteem (v. 18)||Consider, accept, respect|
|Whit (v. 19)||Bit, small part|
|Havoc (v. 27)||Damage, confusion, destruction|
|Obliged (v. 31)||Forced|
|Infested (v. 31)||Took over, filled|
|Mend (v. 36)||Repent, correct, change|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Helaman 11.
Identify the Details
Write the following headings in your notebook. Find and list details from the account in Helaman 11:1–18 that belong under each heading.
The Final Result
Create a Front Page
Helaman 11:17–22 describes what happened during several years of the reign of the judges (about 16–14 B.C.). Using the following sample front page for the 76th year, create newspaper front pages for the 77th and 78th years using the events described for each year.
How Did It Happen?
Review Helaman 11:28–37 and answer the following questions:
What did the Nephite and Lamanite armies do to try to get rid of the Gadianton robbers?
How successful were they?
Why did the Gadianton robbers become so powerful? What lesson might be learned for our day?