Understanding the Scriptures
|Land of his nativity (v. 3)||Place where he was born (Zarahemla)|
|Usurped (v. 4)||Took power illegally|
|Aright (v. 4)||Proper|
|Entreated (v. 7)||Persuaded|
|Consigned (v. 9)||Committed, content|
|Marvel (v. 15)||Feel amazed|
|Enticing (v. 16)||Temptation|
|Hitherto (v. 22)||Before, previously|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Helaman 7.
Suggest a Hymn
Review Helaman 7:1–11. What would have been a good hymn to help lift Nephi’s spirit? Why? (For additional help, see the topics index at the end of the hymnbook.)
Identify Important Ideas
Using what you learn in Helaman 7:11–29, answer the following questions:
What did Nephi say was the reason for his “great mourning” (v. 11) for the Nephites?
What did Nephi say would happen if they did not repent? (Look for the repeated phrase “except ye shall repent” in these verses.)
What warnings have you heard our living prophets give the people of our day?