See also Father; Lineage; Priesthood; Priesthood, Melchizedek; BD Patriarch
duty of Twelve to ordain patriarchs, D&C 107:39.
succession in order of patriarchs, D&C 107:40–52.
Hyrum Smith to take office of patriarch, D&C 124:91 (124:124; 135:1).
first government of Egypt was after order of Ham’s government, which was patriarchal, Abr. 1:25.
the Lord preserved records of patriarchs, Abr. 1:31.