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Link to Joseph, 1 Nephi 6 part 2

1 Nephi 6
"And it shall come to pass that they shall be scattered again; and a branch shall be broken off, and shall be carried into a far country; nevertheless they shall be remembered in the covenants of the Lord, when the Messiah cometh;" (Joseph Smith Translation-Genesis 50:25)

This specific line of scripture would have had particular interest to Lehi and Nephi, as they were becoming the means of fulfilling it. The verse then continues with a promise of the latter-day redemption of their posterity as well. Nephi, by the time he gets to 2 Nephi 3 is obviously aware of this prophecy as he makes reference to it in verse 5.

Nephi also makes reference in the next chapter to the prophecies of Joseph as they related to him and his posterity.
"For behold, he truly prophesied concerning all his seed. And the prophecies which he wrote, there are not many greater. And he prophesied concerning us, and our future generations; and they are written upon the plates of brass." (2 Nephi 4:2)

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