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How 'Thieves and Robbers' Point to the Divine Origin of the Book of Mormon

In the Book of Mormon, we find the terms thieves and robbers. To modern Americans, the words are interchangeable (which is what we find in the King James Bible). Under ancient Near Eastern law, however, there is a significant difference between the two types of criminals and how the law should punish them. Without exception, the Book of Mormon uses the terms thieves and robbers correctly.

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