Ancient Near East, Language, Bible, Book of Mormon
Lehi’s visionary powers are manifest when he “dreamed a dream” or has “seen a vision.” This cognate accusative construction in which the verb is followed by a noun from the same root lends authenticity to the antiquity of the Book of Mormon.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Tvedtnes, John A.
"A Visionary Man,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 6
, Article 16.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol6/iss2/16