This study presents a textual and grammatical analysis of 52 passages of Isaiah as they are found in Cave IV of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Masoretic Text, the Septuagint, the King James version, and the Book of Mormon. The objective was to determine the relationship, if any, of those verses in the Book of Mormon with the other textual traditions. Based on the differences between the Book of Mormon text and the King James version, and upon the confirmation of those Book of Mormon differences by the other traditions, it was concluded that The Book of Mormon follows its own tradition.
College and Department
Humanities; Linguistics and English Language
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Bishop, Gary L., "The Tradition of Isaiah in The Book of Mormon" (1974). All Theses and Dissertations. 4535.
Bible, O.T., Isaiah, Criticism, Textual, Book of Mormon, Old Testament