Old Testament, Psalms, Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi, Psalm of Nephi
Chapter 18 of the 2013 BYU Sperry Symposium volume, "Parallels between Psalms 25-31 and the Psalm of Nephi," by Kenneth L. Alford and D. Bryce Baker, highlights numerous similarities in the structure and language of 2 Nephi 4 (also known as the Psalm of Nephi) to wording found in Psalms 25 to 31 -- opening the possibility that Nephi may have consulted those psalms on the brass plates prior to composing his psalm.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D. and Baker, D. Bryce, "Parallels between Psalms 25-31 and the Psalm of Nephi" (2013). All Faculty Publications. 1642.
Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book
Church History and Doctrine
The Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center granted permission for this chapter to be posted on ScholarsArchive on 29 April 2016.
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