answering to the measuring of the time of Oliblish,
which is equal with Kolob in its revolution & in its
measuring of time time.
is called by the Egyptians Enish-go-on-dosh;
that is, one of the governing planets also, &
is said by the Egyptians to be the Sun, & to
borrow its light from Kolob through the
medium of Kevaevanrash Kae-E-vanrash,
which is the grand Key, or in other words,
the Governing power, which governs 15 other
fixed planets or stars, as also Floeese <Floeeese>
moon, the earth and the sun in their
annual revolutions, this planet receives
its power <power> though the medium of Kli-flos--is-es, or Hah-ko-kaubeam, the stars represented
by numbers 22, & 23, receiving light fom the
revolutions of Kolob.
Represents this earth in its four quarters.
Represents God sitting upon his throne,
revealing, throuph the heavens, the grand
Key words of the Priesthood; as, also, the signs
of the Holy Ghost unto Abraham, in the form
of a dove.
contains writing that cannot now be revealed
unto the world; but is to be had in the Holy
Temple of God.
ought not to be reveald at the present time.
also.— If the world can find out these n[u]mbers,
So mote it be,— Amen.
Explanation of Facsimile of Papyrus Drawing, Nauvoo
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; three pages; Book of Abraham Manuscripts, ca. 1837–1841, CHL.
Note: The transcript of the Explanation presented here is used with permission of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. It was published earlier, with some differences in style, in Brian M. Hauglid, A Textual History of the Book of Abraham: Manuscripts and Editions (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Brigham Young University, 2010), 184–193.
Explanation of Facsimile of Papyrus Drawing, Early 1842