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Revelation, 15 June 1831 [D&C 56]

But blessed are the poor who are pure in heart whose hearts are broken & whose spirits are contrite for they shall see the Kingdom of God coming with power & great glory9

See Matthew 24:30.  


unto their deliverance for the fatness of the Earth10

See Genesis 27:28, 39.  


shall be theirs for Behold the lord shall come & his recompence11

Another early copy of this revelation has “reword [reward].” (Revelations Collection, CHL [D&C 56:19].)  


shall be with him & he shall reward every man & the poor shall rejoice & their generations shall inherit the Earth from generation to generation for ever & ever12

See Matthew 5:5.  


& now I make an end of speaking unto you even So amen [p. 93]
But blessed are the poor <who are pure in heart whose hearts are broken &> whose spirits are contrite for they  shall see the Kingdom of God coming with power & great glory9

See Matthew 24:30.  


 unto their deliverance for the fatness of the Earth10

See Genesis 27:28, 39.  


shall be theirs  for Behold the lord shall come & his recompence11

Another early copy of this revelation has “reword [reward].” (Revelations Collection, CHL [D&C 56:19].)  


shall be with  him & he shall reward every man & the poor shall rejoice & their  generations shall inherit the Earth from generation to generation  for ever & ever12

See Matthew 5:5.  


& now I make an end of speaking unto you  even So amen [p. 93]
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Revelation, [Kirtland Township

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH], 15 June 1831. Featured version, titled “59th. Commandment June 15th. 1831,” copied [ca. June 1831] in Revelation Book 1, pp. 91–93; handwriting of John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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; CHL. Includes redactions. For more information, see the source note for Revelation Book 1.

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