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Revelation, March 1838 [D&C 113]

Questions by Elias Higby [Higbee]

23 Oct. 1795–8 June 1843. Clerk, judge, surveyor. Born at Galloway, Gloucester Co., New Jersey. Son of Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers. Moved to Clermont Co., Ohio, 1803. Married Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 10 Sept. 1818, in Tate Township, Clermont Co. Lived at ...

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1st. Q. What is ment by the command in Isiah 52d. Chap 1st. verse which saith Put on thy strength O Zion and what people had Isaiah referance to
A. He had reference to those whome God should call in the last day’s who should hold the power of Priesthood to bring again zion and the redemption of Israel.
And to put on her strength is to put on the authority of the priesthood which she (zion) has a right to by lineage: Also to return to that power which she had lost
Ques. 2d. What are we to understand by zions loosing herself from the bands of her neck 2d. verse.
A. We are to understand that the scattered remnants are exorted to to return to the Lord from whence they have fallen which if they do the promise of the Lord is that he will speak to them or give them revelation See 6th. 7th. and 8th. verses The bands of her neck are the curses of God upon her or the remnants of Israel in their scattered condition among the Gentiles. [p. 18]
Questions by Elias Higby [Higbee]

23 Oct. 1795–8 June 1843. Clerk, judge, surveyor. Born at Galloway, Gloucester Co., New Jersey. Son of Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers. Moved to Clermont Co., Ohio, 1803. Married Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 10 Sept. 1818, in Tate Township, Clermont Co. Lived at ...

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1st. Q. What is ment by the command in Isiah 52d. Chap  1st. verse which saith Put on thy strength  O Zion and what people had I[sa]iah referance  to
A. He had reference to those whome God should  call in the last day’s who should hold the  power of Priesthood to bring again zion  and the redemption of Israel.
 And to put on her strength is to put on the  authority of the priesthood which she  (zion) has a right to by lineage: Also to  return to that power which she had  lost
Ques. 2d. What are we to understand by zions  loosing herself from the bands of her  neck 2d. verse.
A. We are to understand that the scattered  remnants are exorted to to return to  the Lord from whence they have fal[l]en  which if they do the promise of the Lord  is that he will speak to them or give  them revelation See 6th. 7th. and 8th.  verses The bands of her neck are  the curses of God upon her or the remn ants of Israel in their scattered condition  among the Gentiles. [p. 18]
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Revelation, Far West

Originally called Shoal Creek. Located fifty-five miles northeast of Independence. Surveyed 1823; first settled by whites, 1831. Site purchased, 8 Aug. 1836, before Caldwell Co. was organized for Latter-day Saints in Missouri. William W. Phelps and John Whitmer...

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, MO, Mar. 1838; handwriting of George W. Robinson

14 May 1814–10 Feb. 1878. Clerk, postmaster, merchant, clothier, banker. Born at Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont. Baptized into LDS church and moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, by 1836. Clerk and recorder for Kirtland high council, beginning Jan. 1836. Married...

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; in JS, Journal, Mar.–Sept. 1838, pp. 17–18; CHL.

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