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Visions of Moses, June 1830 [Moses 1]

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And the Lord God spake unto Moses saying The Heavens there are many & they cannot be numbered unto man but they are numbered unto me for they are mine & as one Earth shall pass away & the Heavens thereof even so shall another come And there is no end to my works neither my words for behold this is my work to my glory to the immortality & the eternal life of man And now Moses my Son I will speak unto you concerning this Earth upon which thou standest & thou shalt write the things which I shall speak & in a day when the children of men shall esteem my words as nought & take many of them from the Book which thou shalt write behold I will raise up another like unto thee & they shall be had again among the Children of men among even as many as shall believe These words was spoken unto Moses in the mount the name of which shall not be known among the Children of men And now they are also spoken unto you shew them not unto any except them that believe Amen [p. [3]]
And the Lord God spake unto Moses saying The Heavens there are many  & they cannot be numbered unto man but they are numbered unto  me for they are mine & as one Earth shall pass away & the Heavens there of even so shall another come And there is no end to my works neither my  words for behold this is my work to my glory to the immortality & the  eternal life of man And now Moses my Son I will speak unto you concer ning this Earth upon which thou standest & thou shalt write the things wh ich I shall speak & in a day when the children of men shall esteem my  words as nought & take many of them from the Book which thou shalt write  behold I will raise up another like unto theee thee & they shall be had  again among the Children of men among even as many as shall believe  These words was spoken unto Moses in the mount the name of which  shall not be known among the Children of men And now they are  also spoken unto you shew them not unto any except them that believe <Amen> [p. [3]]
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This revelation represents the first part of what is known as JS’s Bible Revision. In early October 1829, Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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purchased a copy of the King James Bible that JS used in summer 1830 to revise the scriptural text. By the time JS laid aside the Old Testament and New Testament manuscripts three years later, he had amended more than three thousand Bible verses, adding or altering passages and occasionally even entire chapters in a process he referred to as a translation.
The revelation served as a preface to the Pentateuch, particularly the book of Genesis. Unique to this narrative is an encounter between God and Moses in which Moses begins to comprehend God’s glory and the expanse of his creations.
Cowdery wrote this extract about June 1830, though it is not known where he was at the time. After Cowdery left on a mission, other scribes wrote for JS, adding to the manuscript during fall 1830. In December work ceased until after the move to Kirtland, Ohio, in early 1831.

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