Book of Mormon

Week 27: The rise & fall of the Jaredites

Ether 1–3, 6–11, 13–15

7 May 2020


Notes and lesson materials will be posted after the class has been held.

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Lesson 27 notes

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Lesson 27 slideshow (printable version)


The Jaredite barges were built “tight like unto a dish” (Ether 2:17; 6:7), with “a hole in the top thereof, and also in the bottom thereof” (Ether 2:20, 1830 edition). What was the function of this usual design? This video suggests an intriguing possibility.