Revelation to Oliver about how Oliver cannot translate BOM.

Apr 1829
Joseph Smith, Jr.
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Revelation Book 1, 14, The Joseph Smith Papers website, accessed August 11, 2021

John Whitmer
Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery
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Behol[d] I say unto you my Son [Oliver Cowdery] that because ye did not Translate according to that which ye desired of me & did commence again to write for my servent Joseph even so I would that ye Should continue until ye have finished this Record which I have entrusted unto you & then Behold other Records have I that I will give unto you power that ye may assist to Translate be patient my Son for it is wisdom in me & it is not expedient that ye should translate at this time Behold this is the work which ye are called to do is to write for my Servent & Behold it is because that ye did not continue as ye commenced when ye commenced to Translate that I have taken away this privilege from you. . . . but Behold I say unto you that ye must study it out in your mind then ye must ask me if it be right & if it is right I will cause that your bosom shall burn within you therefore ye shall feel that it is right but if it be not right ye shall have no such feelings but ye shall have stupor of thought that shall cause you to forget the thing which is wrong

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