Perhaps the Lord refers here to his mortal ministry as the "first time" he set his hand to recover his people. 2 Nephi 15. It will be a time when the Lord will reestablish His covenants and promises with His people. These are 2 Nephi 26:15-16; 2 Nephi 26:18 which correspond to Isaiah 29:3-5. Whatever the meaning of this phrase, the meaning of the verse is clear: God is eternal (Moses 1:38), and he will never cease to provide us with his word. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible.” (2 Nephi 29:3) However, God reminds us of the importance of having more… After all, the keys of gathering were given by Moses to Peter, James, and John on the Mount of Transfiguration at that time (Matthew 17:1-9). 2:9. If one people to whom the Lord has spoken has been commanded to record at least some of which the Lord has said, isn't it logical to suppose that others to whom the Lord has spoken will also be asked to write it down? Also contained in this verse are instructions as to how we ought to regard the Jews today. 28 O that cunning plan of the evil one! See also 2 Nephi 6:14, 2 Nephi 21:11, and 2 Nephi 25:17. Since Ephraim was the predominant tribe among the ten lost tribes, and since the latter day Church has frequently been referred to as consisting of the "children of Ephraim," perhaps the Doctrine and Covenants should be regarded as a witness for Jesus Christ among latter-day Ephraim which may some day be combined with the other records of the lost tribes when they come forth. (Isaiah 51:10). Read 2 Nephi 29:1-6. How can we thank the Jews for the Bible? In doing so, he was not quoting from Isaiah but verse 4 Here is the Lord's warning to the "Gentiles" of the last days-the "day of the Gentile." And they shall perish. A Book of Mormon! Watch Queue Queue 2 Nephi 29: 8. What are the perceptions of the Gentiles relative to the Bible and its origins? Also contained in this verse are instructions as to how we ought to regard the Jews today. 2 For I, Nephi, have not taught them many things concerning the manner of the Jews; for their a works were works of darkness, and their doings were doings of abominations. Yes, indeed! 2 Nephi 3. Thou fool that shall say, a Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. (4) Any member of the Church may read the Apocrypha, but he should make certain he has the Spirit with him to help him discern what is true from what is not. 9 And I do this that I may prove unto many that I am the asame yesterday, today, and forever; and that I speak forth my bwords according to mine own pleasure. O the vainness, and the frailties, and the foolishness of men! It ends following "my words shall hiss forth"-in verse 3. 2 Nephi 29: 14. Have not sought to recover them--as in have not tried to help them return to Israel and displace the Palestinians living there? Wherefore, I speak the same words unto one nation like unto another. A-A; A+; 2 Ne 25:1 Isaiah spake many things which were hard for many of my people to understand. 2 Nephi 29: 12: “For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: 12 → Not only do we have the Bible and the Book of Mormon and the other standard works of the Church, but we as a people look forward to additional sacred scripture which will eventually be restored to the earth (D&C 93:18; D&C 107:57, Ether 4:7). It should be obvious that even when a truth is established according to the law of witnesses and is thus "proven," it may well not be proven in a tangible worldly or scientific sense. 2 Nephi 29; 2 Nephi 30; 2 Nephi 31; 2 Nephi 32; 2 Nephi 33; Jacob; Enos; Jarom; Omni; Words of Mormon; Mosiah; Alma; Helaman; 3 Nephi; 4 Nephi; Mormon; Ether; Moroni; 2 Nephi 25. We do not accept them as canonized scripture, but certainly acknowledge that they may contain some significant truths. 12 For behold, I shall speak unto the aJews and they shall bwrite it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall cwrite it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto dall nations of the earth and they shall write it. Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon—They will say, We need no more Bible—The Lord speaks to many nations—He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. There are to be at least three major scriptural testimonies of Christ that will eventually come forth. But behold, I will return all these things upon your own heads; for I the Lord have not forgotten my people. The word "Bible" comes from "Biblea," an original Greek word not used by Hebrew prophets. And what thank they the Jews for the Bible which they receive from them? 2 Tim. In any case this great "second" or final gathering is now in progress as Israel gathers to the gospel and to the stakes of Zion. and lo, Zion in process of time was taken up into heaven" (Moses 7:19-21). shall say (Illustration): Chart: The Ways of the Devil: 2 Nephi 28:3-30. 2 Nephi 28:3 The churches which are built up, and not unto the Lord . It could refer to the time when each and every one of the spirit children of God-those who belong to our round of creation-has been dispatched to this mortal earth to one of the other worlds in this round of the Father's creation. BOOK OF MORMON AUDIO LINK http://lds.org/scriptures/bofm?lang=enghttp://ComeUntoChrist.orghttp://ChurchofJesusChrist.org 2 Ne 29:3-4 The term “Bible” is an interesting choice here since the Bible did not yet exist as a single compiled book until the fourth century CE. Thus, the lost tribes are those who are "lost from the knowledge of those who are at Jerusalem" (1 Nephi 22:4). 6:14; 21:11; 25:17. Certainly every modern-day missionary has encountered this objection to our Church's non-biblical standard works. In that marvelous manifestation, the Prophet Joseph Smith learned the true nature of God and that God had a work for him to do. That blessing fell to Nephi, to whom Jacob and Joseph were to look for leadership (see 1 Nephi 2:21-22; 3:29; 2 Nephi 2:3; 3:25; 5:19-20). 2 Nephi 9:28-29 Intellectualism. 10:14; 1 Ne. These chapters are slightly different from other Isaiah quotes. Have ye obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews? Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: 6-7 → Other scriptures come to mind: Hel. 2 Nephi 10. Whatever the meaning of this phrase, the meaning of the verse is clear: God is eternal (, A firmly held heresy in the sectarian religious world is that the Bible contains all of God's word and that there is no true scripture outside of the Bible. Jeremiah says the Lord will lead the seed of Israel "out of the north country" and then comments: "It shall no more be said, the Lord liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; but the Lord liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north and from all the lands whither he had driven them" (Jeremiah 16:14-15). Perhaps the record of the lost tribes will be the same. 4 But thus saith the Lord God: O fools, they shall have a aBible; and it shall proceed forth from the bJews, mine ancient covenant people. Each man has an obligation to search the scriptures to learn the law. Furthermore they would pronounce a malediction upon anyone who would contend otherwise, often quoting Revelation 22:18: "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book" (even most orthodox Christians today admit the apostle John had in mind only his own book when he wrote this verse-see also Deuteronomy 4:2). It has reference to the restored gospel in the latter days. The Lord also promises that the seed of Lehi and Nephi will be preserved even to the last days and have an opportunity to hear the words of the Book of Mormon (3 Nephi 3:23). 2 Nephi 2:25 Adam fell that men might be, and men are, that they might have joy. 2 Nephi 29:5 O ye gentiles, have ye remembered the Jews, mine ancient covenant people? verse 3 Here the term "Gentile" is likely best interpreted as any non-Jew who is a candidate to be gathered back to the fold or church of God. Apparently, he understands that we learn through repetition. There are literally hundreds of pieces of ancient literature which have been discovered that are as old as the Old Testament books in our Bible. Gen. 12:2 (1–3); 1 Ne. Here is the Lord's warning to the "Gentiles" of the last days-the "day of the Gentile." 2 Nephi 2:14 Things to act and things to be acted upon. No phrase better sums up how we should treat our Maker. It would appear that the more spiritual elements were quickened sufficiently to be transferred to a location, perhaps the "outmost parts of heaven" referred to by Moses who promised they would also be gathered back in the due time of the Lord. The implication seems to be that the record of the Jews, the Bible, contains revelation intended primarily for the people of the Old World. He says: "Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over?" Revelation has not ceased. "the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you", In the justice of God, no person is expected to accept a truth unless it has been properly established. 1) “A … powerful testimony to the importance of the Book of Mormon is to note where the Lord placed its coming forth in the timetable of the unfolding Restoration. When they are learned they think they are wise, and they hearken not unto the counsel of God, for they set it aside, supposing they know of themselves, wherefore, their wisdom is foolishness and it profiteth them not. Isaiah suggests that this miraculous highway may be the result of the drying up of the great deep similar to the way the Lord parted the waters for Moses and allowed the Israelites to walk over on dry land. - 2 Nephi 29 Nephi speaks of the time when the Lord will bring forth His marvelous work and a wonder. 2 Nephi 29:1 Verse Text. 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. This week was a whirlwind! Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon—They will say, We need no more Bible—The Lord speaks to many nations—He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. An alternate suggestion has been made regarding the identity of the record of the lost tribes of Israel. The meaning of the phrase "end of man" is unclear. 2 Nephi 29 A Bible! Instead of quoting Isaiah directly, Nephi is writing his own sermon which quotes Isaiah heavily, and in many instances verbatim. It is likely that the two nations are the Old World (Judah) and the New World (Joseph or Ephraim). We have come to apply this counsel more widely than to just the Apocrypha. Throughout the remainder of the text for 2 Nephi is the teaching of both Nephi and Jacob. And because that I have spoken one word ye need not suppose that I cannot speak another; for my work is not yet finished; neither shall it be until the end of man, neither from that time henceforth and forever. I was being prompted before finding this blog that I needed to focus my studies more on the Book of Mormon. 2 Nephi 2:24-25. These three records are, by the way, another example of the law of witnesses (see the commentary for verse 8). By the time we arrive at this point in the scripture, Nephi has already prophesied that the whole world in the last days will be engulfed in apostasy. The lost tribes are Israelites whose identity is not known to the world and in some cases not even to themselves. Today, if one is interested, these books are available and may be easily found and purchased. However, this phrase makes clear that the old saw, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse," is ultimately applicable. Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. Ezek. . Is it not logical to expect a corresponding record to be provided for people of the New World? 2 Nephi 29. 2 Nephi 27. These three records are to be shared with the other groups. . The Bible is not the final word of God. 26:15). Another significant gathering took place following the Babylonian captivity. Know ye not that the testimony of two nations is a witness unto you that I am God, that I remember one nation like unto another? All who read the scriptures are familiar of the concept of God's technique of removing large bodies of people from the earth to some place especially prepared for them. According to Esdras at some point in time the ten tribes divided into two groups. “What Thank They the Jews”? This video is unavailable. . A Bible! The Lord refers to the people of the latter day. A Bible! Without this long parenthetical expression, the first sentence of this chapter would read something like, "But behold, there shall be many Gentiles [who] shall say: A Bible! 2 Nephi 29: 14: “And it shall come to pass that my people, which are of the house of Israel, shall be gathered home unto the lands of their possessions; and my word also shall be gathered in one. But to be learned is good if they hearken unto the counsels of God. 51:5; 1 Ne. It could refer to the time when each and every one of the spirit children of God-those who belong to our round of creation-has been dispatched to this mortal earth to one of the other worlds in this round of the Father's creation. It is used to show the Book of Mormon already anticipated an argument against it, … Continue reading 2 Nephi 29: 3 → The records of the Nephites and of the Jews obviously do not consist of only one book each. 12 For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away, and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. "the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews" The expression "lost tribes" is found in only two verses of scripture, here and in 3 Nephi 17:4. Again, the phrase "all men, both in the east and in the west, and in the north, and in the south" and the phrase "islands of the sea" refer to scattered Israel wherever they may be found. Are we helping gather Israel? This is the doctrine of sola scriptura. 2 Nephi 32. 2 Nephi 29–30 2 Nephi 30:5–6 — Lehi’s Posterity Receive the Gospel. The only thing that preceded it was the First Vision. 27:26. Certain books will be used both as a standard and as a witness in the final judgment. These are the written records of "the Jews" (the Bible), "the Nephites" (the Book of Mormon), and "the other tribes of the house of Israel, which I have led away"-obviously the ten lost tribes. In speaking of some of the books out of which the world will be judged, President Spencer W. Kimball offered the following insight: "The Book of Life (see Revelation 20:12) will show the earthly activities of all of us, and the book of the angels will give the entire story of every man and what he did in the light and in the shadows, in the open and in the corners, all that is said in the secret places and from the housetops, all that was thought and expressed, whether good or bad. It is clear that the Bible does not contain all of God's word, and there is much more which he has "caused . In 2 Nephi 26 only three verses can be said to be reasonably direct quotations of verses from Isaiah 29. But behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all... LDS Scripture of the Day January 1, 2017. 2 Nephi 2:27 Lehi's teaching on the principle of agency. Enos. Are you really resisting the concept that revelations in addition to the Bible should come forth? It ends following "my words shall hiss forth"-in verse 3. See also, "the promises which I have made unto thee, Nephi, and also unto thy father", The Lord extends the Abrahamic covenant to the posterity of the Book of Mormon people. The construction of this verse is unusual in that most of it consists of a very long parenthetical expression which begins following "there shall be many"-and extends through verse 2 into verse 3. In the final verses in this chapter, we will identify three major scriptural records that have come forth or will eventually come forth. 2 Nephi 25. Are you really resisting the concept that revelations in addition to the Bible should come forth? 13:39 (38–41); 2 Ne. 2 Nephi 5. Neh. One condition for this proper establishment is that the truth satisfies the law of witnesses. This is the doctrine of, "For I command all men . The record then continues: "And an highway shall be cast up in the midst of the great deep" (D&C 133:27). Read 2 Nephi 29:7-14. Chapter 29: "A Cankerous Work and a Blunder" Chapter Summary: Many Gentiles will reject the Book of Mormon--They will say, We need no more Bible--The Lord speaks to many nations--He will judge the world out of the books which will be written. . Have ye obtained a Bible save it were by the Jews? . He will remember His people again, especially the Nephites and the lost 10 tribes of Israel. January 1, 2017. "marvelous work" This expression originated with the prophet Isaiah and is found in Isaiah 29:13-14. 2 Nephi 29:7 I think this is a good thing to remember, as nations and individuals. Nephi puts them in charge of teaching the people. 3 Nephi 1:13. Isn't it exciting to consider and speculate regarding these other records? being gathered in from the four corners of the earth, and from the north countries" (Ether 13:11, italics added). "O fools, they shall have a Bible" The Lord refers to the people of the latter day. Even in these few verses, Nephi's version contains more information than is found in Isaiah's biblical account. 20:27; Abr. 2 Nephi 13. (2) There are also many things contained therein that are not true but are the false traditions of men. To solve this problem the Lord says: "And in the barren deserts there shall come forth pools of living water; and the parched ground shall no longer be a thirsty land" (D&C 133:28). . 2 Ne. It encompasses the first great commandment-to love the Lord thy God. I’m just beginning to see in a miniscule way what I’ve been taking for granted. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. 8 Wherefore murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word? And they taught, and did minister one to another; 3 Nephi 26:19 Read in scriptures:... LDS Scripture of the Day February 13, 2020. Do they remember the travails, and the labors, and the pains of the Jews, and their diligence unto me, in bringing forth salvation unto the Gentiles? A Bible! It might be argued that this latter-day gathering is the third or fourth gathering. Just how grateful are the Gentiles for the Bible they received from the Jews? We have discussed previously that many of these Israelites, those descended from the ten tribes, have been thoroughly scattered throughout other nations of the world and do not exist in a discrete and separate body. Here the term "Gentile" is likely best interpreted as any non-Jew who is a candidate to be gathered back to the fold or church of God. While we may have come to regard them, as a culture, to be refractory to the gospel message until the Lord's second coming, we must love them and never cease our efforts to win them over to the fulness of the gospel-to "recover them.". This would include the citizens of the great Gentile nation of the latter days, the United States of America, though many of those citizens are blood descendants of the house of Israel. 13 And it shall come to pass that the aJews shall have the words of the Nephites, and the Nephites shall have the words of the Jews; and the Nephites and the Jews shall have the words of the blost tribes of Israel; and the lost tribes of Israel shall have the words of the Nephites and the Jews. 2 Nephi 12. Their respective scriptural records (the Bible and the Book of Mormon) shall function together in the last days. "for out of the books which shall be written I will judge the world" It may be true that a man who has not heard the law or had a chance to understand it will be judged lightly until he had that chance (D&C 82:3; Luke 12:48). . 6 Thou fool, that shall say: A Bible, we have got a Bible, and we need no more Bible. 2 Nephi 11. that they shall write the words which I speak unto them". The real meaning of the scripture is that the commandments of God should not be altered. These also must be eventually gathered out from among the nations (A Glimpse into the Future, Chapter 1, The Great Last Gathering). 2 Nephi 17. 1 But behold, there shall be many—at that day when I shall proceed to do a amarvelous work among them, that I may remember my bcovenants which I have made unto the children of men, that I may set my hand again the csecond time to recover my people, which are of the house of Israel; 2 And also, that I may remember the promises which I have made unto thee, Nephi, and also unto thy father, that I would remember your seed; and that the awords of your seed should proceed forth out of my mouth unto your seed; and my words shall bhiss forth unto the cends of the earth, for a dstandard unto my people, which are of the house of Israel; 3 And because my words shall hiss forth—many of the Gentiles shall say: A aBible! Anglo-Saxon tradition suggests that this people originally lived in large numbers around the Black Sea until the first century BC. Alma. 2 Nephi 19 (Isaiah Text & Commentary): Chapter 19 Note** Verse 19:1 is the last verse of Isaiah chapter 8 in the Hebrew Bible and in the German Bible. By the time we arrive at this point in the scripture, Nephi has already prophesied that the whole world in the last days will be engulfed in apostasy. The Nephite nation was indeed destroyed according to the words of Nephi in a manner similar to the destruction of Jerusalem . 8 Wherefore murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word? But behold, there shall be many—at that day when I shall proceed to do a marvelous work among them, that I may remember my covenants which I have made unto the children of men, that I may set my hand again the second time to recover my people, which are of the house of Israel; Evidence. It is likely that the two nations are the Old World (Judah) and the New World (Joseph or Ephraim). How can we be the "hissers" or tellers? "end of man" This verse is a statement on the constancy and eternal nature of God. There are, abounding in the world, wickedness, priestcraft, pride, false teachings, and worldly wisdom in place of revelation. Mosiah. This chapter contains one of the earliest references to the popular self-important Mormon phrase, "a marvelous work." God is going to make another Bible - The Book of Mormon. . Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the bisles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the cearth beneath; and I bring forth my dword unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth? . 2 Nephi 29:13 The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. Miracles, spiritual gifts, and revelation are always available to the true followers of Christ. 17:40; 3 Ne. 10:8 (8, 20); D&C 133:8. Isaiah 29:13, 2 Nephi 27:25. The possibility of a separate record of scripture coming forth from the "lost" ten tribes of Israel is problematic. Isn't it exciting to consider and speculate regarding these other records? When Joseph finished his inspired revision of the Old Testament, he inquired of the Lord on March 9, 1833, as to whether or not he should translate or revise these apocryphal books. As a result of this migration they eventually settled in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Holland, England, and France. Posted in December, Witnessing Tip of the Day, tagged 2 Nephi 29:6, 2 Timothy 3:5, bible, Book of Mormon, false gospel on 12/02/2019| 1 Comment » December 2 – Time with God is Time Well Spent. "that I may set my hand again the second time to recover my people" This same expression is used a few times in the book of Second Nephi. 11:6; D&C 55:1; Moses 6:44. that I am God, and that I covenanted with Abraham that I would remember his seed forever. Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 29-30 Are we involved in the Marvelous Work? 2 Nephi 29: 3: “And because my words shall hiss forth—many of the Gentiles shall say: A Bible! For example, is it all right for a church member to read the Dead Sea Scrolls and accept as true those things which are witnessed as such by the Spirit? "And what thank they the Jews for the Bible which they receive from them?" "for out of the books which shall be written I will judge the world", It may be true that a man who has not heard the law or had a chance to understand it will be judged lightly until he had that chance (. This verse is a statement on the constancy and eternal nature of God. Nay; but ye have cursed them, and have hated them, and have not sought to recover them. That is, the Book of Mormon will serve as a signal, a standard, a flag, or a rallying point for those elect of the house of Israel who will gather in that day. About 588–570 B.C. 2 Nephi 4. “Wo unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord!” Isaiah said. The irony is that we all know we can’t lie to God. . TG Abrahamic Covenant. See also commentary for 1 Ne 14:7 and 2 Ne 25:17. 7 Know ye not that there are more anations than one? verse 10 A firmly held heresy in the sectarian religious world is that the Bible contains all of God's word and that there is no true scripture outside of the Bible. 11 For I command all men, both in the east and in the west, and in the north, and in the south, and in the islands of the sea, that they shall write the words which I speak unto them; for out of the books which shall be written I will judge the world, every man according to their works, according to that which is written. (Robert J. Matthews, Book of Mormon Symposium Series, 3 Nephi 9-30, edited by PR Cheesman, MS Nyman, and CD Tate, Jr., 1988, p. 38) 3 Ne 29:2 ye need not say that the Lord delays his coming. 22:4; 2 Ne. 2 Nephi 9. As one reads the scriptural descriptions of the dramatic return of the ten tribes in the latter days, one cannot help but wonder if these passages of scripture are describing a discrete and sizable group of Israelites who will return en masse rather than a piece-meal gathering in of widely scattered Israelites from among the peoples of the earth. In essence, 2 Nephi 27 (Isaiah 29) is a detailed prophecy about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. verse 8 "murmur ye, because that ye shall receive more of my word?" verse 11 "For I command all men . From chapters 6-10 they quote much of Isaiah, Nephi even explains how the words of Isaiah will slowly come to understanding as time goes on… for they are difficult to understand without the spirit. Know ye not that I, the Lord your God, have created all men, and that I remember those who are upon the isles of the sea; and that I rule in the heavens above and in the earth beneath; and I bring forth my word unto the children of men, yea, even upon all the nations of the earth? February 13, 2020. Jarom. See the commentary for, This is the Book of Mormon which will, in the terminology of Isaiah, "hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people, which are of the house of Israel." What are the perceptions of the Gentiles relative to the Bible and its origins? 2 Nephi 31. 26:17 (16–17); 27:6 (6–26). 9 And I do this that I may prove unto many that I am the same yesterday, today, and forever; and that I speak forth my words according to mine own pleasure. In the final verses in this chapter, we will identify three major scriptural records that have come forth or will eventually come forth. (2 Nephi 29:4): A Note on the Name “Judah” and Antisemitism (Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture Book 12) (English Edition) eBook: Matthew L. … His rationalization might sound something like: "A Book of Mormon! 2 Nephi 28. One of the definitions of hiss in Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language is, "To whiz, as an arrow or other thing in rapid flight." verse 6 The Lord is still condemning those latter-day "Gentiles" who claim to accept the Bible yet maintain prejudices against the Jews, the very people that gave us the Bible. 13:24 (23–24). "isles of the sea" Again, this term refers simply to scattered Israel, wherever they may be found upon the earth. Brother Cleon Skousen has also drawn upon the apocryphal Old Testament book of Esdras for some other suggestions regarding the lost ten tribes. Rather each is a collection of many books. 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