Book of Mormon

Versions of
The Book of Mormon

by Joseph Smith

Sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement. It was first published March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi.

— Excerpted from Book of Mormon on Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia.


The contents are commonly attributed to Joseph Smith, but adherents of the LDS movement believe they are translations by Smith of the writings of ancient prophets. These prophets include: Nephi, Jacob, Enos, Jarom, Omni, Mormon, Ether, and Moroni.

Versions of The Book of Mormon include:
21st century artistic interpretation of Joseph Smith translating the Book of Mormon.