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CONCERNING THE APOCRYPHA
Revelation Received Saturday, March 9, 1833
By the Prophet Joseph (D&C 91)
At Kirtland, Ohio

Verily, thus saith the LORD unto you concerning the Apocrypha-- There are many things contained therein that are true, and it is mostly translated correctly;
There are many things contained therein that are not true, which are interpolations by the hands of men.
Verily I say unto you, that it is not needful that the Apocrypha should be translated.
Therefore, whoso readeth it, let him understand, for the Spirit manifesteth truth;
And whoso is enlightened by the Spirit shall obtain benefit therefrom;
And whoso receiveth not by the Spirit, cannot be benefited. Therefore it is not needful that it should be translated. Amen.
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