Why is a “Ceremony” Mentioned After King Noah is Executed? (Knowhy #561) Book of Mormon Come Follow Me

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The use of the word “ceremony” in Mosiah 19:24 is puzzling, since nothing ceremonial seems to be occurring in this passage. Royal Skousen has suggested it is a scribal error, while others are argued that there is a ceremonial context for this passage. Whatever the case may be, exploring the different possibilities can yield a variety of interesting insights into this portion of the Book of Mormon.
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The use of the word “ceremony” in Mosiah 19:24 is puzzling, since nothing ceremonial seems to be occurring in this passage. Royal Skousen has suggested it is a scribal error, while others are argued that there is a ceremonial context for this passage. Whatever the case may be, exploring the different possibilities can yield a variety of interesting insights into this portion of the Book of Mormon.

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  1. I think there is another explanation. I think the ceremony refers to the meeting of the people who executed king Noah and Gideon’s men. The execution happened before the Gideon’s men arrived..

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