What an admirable soul Nephi is! Once underway crossing the ocean in the ship Nephi built, to stop his righteous example and allow them to party in as lascivious a way as they pleased, Laman and Lemuel restrained Nephi by tying up his wrists and ankles so tightly that he couldn't even move. A very dangerous storm came up and three horrific days at sea passed before Laman and Lemuel decided to release Nephi. And even though his wrists and ankles were swollen and very sore, according to verse 16 Nephi hadn’t complained, but had only found reason to praise God in his prayers while he was bound.
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