In Deuteronomy 31:4 Moses addresses scattered Israel and implies that a part of scattered Israel may even be located somewhere outside of this earth: "If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee" (italics added). 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 words of your seed should proceed forth out of my mouth unto your seed; and my words shall hiss forth unto the ends of the earth, for a standard unto my people, which are of the house of Israel; verse 2 "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. Comparison of 2 Nephi 27 and Isaiah 29 This is a side-by-side comparison of 2 Nephi 27 and Isaiah 29. 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 I shall also speak unto all nations of the earth and they shall write it. Yea, what do the Gentiles mean? This represents the fifth time that Nephi has mentioned this doctrine. 3:16; Moses 1:40. The honest judge will give full value to all for their good works and will not overlook the other" (The Teachings of Spencer W. Kimball. The verse then tantalizes us by suggesting the eventual coming forth of yet a fourth record, that of "all nations of the earth." We learn in 1 Nephi 22 that the term "lost" reflects the perspective of the Israelites in the Holy land. Then they migrated en masse to the north about 65 BC. 2 Nephi 7. 2 Nephi 7. Also contained in this verse are instructions as to how we ought to regard the Jews today. Do they? 10 Wherefore, because that ye have a Bible ye need not suppose that it contains all my words; neither need ye suppose that I have not caused more to be written. 11 For I command aall 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 bwrite the words which I speak unto them; for out of the cbooks which shall be written I will djudge the world, every man according to their works, according to that which is written. 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. The Jews, Nephites, and lost tribes shall have each other's words. 1Â Ne. 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. Wherefore, I speak the same words unto one nation like unto another. We have got a Bible, and there cannot be any more Bible. TGÂ Bible; Book of Mormon. shall say (Illustration): Chart: The Ways of the Devil: 2 Nephi 28:3-30. Yes, indeed! Some scriptures describe their scattered exile as being in "the north," using metaphorical language from the perspective of the rest of Israel, who last saw them being taken away in that direction (Jeremiah 16:15; Zechariah 2:6; D&C 110:11; 133:26). 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