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“1 Nephi 12:18. The appellation ‘Jesus Christ’ was changed in the second edition [1837] to ‘Messiah’ to avoid contradicting Nephi’s brother Jacob when he hears the name for the first time from an angel (2 Nephi 10:3).”

~Dan Vogel, Mormonism Unvailed (Howe), footnote 12; pages 56-57 (2015)~

For additional insight, see Brent Metcalfe, New Approaches to the Book of Mormon, pages 427-433; 1993