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‘Rejoice’ seems a peculiar word in the following verse…

“And now it came to pass that I, Nephi, was exceedingly sorrowful because of the hardness of their hearts; and now when they saw that I began to be sorrowful they were glad in their hearts, insomuch that they did rejoice over me, saying: We knew that ye could not construct a ship, for we knew that ye were lacking in judgment; wherefore, thou canst not accomplish so great a work.”

1 Nephi 17:19, Book of Mormon (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, September 2008), 38.

Would not God have more likely used the words “they did mock me,” “they did scoff at me,” or “they did deride me?” Given the context and the precedent of the word generally in scriptures, “rejoice” is incorrect.