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The following passage is a controversial verse about the African race and the priesthood; this particular portion of the papyrus is suspiciously missing. The Pearl of Great Price, Abraham 1:26 reads:

“Pharaoh, being a righteous man, established his kingdom and judged his people wisely and justly all his days, seeking earnestly to imitate that order established by the fathers in the first generations, in the days of the first patriarchal reign, even in the reign of Adam, and also of Noah, his father, who blessed him with the blessings of the earth, and with the blessings of wisdom, but cursed him as pertaining to the Priesthood.”