In the canonized version of Joseph Smith’s history, found in the Pearl of Great Price, we find two conflicting verses:
“In the midst of this war of words and tumult of opinions, I often said to myself: What is to be done? Who of all these parties are right; or, are they all wrong together? If any one of them be right, which is it, and how shall I know it?”
Joseph Smith – History 1:10, Pearl of Great Price (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2021 on-line edition); emphasis added.
…then, a few verses later…
“My object in going to inquire of the Lord was to know which of all the sects was right, that I might know which to join. No sooner, therefore, did I get possession of myself, so as to be able to speak, than I asked the Personages who stood above me in the light, which of all the sects was right (for at this time it had never entered into my heart that all were wrong)—and which I should join.”
Joseph Smith – History 1:18, Pearl of Great Price (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2021 on-line edition); emphasis added.