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“Not only in the Book of Mormon are the descendants of Lehi called Jews, but also in the Doctrine and Covenants. In section 19[:27], this is found: ‘Which is my word to the Gentile, that soon it may go to the Jew, of whom the Lamanites are a remnant, that they may believe the gospel, and look not for a Messiah to come who has already come.’”

Joseph Fielding Smith, Doctrines of Salvation – Volume 3 (Salt Lake City, UT: Bookcraft, 1954), 264.