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BOOK OF MORMON TRIVIA (1981 edition)…

I. The shortest verse is Mosiah 13:21 (4 words).

II. The longest verse is 3 Nephi 12:1 (142 words).

III. “And it came to pass that” occurs 1,039 times.

IV. There are 8,109 duplicated 6-word strings.

V. There are 3,132 duplicated 8-word strings.

VI. There are 1,351 duplicated 10-word strings.

VII. There are 743 duplicated 12-word strings.

VIII. The 12-word string “year of the reign of the judges over the people of Nephi” occurs 45 times in the BOM.

Are the redundancies above average for a religious text or other authored books? Are they problematic regarding the divine inspiration Joseph Smith claimed to have?