Children’s Songbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1. The golden plates lay hidden
Deep in the mountainside,
Until God found one faithful,
In whom he could confide.
2. A record made by Nephi,
Written in days of old;
Now, in the Book of Mormon,
The story is retold.
Words: Rose Thomas Graham, 1875–1967
Music: J. Spencer Cornwall, 1888–1983. Arr. © 1989 IRI
Joseph Smith—History 1:51–53, 59