Scripture Stories
Chapter 36: Hagoth

“Chapter 36: Hagoth,” Book of Mormon Stories (1997), 98

“Chapter 36,” Book of Mormon Stories, 98

Chapter 36


Nephites traveling

About 55 years before the birth of Jesus Christ, thousands of Nephite men, women, and children left Zarahemla and traveled north.

Hagoth building large ship

One of them, a man named Hagoth, built a large ship and launched it into the west sea.

Nephites packing large ship

Many Nephites took food and supplies and sailed north in his ship.

boat on water

Hagoth then built other ships that carried people to a land northward. The first ship returned and picked up even more people.

two ships on water

One other ship set sail. None of the ships returned, and the Nephites never knew what happened to the people.