Pearl of Great Price

Joseph Smith with seer stones and Pearl of Great Price

Pearl of Great Price


One of the volumes of scripture included in the standard works of the Church. The Pearl of Great Price includes extracts from Joseph Smith’s Translation (inspired version) of the Bible as well as a translation of some Egyptian papyri containing the writings of the prophet Abraham, excerpts from Joseph Smith’s testimony and history, and the Articles of Faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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“The Pearl of Great Price”

Learning Resources

General Resources

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Church Magazines

75 Truths from the Old Testament and Pearl of Great Price,” New Era, September 2015

Richard D. Draper, “The Remarkable Book of Moses,” Ensign, February 1997

James R. Harris, “The Pearl of Great Price: A Unique Scripture,” Liahona, September 1980

James R. Clark, “Our Pearl of Great Price: From Mission Pamphlet to Standard Work,” Ensign, August 1976

Study Manuals

Teachings of Presidents of the Church

Teaching Resources

Teaching Outlines

Stories and Activities for Teaching Children

Pearl of Great Price,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children

Scripture Stories Coloring Book: Pearl of Great Price,



Revelations and Translations—Part 6—The Pearl of Great Price,” The Joseph Smith Papers, episode 26

The Pearl of Great Price,” Scripture Stories: Doctrine and Covenants Stories, episode 28