Jacob and Enos
March 2020

“Jacob and Enos,” New Era, Mar. 2020, 40–41.

Figures from the Book of Mormon

Jacob and Enos



  • Brother of Nephi.

  • Jacob was born in the wilderness on the way to the promised land.

  • Nephi passed the record of the Nephites to Jacob.

  • Jacob testified to a man named Sherem, who was struck dumb by the Lord’s power.


  • Son of Jacob.

  • Enos prayed all day and all night and was forgiven of his sins.

  • Enos prayed the record would be preserved.

  • Enos did not fear death but rejoiced to stand before the Savior.