Abridgment, Abridge See also Plates; Record Book of Mormon abridgment of Nephite record and Book of Ether, title page of the Book of Mormon. Nephi1 abridges father’s record, 1 Ne. 1:17. Mormon2 abridges record of Nephi1, W of M 1:3. Mormon2 makes small abridgment of things he has seen, Morm. 5:9. Moroni2 abridges Jaredites’ record, Moro. 1:1. lost manuscript contained only abridgment of account of Nephi1, D&C 10:44.