Many Native Americans ( Nephites and Lamanites ) are
descendants* of Ephraim 1 and Manasseh, who were the
sons of Joseph of Egypt. These descendants left Jerusalem
in 600 B.C. and came to the Americas by sailing across
the ocean
, thus fulfilling the prophecy of the “ fruitful
bough by a well ; whose branches run over the wall.”
 
     
  These descendants were separated
from the other tribes of Israel by the ocean. This fulfilled the prophecy that Joseph ‛s descendants would be separated from his brethren.
 

1 Smith ; “ Answers to Gospel Questions: Vol. 3,” Page 197
*See 1st Nephi 6:2 and Genesis 49:22

 

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