Jaredite Era

Disaster Under Shiblom

Ether 11:4

Shiblom’s brother rebels, and a war breaks out.

And the brother of Shiblom rebelled against him, and there began to be an exceedingly great war in all the land.

Ether 11:6

Prophets come and warn the people to repent or else a terrible destruction will befall the Jaredites.

And there was great calamity in all the land, for they had testified that a great curse should come upon the land, and also upon the people, and that there should be a great destruction among them, such an one as never had been upon the face of the earth, and their bones should become as heaps of earth upon the face of the land except they should repent of their wickedness.

Ether 11:5

Shiblom’s brother executes all of the prophets who warn about their destruction.

And it came to pass that the brother of Shiblom caused that all the prophets who prophesied of the destruction of the people should be put to death;

Ether 11:7

A terrible destruction does indeed ensue, and many people die to wars, battles, famines, and plagues.

And they hearkened not unto the voice of the Lord, because of their wicked combinations; wherefore, there began to be wars and contentions in all the land, and also many famines and pestilences, insomuch that there was a great destruction, such an one as never had been known upon the face of the earth; and all this came to pass in the days of Shiblom.

Ether 11:8

The people begin to repent, and the Lord is merciful.

And the people began to repent of their iniquity; and inasmuch as they did the Lord did have mercy on them.

Ether 11:9

Shiblom is killed, and his son Seth is captured.

And it came to pass that Shiblom was slain, and Seth was brought into captivity, and did dwell in captivity all his days.