Question: Is the phrase "to come out against" in Gilbert Hunt's ''The Late War'' a "rare phrase"?

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Question: Is the phrase "to come out against" in Gilbert Hunt's The Late War a "rare phrase"?

The critics note that "These phrases are rare—meaning that they are not found in other contemporary books of Joseph's time, and that they are not found in the King James Version of the bible" [1]

Chris Johnson, Duane Johnson, ""A Comparison of The Book of Mormon and The Late War Between the United States and Great Britain," http://wordtreefoundation.github.io/thelatewar/

In order to make this a "rare phrase," the critics must include the word "prepared," and ignore the intermediate phrase "himself to assist Prevost on a certain day appointed. When he was.."

  • The Late War 46:9-10: "prepared himself to assist Prevost on a certain day appointed. When he was to come out against "
  • Book of Mormon, Alma 58:16: "preparations to come out against"

The core phrase "come out against" appears multiple times in the Bible

  • Judges 9:33: "come out against"
  • Numbers 20:18: "come out against"
  • Deuteronomy 28:7: "come out against"
  • Joshua 8:5: "come out against"


Notes

  1. Chris Johnson, Duane Johnson, ""A Comparison of The Book of Mormon and The Late War Between the United States and Great Britain," http://wordtreefoundation.github.io/thelatewar/