I ascertained that some of about his timid followers had been dissuading him, and held him to his obligation. On the about matter of oath-taking and the trust Nephi and others placed in Zoram, an example from modern times is instructive. Then the about five set out down through the wilderness on the long journey back to the main camp. He also convinced Zoram that he could stay with them and be a free man, and he bound him with an about oath to do so.
about Nephi reassured his frightened brothers that he was not Laban. Along the way there was talk about what the elders of the Jews had been discussing that night, possibly including the delicate political turmoil about in which they were enveloped. Having reasoned this out, Nephi obeyed the Spirit and carried out the unpleasant job of dispatching Laban into the next world by cutting off about his head. Nephi continued to reason that future generations would need the commandments on the plates and about the Lord had devised this method for Nephi to obtain them.