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Book of Mormon Central, “How is the Day of Atonement Understood in the Book of Mormon? (2 Nephi 2:10),” KnoWhy 479 (October 25, 2018).
Alonzo L. Gaskill, “Clothed in Holy Garments: The Apparel of the Temple Officiants of Ancient Israel,” in Ascending the Mountain of the Lord: Temple, Praise, and Worship in the Old Testament (2013 Sperry Symposium), ed. Jeffrey R. Chadwick, Matthew J. Grey, and David Rolph Seely (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2013), 85–104.
Theo E. McKean, “The Origin and Original Meaning of Sacrificial Blood Offerings as Revealed in the Bible and Modern Scripture” (Master’s Thesis; Brigham Young University, 1964).
Jacob Milgrom, “The Temple in Biblical Israel: Kinships of Meaning,” in Reflections on Mormonism: Judaeo-Christian Parallels, ed. Truman G. Madsen (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1978), 57–65.