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Why do ancient texts translated long after the Book of Moses agree that Enoch wept for the wickedness of mankind?

The Book of Moses claims that Enoch wept after seeing the wicked in the time of Noah. Moses 7:44 reads:

And as Enoch saw this, he had bitterness of soul, and wept over his brethren, and said unto the heavens: I will refuse to be comforted; but the Lord said unto Enoch: Lift up your heart, and be glad; and look.

This is similar to that of 2 Enoch 41:1 which reads:

And I (Enoch) sighed and burst into tears, and I said concerning their disreputable depravity, Oh how miserable . . ..

Where did Joseph Smith find out about this part of the Enoch story?


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