Top 10 Most Cited Scriptures In General Conference Since 1971

Caleb Jones does a lot of cool stuff at All Things where he visualizes the world of graphs and networks and their ability to provide fascinating insights about the world around us.  He recently did a data analysis on the most cited verses in General Conference since 1971. There is a ton of value at looking at things in the aggregate and in this case revisiting some of these scriptures that have been so often quoted in General Conference.  They are listed below with the the number of times they were cited in parenthesis.

1) Moses 1:39 (170)
Moses 139


2) Mosiah 3:19 (90)
Mosiah 3-19
3) Mosiah 18:9 (71)
Mosiah 18-9
4) John 17:3 (71)
John 173 Jesus Christ
5) Joseph Smith—History 1:17 (71)
Joseph Smith 1-17


6) 3 Nephi 27:27 (66)
3 nephi 27-27 be ye even as I am
7) 2 Nephi 2:25 (66)
Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy.
8) John 14:27 (65)
Peace I leave unto you not as the world giveth, give I unto you
9) Doctrine and Covenants 14:7 (65)
eternal life greatest of all the gifts of god d&C 14-7
10) Articles of Faith 1:13 (65)
articles of faith 1-13

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