Does "List" in Mosiah Mean "Listen"? Or Something Else?
I've started a daily study routine that I'll post about on Mormon Life Hacker soon. Part of my system is to share 1 or 2 of the things I've learned or pondered, every Fri or Sat. So here's from this weeks notes: Mosiah 2:32-33 states: 32. But, O my people, beware lest there shall arise contentions among you, and ye list to obey the evil spirit, which was spoken of by my father Mosiah. 33. For behold, there is a wo pronounced upon him who listeth to obey that spirit; for if he listeth to obey him, and remaineth and dieth in his sins, the same drinketh damnation to his own soul; for he receiveth for his wages an everlasting punishment, having transgressed the law of God contrary to his own knowledge. This word "list" or "listeth" confuses me. I think I'd always assumed it was related to "listen" as in listen-eth. But a quick search only says it's the "Third-person singular simple present indicative form of list." So what the heck does "list" mean in this context? Making a list makes no