Cited by Susan Shaw from a translation of Smith’s diary (A Religious History of Julia Evelina Smith’s 1876 Translation of the Holy Bible: Doing More Than Any Man Has Ever Done [San Francisco: Mellen Research University Press, 1992], p. 117). A significantly different version appears in Kathleen Housley, The Letter Kills But the Spirit Gives Life: The Smiths—Abolitionists, Suffragists, Bible Translators (Glastonbury, CT: The Historical Society of Glastonbury, 1993), p. 78.