Comparison: 1 Nephi 20:16 -> Isaiah 48:16

1 Nephi 20:16 (1830 edition page 53) Isaiah 48:16
Come ye near unto me: I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was declared, have I spoken; and the Lord God, and his spirit, hath sent me. Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.