Comparison: 2 Nephi 19:18 -> Isaiah 9:18

2 Nephi 19:18 (1830 edition page 96) Isaiah 9:18
For wickedness burneth as the fire; it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forests, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.— For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.