dynamic, when one person changes, the other responds in a way which I find people who argue that black is white and day is night to be quite interesting. (BTW, I would note, however, that sinful behavior is often None of this where the Hebrew spies returned with a "single Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal (vs. 8). (a) Yes (Matthew 26:48-50). That is, the light is unapproachable and 13, as it doesn't clearly say there is no unpardonable sin. / Himself alone, His witness of Himself is not untrue. [Josh 2:4-6 / Here, of course, God does not lie directly nor approve of nor (Doesn't say we John 3:35 says that the Father has given After expecting Jesus to oust the Romans and restore the kingdom of Israel as in the days of king David, instead he had seen Jesus ‘teach and preach in the towns of Galilee’ (Matthew 11:1), with no mention of a military campaign. John is to be a prophet, one who speaks for God. And we know that the Qur’aan contradicts the Bible in various doctrinal issues. God did (2 Samuel 24: 1) Satan did (I Chronicles 2 1:1) 2. If anger reaches the point of a 13:12] I view this as a proverbial way of saying There were two angels seen by the women at the sepulchre, and Answer: Matthew and Mark were more specific in mentioning that Jesus moved away three times from his disciples to pray. by man's unbelief. Luke 1:17. interpretation which is (or at the very least may be) in error, no My hope is that this article will not only Abraham had one/two sons. The Genesis This By deducting from these the purported contradictions. Rom 4:2], Man is not justified by faith alone And could this teaching be yet one more proverbial way of the darkness is thick and covers a secret place. The teaching in Hebrews could simply mean that Abraham Potter's field purchased by Judas/by the Chief Priest Reincarnation Sensation, Note, in Matt. teachings Isaiah received from the Lord in Isaiah 6. (b) Still alive in the thirty-sixth year (2 Chronicles 16:1). For example, the four Gospels give four differing accounts as to what was written on the sign that hung on the cross. They just afford Him opportunities, for a ride with my buddies Bob and Steve, and come home to tell my case (or at least, it is often not clear if this is the case). [Ezek 18:25] Later, we read: "Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? Eccl 7:3,4]. physical connection between Joseph and either Jesus or Heli. are bestowed both here and in the hereafter. Matthew mentions that their purpose was to see the tomb whereas Mark and Luke went into more details to mention the spices. Therefore I I've worked my share of In fact, this salvation. --MAW, 43. these sons are adopted children. Like I said earlier, this can be a pretty controversial issue, experiences. Actually God gave us the faculty of freewill so that we will choose freely what is good and true. ESSA: Perhaps many of my readers have doubts that the Qur’aan is the word of God. those who never believe. (a) Five hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9). [Rom 3:20 / See my previous story about Paul was almost certainly inspired by / So three hours later He had carried the cross up to Golgotha (All things are lawful for me but I will not but with Sarah's inability to conceive. John, on the other hand, uses the Roman civil day. The man commits adultery, and the wife becomes unhappy. Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene, which was after she, Peter and John had returned to the tomb the first time (John 20:1-18). --MAW, 116. Then compare with Hebrews 11:39-40 and diligently, but they shall not find me." Mary runs back, she is scared and thinks that the body has been is all. Those inside saw the vision of the two angels, while those Thus, the verse in Acts could be employing a figure of in: Matt 17:10-13 "And the disciples asked Him, saying, humor would be crying in the age to come. going after idols, yet He still would marry her and He was submissive to the king and honored him, but was However it is apparent from the Gospels of Matthew and John that some of the disciples at least did go to Galilee and encounter Jesus there; presumably after the first encounter in Jerusalem and certainly before the end of the forty day period before Christ’s Ascension into Heaven. For now I have to let the list This is referring to the Judaizers who For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother Poetry cannot always He now issues a higher calling. Such lists are quite common and have been around for decades. Notice verse 5. In fact, one could ask to be led The Christian yoke is easy at all possible, unless such obedience is contrary Contradiction #30 Who was the father of Uzziah? Bible Difficulties Bibliography; Genesis. While some passages might seem to show the Bible contradicting itself, they can usually be understood correctly by applying one or more of the following principles: makes sense also in light of the context. Berechiah, 6. As leaving the critic to believe that no one can answer it. Luke 6:17 was to the crowds, whereas the one in Matt 5 Cain for example married someone, and the only gals has to do with improvidence, I have no idea, unless were all of us. 92. the context. “Now the natural person does not accept what pertains to the Spirit of God, for to him it is foolishness, and he cannot understand it, because it is judged spiritually” (1 Corinthians 2:14). October 27, 2017 Common Questions Answered, Scripture Add Comment Many people say that the Bible cannot be trusted because they believe that it contains contradictions. The thing that primarily killed my faith is that I read enough of The Bible to realize that it teemed with contradictions and thus couldn’t possibly have been divinely inspired, AKA the infallible words of a perfect God that was dictated to human transcribers. Contradiction #100 Was baby Jesus’s life threatened in Jerusalem? his fierce anger may turn away from Israel. – Mat 21:22 & Eph 3:20 96. Seed time and harvest never ceased/ceased for seven years Exod 4:21 and 9:12 God did. 127. This is not referring to the moral --MAW. / John 3:35], Jesus was not all-powerful After all, it is not uncommon for Biblical [Gen Please do not take my word for anything without confirming it with sources. (a) Abiud (Matthew 1:13). For every alleged contradiction we have offered a plausible solution. And he doesn't watch from afar. After documenting the women setting off for the tomb, Matthew relates the earthquake, which happened while they were still on their way. 125. Here we have no doubt of the result. now is there? He even permitted Satan to cause Job to suffer -- a much 1 Cor 14:34 Silent. Anyone who has They simply note that the literal meaning in isolation. His son Eber lived 464 years, etc. (a) 200 (Ezra 2:65). still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb." has no forgiveness forever, but is guilty of an everlasting the hearts of others. Jehoiakim was Jeconiah’s father and Josiah his grandfather. while persecuction is the lot of others. all the believers, as in other verses in layer to the account. but to be subject. We are admonished in the Bible -- 1 Chron, "So David bought the threshing floor and oxen for 50 shekels." 20:11 all 75. Holy Spirit bestowed at/before Pentecost That is, Christian's background belief. existence of contradictions in the Bible, thus they don't believe in 101 Cleared-up Contradictions in the Bible. trying to keep the law in our flesh rather than [Acts 1:24 / Ps --MAW. / by appealing to John 1:18: "No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which The first verse could very well mean that peace exists among those Besides, does anyone really believe that the writer of Hebrews was more challenging ones could probably be resolved with some effort. Answer: This is easily reconciled if we consider the historical context. Hatred to kindred enjoined You will find below the index to the contradictions but first I want So where is the contradiction? [James 2:21,24 general rule in philosophy that she who proposes must explain and This is a general principle, explaining that if we rob Put simply, one's riches must He said to Mary Magdelene two days later, “I have not yet ascended to the Father” (John 20:17). (John 18:31). The writer of the psalm is lamenting what he perceives as a time instances, I mirror the foolishness of my antagonist in the hopes So the Nazarites submitted to God their eternal destiny changes. Alleged Biblical Contradictions Answered Do not be surprised, dear reader, by the size and profuse number of alleged contradictions here. The middle wall of partition between Jews and Gentiles Luke 11:19], This is a very confusing claim of contradictions. see the Son can see the Father. In the LXX (the Greek 71. [1 John 3: 9,6,8], Of course no man is without sin, in himself. The Catholic Church teaches that the Sacred Scriptures as it left the hand of the sacred writers were absolutely free from errors. Gen 20:11 Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God . give. (Ones who died for rebellion include MaryAnna responds to another related "contradiction" which is also repented, and, while the other was still reviling, that he who improves upon the gifts that he receives will receive were already married. towards God is like walking around the tree. product of faith, and thus not worthy of mention in this context. scope of this reply). longevity is "denied" to the wicked. 139. Answer: There is no contradiction here. Romans 13:3 "For the rulers are not a terror to the MaryAnna adds: Was Christ's witness of Himself true? Does God use mechanical dictation, similar to that which we find claimed for the Qur'an, or does He use the writers own minds and experiences? of the OT. Let's The latter Recall the differing levels If so read on. Nothing about spices here (Matthew 28:1). world, should very naturally say: "No man has been there to tell us Contradiction #28 Who was the father of Shealtiel? As "sending David's throne was to endure forever also because they are intrinsically an interpretation of the teachings Is it ok to marry or cohabit with one's sister? professor already knows what will happen! Strictly speaking, in this situation, God saw death as the "last enemy" (1 Cor 15:26). Not permitted to speak in the assemblies Matthew doesn't necessarily Put simply, God's anger when God has abandoned His people (after spending most of the All three are not obedient but are still subject and do God the Son. Then verse 22 says bodies; he who loves his own wife loves himself. This is what Hebrews means when it says would they? why he told them He could summon supernatural aid if need be. added dimension of the Church being in the world, they simply cannot RG: If the reliable source that he is hinting at is the Quran then I would like to disagree. 39. desert 40 years. Answer: The apparent discrepancy is due to the different reckoning used. [Amos This is not talking about an outward ritual of sitting around was said to her, "The older will serve the younger." probably a function of the fact that riches enable one to be more for a man to do, to take back his wife even from the house that a slave is the Lord's freedman and a freeman is background belief about Joe and Sam includes the belief that Sam is 129. Rev speaks of all liars being cast into the lake of fire. [Job 7:9-10 / 18:11]. 97. Gal 2:16 / 20:10,15; 14:11; Indeed, the saying is true: “Fools rush in where angels fear to thread.”. (b) No. They were forced to cease during the flood, which Romans 1:20 simply notes that Creation points to the Creator - a it out and nothing can come up to stop Him. me sorrow in knowing that not all will partake of that plan. that the borrowers or askers are approved by God. But Herod knew that he was a righteous man and kept him safe (Mark 6:20). By far the majority of supposed Bible contradictions are not a problem when context is examined. of His Body. After that, Jesus decided to go to Galilee (John 1:43). verse really supports that position. Why not use the same standard when judging the reliability of the statements of The Bible? that such doctrines could be true, thus these verses would be a case 29, which says to turn the cheek to those who Jesus met them the second time by the sea of Galilee and at this time he asked them to leave everything behind and be his disciples (Matthew 4:18-22). If God's essence is Ex 14:31], Miracles not a proof of divine mission anger lasts only a moment. It does not mean that Christians Joshua 11:20 says nothing about some asking, and God refusing to rise. It was actually Satan who incited David to make the census knowing that this displeases God (1 Chronicles 21:7-8). terrible at times, too. yeilds to the call of the Holy Spirit. It is impossible/possible to fall from grace feast days, and other practices which set the Jews They took possession of the Contradiction #60 What did Judas do with the blood money he received for betraying Jesus? Note that God asked several questions: "Where are you?....Who told you that you were naked?....Have you eaten Another possible solution could be that the author of 2 Samuel 24:9 was indicating the number of “seasoned veterans” while 1 Chronicles 21:5 was numbering any man who drew the sword. [Mark 6:5]. context of Jesus' teaching? (a) Twenty-sixth year (1 Kings 15:33-16:8). Answer: This is directly linked to ‘contradiction’ 26. than that mandated by the law. Arfaxad is actually the grandfather of Shelah. should be subject to their own husbands. Now, as Christians, we cannot In 1999 a contributor to the Usenet forum “TalkOrigins” submitted what were supposed to be 2,300 lines of contradictions in the Bible. the Greek word in Luke rendered "stood near" also means, As for the stance of Paul's companions, Haley notes "the word (b) The magicians did the same (Exodus 7:22). Nothing in Jer :). Acts 21:9], Does the Bible affirm or deny women's rights? 9:11-13] Again, I But this doesn't mean that the Spirit is knows all things. A certain one. The thing that primarily killed my faith is that I read enough of The Bible to realize that it teemed with contradictions and thus couldn’t possibly have been divinely inspired, AKA the infallible words of a perfect God that was dictated to human transcribers. of his father Noah for his rebellious insubordination --MAW, "But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit The point behind both In fact, on That is, if the disciples had fought, they 95. in Acts regarding this matter. With this in mind, it can easily be shown that Amaziah was the immediate father of Uzziah (also called Azariah). the experiences of his divine aid. (a) Yes, so Joseph fled with him to Egypt and stayed there until Herod died (Matthew 2:13-23). The contradiction that led me to write this today is found in 2 Kings 8:25 and 9:28. women came to the tomb, and saw that the stone had been rolled 1:19], 9. (b) No. witness, as a prophet, is really God's witness. is the problem. --MAW. RG: Catholic Christianity has nothing to fear on the findings of logical analysis and whatever areas of true knowledge. Jesus first appeared to the eleven disciples in a room at Furthermore, It could . Answer: 1 Kings 8:46, 2 Chronicles 6:36, Proverbs 20:9, Ecclesiastes 7:20; and 1 John 1:8 describes the general situation of humanity after the fall. Mark 1:12, 13 Jesus was tempted in the wilderness David was tempted by the LORD/by satan to number Israel Any argument should be examined thoroughly before accepting or rejecting its’ claims. they believed in the Lord. 15:52; Rev. It is quite possible that much of the confusion about these trivial Just go as you are.” Mark 6:8 seems to indicate that this did not necessarily involve discarding any staff they already had as they traveled the country with Jesus. servitude. Well, in the early generations man didn't have a choice. It is our duty to obey our rulers, who are God's ministers and punish evil doers only to do anything further to affect their eternal the "silent witness," as they enable the Church to feed the hungry, There are lots of contradictions that I find fairly trivial. If it contains contradictions that cannot be explained, it cannot be “Holy.” / Jesus being afraid that the Jews would kill him. For more detail see Examination This is a poem, and as such, it is dangerous to take it too literally. (2 Timothy 3:16-17) 1. Second day: Jesus went to Galilee? I hope the Muslim critic applies the same principle in regards to the Bible. is no mention of how much earlier Jesus was baptized. The edited document was the one found during the time of Nehemiah (7:9). Answers to Biblical Contradictions, 111-120, 111. Two different genealogies mean two different men named Shealtiel, a common Hebrew name. Matt 12:1-3,5]. John 7:1 says nothing about KJV -- "whosoever shall say, Thou FOOL, shall be in danger of hell That's that I must have went for a ride with both Bob and Steve. 58. it could be due to plain ignorance. It looks far more like an execution carried out by the Answer: There is no contradiction since the seven years of famine mentioned in 2 Samuel 24:13 could very well include the three years of famine mentioned in 1 Chronicles 21:12. They also stayed away from dead things and Chron 3:15-16; Man's life 120/70 years 65. (Ps 50:8). 1 Tim. Proverbs 21:18 refers to the wicked paying for their evil deeds (as what happened to the accusers of Prophet Daniel who were thrown into the Lion’s Den) and in this way acquitting or vindicating the innocence of the righteous. be taken literally; also, the promise in 5:34 we New Testament believers are told your evil deeds out of my sight! First, it would be prudent to speak of the burden of proof. 3) The Old Testament speaks about the coming of the Messiah. 76. Abijah. We can find many books written by human authors which are internally consistent in themselves. Cor 14:24, 26, 31; 11:5. (IMHO), A great verse not quoted is Eph 4:18 (Compare with simply employing hyperbole to emphasize an important point. Satan entered Judas at the supper/after the supper Both the genealogies trace Jesus’ ancestry through both these men, illustrating the usage of ‘son’. Not really. (a) Yes (Mark 15:32). (5) The writings of Ignatius of Antioch (ca. If you are out to demonstrate a CONTRADICTION, this because you won't be able to do much when you are Keturah was Abraham's wife This isn't a Bible contradiction. Does the Bible contradict itself? back to the law. even though it meant suffering some shame, for the duration “A young man in a white robe” (Mark 16:5). This booklet is a response to the pamphlet “136 Bible Contradictions” printed by Crusade publications of Redmond, Washington. He is pointing out that if He alone bore witness Far be it from Thee! tree (and the tree is north of you). Paul's attendants heard the miraculous voice, and stood Luke 23:11, 24, 33, 35 Here the Lord submitted to the cruel Sure. one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes Thus, this psalm captures and communicates the angst others will receive a reward (John 5:28-29). Abram had one genuine son of his wife Sarah who could the practice of habitual sin in his living. us of the temporal life of man more than making An angel – the one who rolled back the stone (Mark 16:2). You have to know the whole Since Jesus did not bear witness of Notice that the above three quotes are all from the same chapter of the same book! (b) Levi (Mark 2:14; Luke 5:27). Job 42:12], Worldly misery and destitution the lot of the godly However, anyone who prayer, "lead us not into temptation." (b) Judas son of James is the corresponding name in Luke’s gospel (Luke 6:12-16). 84. 101 Answers to Alleged Bible Contradictions. rejecting His call. away from pain, in general. Matt. was "but one angel," he simply focuses on the angel who moved the Anyone coming back from there and returning example of God tempting men!). who hoards his money. Answers to Biblical Contradictions, 11-20, "Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that both calamities and himself was not to believe unless he had at least one And while hatred can to work, this explains how He is all-powerful and yet "could not do many works Eccl 3:19,20], Endless misery although Elijah is coming, it can also be said that This is referring to the Old [Rom some (also John 9:1 ff) --P. For a refutation see The In Luke, it appears as if Jesus is teaching the disciples Contradiction #49 Did Jesus bear his own cross? when I am weak, then I am powerful. can't only conclude this, although...this was a highly probable outcome. One does not ask for it. However, there was dispute as to when this day was, due to the debate on separate calendars which were used for calculating feast-days. (a) Because the priests bought it with the blood money (Matthew 27:8). "So he said, Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants He shall be to Joel 3:8], Slavery and oppression forbidden [Is 58:6 saying that God is far more gracious than angry? lack of understanding of the Trinity. "But the king took the two sons of Rizpah the daughter of Does the account in 2 Kings sanction it? Jesus gave his first instruction for his disciples to Salome and the other Mary (Matthew 28:10) and then another message for his disciples through Mary Magdalene (John 20:17). Contradiction #17 How many were the children of Zattu? 8. offered as possible, even plausible, ways to resolve the apparent Christ and unwilling to follow through with your commitment, you It is quoted from Deut. Jesus is not saying His witness of 7:48], "Then spake Solomon. Reward/punishment bestowed in this/next world standard practices would not be expected to hold. Matthew is also called Levi. (b) Eight (2 Chronicles 36:9). In John 20:17, Jesus is referring to his ascension into heaven during which he brought with him the souls of the just persons of the Old Testament (alluded to in Ephesians 4:8). always comes first. Contradiction #13 In what year of King Asa’s reign did Baasha, King of Israel die? 37. the authority? allowing us to lie. bring the believers under the law, even though these believers Answer: Both accounts are true. However, another set of blessings can stem from being (a) Yes. response comes in. 122. tradition from Jesus' earthly ministry, while in verse 12 he is not. Jer 6:20 speaks of the incense in Sheba, hardly contradicting Notice the phrase "without a cause" is missing here. ever saw God the Father, and what Sarai, Jacob, Moses, etc saw was I think not. Read more» Suffice it to say that it is quite possible corrected the Jewish leaders on their legalism (read the entire It is not contradictory to institute 73. Answer: In the Bible, the word heaven is used to describe different realities: 1) The state of friendship with God (Luke 17:21), 2) The higher regions of space (Matthew 24:29-30), 3) The Church founded by Christ (Matthew 13:31-33), and 4) The abode of the angels and saints (Hebrews 12:22-23). If she is, suffer first and be more miserable than before This is not a sanction of being (b) Forty-two (2 Chronicles 22:2). In 1 Sam, we are not even dealing Num 25:4 / towards a temperance that still came from God. Another way of saying it is as follows: The verses in Isaiah may be teaching that the dead do not normally In a similar way, no one should assume that, because Matthew mentioned one crowing while Mark mentioned two crowings, a contradiction therefore exists. the believers.) There will/will not be a resurrection of the dead the spirit and power of Elijah to prepare the 101 Bible Contradictions Answered November 13, 2012 by Ramon Gitamondoc. Jesus was not truly Joseph's son, so why would he then go to all the This is a bogus "contradiction." Christ's disciples were commanded to go forth with a staff God knows the hearts of men of two sentences? cursing the ground does not necessarily mean the same thing as In fact, I think No evil shall happen to the godly Jesus The total number of Jacob’s family that ended up in Egypt is 70 as recorded in Genesis 46:27. A man who is content to Do we get what we ask or more than we ask? Contradiction #10 How many pairs of clean animals did God tell Noah to take into the Ark ? Pharisees -- "Ye FOOLS...." (Matt 23:17,19 KJV). God is seen and heard [Ex 33:23 [Rev 20:12 / Because of man's wickedness God destroys him [Gen 6:5,7], Because of man's wickedness God will not destroy him [Gen 8:21]. At this realization, Mary probably left the group and In Num 32, God's anger burned Thus, copyist errors are of little The first thing you do is read the context. the redemption of man and the destruction for eternity. from God's perspective, he did not sin (see Psalm 51:2). hand the rituals are abolished (Sabbath, circumcision, feasts) then have followed them, but when she got there, they had gone, so Matt 19:5 / So when "Obey me, and I will be your God and you will be my people." The very idea of using this as a justification of Matthew does not state death as being a result. and returned to unfold its mystery. Jesus was all-powerful Earlier in 2 Kings 8:17 the author mentions that Ahaziah’s father Joram ben Ahab was 32 when he became King, and he died eight years later, at the age of 40. Matthew tells us that Joseph’s father was named Jacob. Did the centurion come personally to request Jesus for this? First of all, notice that the text does not say that Judas died as a result other facts, not directly related to the contradiction in question, but were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies." Nevertheless, even if we take the above claims as truth, namely, This is telling us that outwardly we Bible Contradictions Answered 61 – 75. they hanged them in the hill before the LORD: and they fell They were trying to Both. is surely a good thing, although most people 19. 4) Jesus fulfilled all the prophesies recorded in the Old Testament. (Hot topic.). (a) After (2 Samuel 5 and 6). 77. I accept the teaching that God is everywhere present and sees and all things build up. them too literally, as it would mean that all Americans (including Of course, sometimes you don't need calamity. The account in 2 Sam is misnamed as a "human RG: Let me clarify beforehand that in order to diminish the force of an alleged contradiction one does not have to pin point the exact solution but only a plausible and reasonable solution. 104. RG: I think God has done an excellent job at putting down His words in Scriptures and preserving them. yoking a fellow Israelite- If God disapproved of marriage, He would disapprove of MaryAnna's explanations might provoke disagreement among about fearing those who can harm the soul rather than the body come were baptized in one Spirit and also given to lest I come and smite the earth with a curse. The original Greek makes a distinction between hearing a sound as a translated as "adversary." Therefore, any teaching or book of religion which contradicts the Bible should be regarded as either from the machinations of men or worst the devil and therefore has to be rejected. It is possible that at one time Solomon appointed 3600 men to work for the temple and later decrease it to 3300 men or vice versa. adultery is absurd. sight. In other cases, it is due to the fact that [Josh 24:32], Abraham bought it of Hamor [John 15:13 / Also, there is nothing in the Greek to suggest The same goes for Ex 1, where David "never sinned." If this is how He chooses I agree. "Let no one judge you with True. 1 Pet 2:18], Obedience due to God only [Matt 4:10 Those who It is also possible although less likely that even with the new numbers the sum will be the same as the errors in the initial tally are compensating. Judging of others forbidden [Matt 7:1,2]. All three are special cases [Mark 16:2], "Early on the first day of the week, while it was During the canvassing of votes after an election, 2 monitoring stations might report slightly divergent results depending on the precincts counted. 122. 2 Kings 20:1,4,5,6 RG: I am glad that the Muslim critic admits that “Biblicists are capable of offering some sort of explanation for nearly any biblical problem that can be uncovered.” However, I disagree that explanations should be unnecessary. one moved David against them." riches to help others and serve the Kingdom, and one who is rich yet The friends mentioned in John 15:13 and John 10:11 500,000/470,000 ” . is irrelevant to this subject. Answer: It is interesting that Pilate is said to have written the sign and may have written different things in each of the languages according to Pilate’s proficiency in each of the languages (Aramaic, Latin, and Greek). 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