What contradictions are there in the Bible?

Contradictions in the Bible

Is man created after or before all animals? Once humans will be created after all animals. Another time man is created before all animals.

"And God made the beasts of the field, each according to its kind, and the cattle according to its kind, and everything that creeps on the ground according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And God said: Let us make people, an image That be like us, who rule over the fish in the sea and over the birds under the sky and over the cattle and over all the animals of the field and over everything that creeps on the earth. And God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; and created them male and female. "

(Genesis 1: 25-27)"And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an assistant to be around him. And the Lord God made all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the sky of earth and brought them to man, that he might see what he called them; for as man would call any animal, so it should be called. "

(Genesis 2: 18-19)How many of the clean beasts should Noah take in the ark?

"Take with you seven of all clean animals, the male and his female, of the unclean animals, however, one pair each, the male and his female."

(Genesis 7,2)"From the clean animals and from the unclean, from the birds and from all creeps on earth they went to him in the ark in pairs, one male and one female, as God had commanded him."

(Genesis 7: 8-9)Should children atone for their fathers?

"... For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God who punishes the iniquities of the fathers up to the third and fourth members in the children of those who hate me ..."

(Exodus 20: 5)"For only he who sins should die. The son should not bear the guilt of the father, and the father should not bear the guilt of the son, but the righteousness of the righteous alone should benefit him, and the injustice of the unrighteous should be on him lying alone. "

(Ezekiel 18:20)"Arrange the slaughter for his sons for the sake of their father's iniquity, so that they do not come up again and conquer the world and make the world full of ruins."

(Isaiah 14:21)"The fathers should not die for the children, nor the children for the fathers, but everyone should die for his sin."

(Deuteronomy 24:16)Did Absalom have three sons or no son?

"And Absalom had three sons and a daughter ..."

(2 Samuel 14:27)"But Absalom had erected a pillar while he was still alive; it stands in the king's ground. For he said: I have no son who keeps my name alive. ..."

(2 Samuel 18:18)Who made David take the census? God or Satan?

"And the anger of the LORD was kindled again against Israel, and he provoked David against the people, and said, Go, number Israel and Judah."

(2 Samuel 24: 1)"And Satan stood against Israel and provoked David to have Israel numbered."

(1 Chronicles 21,1)How many warriors did Israel have?

"... And there were eight hundred thousand fighting men in Israel who carried the sword ..."

(2 Samuel 24: 9)"... It was eleven times from all of Israel
100,000 men who carried the sword ... "

(1 Chronicles 21,5)How many warriors did Judah have?

"... and five hundred thousand men in Judah."

(2 Samuel 24: 9)"... and from Judah 470,000 men who carried the sword."

(1 Chronicles 21,5)How many men did the chief of the heroes of David kill at once?

"These are the names of David's heroes: Jishbaal, the Hachmonite, the first of the three; he swung his spear over eight hundred who were slain at once."

(2 Samuel 23: 8)"And this is the number of David's heroes: Joschobam the son of Hachmonis, the first of the three; he swung his spear and killed three hundred at a time."

(1 Chronicles 11:11)How many buckets did Solomon's basin hold?

"The wall thickness of the sea, however, was a hand's breadth and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like an open lily, and two thousand buckets went in."

(1 Kings 7:26)"The thickness of its wall was a hand's breadth, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily opened, and it held three thousand buckets."

(2 Chronicles 4,5)What was the name of King Abijah's mother?

"In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah and ruled for three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Michaja, a daughter of Uri l, from Gibeah."

(2 Chronicles 13: 1-2)"After her he took Maacha, the daughter of Abishalom, as his wife; she bore him Abijah, Attai, Sisa and Schelomit."

(2 Chronicles 11:20)Who was the father of Joseph, Mary's husband?

"Jacob begat Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ."

(Matthew 1:16)"And when Jesus appeared, he was about thirty years old and was taken to be a son of Joseph, who was a son of Eli ..."

(Luke 3:23)Who was Schealtiƫl's father?

"After the Babylonian captivity, Jehoiachin became the father of Shealtil. ..."

(Matthew 1:12)"... he was a son of Johanan, he was a son of Resa, he was a son of Zerubbabel, he was a son of Shealti l, he was a son of Neri ..."

(Luke 3:27)Who was Uzzija's father?

"Asa became the father of Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat became the father of Joram. Joram became the father of Uzziah."

(Matthew 1,8)"So all the people of Judah took Uzziah - who was sixteen years old - and made him king instead of his father Amaziah."

(2 Chronicles 26,1)Who was Schelach's father? Kenan or Arpachschad?

"... that was a son of Serug, that was a son of Regus, that was a son of Peleg, that was a son of Ebers, that was a son of Schelachs, that was a son of Kenan, that was a son of Arpachschad ..."

(Luke 3: 35-36)"Arpachschad begat Schelach, ..."

(Genesis 10:24)Who Killed Goliath? David or Elhanan?

"Then came out of the ranks of the Philistines a giant named Goliath from Gat, six cubits and a hand's breadth tall. He had a bronze helmet on his head and a scale armor, and the weight of his armor was five thousand plumbs of ore, and he had brazen Splints on his legs and a brazen throwing spear on his shoulder. And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver's tree ... "

(1 Samuel 17.4-7)

"And while he was still talking to them, behold, the giant named Goliath, the Philistine of Gath, came up from the army of the Philistines and spoke the same words, and David heard them. ...
And David put his hand in the shepherd's bag and took a stone from it and hurled it, and struck the Philistine on the forehead, the stone went into his forehead, and he fell to the ground on his face. So David overcame the Philistine with slingshot and stone, and hit and killed him. But David had no sword in his hand. So he ran and went to the Philistine and took his sword and drew it out of its sheath and killed him completely and cut off his head with it. But when the Philistines saw that their strongest was dead, they fled. "

(1 Samuel 17:23-51)"And there was another war at Gob with the Philistines. Elhanan, the son of Jair of Bethlehem, killed Goliath, the Gatiter; he had a spear, the shaft of which was like a weaver's tree."

(2 Samuel 21:19)Had J rus's daughter already died or was she still alive when he met Jesus?

"When he was talking to them, behold, one of the leaders of the congregation came and bowed down before him and said, My daughter has just died, but come and lay your hand on her, and she will come to life."

(Matthew 9:18)"... and asked him very much and said: My daughter is on her last legs; come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be well and live."

(Mark 5:23)Did Jesus allow his disciples to take anything away? What about the staff and shoes?

"... and told them not to take anything with them but a stick, no bread, no bag, no money in their belts, but shoes and not two shirts."

(Mark 6: 8-9)"You should not have gold, silver or copper in your belts, nor a travel bag, not even two shirts, no shoes, not even a stick. For a worker is worth his food."

(Matthew 10: 9-10)"And he said to them: You are not to take anything with you on the way, neither a staff nor a bag nor bread nor money; neither should any one have two shirts."

(Luke 9.3)If Jesus testified of himself, is it false or is it true?

"If I testify of myself, my testimony is not true."

(John 5:31)"Jesus answered and said to them: Even if I testify of myself, my testimony is true; ..."

(John 8:14)Are the Scriptures of Moses Useful?

"For all scriptures, inspired by God, are useful for teaching, for correction, for improvement, for education in righteousness, ..."

(2 Timothy 3:16)"Because with this the previous commandment is canceled - because it was too weak and useless; ..."

(Hebrews 7:18)Changes to the alleged `` word of God '' are prohibited. But Jesus supplements the Old Testament and contradicts it!

"Everything I command you to keep and do accordingly. You should not add anything and take anything away."

(Deuteronomy 13: 1)"You heard that it was said to the ancients ... but I tell you ..."

(Matthew 5: 21-48)Did anyone go to heaven before Jesus?

"And when they were walking together and talking, behold, a fiery chariot with fiery horses came, and they separated the two from one another. And Elijah went up to heaven in the weather."

(2 Kings 2:11)"And no one ascended to heaven except him who came down from heaven, namely the Son of Man."

(John 3:13)Is there a person who is without sin?

"... because there is no one who does not sin ..."

(2 Chronicles 6:36)"He who is born of God does not sin; for God's children remain in him and cannot sin; for they were born of God."

(1 John 3,9)Does God tempt people?

"According to these stories, God tried Abraham ..."

(Genesis 22: 1)"Nobody say when he is tempted that he will be tempted by God. For God cannot be tempted to evil, and he himself does not try anyone."

(James 1:13)Did Jesus carry his cross himself?

"... and he carried his cross and went out to the place that is called the Place of the Skull, in Hebrew Golgotha."

(John 19:17)"And when they had mocked him, they took off his cloak and put his clothes on him, and carried him away to crucify him. And when they went out, they found a man from Cyrene named Simon, whom they forced to do he carried his cross for him. "

(Matthew 27: 31-32)What was the exact heading above his head?

"And above his head they put an inscription with the cause of his death: This is Jesus, the King of the Jews."

(Matthew 27:37)"And it was written over him what guilt he was given, namely: The King of the Jews."

(Mark 15:26)"But there was an inscription above him: This is the King of the Jews."

(Luke 23:38)"But Pilate wrote an inscription and put it on the cross; and it was written: Jesus of Nazareth, the king of the Jews."

(John 19:19)Was Jesus mocked by the two robbers who were crucified with him, or mocked by one and defended by the other?

"... And those who were crucified with him also reviled him."

(Mark 15:32)"But one of the evildoers who hung on the cross blasphemed him and said: Are you not the Christ? Help yourself and us! Then the other rebuked him and said: And you are not afraid of God either, who you are in We are rightly so, for we receive what our deeds deserve, but this one has done nothing wrong. And he said, Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom! And Jesus said to him, Truly I say to you: today you will be with me in paradise. "

(Luke 23: 39-43)What were the last words of Jesus on the cross?

"And at the ninth hour Jesus shouted loudly: Eli, Eli, lama asabtani? That means: My God, my God, why did you leave me?
But Jesus cried out again and passed away. "

(Matthew 27: 46-50)
"And Jesus called out loudly: Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands! And when he had said this, he passed away."

(Luke 23:46)
"When Jesus had taken the vinegar, he said, It is finished! And bowed his head and passed away."

(John 19:30)
Did Jesus die before or after the curtain was torn in two in the temple?

"But Jesus cried again loudly and passed away. And, behold, the curtain in the temple was torn in two pieces from top to bottom."

(Matthew 27: 50-51)"... and the sun lost its light, and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. And Jesus called out loudly: Father, I command my spirit into your hands! And when he had said this, he passed away."

(Luke 23: 45-46)"But Jesus cried out loudly and passed away. And the curtain in the temple was torn in two pieces from top to bottom."

(Mark 15: 37-38)Who went to the tomb of Jesus?

"On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene comes to the tomb early when it was still dark and sees that the stone was away from the tomb."

(John 20,1)"But when the Sabbath was over and the first day of the week dawned, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb."

(Matthew 28.1)"And when the Sabbath had passed, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought fragrant oils to go and anoint him."

(Mark 16,1)"But there were Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary, the mother of James, and the others with them; ..."

(Luke 24:10)Did the women buy the ointments before or after the Sabbath?

"But they turned back and prepared fragrant oils and ointments. And over the Sabbath they rested according to the law."

(Luke 23:56)"And when the Sabbath had passed, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought fragrant oils to go and anoint him."

(Mark 16,1)Was it already light or still dark when the women visited the tomb of Jesus?

"And they came to the tomb on the first day of the week, very early, when the sun came up."

(Mark 16,2)"On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene comes to the tomb early when it was still dark and sees that the stone has been removed from the tomb."

(John 20,1)Who did the women meet at the tomb of Jesus? One or two angels? One or two men?

"And, behold, a great earthquake occurred. For the angel of the Lord came down from heaven, came over and rolled away the stone and sat on it. ... But the angel said to the women: Do not be afraid!"

(Matthew 28: 2-5)"... When she was crying, she looked into the grave and saw two angels sitting in white robes ..."

(John 20: 11-12)"And they went into the grave and saw a youth sitting on the right hand, he was wearing a long white robe, and they were horrified."

(Mark 16,5)"And when they were troubled about it, behold, two men with shiny clothes came up to them."

(Luke 24,4)Did the women keep silent out of fear or did they tell of the alleged resurrection of Jesus?

"And they went out and fled from the tomb; for trembling and horror had seized them. And they said nothing to anyone; for they were afraid."

(Mark 16.8)"And they went away from the tomb again and announced all this to the eleven disciples and to all the others."

(Luke 24,9)"And they hurried away from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples."

(Matthew 28.8)From where did Jesus ascend to heaven?

"And when he had said this, it was visibly taken up, and a cloud took it up before their eyes. ... So they returned to Jerusalem from the mountain called the Mount of Olives, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath way away. "

(Acts 1: 9-12)"But he led them out as far as Bethany and lifted his hands and blessed them. And it happened when he was blessing them, he parted them and went up to heaven."

(Luke 24: 50-51)What did Judas do with the reward for his betrayal?

"He has acquired a field with the wages for his injustice. ..."

(Acts 1:18)"And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple ..."

(Matthew 27,5)How did Judas die?

"... But he fell forward and split in two, so that all his bowels oozed out."

(Acts 1:18)"And he threw the silver pieces into the temple, went away and hanged himself."

(Matthew 27,5)Who bought the field? Judas or the high priests?

"He has acquired a field with the wages for his injustice. ..."

(Acts 1:18)"But the high priests took the pieces of silver and said, It is not right that we should put them in the chest of God; for it is blood money.

(Matthew 27: 6-7)Why was the property called Blutacker?

"... But he fell forward and split in two, so that all his bowels oozed out. And it became known to all who live in Jerusalem that this field is called in their language: Hakeldamach, which means blood field."

(Acts 1: 18-19)"But the high priests took the pieces of silver and said: It is not right that we put them in the chest of God; for it is blood money. But they decided to buy the pottery field from it for burial for strangers. Therefore this field is called blood field except for today."

(Matthew 27: 6-8)How many sons did Abraham have?

"For it is written that Abraham had two sons ..."

(Galatians 4:22)"By faith Abraham sacrificed Isaac when he was tempted and gave up the only son ..."

(Hebrews 11:17)Does the biblical God now live in chosen temples or not?

"And the LORD appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him, I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for my sacrificial house. ...
So I have now chosen and sanctified this house, that my name should be there forever, and my eyes and my heart should be there always. "

(2 Chronicles 7: 12-16)"But the Most High does not live in temples made with hands ..."

(Acts 7:48)According to the Bible, God supposedly cannot lie. But elsewhere God is very dishonest because He supports and causes lies!

"... because it is impossible for God to lie ..."

(Hebrews 6:18)"That is why God sends them the power of deception so that they believe the lie ..."

(2 Thessalonians 2:11)"Now, behold, the LORD has put a lying spirit into the mouth of all your prophets; ..."

(1 Kings 22:23)Does the biblical God feel repentance?

"God is not a man that he lies, nor a human child that he should repent. ..."

(Numbers 23:19)"... then he regretted that he had made people on earth, and it grieved him in his heart ..."

(Genesis 6: 6)"Then the Lord repented of the calamity that he had intended for his people."

(Exodus 32:14)"But when the angel stretched out his hand over Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord repented the evil ..."

(2 Samuel 24:16)Can one see the biblical God now or not?

"So Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu and seventy went up from the elders of Israel and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet it was like a surface of sapphire and like the sky when it is clear."

(Exodus 24: 9-10)"Nobody has ever seen God; the only one who is God and is in the father's bosom, he announced him to us."

(John 1:18)"I saw the Lord standing over the altar and he said: ..."

(Amos 9,1)"And he said further: You cannot see my face; for no man will live who sees me."

(Exodus 33:20)"The LORD appeared to him and said: ..."

(Genesis 26: 2)"... who alone has immortality, who lives there in a light to which no one can come, which no one has seen nor can see. To that be honor and eternal power! Amen."

(1 Timothy 6:16)"But the LORD spoke to Moses face to face as a man speaks to his friend. ..."

(Exodus 33:11)"And Jacob asked him and said: Tell me what is your name? But he said," Why do you ask my name? And he blessed him there.
And Jacob called the place Pnull; for, said he, I saw God face to face, and yet my life was saved. "

(Genesis 32: 30-31)Does the biblical God now live in the light or in the dark?

"... who alone has immortality, who lives there in a light to which no one can come ..."

(1 Timothy 6:16)"... but he said he wanted to live in the dark."

(1 Kings 8:12)"He made darkness all around his tent; he was hidden in black, thick clouds."

(Psalm 18:12)"Clouds and darkness are around him ..."

(Psalm 97.2)Quoted from the Luther Bible, revised version 1984, German Bible Society, Stuttgart 2002.

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