Check this out: ‘101 Contradictions Old Testament’

Check this out: ‘101 Contradictions Old Testament’ –

1.       Man was created equal, male and female. Gen.1:27.
Woman was created as a companion to the man only after he rejected the animals. Gen.2:18-24.

  1. Man was created after the plants. Gen.1:12, 26.
    Man was created before the plants. Gen.2:5-9.
  2. The birds were created out of the water. Gen.1:20.
    The birds were created out of the land. Gen.2:19.
  3. The animals were created before man. Gen.1:24-26.
    The animals were created after man. Gen.2:19.
  4. On the first day, God created and separated light and darkness. Gen.1:3-5.
    On the fourth day, God again created and separated light and darkness. Gen.1:14-18.
  5. God encouraged reproduction. Gen.1:28.
    He said it was an unclean process. Lev.12:1-8 (Note that bearing a daughter is more unclean than bearing a son).
  6. God was pleased with his creation. Gen.1:31.
    God was not pleased with his creation. Gen.6:6.
  7. Adam was to die the day he ate the forbidden fruit. Gen.2:17.
    Adam lived 930 years. Gen.5:5.
  8. The name of “The Lord” was known in the beginning. Gen.4:26; Gen.12:8; Gen.22:14; Gen.26:25.
    The name of “The Lord” was not known in the beginning. Ex.6:3.
  9. God preferred Abel’s offering to Cain’s. Gen.4:4, 5.
    God shows no partiality. 2 Chr.19:7; 2 Sam.14:14.
  10. God asks Cain the whereabouts of his brother. Gen.4:9.
    God goes to see what is happening. Gen.18:20, 21.
    God is everywhere and sees everything. Prov.15:3; Jer.16:17; Jer.23:24.
  11. It rained on the earth. Gen.7:4.
    There was rain from above and below. Gen.8:2.
  12. Two pairs of each kind were to be taken aboard Noah’s ark. Gen.6:19, 20; Gen.7:9, 14-16.
    Two pairs and seven pairs of some kinds were to be taken aboard. Gen.7:2, 3.
  13. Noah entered the ark during the Flood. Gen.7:7.
    Noah entered the ark after the Flood. Gen.7:12, 13.
  14. There were many languages before the tower at Babel. Gen.10:5, 20, 31.
    There was only one language before the tower at Babel. Gen.11:1.
  15. Abraham married his half-sister and was blessed. Gen.11:29; Gen.17:15,16; Gen.20:11,12.
    Incest is wrong. Deut.27:22; Lev. 18:9; Lev. 20:17.
  16. Abraham made a covenant with Abimelech and Phichol. Gen.21:22, 27, 32.
    It was Isaac who made the covenant with Abimelech and Phichol. Gen.26:26-28.
  17. Hebron was the name at the time of Abraham. Gen.23:2.
    Hebron was named differently. Josh.14:15.
  18. Jacob’s name was changed at Peniel. Gen.32:28-30.
    Jacob’s name was changed at Padanaram. Gen.35:9,10.
  19. Isaac’s servants dug a well at Beer-shebah. Gen.26:32, 33.
    Abraham dug a well at Beer-shebah. Gen.21:29-31.
  20. Esau married two Hittite women. Gen.26:34.
    Esau married three Canaanite women. Gen.36:2, 3.
  21. Bashemath was a daughter of Elon the Hittite. Gen.26:34.
    Bashemath was a daughter of Ishmael. Gen.36:3.
  22. Luz was renamed Beth-el. Gen.28:19.
    Luz was a different place than Beth-el. Josh.16:2.
  23. God renamed Jacob and called him Israel. Gen.35:10.
    God forgot the new name. Gen.46:2.
  24. Eliphaz had six sons. Gen.36:11,12.
    Eliphaz had seven sons. Gen.36:15,16. Eliphaz had seven different sons. 1 Chr.1:36.
  25. Dan had one son. Gen.46:23.
    Amazingly, this one son produced over 62,000 military-age males by the first census. Num.1:38,39.
  26. Moses married a Midianite. Ex.3:1.
    Moses married an Ethiopian. Num.12:1.
  27. All the beasts died in plague number six. Ex.9:6.
    All the beasts received boils in plague number seven. Ex.9:10.
    All the beasts were hit with hail and fire in plague number eight. Ex.9:25.
    All the beasts lost their firstborn in plague number ten. Ex.12:29.
  28. All the plant life was destroyed by hail. Ex.9:25.
    All the plant life was destroyed by locusts. Ex.10:15.
  29. God instructs the Israelites to spoil the Egyptians and plunder their enemies. Ex.3:22; Deut.20:13-17.
    God prohibits stealing or defrauding a neighbor. Lev.19:11,13.
  30. Moses’ father-in-law proposed the idea of judges for the people. Ex.18:17, 24.
    Moses proposed the idea of judges for the people. Deut.1:9-18.
  31. Jethro was the name of Moses’ father-in-law. Ex.3:1.
    Ruel was the name of Moses’ father-in-law. Ex.2:18.
    Raguel was the name of Moses’ father-in-law. Num.10:29.
    Hobab was the name of Moses’ father-in-law. Jud.4:11.
  32. The priests were with Moses at Mount Sinai. Ex.19:22, 24.
    Moses appointed the first priests later in the wilderness. Ex.28:1.
  33. Moses was great. Ex.11:3.
    Moses was meek. Numbers 12:3.
  34. Moses was the only allowed near God. Ex.24:2.
    Moses was not the only one allowed. Ex.24:9-11.
  35. Moses condemned the making of an idol. Ex.32:19, 20.
    Moses made an idol. Num.21:9; 2 Ki.18:4.
  36. The commandments were memorably given at the beginning of the wilderness trek. Ex. 19 and 20.
    The people appeared not to remember later in the wilderness. Lev.24:12; Num.15:34.
  37. Moses told the people they would pass over the Jordan that day. Deut.9:1.
    It was Joshua who took them over much later. Josh.1:1, 2.
  38. The number of Israelites, excluding children, was 600,000. Ex.12:37.
    The number of Israelites, including children, was only 7000. 1 Ki.20:15.
  39. Manna tasted like coriander seed and honey. Ex.16:31.
    Manna tasted like fresh oil. Num.11:8.
  40. The Sabbath Day was to remember creation. Ex.20:11; Ex. 31:17.
    The Sabbath Day was to remember the sojourn in Egypt. Deut.5:15.
  41. God details sacrificial offerings. Ex.20:24; Ex.29:10-42; Lev.1:1-17; Num.28:1-31.
    God says he did not order sacrifices. Jer.7:22.
  42. The Book of Jasher was written at the time of Joshua. Josh.10:13.
    The Book of Jasher was written at the time of David. 2 Sam.1:17,18.
  43. The Israelites were a numerous and mighty people. Ex.1:8, 9.
    The Israelites were few in number. Deut.7:7.
  44. The Israelites had plenty of water to wash their clothes for purification. Ex.19:10.
    The Israelites had no water and rioted for a drink. Ex.15:22-24.
  45. God was with the people. Ex.3:12.
    God was not with the people. Ex.33:3.
  46. Aaron died on Mt. Hor. Num.20:27, 28; 33:38,39.
    Aaron died at Mosera. Deut.10:6.
  47. After Aaron’s death, the people journeyed from Mt. Hor to Zalmonah to Punon etc. Num.33:41, 42.
    After Aaron’s death, the people journeyed from Mosera to Gudgodah to Jotbath. Deut.10:6, 7.
  48. The Canaanites were utterly destroyed. Num.21:3.
    The Canaanites were left to trouble the Israelites for years. Jud.3:1,2.
  49. Stones were taken out of the Jordan River. Josh.4:3.
    Stones were placed in the Jordan River. Josh.4:9.
  50. The Nazarite vow is broken if one goes near a dead body. Numb.6:6-9.
    Sampson, a Nazarite, apparently did not break this vow. Jud.13:5; 15:8,15,16; 16:17.
  51. Samuel ministered to the “Lord”. 1 Sam.3:1.
    Samuel did not know the “Lord”. 1 Sam.3:7.
  52. David killed Goliath. 1 Sam.17:49,50.
    Elhanan killed Goliath. 2 Sam.21:19-21. (Notice that the phrase “the brother of” has been added).
  53. “God” caused David to number the people. 2 Sam.24:1.
    “Satan” caused David to number the people. 1 Chr.21:1.
  54. Saul utterly destroyed the Amalekites. 1 Sam.15:20.
    David utterly destroyed the Amalekites. 1 Sam.27:8, 9.
    David destroyed the Amalekites – again – almost. 1 Sam.30:1,17,18.
  55. God chose Saul to save the people from the Philistines. 1 Sam.9:15-17.
    Saul dies and the Philistines overrun the Israelites. 1 Sam.31:6, 7.
  56. God chose Saul. 1 Sam.9:16.
    God repents for choosing Saul. 1 Sam.15:35.
    God doesn’t need to repent. Num. 23:19.
  57. Saul inquired of God but received no answer. 1 Sam.28:6.
    Saul died for not inquiring. 1 Chr.10:13, 14.
  58. Saul killed himself. 1 Sam.31:4; 1 Chr. 10:4, 5.
    Someone killed Saul. 2 Sam.1:5-10.
    The Philistines killed Saul. 2 Sam.21:12.
    God killed Saul. 1 Chr.10:13,14.
  59. Jesse had eight sons. 1 Sam.16:10, 11; 1 Sam.17:12.
    Jesse had seven sons. 1 Chr.2:13-15.
  60. Saul knew David before the encounter with Goliath. 1 Sam.16:19.
    Saul did not know David until after the encounter with Goliath. 1 Sam.17:55-58.
  61. Michal was childless. 2 Sam.6:23.
    Michal had five sons. 2 Sam.21:8.
  62. David sinned in taking the census. 2 Sam.24:10,25.
    David’s only sin, ever, was another matter. 1 Ki.15:5.
  63. David paid 50 pieces of silver for the property. 2 Sam.24:24.
    David paid 600 pieces of gold for the property. 1 Chr.21:25.
  64. His name was Solomon. 2 Sam.12:24; 1 Chr.22:9.
    His name was Jedidiah. 2 Sam.12:25.
  65. Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses. 1 Ki.4:26.
    Solomon had 4,000 stalls of horses. 2 Chr.9:25.
  66. Solomon had 3300 supervisors. 1 Ki.5:16.
    Solomon had 3600 supervisors. 2 Chr.2:2.
  67. Solomon’s “molten sea” held 2000 “baths”. 1 Ki.7:26.
    Solomon’s “molten sea” held 3000 “baths”. 2 Chr.4:5.
  68. Solomon had thousands of horses. 1 Ki.4:26.
    A King must not multiply horses to himself. Deut.17:15,16.
  69. Solomon had hundreds of wives. 1 Ki.11:1-3.
    A King must not multiply wives to himself. Deut.17:17.
  70. There was no greater king before or after Hezekiah. 2 Ki.18:1, 5.
    There was no greater king before or after Josiah. 2 Ki.23:24, 25.
  71. Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he began to reign. 2 Ki.8:26.
    Ahaziah succeeded his father, who was thirty-two years old when he became king and who ruled for eight years. 2 Chr.21;20.
    He was forty-two years old when he began to reign. 2 Chr.22:2. (Note that some versions have caught the error and corrected it.)
  72. God prohibits the making of idols. Ex.20:4; Deut.5:8, 9.
    God commands idols to be made. Ex.25:18; Num.21:8, 9.
  73. Children are to suffer for their parent’s sins. Ex.20:5; Ex.34:7; Num.14:18; Deut.5:9; Is.14:21.
    Children are not to suffer for their parent’s sins. Deut.24:16; Ezek.18:19,20.
  74. God prohibits the killing of the innocent. Ex.23:7.
    God approves the killing of the innocent. Num.31:17; Josh.6:21; Josh.7:24-26; Josh.8:22-25; Josh.10:20, 40; Josh.11:15; 1 Sam.15:3.
  75. God inflicts sickness. Num.11:33; 2 Chr.21:14, 15.
    Satan inflicts sickness. Job 2:7.
  76. Death to a false prophet. Deut.18:20.
    Death also to a real prophet deceived by “God”. Ezek.14:9.
  77. God remembers sin even when it has been forgiven. Ex.34:7.
    God does not remember sin after it has been forgiven. Jer.31:34.
  78. God promised the land to the people. Ex.12:25.
    God broke his promise. Num.14:30, 31.
  79. Sisera was sleeping when Jael killed him. Jud.4:21.
    Sisera was standing and apparently, allowed Jael to kill him. Jud.5:25-27.
  80. Joshua captured Debir. Josh.10:38,39.
    Othniel captured Debir. Jud.1:11-13.
  81. God sows discord. Gen.11:7-9.
    God hates those who cause discord. Prov.6:16-19.
  82. The census count was: Israel 800,000 and Judah 500,000. 2 Sam.24:9.
    The census count was: Israel 1,100,000 and Judah 470,000. 1 Chr.21:5.
  83. The two pillars were 18 cubits high. 1 Ki.7:15.
    The two pillars were 35 cubits high. 2 Chr.3:15.
  84. 420 talents of gold were brought back from Ophir. 1 Ki.9:28.
    450 talents of gold were brought back from Ophir. 2 Chr.8:18.
  85. Asa removed the high places. 2 Chr.14:2, 3.
    Asa did not remove the high places. 1 Ki.15:14.
  86. Baasha died in the 26tth year of King Asa’s reign. 1 Ki.16:6-8.
    Baasha built a city in the 36th year of King Asa’s reign. 2 Chr.16:1.
  87. Jehoshaphat did not remove the high places. 1 Ki.22:42, 43.
    Jehoshaphat did remove the high places. 2 Chr.17:5, 6.
  88. Jehu’s massacre was acceptable to God. 2 Ki.10:30.
    Jehu’s massacre was not acceptable to God. Hos.1:4.
  89. Jehu shot Ahaziah near Ibleam. Ahaziah then fled to Meggido and died there. 2 Ki.9:27.
    Ahaziah was found hiding in Samaria, brought to Jehu, and was then put to death. 2 Chr.22:9.
  90. Ahaz was not conquered. 2 Ki.165.
    Ahaz was conquered. 2 Chr.28:5.
  91. Jehoiachin was 18 years old when he began to reign. 2 Ki.24:8.
    Jehoiachin was 8 years old when he began to reign. 2 Chr.36:9. (Some versions have corrected this)
  92. Jehoiachin reigned 3 months. 2 Ki.24:8.
    Jehoiachin reigned 3 months and 10 days. 2 Chr.36:9.
  93. Jehoiachin was succeeded by his uncle. 2 Ki.24:17.
    Jehoiachin was succeeded by his brother. 2 Chr.36:10.
  94. The father of Zerubbabel was Pedaiah. 1 Chr.3:19.
    The father of Zerubbabel was Shealtiel. Ezr.3:2.
  95. God is near to all who call on him. Ps.145:18.
    God is far away and cannot be found in times of need. Ps.10:1.
  96. God sometimes forsakes his children. Ps.22:1, 2.
    God is always a present help. Ps.46:1.
  97. The righteous shall rejoice when he sees vengeance. Ps.58:10, 11.
    Do not rejoice when your enemy falls or stumbles. Prov.24:17.
  98. God stands to judge. Is.3:13.
    God sits to judge. Joel 3:12.
  99. Zedekiah watched his sons be put to death, then he had his eyes put out, and was left to die in prison. Jer.52:10, 11.
    God promised Zedekiah a peaceful death. Jer.34:4, 5.
  100. Omri reigned 12 years beginning in the 31st year of Asa’s reign. 1 Ki.16:23.
    Omri died and his son began his reign in the 38th year of Asa’s reign, making Omri’s reign only 7-years. 1 Ki.16:28, 29.

 

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