Friday, 30 November 2012

Numerical Contradictions In Bible

Numerical Contradictions In Bible

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1- On how many shekels of gold David brought threshing floor?
600 [1 Chronicles 21:25]
50 [2 Samuel 24:24]

2- How many years of famine?
Seven [2 Samuel 24:13]
Three [1 Chronicles 21:12]

3- The number of fighting men of Israel and Judah were?
Israel was 1,100,000 and Judah numbered 470,000 [1 Chronicles 21:5]
Israel was 800,000 and Judah numbered 500,000 [ 2 Samuel 24:9]

4- In which year did Ahaziah began to reign?
12 [2 Kings 8:25]
11 [2 Kings 9:29]

5- How old was Ahaziah when he began to rule over Jerusalem?
Twenty-two [2 Kings 8:26]
Forty-two [2 Chronicles 22:2]
6- How old was Jehoiachin when he became king of Jerusalem?
Eighteen [2 Kings 24:8]
Eight [2 Chronicles 36:9]


7- How long did he rule over Jerusalem?
Three months [2 Kings 24:8]
Three months and ten days [2 Chronicles 36:9]

8- The chief of the mighty men of David lifted up his spear and killed how many men at one time?

Eight hundred [2 Samuel 23:8]
Three hundred [I Chronicles 11: 11]

9- How many pairs of clean animals did God tell Noah to take into the Ark?

Two [Genesis 6:19, 20]
Seven [Genesis 7:2]. But despite this last instruction only two pairs went into the ark [Genesis 7:8-9]

10- When David defeated the King of Zobah, how many horsemen did he capture?
One thousand and seven hundred [2 Samuel 8:4]
Seven thousand [I Chronicles 18:4]

11- How many stalls for horses did Solomon have?
Forty thousand [I Kings 4:26]
Four thousand [2 chronicles 9:25]

12- In what year of King Asa's reign did Baasha, King of Israel die?

Twenty-sixth year  [I Kings 15:33 - 16:8]
Still alive in the thirty-sixth year [2 Chronicles 16:1]

13- How many overseers did Solomon appoint for the work of building the temple?
Three thousand six hundred [2 Chronicles 2:2]
Three thousand three hundred [I Kings 5:16]

14- Solomon built a facility containing how many baths?
Two thousand [1 Kings 7:26]
Over three thousand [2 Chronicles 4:5]

15- Of the Israelites who were freed from the Babylonian captivity, how many were the children of Pahrath-Moab?

Two thousand eight hundred and twelve [Ezra 2:6]
Two thousand eight hundred and eighteen [Nehemiah 7:11]

16- How many were the children of Zattu?
Nine hundred and forty-five [Ezra 2:8]
Eight hundred and forty-five [Nehemiah 7:13]

17- How many were the children of Azgad?
One thousand two hundred and twenty-two [Ezra 2:12]
Two thousand three hundred and twenty-two [Nehemiah 7:17]

18- How many were the children of Adin?
Four hundred and fifty-four [Ezra 2:15]
Six hundred and fifty-five [Nehemiah 7:20]

19- How many were the children of Hashum?
Two hundred and twenty-three [Ezra 2:19]
Three hundred and twenty-eight [Nehemiah 7:22]

20- How many were the children of Bethel and Ai?
Two hundred and twenty-three [Ezra 2:28]
One hundred and twenty-three [Nehemiah 7:32]

21-
How many singers accompanied the assembly?
Two hundred [Ezra 2:65]
Two hundred and forty-five [Nehemiah 7:67]

22-When the Israelites dwelt in Shittin they committed adultery with the daughters of Moab. God struck them with a plague. How many people died in that plague?
Twenty-four thousand [Numbers 25:1 and 9]
Twenty-three thousand [I Corinthians 10:8]

23- How many members of the house of Jacob came to Egypt?
Seventy souls [Genesis 4 & 27]
Seventy-five souls [Acts 7:14]

24- On life span?
God decided that the life-span of humans will be limited to 120 years [Genesis 6:3]
Many people born after that lived longer than 120. Arpachshad lived 438 years. His son Shelah lived 433 years. His son Eber lived 464 years, etc [Genesis 11:12-16]

25- Can King multiply his horses?
Solomon had thousands of horses. [1 Kings 4:26]
A King must not multiply horses to himself. [Deuteronomy 17:15-16]

26- Can King multiply his wives?
King Solomon had hundreds of wives. [1 Kings 11:1-3]
A King must not multiply wives to himself. [Deuteronomy 17:17]

27- On sons of Eliphaz
Eliphaz had six sons. [Genesis 36:11-12]
Eliphaz had seven sons. [Genesis 36:15-16]
Eliphaz had seven different sons. [1 Chronicles 1:36]

28- On sons of Dan
Dan had one son. [Genesis 46:23]
Amazingly, this one son produced over 62,000 military-age males by the first census. [Numbers1:38-39]

29- How many beasts died in Plague?
All the beasts died in plague number six. [Exodus 9:6]
All the beasts received boils in plague number seven. [Exodus 9:10]
All the beasts were hit with hail and fire in plague number eight. [Exodus 9:25]
All the beasts lost their firstborn in plague number ten. [Exodus 12:29]

30- On the journey
The number of Israelites, excluding children, was 600,000 [Exodus 12:37]
The number of Israelites, including children, was only 7000. [1 Kings 20:15]

31- How many sons Jesse had?
Jesse had eight sons. [1 Samuel 16:10-11; 1 Samuel 17:12]
Jesse had seven sons. [Chronicles 2:13-15]

32- Did Michal have child or not?
Michal had five children [2 Samuel 21:8]
Michal had no children till her death [2 Samuel 6:23]

33- How many chariots David destroys?
David destroys 700 chariots [2 Samuel 10:18]
David destroys 7000 chariots [1 Chronicles 19:18]

34- How many cubits were temple pillar built?
The Temple pillars were 18 cubits [1 Kings 7:15]
The Temple pillars were 35 cubits [2 Chronicles 3:15]

35- How many men captain took?
The captain takes 5 men of the king's council [2 Kings 25:19]
The captain takes 7 men of the king's council [Jeremiah 52:25]

36- On death of Baasha?
Baasha died in the 26tth year of King Asa's reign. [1 Kings16:6-8]
Baasha built a city in the 36th year of King Asa's reign. [2 Chronicles16:1]

37- How much years Omri reign?
Omri reigned 12 years beginning in the 31st year of Asa's reign. [1 Kings 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 Kings16:28-29]

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