I recently had a discussion with someone about the perfection and preservation of the kjv in our discussion i pointed out several contradictions found in the kjv proving it wasn't perfect. Is the bible inerrant there have been errors in copying and translation, but were there contradictions in the original manuscripts does it matter. Many of the soundbites in today's media regarding alleged bible contradictions amount to little more than gross exaggeration for example, when a manuscript was found that appeared to mention jesus having a wife, the media quickly spread the news, suggesting the biblical account had now been proven wrong. The bible has a tremendous amount of historical detail, so not everything mentioned in it has yet been found through archaeology however, not one archaeological find has conflicted with what the bible records 2.
Secularists often accuse the bible of being full of contradictions however, when the supposed contradictions are carefully examined, the conflict dissolves. This concept is not found in the bible, but stems from the idea that since humans are the center of god's attention, that the place where they live must be the center of god's universe this is neither a logical nor biblical inference. Genesis contradictions the kjv/av bible says i found it odd that i had read both chapters many times growing up and never noticed discontinuity until a. Scientific, historical errors and mistakes in the bible scientific investigation — can be found throughout the bible because the biblical texts were written at.
The list of contradictions in this paper is by no means complete, the examples being chosen primarily from the gospels the examples given above, however, more than prove the point that the bible is most definitely not, in any sense, the word of god. Bible contradictions explained: 4 reasons the gospels disagree for more a more in-depth discussion the gospels' unity and diversity, check out what are. I could not possibly list all the biblical contradictions about jesus, but i will hand over to origen, one of the early church fathers, for part of his discussion on one of the contradictions he found in the gospels and the conclusion he reaches. Important: these lists are meant to identify possible problems in the bible, especially those that are inherent in a literalist or fundamentalist interpretation keep in mind, however, that what constitutes a valid problem is to some extent a matter of opinion you may disagree that these are, in.
Bible contradictions & puzzles answers to tricky questions , including: can god create a rock so big that he can't lift it / if god created satan, and satan is evil, is evil god's fault. Isn't the bible full of contradictions in an internet forum discussion on this topic god are consequently found on the lips of someone the bible. How was the bible put together why should we study the old testament does the bible contain error, contradictions, or discrepancies gotquestionsorg home.
We have now studied several suggestions people offer to explain religious confusion and division some people simply do not study the bible diligently enough. A great tool for objective bible study from bible problems: some contradictions, superstitions in the bible found in genesis this new study vindicates bruno. Bible contradictions i believe the bible in itself to be contradictory enough to prove itself wrong, and i enjoy discussing it with other people, especially christians who disagree i would really like to have a one on one debate with any christian who thinks that they have a logical answer for the contradictions in the bible.
The bible has many seeming contradictions within its pages for example, the four gospels give four differing accounts as to what was written on the sign that hung on the cross and above his head they put up the charge against him which read, 'this is jesus the king of the jews' those. Carefully compare my reasoning and his reply, since many times he only responds to the short abstract given on this page, without paying any attention to the detailed discussion of each of these contradictions, found when one follows the given links. Inconsistencies and contradictions in the bible compiled by donald morgan (no such statement of jesus is found elsewhere in the bible.
Also in a discussion of apparent contradictions, licona said, it is important to distinguish between a contradiction and a difference most of the things we find in the gospels are differences. If the bible is inspired word for word, as you assert, how do you explain errors and contradictions found in the bible in one place the bible says no man shall see me and live and yet jacob said. Lesson 3: understanding genesis 1 and 2 and god's work of creation what does the bible reveal about how, when and why god created the universe bible study. Contradictions in the bible discussion where are the more common contradictions in the bible, and why are they not contradictions people who claims the.
In my studies of the bible, i've come across some contradictions that i find difficult to reconcile god put them there in order to inspire discourse and study of. A simple bible comparison showing just one of many internal contradictions in modern versions of the bible these contradictions cannot be solved by bible study: god put them there to expose these versions as frauds. Does the bible contradict itself most people answer this question either with an adamant yes or passionate no too often, though, both sides fail to understand or represent the other side not everyone who says that the bible contains contradictions is an angry, arrogant, card-carrying.