Bible “contradictions”

Solomon’s Gold from Ophir

How much gold did Solomon get from Ophir? Was it 420 talents (I Kings 9:26-28 KJV)? ““26And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. 27And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. 28And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and...

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How many men did King David kill?

Also how many men did King David kill? Was it 700 as per II Samuel 10:18 “And the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew the men of seven hundred chariots of the Syrians, and forty thousand horsemen, and smote Shobach the captain of their host, who died there.” (KJV) Or was it 7,000 as per I Chronicles 19:18 “But the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew of the Syrians seven thousand...

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Genesis chapter 1 and 2

Genesis chapter 1 account of creation is different to chapter 2 The alleged contradictions between chapters 1 and 2 in the book of Genesis are: Chp1 v11 has grass, plants and trees made on day 3 Chp2 v8 has grass, plants and trees made after man on day 6 Chp1 v20 has birds made out of water on day 5 Chp2 v19 has birds made out of the ground on day 6 Chp1 v24 has animals made before man on day 6...

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How many chariot horses did Solomon have?

How many chariot horses did Solomon have? Was it 40,000 as per I Kings 4:26 “And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen” (KJV) Or was it 4,000 as per II Chronicles 9:25 “And Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen; whom he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.” (KJV)...

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