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God good to all, or just a few?

PSA 145:9 The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

 

JER 13:14 And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, saith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy them.

 

 

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War or Peace?

EXO 15:3 The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name.

 

ROM 15:33 Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.

 

 

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Who is the father of Joseph?

MAT 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.

 

LUK 3:23 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli.

 

 

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Who was at the Empty Tomb? Is it:

MAT 28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.

 

MAR 16:1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.

 

JOH 20:1 The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.

 

 

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Is Jesus equal to or lesser than?

JOH 10:30 I and my Father are one.

 

JOH 14:28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

 

 

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Which first--beasts or man?

GEN 1:25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

GEN 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

 

GEN 2:18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

GEN 2:19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

 

 

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The number of beasts in the ark

GEN 7:2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.

 

GEN 7:8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth, GEN 7:9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.

 

 

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How many stalls and horsemen?

KI1 4:26 And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.

 

CH2 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.

 

 

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Is it folly to be wise or not?

PRO 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

 

ECC 1:18 For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

 

1 Cor.1:19: "For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and wil bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent."

 

 

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Human vs. ghostly impregnation

ACT 2:30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;

 

MAT 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

 

 

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The sins of the father

ISA 14:21 Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

 

DEU 24:16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

 

 

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The bat is not a bird

LEV 11:13 And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

LEV 11:14 And the vulture, and the kite after his kind;

LEV 11:15 Every raven after his kind;

LEV 11:16 And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind,

LEV 11:17 And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

LEV 11:18 And the swan, and the pelican, and the gier eagle,

LEV 11:19 And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

 

DEU 14:11 Of all clean birds ye shall eat.

DEU 14:12 But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,

DEU 14:13 And the glede, and the kite, and the vulture after his kind,

DEU 14:14 And every raven after his kind,

DEU 14:15 And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind,

DEU 14:16 The little owl, and the great owl, and the swan,

DEU 14:17 And the pelican, and the gier eagle, and the cormorant,

DEU 14:18 And the stork, and the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

 

 

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Rabbits do not chew their cud

LEV 11:6 And the hare, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

 

'Gerah', the term which appears in the MT means (chewed) cud, and also perhaps grain, or berry (also a 20th of a sheckel, but I think that we can agree that that is irrelevant here). It does *not* mean dung, and there is a perfectly adequate Hebrew word for that, which could have been used. Furthermore, the phrase translated 'chew the cud' in the KJV is more exactly 'bring up the cud'. Rabbits do not bring up anything; they let it go all the way through, then eat it again. The description given in Leviticus is inaccurate, and that's that. Rabbits do eat their own dung; they do not bring anything up and chew on it.

 

 

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Insects do NOT have four feet

LEV 11:21 Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;

LEV 11:22 Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

LEV 11:23 But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.

 

 

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Snails do not melt

PSA 58:8 As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

 

 

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Fowl from waters or ground?

GEN 1:20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

GEN 1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

 

GEN 2:19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

 

 

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Odd genetic engineering

GEN 30:39 And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted.

 

 

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The shape of the earth

ISA 40:22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

 

MAT 4:8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

 

Astromical bodies are spherical, and you cannot see the entire exterior surface from anyplace. The kingdoms of Egypt, China, Greece, Crete, sections of Asia Minor, India, Maya (in Mexico), Carthage (North Africa), Rome (Italy), Korea, and other settlements from these kingdoms of the world were widely distributed.

 

 

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Snakes, while built low, do not eat dirt

GEN 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

 

 

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Earth supported?

JOB 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

 

JOB 38:4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

 

Heaven supported too

JOB 26:11 The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof.

 

 

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The hydrological cycle

ECC 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

 

JOB 38:22 Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail,

 

Storehouses are not part of the cycle

 

 

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Order of creation

Here is the order in the first (Genesis 1), the Priestly tradition:

 

Day 1: Sky, Earth, light

Day 2: Water, both in ocean basins and above the sky(!)

Day 3: Plants

Day 4: Sun, Moon, stars (as calendrical and navigational aids)

Day 5: Sea monsters (whales), fish, birds, land animals, creepy-crawlies (reptiles, insects, etc.)

Day 6: Humans (apparently both sexes at the same time)

Day 7: Nothing (the Gods took the first day off anyone ever did)

 

Note that there are "days," "evenings," and "mornings" before the Sun was created. Here, the Deity is referred to as "Elohim," which is a plural, thus the literal translation, "the Gods." In this tale, the Gods seem satisfied with what they have done, saying after each step that "it was good."

 

The second one (Genesis 2), the Yahwist tradition, goes:

 

Earth and heavens (misty)

Adam, the first man (on a desolate Earth)

Plants

Animals

Eve, the first woman (from Adam's rib)

 

 

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How orderly were things created?

#1: Step-by-step. The only discrepancy is that there is no Sun or Moon or stars on the first three "days."

#2: God fixes things up as he goes. The first man is lonely, and is not satisfied with animals. God finally creates a woman for him. (funny thing that an omniscient god would forget things)

 

 

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How satisfied with creation was he?

#1: God says "it was good" after each of his labors, and rests on the seventh day, evidently very satisfied.

#2: God has to fix up his creation as he goes, and he would certainly not be very satisfied with the disobedience of that primordial couple. (funny thing that an omniscient god would forget things)

 

 

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Moses' personality

Num.12:3: "Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the fact of the earth."

 

Num.31:14, 17, 18: "And Moses was wroth...And Moses said unto them, "Have ye saved all the women alive? ... Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman, ... But all the women children ... keep alive for yourselves."

 

 

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Righteous live?

Ps.92:12: "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree."

 

Isa.57:1: "The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart."

 

 

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Acts 1:18: "Now this man (Judas) purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out."

 

Matt. 27:5-7: "And he (Judas) cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. And the chief priests...bought with them the potter's field."

 

 

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Jesus' first sermon plain or mount?

Matt.5:1,2: "And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying...."

Luke6:17,20: "And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people...came to hear him.. And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said..."

 

 

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Jesus' last words

Matt.27:46,50: "And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, eli, lama sabachthani?" that is to say, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" ...Jesus, when he cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost."

 

Luke23:46: "And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, "Father, unto thy hands I commend my spirit:" and having said thus, he gave up the ghost."

 

John19:30: "When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished:" and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost."

 

 

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Years of famine

II SAMUEL 24:13: So God came to David, and told him, and said unto him, shall SEVEN YEARS OF FAMINE come unto thee in thy land? or will thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue. thee?

 

I CHRONICLES 21:11: SO God came to David, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Choose thee. Either THREE YEARS OF FAMINE or three months to be destryed before thy foes, while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee;

 

 

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Moved David to anger?

II SAMUEL 24: And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Isreal and Judah.

 

I CHRONICLES 21: And SATAN stood up against Isreal, and provoked David to number israel.

 

 

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The GENEALOGY OF JESUS?

In two places in the New Testament the genealogy of Jesus son of Mary is mentioned. Matthew 1:6-16 and Luke 3:23-31. Each gives the ancestors of Joseph the CLAIMED husband of Mary and Step father of Jesus. The first one starts from Abraham(verse 2) all the way down to Jesus. The second one from Jesus all the way back to Adam. The only common name to these two lists between David and Jesus is JOSEPH, How can this be true? and also How can Jesus have a genealogy when all Muslims and most Christians believe that Jesus had/has no father.

 

 

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God be seen?

Exod. 24:9,10; Amos 9:1; Gen. 26:2; and John 14:9

God CAN be seen:

"And I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my backparts." (Ex. 33:23)

"And the Lord spake to Moses face to face, as a man speaketh to his friend." (Ex. 33:11)

"For I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved." (Gen. 32:30)

 

God CANNOT be seen:

"No man hath seen God at any time." (John 1:18)

"And he said, Thou canst not see my face; for there shall no man see me and live." (Ex. 33:20)

"Whom no man hath seen nor can see." (1 Tim. 6:16)

 

 

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CRUEL, UNMERCIFUL, DESTRUCTIVE, and FEROCIOUS or KIND, MERCIFUL, and GOOD:

"I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy." (Jer. 13:14) "Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not, but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling."

 

"The Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy." (James 5:11)

"For his mercy endureth forever." (1 Chron. 16:34)

"The Lord is good to all, and his tender mercies are over all his works." (Ps. 145:9)

"God is love." (1 John 4:16)

 

 

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Tempts?

"And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham." (Gen 22:1)

 

"Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man." (James 1:13)

 

 

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Judas died how?

"And he cast down the pieces of silver into the temple and departed, and went out and hanged himself." (Matt. 27:5)

 

"And falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all of his bowels gushed out." (Acts 1:18)

 

 

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Ascend to heaven

"And Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven." (2 Kings 2:11)

 

"No man hath ascended up to heaven but he that came down from heaven, ... the Son of Man." (John 3:13)

 

 

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What was Jesus' prediction regarding Peter's denial?

Before the #### crow - Matthew 26:34

 

Before the #### crow twice - Mark 14:30

 

 

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How many times did the #### crow?

MAR 14:72 And the second time the #### crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the #### crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.

 

MAT 26:74 Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately the #### crew.

MAT 26:75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the #### crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.

 

LUK 22:60 And Peter said, Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, while he yet spake, the #### crew.

LUK 22:61 And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, Before the #### crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

 

JOH 13:38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The #### shall not crow, still thou hast denied me thrice.

 

JOH 18:27 Peter then denied again: and immediately the #### crew.

 

 

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Who killed Saul

SA1 31:4 Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.

SA1 31:5 And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him.

SA1 31:6 So Saul died, and his three sons, and his armourbearer, and all his men, that same day together.

SA2 1:15 And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and fall upon him. And he smote him that he died.

 

 

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How many beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount

MAT 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

MAT 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

MAT 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

MAT 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

MAT 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

MAT 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

MAT 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

MAT 5:10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

MAT 5:11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

 

LUK 6:20 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

LUK 6:21 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

LUK 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

LUK 6:23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.

 

 

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Does every man sin?

KI1 8:46 If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near;

 

CH2 6:36 If they sin against thee, (for there is no man which sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them over before their enemies, and they carry them away captives unto a land far off or near;

 

PRO 20:9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

 

ECC 7:20 For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

 

JO1 1:8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

JO1 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

JO1 1:10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

 

JO1 3:9 Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

 

 

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Who bought potter's field

ACT 1:18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

ACT 1:19 And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

 

MAT 27:6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

MAT 27:7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.

MAT 27:8 Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.

 

 

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Who prophesied the potter's field?

Matthew 27:9-10 (mentions Jeremy but no such verse in Jeremiah) is in Zechariah 11:12-13

 

 

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Who bears guilt?

GAL 6:2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

 

GAL 6:5 For every man shall bear his own burden.

 

 

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Do you answer a fool?

PRO 26:4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.

 

PRO 26:5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

 

 

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How many children did Michal, the daughter of Saul, have?

SA2 6:23 Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no child unto the day of her death.

 

SA2 21:8 But the king took the two sons of Rizpah the daughter of Aiah, whom she bare unto Saul, Armoni and Mephibosheth; and the five sons of Michal the daughter of Saul, whom she brought up for Adriel the son of Barzillai the Meholathite:

 

 

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How old was Jehoiachin when he began to reign?

KI2 24:8 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. And his mother's name was Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.

 

CH2 36:9 Jehoiachin was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem: and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

 

 

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Marriage?

Proverbs 18:22

1 Corinthians 7 (whole book. See 1,2,27,39,40)

 

 

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Did those with Saul/Paul at his conversion hear a voice?

ACT 9:7 And the men which journeyed with him stood speechless, hearing a voice, but seeing no man.

 

ACT 22:9 And they that were with me saw indeed the light, and were afraid; but they heard not the voice of him that spake to me.

 

 

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Where was Jesus three days after his baptism?

MAR 1:12 And immediately the spirit driveth him into the wilderness.

 

JOH 1:35 Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples;

 

(various trapsing)

 

 

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How many apostles were in office between the resurection and ascention?

1 Corinthians 15:5 (12)

Matthew 27:3-5 (minus one from 12)

Acts 1:9-26 (Mathias not elected until after resurrection)

 

MAT 28:16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them.

 

 

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Judging

1 Cor 2:15 "The spiritual man makes judgments about all things, but he himself is not subject to any man's judgment:" (NIV)

 

1 Cor 4:5 "Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait till the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men's hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God."

 

 

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Good deeds

Matt 5:16 "In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." (NIV)

 

Matt 6:3-4 "But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secert. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you." (NIV)

 

 

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For or against?

MAT 12:30 He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.

(default is against)

 

MAR 9:40 For he that is not against us is on our part.

(default is for)

 

LUK 9:50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us.

(default is for)

 

 

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Whom did they see at the tomb?

MAT 28:2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

MAT 28:3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:

MAT 28:4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

MAT 28:5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.

 

MAR 16:5 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.

 

LUK 24:4 And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments:

 

JOH 20:12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.

 

God change?

malachi 3:6

james 1:17

1 samuel 15:29

jonah 3:10

genesis 6:6

 

 

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Destruction of cities (what said was jeremiah was zechariah)

MAT 27:9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of israel did value;

 

zechariah 11:11-13

(nothing in Jeremiah remotely like)

 

 

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Who's sepulchers

acts 7:16

genesis 23:17,18

 

 

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Strong drink?

proverbs 31:6,7

john 2:11-11

 

 

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When second coming?

MAT 24:34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

 

MAR 13:30 Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done.

 

LUK 21:32 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.

 

1 thessalonians 4:15-18

 

 

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Solomon's overseers

550 in I Kings 9:23

250 in II Chron 8:10

 

 

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The mother of Abijah:

Maachah the daughter of Absalom 2 Chron 9:20

 

Michaiah the daughter of Uriel 2 Chron 13:2

 

 

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When did Baasha die?

26th year of the reign of Asa I Kings 16:6-8

 

36th year of the reign of Asa I 2 Chron 16:1

 

 

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How old was Ahaziah when he began to reign?

22 in 2 Kings 8:26

 

42 in 2 Chron 22:2

 

 

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Who was Josiah's successor?

Jehoahaz - 2 Chron 36:1

 

Shallum - Jeremiah 22:11

 

 

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The differences in the census figures of Ezra and Nehemiah.

 

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What was the color of the robe placed on Jesus during his trial?

scarlet - Matthew 27:28

 

purple John 19:2

 

 

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What did they give him to drink?

vinegar - Matthew 27:34

 

wine with myrrh - Mark 15:23

 

 

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How long was Jesus in the tomb?

Depends where you look; Matthew 12:40 gives Jesus prophesying that he will spend "three days and three nights in the heart of the earth," and Mark 10:34 has "after three days (meta treis emeras) he will rise again." As far as I can see from a quick look, the prophecies have "after three days," but the post-Resurrection narratives have "on the third day."

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God doesnt make mistakes, the Bible does, so the Bible cant be from God. It is corrupted. Very simple

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1. "ἰακὼβ δὲ ἐγέννησεν τὸν ἰωσὴφ τὸν ἄνδρα μαρίας, ἐξ ἧς ἐγεννήθη ἰησοῦς ὁ λεγόμενος χριστός."

 

Matthew 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.

 

2."καὶ αὐτὸς ἦν ἰησοῦς ἀρχόμενος ὡσεὶ ἐτῶν τριάκοντα, ὢν υἱός, ὡς ἐνομίζετο, ἰωσὴφ τοῦ ἠλὶ."

 

Luke 3:23 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli.

 

3."ἐγὼ καὶ ὁ πατὴρ ἕν ἐσμεν."

 

John 10:30 I and my Father are one.

 

4."ἠκούσατε ὅτι ἐγὼ εἶπον ὑμῖν, ὑπάγω καὶ ἔρχομαι πρὸς ὑμᾶς. εἰ ἠγαπᾶτέ με ἐχάρητε ἄν, ὅτι πορεύομαι πρὸς τὸν πατέρα, ὅτι ὁ πατὴρ μείζων μού ἐστιν."

 

John 14:28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

 

5.ISA 14:21 Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

 

DEU 24:16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

 

6.LEV 11:21 Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;

LEV 11:22 Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

LEV 11:23 But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you

 

7.GEN 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

 

8.Earth supported?

JOB 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

 

JOB 38:4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.

 

Heaven supported too

JOB 26:11 The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof.

 

9.Righteous live?

Ps.92:12: "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree."

 

Isa.57:1: "The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart."

 

10.Jesus' last words

Matt.27:46,50: "And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, eli, lama sabachthani?" that is to say, "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" ...Jesus, when he cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost."

 

Luke23:46: "And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, "Father, unto thy hands I commend my spirit:" and having said thus, he gave up the ghost."

 

John19:30: "When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished:" and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost."

 

 

 

these are just few of them,you can refer to ######sacred-text(contact admin if its a beneficial link) for greek text

 

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It's funny how you copy and paste contradictions and errors in the Bible, from some website; but when others have copied and pasted similar stuff (contradictions etc) from the Qur'an, and posted them here, you lot attack the poster and completely ignore the issues raised - with the justification that the source is "anti-Islamic" (as if that makes some difference!).

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It's funny how you copy and paste contradictions and errors in the Bible, from some website; but when others have copied and pasted similar stuff (contradictions etc) from the Qur'an, and posted them here, you lot attack the poster and completely ignore the issues raised - with the justification that the source is "anti-Islamic" (as if that makes some difference!).

 

Are you saying there are no contradictions in the Bible?

 

Salam.

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Are you saying there are no contradictions in the Bible?

 

Salam.

 

Of course not. The Bible is one of the most ridiculous books that I've ever read; there is much more wrong with it than just "contradictions", I'll tell you that.

 

But in my eyes, the Qur'an is not perfect either. In which case, it would be no more malicious of me to post such lists regarding the Qur'an, as it is for Righteous and cat-without-tail to post such lists regarding the Bible.

 

There is a difference between disagreeing, and being intollerant..

Edited by Rationalist

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It's funny how you copy and paste contradictions and errors in the Bible, from some website; but when others have copied and pasted similar stuff (contradictions etc) from the Qur'an, and posted them here, you lot attack the poster and completely ignore the issues raised - with the justification that the source is "anti-Islamic" (as if that makes some difference!).

 

What anti-Islam sites give are mere proparganda,without refrences and oringinal text,i have shown you oriningal text too so you can see that i am not saying anything without even knowing it.

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It's funny how you copy and paste contradictions and errors in the Bible, from some website; but when others have copied and pasted similar stuff (contradictions etc) from the Qur'an, and posted them here, you lot attack the poster and completely ignore the issues raised - with the justification that the source is "anti-Islamic" (as if that makes some difference!).

 

There are NO contradictions in the Holy Quran. I am still waiting for your answer regarding my challenge (Post #104) for you in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetgawaher(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/index.php?showtopic=40822&pid=561102&st=100entry561102"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetgawaher(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/index.php?showtopic...mp;#entry561102[/url]

 

I would be pleased to debate with you.

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Of course not. The Bible is one of the most ridiculous books that I've ever read; there is much more wrong with it than just "contradictions", I'll tell you that.

 

But in my eyes, the Qur'an is not perfect either. In which case, it would be no more malicious of me to post such lists regarding the Qur'an, as it is for Righteous and cat-without-tail to post such lists regarding the Bible.

 

There is a difference between disagreeing, and being intollerant..

 

I have to say that I agree with this poster. There are many contradictions in the Bible, just as there are likely to be many contradictions in the Quran. There are contradictions in every religion - no religion is exempt from contradiction.

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Ya there are contradictions in Quran if you read it out of context ...but its not the problem with the quran, but its a problem with the person who is quoting it out of context ...

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I added the greek context only.

why?

what's the point in adding something you don't understand?

 

 

1. "ἰακὼβ δὲ ἐγέννησεν τὸν ἰωσὴφ τὸν ἄνδρα μαρίας, ἐξ ἧς[using large font size is not allowed] ἐγεννήθη ἰησοῦς ὁ λεγόμενος χριστός."

 

"es" is feminine gender , so it refers to Mary not to Joseph.

Wasn't Mary , Jesus's mother?

Where is the contradiction here?

 

You better revise your greek grammar !

 

"καὶ αὐτὸς ἦν ἰησοῦς ἀρχόμενος ὡσεὶ ἐτῶν τριάκοντα, ὢν υἱός, ὡς ἐνομίζετο[using large font size is not allowed], ἰωσὴφ τοῦ ἠλὶ."

enomizeto - past tense from nomizo , which means consider.

So people considered Jesus to be Joseph's son.

He was Mary's husband and Jesus's putative father.

Where is the contradiction here?

 

"

ἐγὼ καὶ ὁ πατὴρ ἕν ἐσμεν."

 

I and my Father are one.

and ...

what contradicts what ?

 

ἠκούσατε ὅτι ἐγὼ εἶπον ὑμῖν, ὑπάγω καὶ ἔρχομαι πρὸς ὑμᾶς. εἰ ἠγαπᾶτέ με ἐχάρητε ἄν, ὅτι πορεύομαι πρὸς τὸν πατέρα, ὅτι ὁ πατὴρ μείζων μού ἐστιν[using large font size is not allowed]."

 

Is this the contradiction you're talking about?

The Son and the Father are the same in substance but not in position.

I'm not expecting you to understand this , the Trinity concept seems to be very hard to comprehend.

 

 

Γεια σου!

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Ya there are contradictions in Quran if you read it out of context ...but its not the problem with the quran, but its a problem with the person who is quoting it out of context ...

same for the Bible .

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You know Greek? All right, Forever Young! *high-five*

Yes I do and I love it. :sl:

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i have shown you oriningal text too so you can see that i am not saying anything without even knowing it.

oooh yes .

I see.

You have forgotten greek grammar , you know?

Time to revise it ! :sl:

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Also, the fundamental mistake that Muslims make is in thinking that the Bible (especially the New testament, which is the bit that makes Christian Christian) claims to be the 'word of god'. Mostly is doesn't - it's humans reporting 'history'.

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Bible-believing Christians regard both the New and Old Testament as the undiluted Word of God, spoken by God (Allah) and written down in its perfect form by humans. Still others hold the Biblical infallibility perspective, that the Bible is free from error in spiritual but not scientific matters.

 

However, if we study the Bible carefully, we will see that the Bible contains errors, illegal addition and alteration, mistranslation etc. It also contains unreliable, contradictory and erroneous Biblical verses that contradict one another. Since God (Allah) is the All-Wise and All-Knowing, God (Allah) will not contradict Himself. Therefore, the Bible is not the word of God but the corrupt and immoral words of the corrupt and immoral keepers and writers of the Bible who corrupt the Bible into a lie according to Jeremiah 8:8 etc.

 

Let us consider an example of the corruption of the Bible: Who was Jesus' grandfather on his father's side?

 

1) Matthew 1:16

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

2) Luke 3:23

And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli.

 

Darby Bible Translation

Luke 3:23 And Jesus himself was beginning to be about thirty years old; being as was supposed son of Joseph; of Eli,

The Bible contradict itself regarding Jesus' grandfather on his father's side. Therefore, the present Bible is corrupt, contradictory and erroneous.

The Bible says Jesus was a liar:

 

John 7:8-10 "I go not up yet unto this feast."

Jesus tells his family that he wasn't going to the feast, but later goes "in secret.":

 

7:8 Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast: for my time is not yet full come. (Important note: The footnote regarding John 7:8 says “Some early manuscripts do not have "yet”. The word ‘yet’ was added to later manuscripts to cover up the lie. )

 

7:9 When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee.

7:10 But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret

7:9 When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee.

7:10 But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.

Therefore, the present Bible is corrupt, immoral, contradictory and erroneous!

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Bible-believing Christians regard both the New and Old Testament as the undiluted Word of God

 

Wrong.

No Christian says that the NT is the Word of God.

It's an historical account regarding Jesus's life and message.

 

However, if we study the Bible carefully, we will see that the Bible contains errors, illegal addition and alteration, mistranslation etc. It also contains unreliable, contradictory and erroneous

Biblical verses that contradict one another. Since God (Allah) is the All-Wise and All-Knowing, God (Allah) will not contradict Himself. Therefore, the Bible is not the word of God but the corrupt and immoral words of the corrupt and immoral keepers and writers of the Bible who corrupt the Bible into a lie according to Jeremiah 8:8 etc.

 

 

I'm still waiting for you to read Jeremiah 8.

 

Let us consider an example of the corruption of the Bible: Who was Jesus' grandfather on his father's side?

 

1) Matthew 1:16

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

2) Luke 3:23

And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli.

 

Darby Bible Translation

Luke 3:23 And Jesus himself was beginning to be about thirty years old; being as was supposed son of Joseph; of Eli,

The Bible contradict itself regarding Jesus' grandfather on his father's side. Therefore, the present Bible is corrupt, contradictory and erroneous.

The Bible says Jesus was a liar:

 

Matthew 1:16

 

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

 

Luke 3:23

 

And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli.

 

It is distinctly possible that Luke's account traces Jesus' lineage through Mary, and not Joseph. Some of the circumstantial evidence to support this is as follows:

 

(1) Luke's birth narrative is through the eyes of Mary, while Matthew's is through the eyes of Joseph. Thus, Luke could have received his material through Mary (or someone close), thus it is quite possible that he received her genealogy.

 

(2) Luke 3:23 reads, "Jesus...being supposedly the son of Joseph, the son of Heli, etc." Luke certainly draws attention to the fact that Jesus was not truly Joseph's son, so why would he then go to all the trouble in listing Joseph's genealogy?

 

(3) After considering the Greek of Luke 3:23, Robert Gromacki believes it should be translated as follows:

 

"being the son (as was supposed of Joseph) of Heli, of Matthat, etc."

 

Gromaki states: "Since women did not appear in direct genealogical listings, Joseph stood in Mary's place, but Luke was careful to note that there was no physical connection between Joseph and either Jesus or Heli."

 

(4) Luke's genealogy also lists Adam as "the son of God." This would indicate that one would have no grounds for insisting that the term "son" meant only the direct, biological offspring. Thus, one could think of Jesus as the "son of Heli."

 

(5) The writings of Ignatius of Antioch (ca. 100 AD) indicate that the early church thought that Mary was a Davidic descent. For example, he writes:

 

"Under the Divine dispensation, Jesus Christ our God was conceived by Mary of the seed of David and of the spirit of God; He was born, and He submitted to baptism, so that by His Passion He might sanctify water." -- Ignatius to the Ephesians

 

"Christ was of David's line. He was the son of Mary; He was verily and indeed born.." -- Ignatius to the Trallians

 

Since Ignatius believed in the virgin birth, it clearly follows that he would believe that she was "of the seed of David." Other apocryphal gospels and Justin Martyr (ca. 150 AD) also believed Mary to have been a descendent of David.

 

Objections to these claims are basically of two types:

 

A. The Jews did not typically trace genealogies through women.

 

Reply: This is true, but a virgin birth is not a typical birth. Thus standard practices would not be expected to hold.

 

B. There is no explicit mention that the genealogy is Mary's.

 

Reply: This is true again, but the reason for this is probably due to point A. The genealogy would lose all appeal if it was explicitly cited as Mary's. However, it does seem to be implied. Thus, one could discern this truth after they had converted and studied the text. This would account for the early church's belief about Mary's Davidic descent.

 

Whatever one makes of such reasoning, it is certainly possible that the above explanation might be true, thus a contradiction has not been proved.

 

 

John 7:8-10 "I go not up yet unto this feast."

Jesus tells his family that he wasn't going to the feast, but later goes "in secret.":

 

7:8 Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast: for my time is not yet full come. (Important note: The footnote regarding John 7:8 says “Some early manuscripts do not have "yetâ€. The word ‘yet’ was added to later manuscripts to cover up the lie. )

 

 

ὑμεῖς ἀνάβητε εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν: ἐγὼ οὐκ ἀναβαίνω εἰς τὴν ἑορτὴν ταύτην, ὅτι ὁ ἐμὸς καιρὸς οὔπω [using large font size is not allowed]πεπλήρωται.

 

I can see the word "not yet " in the Greek text.

Can you see it?

And now please enlight us , which Islamic site told you that this word was added to later manuscripts?

Therefore, the present Bible is corrupt, immoral, contradictory and erroneous![/b]

 

Have you ever read the Bible , ######?

I'm sure you have not.

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The fact is the Bible contradicts itself regarding Jesus' grandfather on his father's side:

The genealogy in the Gospel of Matthew ( Matthew 1:16) says that Joseph's father was called Jacob; but according to the genealogy in the Gospel of Luke (Luke 3:23) Joseph was a son of Heli.

 

The canonical Gospel accounts in the New Testament do not explicitly name either of Mary's parents!

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QUOTE Young Forever

 

Wrong.

No Christian says that the NT is the Word of God.

It's an historical account regarding Jesus's life and message.

 

In other word, you say that the New Testament is not the Word of God. Therefore I am not surprised to know that the NT contains contradictory verses that contradict one another.

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The fact is the Bible contradicts itself regarding Jesus' grandfather on his father's side:

The genealogy in the Gospel of Matthew ( Matthew 1:16) says that Joseph's father was called Jacob; but according to the genealogy in the Gospel of Luke (Luke 3:23) Joseph was a son of Heli.

 

The canonical Gospel accounts in the New Testament do not explicitly name either of Mary's parents!

Did you read my response?

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In other word, you say that the New Testament is not the Word of God.

 

Yes, God did not create the NT, and the writers were not illiterate.

The NT is only an account about Jesus 's life and message.

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QUOTE Young Forever

 

ὑμεῖς ἀνάβητε εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν: ἐγὼ οὐκ ἀναβαίνω εἰς τὴν ἑορτὴν ταύτην, ὅτι ὁ ἐμὸς καιρὸς οὔπω πεπλήρωται.

 

I can see the word "not yet " in the Greek text.

Can you see it?

 

Is Jesus a Greek? Did he speak Greek? The footnote regarding John 7:8 says “Some early manuscripts do not have "yet”. The word ‘yet’ was added to later manuscripts to cover up the lie. )

 

And now please enlight us , which Islamic site told you that this word was added to later manuscripts?

 

It seems to me that you never study the Bible. You don't even know about the footnote regarding John 7:8 !

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