HOLY OR NOT ? by Naushad AdamĀ 

If there are conflicting verses in the 'Holy Scripture' that can never be reconciled, as some would boldly claim, can it still be 'Holy' ?

A challenge is presented to anyone to reconcile these differences, explain why God would allow such discrepencies in His 'Holy Book' and also explain how the same 'Holy Ghost' told different versions to different people ?

II Samuel 8:4 "And David took from him a thousand chariots and seven hundred horsemen and twenty thousand footmen ..."
I Chronicles 18:4 "And David took from him a thousand chariots and seven thousand horsemen and twenty thousand footmen..."
Q. Seven hundred or seven thousand?


II Samuel 10:18 "And the Syrian 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"
I Chronicles 19:18 "But the Syrian fled before Israel; and David slew of the Syrians seven thousand men which fought in chariots, and forty thousand footmen and killed Shophach the captain of the
host."
Q. Seven hundred chariots or seven thousand men? Forty thousand horsemen or footmen ?

II Samuel 24:1 "And again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.
I Chronicles 21:1 "And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel"
Q. Is the Lord of David then Satan? God forbid!

Like the above, there are many more verses that can NEVER be reconciled like those that deal with the genealogy of Jesus (pbuh) or those that deal with the life of Noah (pbuh), and why would you need reconciling, was it not the same 'Holy Ghost' narrating the story to the different authors of the Bible ? And if the authors made mistakes, how did God allow for those mistakes to continue ?

 

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