Posts Tagged ‘conflicts in the Bible’
When did Saul reign in Israel?
Question: When did Saul rule Israel? How long was his reign? Answer: While the information given in the Bible has been repeatedly proven accurate, dates have been a particular challenge because earlier cultures did not use fixed calendars as we do. Instead, time was measured based as elapsed from certain major events or significant person.…Read More
When did Ahaziah begin his reign?
Question: When comparing II Kings 8:26 and II Chronicles 22:2, which is the true age of Ahaziah when he began to reign? Answer: “Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Athaliah the granddaughter of Omri, king of Israel” (II Kings 8:26). “Ahaziah…Read More
How many horsemen did David kill?
Question: II Samuel 8:4 — 1,700 horsemen I Chronicles 18:4 — 7,000 horsemen Are these two passages related to each other? Why the discrepancy? Answer: The two passages do deal with the same event, but they are worded differently. The following is taken from the New King James Version: “David took from him one thousand chariots,…Read More