Uzzah and the Ark

by Ralph Walker Was Uzzah really executed for an involuntary reflexive action? Preaching the Bloody Bible

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Why was it a sin for David to count the fighting men?

Question: In I Chronicles 21, why was it a sin for David to take a census? Answer: “When you take a census of the sons of Israel to number them, then each one of them shall give a ransom for himself to the LORD, when you number them, so that there will be no plague…

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Why are David’s children mentioned before they were born in II Samuel?

Question: The account of David and Bathsheba’s affair was outlined in II Samuel 11. So how could II Samuel 5:18 list their second son, Solomon, way before the affair had taken place? Is the book out of sequence? Answer: II Samuel, like many books in the Bible, is a historical account. This does not mean…

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How could God allow the Gibeonites to kill seven of Saul’s sons?

Question: In II Samuel 21, it speaks of how David spared seven of Saul’s descendants for the Gibeonites to kill, and afterward, God answered prayers. That just doesn’t make sense. Did God justify that once upon a time? Answer: “Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year;…

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Is II Samuel 7:11-14 talking about Christ or Solomon?

Question: Hey Mr. Jeffrey, I’m having issues understanding II Samuel 7:14. Clearly, it is a reference to Jesus and the kingdom of God, but who is God talking about committing iniquity in this passage? Answer: “The LORD also declares to you that the LORD will make a house for you. When your days are complete…

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Why did you misquote II Samuel 12:8?

Question: Hi, I just read through some of your pages. This one I found particularly interesting: Didn’t God support polygamy by offering David more wives? Did you or whoever wrote this “answer” deliberately misquote this passage of the Bible to support a thesis? Every version of the Bible including the NKJV says “into your arms” or…

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How could Michal have five sons when another verse said she had none?

Question: Please, I need an answer. Can you see any contradiction between II Samuel 6:23 which says Michal had no children to the day of her death and II Samuel 21:8 which says Michal had five sons? Answer: “So David said to Michal, “It was before the LORD, who chose me above your father and…

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Why did the translators add “brother” to II Samuel 21:19?

Question: Nearly everyone is familiar with the account in I Samuel 17 and how David killed Goliath. The King James Version in II Samuel 21:19 says Elhanan killed Goliath’s brother, but the Hebrew text says it was Goliath who was slain. How did the translators deduce this was Goliath’s brother, or is there a better explanation…

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