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18,000 Syrians or 12,000 Edomites?

INQUIRY: Did David kill 18,000 Syrians (2 Samuel 8:13) or 12,000 Edomites (Psalm 60:1) in the valley of salt? Is there a contradiction?

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700 or 7000 horsemen? – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David take 700 (2 Samuel 8:3-4) or 7,000 (1 Chronicles 18:3-4) horsemen from Hadarezer? Is there a contradiction?

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David and the shewbread – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David ask Ahimelech (1 Samuel 21:1-3) or Abiathar (Mark 2:25-26) for the showbread to eat? Also, was David alone or not? Is there a contradiction?

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To feed or not to feed – ATA

INQUIRY: In 2 Thesalonians 3:10, Paul said that if one will not work we should not feed them. But in Romans 12:20, Paul said we should feed our enemy. Is there a contradiction?

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Beaten or forgiven – ATA

INQUIRY: In Luke 12:47-48, Jesus said the one who didn’t know the will of God would be beaten with few stripes, but in Luke 23:34, He asked the Father to forgive those who did not know what they were doing. … Continue reading

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Where did Uzzah die? – ATA

INQUIRY: Did God kill Uzzah at the threshing floor of Nachon (2 Samuel 6:6-7) or the threshing floor of Chidon (1 Chronicles 13:9-10)?  Is there a contradiction?

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Buying the Threshing Floor – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David buy the threshing floor for 600 shekels of gold (1 Chronicles 21:25) or for 50 shekels of silver (2 Samuel 24:24)? Is there a contradiction?

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Judge me or not? – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David want God to judge him (Psalm 7:8) or not (Psalm 143:2)? Is there a contradiction?

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Did David Sin? – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David sin (1 Chronicles 21:1; 28:3; 1 Samuel 21:3-6; 2 Samuel 11:14-17; Psalm 25:7; 119:176) or not (1 Kings 15:5; 2 Samuel 22:22; Psalm 119:110; Acts 13:22)? Is there a contradiction?

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Numbering the people – ATA

INQUIRY: Who tempted David to number the people of Israel? Was it Satan (1 Chronicles 21:1) or God (2 Samuel 24:1)? Is there a contradiction?

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