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David’s Administration – ATA

INQUIRY: In David’s time, who served as priest, Ahimelech or Abiathar? And who was his scribe, Seraiah or Sheva? And who were his chief rulers, his sons or his sons and Ira? Do 2 Samuel 8:16-19 and 2 Samuel 20:23-26 … Continue reading

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Michal angry with David – ATA

INQUIRY: Was Michal angry with David for dancing (2 Samuel 6:14-16) or for uncovering himself (2 Samuel 6:20)? Is there a contradiction?

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David and the temple – ATA

INQUIRY: Did God forbid David to build a temple because He doesn’t dwell in houses (1 Chronicles 174-6) or because David was a man of war (1 Chronicles 28:3)? Is there a contradiction?

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David in Jerusalem – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David go to Jerusalem before (1 Samuel 17:54-55) or after (2 Samuel 5:4-7) he took Zion by force? Is there a contradiction?

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Ark in Abinadab’s House – ATA

INQUIRY: Was the ark of the covenant at Abinadab’s house 20 years (1 Samuel 7:1-2) or more than 47 years (Acts 13:21; 2 Samuel 5:4-7; 6:2-3)? Is there a contradiction?

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Obededom, Gittite or Levite – ATA

INQUIRY: Was Obededom a Gittite (2 Samuel 6:10) or a Levite (1 Chronicles 15:17-18)? Is there a contradiction?

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Ark of Covenant transit – ATA

INQUIRY: Did David bring the ark of the covenant to Obed-Edom’s house before (1 Chr 13:6-7, 13; 14:16) or after (2 Sam 5:25; 6:3, 10) defeating the Philistines? Is there a contradiction? 

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David’s Mighty Men – ATA

INQUIRY: Who were the three mighty men of David, and did one of them kill 300 (1 Chronicles 11:6, 11-12) or 800 (2 Samuel 23:8-9) at once? Is there a contradiction?

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David & Achish – ATA

INQUIRY: Was David afraid of (1 Samuel 21:12) or friendly with Achish (1 Samuel 27:3; 29:6, 9)? Is there a contradiction? 

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Dagon’s Temple – ATA

INQUIRY: Was Dagon’s temple closed (1 Samuel 5:5; 7:3) or not (1 Chronicles 10:8-10) in the lifetime of Samuel? Is there a contradiction?

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