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Questions tagged with this tag seek a resolution to an apparent contradiction in the Bible.

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If the LORD gives His glory to no other, then what is the glory that Jesus gives to the twelve and to future believers?

Isaiah 42:8 says: I am the LORD; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols. While John 17:5, 22 says: 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the ...
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Is the Paul of Philippians 3:20-21 the same author, or teaching the same kind of resurrection as described in 1 Corinthians 15:35-38?

Q. Is the Paul of Philippians 3:20-21 the same author, or teaching the same kind of resurrection as described in 1 Corinthians 15:35-38? [Phl 3:20-21 YLT] [20] For our citizenship is in the heavens, ...
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Are Genesis Chapters 10 and 11 split incorrectly?

Regarding the Tower of Babel narrative... I have posted elsewhere about the timeline problem of Babel happening only ~100 years after the flood. Population, technology, etc. issues are all raised with ...
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Did Jezebel also destroy the sons of Naboth as alluded to in 2 Kings 9?

When Jehu recounts the Naboth incident he seems to insinuate that Naboth died with his sons. 2 Kings 9:25, 26 NASB 25 Then Jehu said to Bidkar his officer, “Take him up and cast him into the property ...
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Psalm 139:13 says that God knits us in our mother's womb. If Jesus creates all things, and not God, then who knitted Jesus in his mother's womb?

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very ...
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Col1:15 -18 First Born

Col1:15 -18 First Born. Are you saying that the words Supremacy and First Born are synonymous? Are all firstborns considered supreme? Why didn't Paul just use the word supremacy? The question that ...
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Is there a conflict between these 3 verses - Galatians 1:18-20 & 2:1-2 & Acts 9:26-32?

background Paul asserts in Galatians 1:18-20 that he saw none of the apostles except Cephas and James the Lord's brother. Acts 9:26-30 (27) But Barnabas brings Paul to the apostles and brought to the ...
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Is there a contradiction between Job's and Jesus' understanding of Sheol? Job 10:21-22, 14:10-12, 17:13-16 vs. Luke 16:19-31

Job 18 “Why did you bring me out from the womb? Would that I had died before any eye had seen me 19 and were as though I had not been, carried from the womb to the grave. 20 Are not my days few? Then ...
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What should a congregation do if it sins through ignorance? Leviticus and Numbers seem to give different commandments

Kill a young bull (According to Leviticus 4:13-21): Kill a young bull and young goat (According to Numbers 15: 24-26) How can these laws be reconciled?
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Jews time in exile

Jeremiah prophesied 70 years of Babylonian captivity, which began 606 BC and ended in 536 BC. On the other hand, Ezekiel, while 30 years into this captivity (Eze 1:1), prophesied 390 and 40 years ...
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