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Are the 480 years of 1 Kings 6:1 wrong?

Are the 480 years of 1 Kings 6:1 wrong? The short answer is no. The Bible Chronology Timeline-part III provides in my opinion a pretty reasonable overall Old Testament Chronology up to Solomon in ...
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Why does Neh. 8:17 say that nobody celebrated the Festival of Tabernacles since Joshua, when Solomon celebrated it in 1 Kgs. 8:65?

The quote from Nehemiah 8:17, "... the Israelites had not celebrated it like this.", signifies that from the time after Joshua until that moment, the Festival of Tabernacles had not been ...
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Why does Neh. 8:17 say that nobody celebrated the Festival of Tabernacles since Joshua, when Solomon celebrated it in 1 Kgs. 8:65?

A difference between Solomon's celebration and Nehemiah's is where the tents/tabernacles were location: 1 Kings 8 66 On the eighth day he dismissed the people, who blessed the king and went to their ...
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Why did Ahab call the king of Syria his brother?

" And Ben-hadad said unto him, The cities, which my father took from thy father, I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. Then said Ahab, I ...
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Does 1st Kings say that pi = 3?

The Bible doesn't claim that Pi = 3. Solomon's Sea is flared out at the lip like a cup and there's no contradiction here. The distance around the hemisphere is measured below the flared portion while ...
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If David wanted Joab killed, why did he leave it to Solomon instead of doing it himself?

David simply had enough disobedience and treachery from Joab. Firing him as commander did not change Joab's conniving. God's Anointed and the fate of Jerusalem, Judah and Israel hung in the balance. ...
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