There are contradictions in the Bible. I have looked into this, and honeslty there really are.

Just a few examples....

**Contradiction #1**Who incited David to count the fighting men of Israel?

(a) God did (2 Samuel 24:1)

(b) Satan did (1 Chronicles 21:1).

**Contradiction #2**In that count how many fighting men were found in Israel?

(a) Eight hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9).

(b) One million, one hundred thousand (1 Chronicles 21:5).

**Contradiction #3**How many fighting men were found in Judah?

(a) Five hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9).

(b) Four hundred and seventy thousand (1 Chronicles 21:5).

**Contradiction #4**How long did Jehoiachin rule over Jerusalem?

(a) Three months (2 Kings 24:

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(b) Three months and ten days (2 Chronicles 36:9).

**Contradiction #5**The chief of the mighty men of David lifted up his spear and killed how many men at one time?

(a) Eight hundred (2 Samuel 23:

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(b) Three hundred (1 Chronicles 11:11).

**Contradiction #6**How many pairs of clean animals did God tell Noah to take into the Ark?

(a) Two (Genesis 6:19, 20).

(b) Seven (Genesis 7:2). But despite this last instruction only two pairs went into the ark (Genesis 7:8, 9).

**Contradiction #7**When David defeated the King of Zobah, how many horsemen did he capture?

(a) One thousand and seven hundred (2 Samuel 8:4).

(b) Seven thousand (1 Chronicles 18:4).

**Contradiction #8**How many were the children of Zattu?

(a) Nine hundred and forty-five (Ezra 2:

(b) Eight hundred and forty-five (Nehemiah 7:13).

**Contradiction #9**How many were the children of Azgad?

(a) One thousand two hundred and twenty-two (Ezra 2:12).

(b) Two thousand three hundred and twenty-two (Nehemiah 7:17).

**Contradiction #10**How many were the children of Adin?

(a) Four hundred and fifty-four (Ezra 2:15).

(b) Six hundred and fifty-five (Nehemiah 7:20).

**Contradiction #11**How many were the children of Hashum?

(a) Two hundred and twenty-three (Ezra 2:19).

(b) Three hundred and twenty-eight (Nehemiah 7:22).

**Contradiction #12**How many were the children of Bethel and Ai?

(a) Two hundred and twenty-three (Ezra 2:28).

(b) One hundred and twenty-three (Nehemiah 7:32).

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Above are just a few examples form the OT, there are more, and there even contradictions in the NT.