32 "Contradictions" in Genesis - Answers

Contradictions in the Bible

A list of 32 answers to supposed "contradictions" in the book of Genesis. There are reasonable answers and explanations for every alleged "contradiction" in the Bible.

1:2
Is the Trinity Contradictory?
1:3
How Could Light Be Created Before the Sun, Moon, and Stars?
1:11-13
Were Plants or Humans Created First?
1:14
How Could Light Be Created Before the Sun, Moon, and Stars?
1:24-26
Were Animals or Humans Created First?
1:26
Is the Bible Contradictory About How Many Gods There Are?
1:26-31
Were Plants or Humans Created First?
2:5-9
Were Plants or Humans Created First?
2:16-17
Why Didn’t Adam Die the Day He Ate the Fruit?
2:18
Is the Bible Contradictory About Whether Marriage Is Good?
2:18-19
Were Animals or Humans Created First?
3:8-10
Does God Asking Adam, “Where are you?”, Contradict His Omniscience?
3:16
Was God Wrong to Multiply the Pain of Women in Childbearing?
3:22
Is the Bible Contradictory About How Many Gods There Are?
4:17
Where Did Cain Get His Wife?
5:1-31
Did People Live Hundreds of Years in Genesis?
5:5
Why Didn’t Adam Die the Day He Ate the Fruit?
5:24
Has Anyone Ascended Into Heaven Besides Jesus?
6:6-7
Does God Change His Mind?
6:19-20
Did Noah Bring Two or Seven Pairs of Every Kind of Animal?
7:1
Is Anyone Righteous? Have All Sinned?
7:2-3
Did Noah Bring Two or Seven Pairs of Every Kind of Animal?
11:7
Is the Bible Contradictory About How Many Gods There Are?
11:8-9
If God Is Not the Author of Confusion, What About the Tower of Babel?
17:1
Has Anyone Seen God?
18:1
Has Anyone Seen God?
19:8
Was Lot Righteous? Did He Sin Against His Daughters?
22:1
Does God Tempt People?
22:1-2
Was It Wrong for God to Command Abraham to Sacrifice Isaac?
37:28, 36
Who Bought Joseph, the Ishmaelites or the Midianites?
39:1
Who Bought Joseph, the Ishmaelites or the Midianites?
47:31
Did Jacob Worship at the Head of the Bed or Leaning on His Staff?

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