25 "Contradictions" in Luke - Answers

Contradictions in the Bible

A list of 25 answers to supposed "contradictions" in the book of Luke. There are reasonable answers and explanations for every alleged "contradiction" in the Bible.

1:5-6
Is Anyone Righteous? Have All Sinned?
3:23, 31
Are Matthew and Luke’s Genealogies Contradictory?
4:1-12
Is the Order of the Temptations of Jesus Contradictory?
5:27
Was the Tax Collector Named Matthew or Levi?
6:12-16
Why Are the Lists of Disciples Different?
7:3-6
Did the Centurion or Elders Talk to Jesus?
8:26-27
Did Jesus Meet the Demon-Possessed Men in Gadarene or Gerasene?
8:26-27
Did One or Two Demon-Possessed Men Meet Jesus?
8:41-42
Was Jairus’s Daughter Dead When He Saw Jesus?
9:3
Did Jesus Tell His Disciples to Take a Staff?
9:28-29
Did Jesus Bring the Men Up the Mountain After Six or Eight Days?
12:51-52
Did Jesus Come to Bring Peace or a Sword?
13:19
Is the Mustard Seed the Smallest Seed?
18:35, 38
Did Jesus Meet One or Two Blind Men Leaving Jericho?
19:45-46
Did Jesus Cleanse the Temple Once or Twice?
22:36
Did Jesus Come to Bring Peace or a Sword?
22:34, 60-62
Did the Rooster Crow Once or Twice Before Peter’s Third Denial?
22:47
Who Arrested Jesus, the Crowd or the Romans?
23:26
Did Jesus or Simon of Cyrene Carry the Cross?
23:38
What Was Written on the Cross?
23:46
What Were Jesus’ Last Words on the Cross?
24:1
How Many Days and Nights Was Jesus in the Tomb?
24:2-6
Were the Angels Sitting or Standing at the Tomb?
24:4-6
How Many Angels/Men Were at the Tomb?
24:9
Did the Women Tell Anyone About the Tomb?

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