Articles Tagged: Genesis (22 Posts)

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Adam would die the same day after he ate the fruit. The argument is that Genesis 2:16-17 says that Adam would die the same day, yet Genesis 5:5 says that Adam lived 930 years. However, there is a very simple explanation that eliminates this alleged contradiction. […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning who bought Joseph, whether it was the Ishmaelites or the Midianites. The argument is that Genesis 37:28 and 39:1 say that the Ishmaelites bought Joseph, but Genesis 37:36 says that the Midianites bought Joseph. However, there is a simple explanation that resolves this alleged contradiction. Scriptures The […]

Some argue that the Bible cannot be true because the Bible says that Cain had a wife, but there would only have been one family, the family of Adam and Eve, so where would Cain have found a wife? The answer is simple, and there is absolutely no problem with the biblical text. Genesis 4:17 […]

Some argue that Genesis 1 and 2 are contradictory concerning when plants were created. Those who make this argument say that Genesis 1 says that plants were created before humans, but Genesis 2 seems to say that plants were created after humans. However, there is a very easy answer to this alleged contradiction. Scriptures – Were Plants or Humans […]

Some argue that Genesis 1:24-26 and 2:18-19 are contradictory concerning whether animals or humans were created first. The argument is that Genesis 1:24-26 says that animals were created first, while Genesis 2:18-19 says that humans were created first. However, there is a very reasonable interpretation of these passages that easily reconciles this apparent contradiction. Scriptures […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether Lot was righteous. The argument is that Genesis 19:8 demonstrates that Lot was unrighteous because he offered his daughters to the mob of men, but 2 Peter 2:6-7 says that Lot was righteous. However, there is a very simple explanation that eliminates this alleged contradiction. Scriptures […]

Some argue that it was immoral for God to command Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac in Genesis 22:1-2. However, this objection is based upon an unbiblical, arbitrary, and unjustified moral standard that is ultimately irrelevant. The fact is that God had the right to command Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, and he had a reason […]

Some argue that it was immoral for God to multiply the pain of women in childbearing in Genesis 3:16. However, those who object to what God did in Genesis 3:16 are imposing an external, arbitrary, and unjustified moral standard upon God. The simple truth is that it was not wrong for God to punish both […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether marriage is good. Scriptures – Is the Bible Contradictory About Whether Marriage Is Good? Marriage Is Good Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 Marriage Is Not […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether the Bible teaches that there is one God, or many gods. The argument is that several passages say that there is more than one God, and several passages say that there is only one God. However, there are very reasonable explanations for the passages brought up […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone is righteous and if every human has sinned. The argument is that Genesis 7:1, Job 1:1, and Luke 1:5-6 say that some people are righteous, while Romans 3 and Psalm 14:3 say that no human is righteous. However, there is a very simple explanation that […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God is the author of confusion. The argument is that 1 Corinthians 14:33 says that God is not the author of confusion, but Genesis 11:8-9 says that God confused the languages of the earth at the Tower of Babel. However, there is a very simple explanation […]

Some argue that the timeline of Genesis 1 does not make sense because it says that God created light before he created the sun, moon, and stars, which are the producers of light. Scriptures – How Could Light Be Created Before the Sun, Moon, and Stars? And God said, “Let there be light,” and there […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone has seen God. The argument is that some passages say that no one has seen God, while others say that particular people have seen God. However, there is a reasonable explanation that solves this apparent contradiction. Scriptures – Has Anyone Seen God? No One Has […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether anyone has ascended into heaven besides Jesus. The argument is that the Bible says Enoch and Elijah ascended into heaven, but John 3:13 says that no one has ascended into heaven besides Jesus. However, there is a simple explanation that resolves this alleged contradiction in the […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God tempts people. The argument is that Genesis 22:1 says that God tempts Abraham, but James 1:13 says that God does not tempt people. However, there is a very simple explanation that explains this alleged contradiction in the Bible. Scriptures – Does God Tempt People? Genesis […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God changes his mind. The argument is that God seems to change his mind in Genesis 6:6-7, Exodus 32:14, and Jonah 3:10, yet other passages, such as Malachi 3:6, say that God does not change. However, there is a very reasonable explanation that eliminates the supposed […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning whether God is omniscient. The argument is that the Bible teaches that God is omniscient (Hebrews 4:13), but God did not know where Adam was in Genesis 3:9. However, this alleged contradiction has a very easy answer. Scriptures – Does God Asking Adam, “Where are you?”, Contradict […]

Some argue that the Bible cannot be true because it is ridiculous to believe that people lived hundreds of years in Genesis, which is what Genesis 5:31 records. However, there is a reasonable explanation for why this could be possible, which eliminates any necessity that the Bible is untrue about what it records in Genesis […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning how many of each kind of animal Noah brought into the ark. Was it two or seven pairs of every kind of animal? The argument is that Genesis 6:19-20 says that Noah brought two of each kind of animal, whereas Genesis 7:2-3 says that Noah brought seven […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning the question, “Did Jacob worship at the head of the bed or leaning on his staff?” The argument is that Genesis 47:31 says that Jacob worshipped at the head of the bed, but Hebrews 11:21 says that he worshipped leaning on his staff. However, there is a […]

Some argue that the Bible is contradictory concerning how many sons Abraham had, whether he had one or two. The argument is that Genesis 22:2 and Hebrews 11:17 say that Abraham had one child, but Galatians 4:22 says that Abraham had two children. However, the solution to this alleged contradiction is extremely simple. Scriptures – […]