1 Samuel: Contradictions

  1. Is it OK for men to have long hair? 1:11
  2. What is the earth set upon? 2:8
  3. Are we punished for the sins of others? 3:12-13
  4. How many gods are there? 6:5, 28:13
  5. Who hardened the Pharaoh's heart? 6:6
  6. Is God merciful? 6:19, 15:2-3
  7. How long was the ark of the covenant at Abinadab's house? 7:1-2
  8. Who may offer sacrifices to God? 7:7-9
  9. Were the Philistines subdued all the days of Samuel? 7:13, 13:5-10
  10. Who was Samuel's firstborn son? 8:2
  11. Does God help in times of need? 8:18
  12. Who was the father of Kish? 9:1
  13. When did "Is Saul among the prophets?" become a proverb? 10:11-12, 19:24
  14. Should we fear God? 12:14, 12:24
  15. What was Jonathan's first slaughter? 13:3, 14:14
  16. Why was Saul rejected as king? 13:9, 13-14, 15:2-3, 7-11
  17. Who were Saul's sons? 14:49
  18. To kill or not to kill. 15:2-3
  19. Was Haman an Agagite? 15:2-3, 7-8, 33-34
  20. Does God repent? 15:11, 29, 35
  21. Does God ever lie? 15:29
  22. Did Saul and Samuel kill all the Amalekites? 15:7-8, 33, 27:8-9, 30:1, 17
  23. When was the last time that Samuel saw Saul? 15:35, 19:24
  24. How many sons did Jesse have? 16:10-11, 17:12
  25. Was David a man of war before he fought Goliath? 16:18, 17:33
  26. When did Saul meet David? 16:21-22, 17:55-58
  27. How did David kill Goliath? 17:49-51
  28. Who killed Goliath? 17:49-51, 21:8-9
  29. Is dancing a sin? 18:6-7
  30. When did Saul become David's enemy? 18:9, 18:29
  31. How many Philistine foreskins did David buy his first wife with? 18:27
  32. When David fled to Nob, what was the priest's name? 21:1
  33. Was David alone when asking for the holy bread at Nob? 21:1
  34. Is it OK to lie? 21:2-8
  35. Was Abiathar the father or the son of Ahimelech? 22:20, 23:6, 30:7
  36. Did Saul inquire of the Lord? 28:6
  37. Was Jesus the first to rise from the dead? 28:11, 14
  38. How did Saul die? 31:4-6