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Interesting Bible problems with numbers, but presented as Bible Contradictions by IslamicEra.com. It is not unusual among theologians to speak of a copyist error, if they don't have an explanation for a number. Isn't it? It's our concern to simply explain numbers if there are no variant readings. If there is one, it is our concern to define the most likely reading and give an explanation for it.

 

11. When David defeated the King of Zobah, how many horsemen did he capture?
One thousand and seven hundred (2 Samuel 8:4)
Yes, that was after the first confrontation.

Seven thousand (I Chronicles 18:4)
Yes, that was after the last battle.
See the article: 7000 or 1700 horsemen?
No Bible Contradiction

 

12. How many stalls for horses did Solomon have?
Forty thousand (I Kings 4:26)
Yes, cribs; for the horses.

Four thousand (2 Chronicles 9:25)
Yes, stables; for the horses and their chariots. (Read your text!)
That means: one stable for ten horses with their chariots.
No Bible Contradiction

 

13. In what year of King Asa's reign did Baasha, King of Israel, die?
Twenty-sixth year (I Kings 15:33 – 16:8)
Yes, in the twenty-sixth year of his actual reign.

Still alive in the thirty-sixth year (2 Chronicles 16:1)
No, in the thirty-sixth year of his kingship. Asa received the title of king as a boy as his father died very early. His mother was lady governor before Asa actually reigned. He was therefore ‘named’ king at least ten years before he began his actual reign.
No Bible Contradiction

 

14. How many overseers did Solomon appoint for the work of building the temple?
Three thousand six hundred (2 Chronicles 2:2)
Yes, 300 officers and 3.300 foremen; all together 3.600 overseers

Three thousand three hundred (I Kings 5:16)
Yes, 3.300 foremen or bosses, not included are the 300 officers.
See the article: How many overseers did Solomon have?
No Bible Contradiction

 

15. Solomon built a facility containing how many baths?
Two thousand (1 Kings 7:26)
Yes, it contained 2000 liquid baths.

Over three thousand (2 Chronicles 4:5)
Yes, it contained 3000 dry bath (when it was empty) 
See the article: How large is the content of the sea?
No Bible Contradiction

 

16. Of the Israelites who were freed from the Babylonian captivity, how many were the children of Pahrath-Moab?
Two thousand eight hundred and twelve (Ezra 2:6)
Yes, those who were registered for departure in Babel.

Two thousand eight hundred and eighteen (Nehemiah 7:11)
Yes, included are the unregistered of the first wave of immigrants that arrived in Jerusalem.
See the article: Contradicting lists about Israelites that returned from Babel?
No Bible Contradiction

 

17. How many were the children of Zattu?
Nine hundred and forty-five (Ezra 2:8)
Yes, those who were registered for departure in Babel.

Eight hundred and forty-five (Nehemiah 7:13)
Yes, excluded are those that were delayed and didn’t actually belong to the first wave of arrived immigrants.
See the article: Contradicting lists about Israelites that returned from Babel?  
No Bible Contradiction

 

18. How many were the children of Azgad?
One thousand two hundred and twenty-two (Ezra 2:12)
Yes, those who were registered for departure in Babel.

Two thousand three hundred and twenty-two (Nehemiah 7:17)
Yes, included are the unregistered of the first wave of immigrants that arrived in Jerusalem.
See the article: Contradicting lists about Israelites that returned from Babel? 
No Bible Contradiction

 

19. How many were the children of Adin?
Four hundred and fifty-four (Ezra 2:15)
Yes, those who were registered for departure in Babel.

Six hundred and fifty-five (Nehemiah 7:20)
Yes, included are the unregistered of the first wave of immigrants that arrived in Jerusalem.
See the article: Contradicting lists about Israelites that returned from Babel?
No Bible Contradiction

 

20. How many were the children of Hashum?
Two hundred and twenty-three (Ezra 2:19)
Yes, those who were registered for departure in Babel.

Three hundred and twenty-eight (Nehemiah 7:22)
Yes, included are the unregistered of the first wave of immigrants that arrived in Jerusalem.
See the article: Contradicting lists about Israelites that returned from Babel? 
No Bible Contradiction

 

No Bible Contradictions