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Archive for July 5th, 2017

For other posts dealing with Bible contradictions see our Collection of Posts Responding to Bible Contradictions.

For today’s post will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Did Zedekiah’s eyes behold the king of Babylon?

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes shows a Bible contradiction:

Yes, his eyes beheld the king of Babylon.

“You will not escape from his hand, for you will surely be captured and delivered into his hand; and you will see the king of Babylon eye to eye, and he will speak with you face to face, and you will go to Babylon.’” (Jeremiah 34:3)

No, his eyes were removed before he reached Babylon.

“They slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon” (2 Kings 25:7)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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