Archive for September 4th, 2018

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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Who was Laban’s father?

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

Laban was the son of Bethuel.

Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Paddan-aram to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.” (Genesis 28:5)

Laban was the son of Nahor.

He said to them, ‘Do you know Laban the son of Nahor?” And they said, ‘We know him.’’” (Genesis 29:5)

(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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