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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: Did God give Gehazi (Elisha’s servant) leprosy?

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

Yes

“Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever.” So he went out from his presence afflicted with leprosy, as white as snow.” (2 Kings 5:27)

No

“Now the king was speaking with Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, saying, ‘Please report to me all the great things that Elisha has done.’” (2 Kings 8:4)

(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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