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For today’s post we will tackle the question the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: How many did God kill for committing whoredom with the daughters of Moab?

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

23,000

“Nor are we to commit sexual immorality, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day. (1 Corinthians 10:8)

24,000.

“But those who died from the plague were twenty-four thousand in number.” (Numbers 25:9)

(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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