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Answering The Atheist
June 17, 2007 / Volume 7, Issue 24

Which tribe was Huram from? 1 Kings 7:13-14 says Naphtali, but 2 Chronicles 2:13-14 says Dan. Is there a contradiction?

It is likely that Huram's mother was from the tribe of Dan (a daughter of Dan, 2 Chronicles 2:14), but had married a man from the tribe of Naphtali, who had died (a widow of the tribe of Naphtali, 1 Kings 7:14). After being widowed, she married a man of Tyre, and gave birth to Huram.

There is no contradiction.

This article is a response to Skeptic's Annotated Bible