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Answering The Atheist

Saul’s Sons – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did all of Saul’s sons die with him (1 Chronicles 10:6; 1 Samuel 31:2, 6) or not (2 Samuel 2:7-9)? Is there a contradiction?

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Saul’s Death – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Saul kill himself (1 Samuel 31:3-4), or was he killed by an Amalekite (2 Samuel 1:6-10), or by the Philistines (2 Samuel 21:12), or by the LORD (1 Chronicles 10:13-14)? Is there a contradiction?

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Amalekites Destroyed – ATA

COMPLAINT: The Amalekites were completely destroyed, 5 times (Genesis 14:1, 7, 12; 1 Samuel 15:7-8, 20, 32-33; 27:8-9; 30:1, 17; 1 Chronicles 4:43) or were they (Esther 3:1)? Is there a contradiction?

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Inquire of the Lord – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Saul inquire of the Lord (1 Samuel 28:6) or not (1 Chronicles 10:13-14)? Is there a contradiction?

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Philistine Foreskins – ATA

COMPLAINT: How many Philistine foreskins did David pay Saul for his daughter Michal, 100 (2 Samuel 3:14) or 200 (1 Samuel 18:27)? Is there a contradiction?

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David & Saul’s Court – ATA

COMPLAINT: Was David detained at Saul’s court (1 Samuel 16:21) or not (1 Samuel 17:15)? Is there a contradiction?

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Saul & David? – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Saul know David or not? Did he ask Jesse or Abner to bring David to him? Did Saul meet David before or after he killed Goliath? Are there contradictions in 1 Samuel 16-17?

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Philistines subdued? – ATA

COMPLAINT: Were the Philistines subdued all the days of Samuel (1 Samuel 7:13) or not (1 Samuel 13:5, 10)? Is there a contradiction?

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Eli’s Sons – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Eli correct his sons (1 Samuel 2:22-24) or not (1 Samuel 3:11-13)? Is there a contradiction?

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Samuel’s firstborn son – ATA

COMPLAINT: Was Samuel’s firstborn son Joel (1 Samuel 8:1-2) or Vashni (1 Chronicles 6:28)? Is there a contradiction?

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