Biblical stupidity part 25

There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
(The Christian God is omniscient, omnipotent, almighty, merciful and good. Why did he have to write a book? He doesn’t know anything from the past, in the present and future. He can’t even beat Jacob, and has been fighting the devil for ever and can’t get rid of Satan. He can’t stop any natural or manmade disaster. He will burn the cojones of people who don’t like him in a lake of fire. He killed 25 million innocent people just in the Old Testament for reasons better described as demented. These are not the qualifying backgrounds and skills that belong in the resume of a God.)

-1 Kings 4:26 And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
(Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses).

-2 Chronicles 9:25 And Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen; whom he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.
(Solomon had 4,000 stalls for horses).
-1 Kings 5:16 Beside the chief of Solomon’s officers which were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work.
(Solomon had 3,300 supervisors.)

-2 Chronicles 2:2 And Solomon told out threescore and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them.
(Solomon had 3,600 supervisors.)
-1 Kings 8:5 And king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel, that were assembled unto him, were with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor numbered for multitude.
(The number of sheep and oxen sacrificed at Solomon’s Temple dedication was too many to be counted.)

-1 Kings 8:63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered unto the LORD, two and twenty thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the children of Israel dedicated the house of the LORD.
(Exact count of sheep and oxen sacrificed at Solomon’s Temple dedication.)
-1 Kings 7:15 For he cast two pillars of brass, of eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve cubits did compass either of them about.16 And he made two chapiters of molten brass, to set upon the tops of the pillars: the height of the one chapiter was five cubits, and the height of the other chapiter was five cubits:17 And nets of checker work, and wreaths of chain work, for the chapiters which were upon the top of the pillars; seven for the one chapiter, and seven for the other chapiter.18 And he made the pillars, and two rows round about upon the one network, to cover the chapiters that were upon the top, with pomegranates: and so did he for the other chapiter.19 And the chapiters that were upon the top of the pillars were of lily work in the porch, four cubits.20 And the chapiters upon the two pillars had pomegranates also above, over against the belly which was by the network: and the pomegranates were two hundred in rows round about upon the other chapiter.21 And he set up the pillars in the porch of the temple: and he set up the right pillar, and called the name thereof Jachin: and he set up the left pillar, and called the name thereof Boaz.22 And upon the top of the pillars was lily work: so was the work of the pillars finished.
(The two pillars were 18 cubits high. About 26 ft 6 57/64 inch)

-2 Chronicles 3:15 Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the chapiter that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.16 And he made chains, as in the oracle, and put them on the heads of the pillars; and made an hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.17 And he reared up the pillars before the temple, one on the right hand, and the other on the left; and called the name of that on the right hand Jachin, and the name of that on the left Boaz.
(The two pillars were 35 cubits high. About 51 ft 8 5/64 inch)
-1 Kings 7:26 And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.
[Solomon’s “molten sea” held 2000 “baths” (1 bath = about 8 gallons).]

-2 Chronicles 4:5 And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.                                                                                                                                       (Solomon’s “molten sea” held 3000 “baths.”)
-1 Kings 9:28 And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
(420 talents of gold were brought back from Ophir.)

-2 Chronicles 8:18 And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and took thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon.
(450 talents of gold were brought back from Ophir.)
-1 Kings 15:14 But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa’s heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.
(Asa did not remove the high places.)

-2 Chronicles 14:2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God:3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves
(Asa did remove the high places.)
-1 Kings 16:6 So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah: and Elah his son reigned in his stead.7 And also by the hand of the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani came the word of the LORD against Baasha, and against his house, even for all the evil that he did in the sight of the LORD, in provoking him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam; and because he killed him.8 In the twenty and sixth year of Asa king of Judah began Elah the son of Baasha to reign over Israel in Tirzah, two years.
(Baasha died in the 26th year of King Asa’s reign.)

-2 Chronicles 16:1 In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, to the intent that he might let none go out or come in to Asa king of Judah
(Baasha built a city in the 36th year of King Asa’s reign.)
-1 Kings 16:23 In the thirty and first year of Asa king of Judah began Omri to reign over Israel, twelve years: six years reigned he in Tirzah.
(Omri became king in the thirty-first year of Asa’s reign and he reigned for a total of twelve years.)

-1 Kings 16:28 So Omri slept with his fathers, and was buried in Samaria: and Ahab his son reigned in his stead.
29 And in the thirty and eighth year of Asa king of Judah began Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel: and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty and two years.
(Omri died, and his son Ahab became king in the thirty- eighth year of Asa’s reign. Thirty-one through thirty-eight equals a reign of seven or eight years.)
-1 Kings 22:23 Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.
-2 Chronicles 18:22 Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil against thee.
-2 Thessalonians 2:11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie
(God himself causes a lying spirit and strong delusion.

-Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
(God abhors lying lips and delights in honesty.)
-1 Kings 22:42 Jehoshaphat was thirty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.43 And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD: nevertheless the high places were not taken away; for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.
(Jehoshaphat did not remove the high places.)

-2 Chronicles 17:5 Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.6 And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.
(Jehoshaphat did remove the high places.)

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