There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
The main thing to avoid when you read the bible is “shaking your head”. Why? Because you will end up with a stiffed neck. The following are basic answers found in the bible, all you have to do is choose which answer you like best.
When Jesus entered Capernaum he healed the slave of a centurion. Did the centurion come personally to request Jesus for this?
–Yes Matthew 8:5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,
–No. He sent some elders of the Jews and his friends Luke 7:2 And a certain centurion’s servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die.3 And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant. 6 Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof: