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In the book of Judges chapter 6 , we see a repeat of chapter 4, but this time Gideon is the savior and the oppressive king is Madian.

In the book of Judges chapter 10 , we see a repeat of chapter 4, but this time Jephte is the savior, and the Amorrhites are slain, again (see Joshua 10:20).

In the book of Judges chapter 13 , we see a repeat of chapter 4, but this time Samson is the savior. [The story of the birth of Samson is remarkably similar to the birth of Christ.]

 

In the book of Judges chapter 14

In verse 19, the ‘spirit of the Lord came upon him’, and Samson settled a wager by killing 30 men, and taking their clothing.

BUT

In Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17, it reads Thou shall not kill.

 

In the book of Judges chapter 15

An army of 3,000 citizens exhorted Samson to turn himself over to the Philistines, and, for no apparent reason, Samson agreed to do so. When Samson reached Lehi, Samson broke his bonds, and killed 1,000 of the Philistine soldiers [The effort to kill 1,000 soldiers made Samson very thirsty, and, in one of the strangest miracles ever reported, God made water flow from a tooth on the jawbone of an ass (15:19, translations of this verse vary), the weapon Samson used to slay the Philistine soldiers. Assuming the event occurred on the Summer solstice, Samson had a maximum of 12 hours of sunlight, and, starting at dawn, finishing at nightfall, and taking no breaks, he killed 1.4 soldiers per minute. The soldiers never used spears or arrows to attempt to kill Samson, their ostensible purpose for capturing him.] He then ruled for 20 years, but was betrayed by Delilah, his Philistine wife, who weakened him by cutting off his hair. [After being captured, it apparently never occurred to any of the Philistines that his hair would grow back.] At some unstated time, Samson, hair fully restored, got revenge by praying to God for strength (who apparently gave it to Samson), then pushing over the main support pillars of the temple of Dagon, causing it to collapse, and kill about 3,000 Philistines. There is no record that Samson sired any children, and three times it was written that “In those days there was no king in Israel, but everyone did that which seemed right to himself.” (verses 17:6, 18:1, and 21:24)

 

In the book of Ruth

[The contents of this book (plus the lack of a king in Israel as given in Judges) cast serious doubt on the lineage of David. Ruth was a Moabite. Boaz, who marries Ruth, was not the brother of Elimelech, and therefore was not required by the passages in Deuteronomy 25:5-10 to marry Ruth. Boaz was described as a “kinsman”. The only biblical reference to Elimelech occurs in the book of Ruth, and the book of Ruth is the only source of the genealogy given in verses 18-22. The religion of Islam disputes the genealogy given in the book of Ruth, claiming that David was from the house of Levi.]

 

In the book Samuel (also known as the book of Kings)

[According to biblical scholars, Samuel composed book 1 up to chapter 25. The remainder of book 1, and book 2 were written by Nathan and Gad. The inclusion of book 2 as an “inspired book” is illogical and inconsistent.]

 

In the book of 1 Samuel chapter 1

In this chapter, God changes his decisions several times. After having “shut up” the womb of Anna, he relents to her impassioned plea, and “remembered her”, and Anna conceived and bore a son whom she named Samuel “because she had asked him of the Lord”. [Clearly, this chapter of book 1 was told to Samuel by someone. It was at best history and at worst here say.] Later, it was written that Anna was “… visited by the Lord, and she conceived and bore three sons and two daughters.” (verse 21) [So, for unknown reasons, God, after having shut up the womb of Anna, opens it fivefold. Clearly, God changed his mind. ]

BUT

In Numbers 23:19; 1 Sam 15:29; Psalms 33:11, 102:25-27; Ezekiel 24:14; Malachi 3:6; and James 1:17, it reads that God does not change.

 

In the book of 1 Samuel chapter 15

In verse 3, it reads “Thus saith the Lord of Hosts: … Go and smite Amalec and utterly destroy all that he hath: spare him not nor covet anything that is his: but slay both men and women, child and suckling …

BUT

In Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17, it reads Thou shall not kill.

 

In the book of 1 Kings chapter 17 (NIV = 1 Samuel 17)

In verse 50, it reads “And David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone, and he struck and slew the Philistine.” So, Goliath of Geth was dead. [In verse 4, it reads “… whose height was six cubits and a span.” In different countries, the length of a cubit varied from 17 to 21 inches, and a span is 4 inches, so Goliath could have been anywhere from 8.8 to 10.8 feet tall.]

BUT

In verse 51, it reads “He (David) ran and stood over the Philistine (Goliath), and took his (Goliath’s) sword, and drew it out of the sheath, and slew him, and cut off his (Goliath’s) head.” [From these two verses, it appears that David slew Goliath twice.]

AND

In 2 Kings 21:19, it reads “And there was a third battle in Gob against the Philistines in which Elhanan … slew Goliath the Gethite…” [Another Goliath of Geth?]

 

In the book of 1 Kings chapter 27 (NIV = 1 Samuel 27)

David and his army go on a rampage, leaving “… neither man nor woman alive.” (verse 9) in Gessuri, and Gerzi. Later, he ravaged the south of Judah, the south of Jerameel, and the south of Ceni, “And David saved neither man nor woman …” (verse 11)

BUT

In Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17, it reads Thou shall not kill.” [God took no action, and David was unpunished.]

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 6 (NIV = 2 Samuel 6)

In verse 23, it reads “And Michal daughter of Saul had no children to the day of her death.

BUT

In chapter 21 verse 8, it reads But the king took Armoni and Mephibosheth, the two sons of Aiah's daughter Rizpah, whom she had borne to Saul, together with the five sons of Saul's daughter Michal, whom she had borne to Adriel son of Barzillai the Meholathite. …”.

In the book of 1 Kings chapter 28

In this chapter, Saul needed help to win a battle, and sought the assistance of a woman at Endor who was a medium.  She was able to raise Samuel from the dead, and he appeared to Saul.  Samuel was not an apparition, because she slaughtered a calf and prepared it for him and others.

BUT

In Leviticus 19:31, it reads "Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

AND

In Leviticus 20:6, it reads "I will set my face against the person who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute himself by following them, and I will cut him off from his people.

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 7 (NIV = 2 Samuel 7)

In verse 16, God promised David "Your house and your kingdom will endure forever ..." [It did not happen.]

BUT

In 1 Kings 14:8, God said “… I tore the kingdom away from the house of David…”

AND

In 3 Kings 12:19, it reads And Israel revolted from the house of David unto this day.

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapters 11 and 12 (NIV = 2 Samuel 11 and 12 )

David became enamored of Bathsheba, had sexual intercourse with her, and she became pregnant. Then, David ordered her husband Uriah to the front lines of a battle with the hope that he would be killed, which happened. David then took Bathsheba as his wife, and she bore a son whose name was not recorded. Even though God was displeased with David’s behavior, God forgave David (12:13), and God was placated by taking the life of David and Bathsheba’s son. (verse 12:14) [How is it that God was placated by the death of David and Bathsheba’s son? What was it that the son did that he should die?] David and Bathsheba produced another child, who became king Solomon. [God, placated by the death of Solomon’s brother, allows Solomon to live, and rise to greatness.]

BUT

In Deuteronomy 22:13-21, the punishment for adultery is death by stoning, which did not occur.

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 18 (NIV = 2 Samuel 18)

In this chapter was recorded a civil war in which the Israelites led by David defeated the Israelites led by Absalom. In verse 31, it reads “… the Lord hath judged for thee this day from the hand of all that have risen up against thee.” [Apparently, God permitted the Israelites to fight amongst themselves, and, based on verse 31, helped in David’s victory against his own people!]

BUT

In the book of 3 Kings 12:24 (NIV = 1 Kings 12:24), it reads "Thus saith the Lord : You shall not go up nor fight against your brethren, the children of Israel ..."

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 21 (NIV = 2 Samuel 21)

In verse 1, it reads “And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: ‘It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slew the Gabaonites.” [A contradiction to Genesis 8:22.]

 

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 21 (NIV = 2 Samuel 21)

David consulted with the Gabaonites, to make peace. The Gabaonites asked for seven descendants of Saul who will be crucified as atonement for the war Saul waged against the Gabaonites. David agreed, and sent seven men, five of whom were sons of Michah, the daughter of Saul, and her husband Hadriel. (David took Michah as his wife after providing a dowry of 100 Philistine foreskins to Saul, but, at a later time, Saul took Michah away from David. (see 1 Kings 25) So David got revenge by ordering the death of Michah’s sons, implying that Michah was complicit in Saul’s action to give her to Hadriel) The Gabaonites then crucified the seven men, and, according to verse 14, “…God shewed mercy again to the land after these things.” [God was placated by human sacrifice.]

[In the book of 2 Kings chapter 22, the writings of David read very much like the songs of Solomon, his son with Bathsheba.]

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