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the sons of Jesse

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by deacon jd, Sep 5, 2006.

  1. deacon jd

    deacon jd New Member

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    First of all let me begin by saying that I am absolutely positive that there are no contradictions in the Word of God. Now, with that being said I have a question. In 1 Sam16:10-11 it appears as if Jesse had eight sons including David, but in 1Chr 2:13-15 it appears that Jesse had only seven sons with David being the seventh. I look forward to your comments.
     
  2. tinytim

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    And I thought Bo and Luke were the only sons he had....
    OH WAit... they were his nephews....

    Sorry, now where did that dukes of hazzard thread go to....
     
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    Jerome Well-Known Member
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    Possible explanations:
    1. son-in-law or grandson could be considered a son.
    2. one son's name blotted out in the genealogy.
     
  4. chadnrachel

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    One commentator said:
    Hope this helps. :)
     
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