Explanation of supposed contradiction:Read the verses carefully and you will see that there is no contradiction. They had chariot teamswith ten horses and ten men per chariot in case you got a flat tire! If he had "four thousand stallsfor horses and chariots" he would need fourty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots. Manymodern versions of the Bible try to "fix" what they thought was a mistake and actually created anerror.
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How many men did David kill, 700 (II Sam. 10:18) or 7,000 (I Chron 19:18)?II Sam. 10:18 "And the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew the men of seven hundredchariots of the Syrians,"I Chron. 19:18 "But the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew of the Syrians seven thousandmen which fought in chariots,"Explanation of supposed contradiction:Since they had ten men per chariot both verses are fine.Supposed contradiction # 4:How many died in the plague? Numbers 25:9 "And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand." [24,000]I Cor. 10:8 "Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one daythree and twenty thousand." [23,000]Explanation of supposed contradiction:Obviously 1,000 died the next day! There is no contradiction.Supposed contradiction # 5:How much gold did Solomon get from Ophir, 450 talents or 420?I Kings 9:26-28 "And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth,on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants,shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir,and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon."2 Chronicles 8:17-18 "Then went Solomon to Eziongeber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the landof Edom. And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that hadknowledge 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."Explanation of supposed contradiction:This is talking about two different trips! We can see from other verses that obviously many tripsto Ophir were made! "For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram: oncein three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks." 1 Kings 10:22 "Even three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seventhousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses withal:" 1 Chronicles 29:4Supposed contradiction # 6: