Did God command the Israelites to make him burnt offerings?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


God commanded the Israelites to make him burnt offerings.

Exodus 8:27 View context

We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our God, as he shall command us.

Exodus 10:25 View context

And Moses said, Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the LORD our God.

Exodus 20:24 View context

An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.

Exodus 29:16-18 View context

And thou shalt slay the ram, and thou shalt take his blood, and sprinkle [it] round about upon the altar.

And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, and wash the inwards of him, and his legs, and put [them] unto his pieces, and unto his head.

And thou shalt burn the whole ram upon the altar: it [is] a burnt offering unto the LORD: it [is] a sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

God did not ask for any burnt offerings.

Jeremiah 7:22 View context

For I spake not unto your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices:

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