Does God destroy both the righteous and the wicked?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


God destroys both the righteous and the wicked.

Job 9:22 View context

This [is] one [thing], therefore I said [it], He destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 7:15 View context

All [things] have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just [man] that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked [man] that prolongeth [his life] in his wickedness.

Ezekiel 21:3 View context

And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I [am] against thee, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from thee the righteous and the wicked.

God destroys the wicked, not the righteous.

Ezekiel 18:8-9 View context

He [that] hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, [that] hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly; he [is] just, he shall surely live, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 33:18-19 View context

When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die thereby.

But if the wicked turn from his wickedness, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

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