When did Solomon's reign begin?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


476 years after the Israelites left Egypt

1 Kings 6:1 View context

And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which [is] the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.

570 years after the Israelites left Egypt

Acts 13:17-18 View context

The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.

And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.

1 Chronicles 29:26-27 View context

Thus David the son of Jesse reigned over all Israel.

And the time that he reigned over Israel [was] forty years; seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three [years] reigned he in Jerusalem.

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