Who (or what) is the ransom for the righteous?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


The wicked.

Proverbs 21:18 View context

The wicked [shall be] a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.


2 Timothy 2:6 View context

The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.


Proverbs 13:8 View context

The ransom of a man's life [are] his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.

No one and nothing

Job 15:14 View context

What [is] man, that he should be clean? and [he which is] born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Isaiah 41:26 View context

Who hath declared from the beginning, that we may know? and beforetime, that we may say, [He is] righteous? yea, [there is] none that sheweth, yea, [there is] none that declareth, yea, [there is] none that heareth your words.

Isaiah 64:6 View context

But we are all as an unclean [thing], and all our righteousnesses [are] as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Romans 3:10 View context

As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:

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