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I'm not interested in supposed contradictions as these are normally caused from the translation process.

What I'm looking for is an irrefutable lie that would hold up in court. Has the Bible ever blatantly lied?

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closed as not constructive by Richard, wax eagle, dancek, Caleb, El'endia Starman Sep 1 '11 at 12:46

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I'm going to have to say that this is not constructive. This is a question that will lead solely to debate. If I say "No", then others will ask to prove it. If I say "Yes" with examples, then others will argue the examples. –  Richard Sep 1 '11 at 12:37
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Do you mean "has the Bible lied?", or do you mean "has a key player (God, Jesus, etc) lied?" the former, in the case of "irrefutable" and "would hold up in court" would surely first need a agreed definition of truth/non-truth and refutable/irrefutable...? Many tales in the Bible would not hold up in terms of standard court (which adheres to a burden of proof). I'm not just being argumentative here - it is a serious point. –  Marc Gravell Sep 1 '11 at 13:01
    
How would I rephrase this, because I am looking for an answer. –  Ecommerce Consultant Sep 1 '11 at 13:14
    
You could ask whether any character in the Bible has lied. But that is pretty broad, many people have. What is the core of your question? –  Wikis Oct 24 '11 at 17:17
    
I guess the core of the question would be me wondering if there is anything that the bible clearly states as one truth, but we have verifiable evidence of the contrary. I wouldn't be interested in evolution or age of the earth or cr@p like that. –  Ecommerce Consultant Oct 24 '11 at 22:45

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