Did Jesus, Mary, and Joseph go to Egypt or Nazareth? View all View original

This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


They went to Egypt after Jesus' birth.

Matthew 2:14 View context

When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:

They went to Nazareth after Jesus' birth.

Luke 2:39 View context

And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.