Did the Samaritans receive Jesus? View all View original

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


No, they did not receive Jesus.

Luke 9:52-53 View context

And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.

And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.

Yes, they received Jesus.

John 4:39-40 View context

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.

So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.