How many overseers did Solomon have? View all View original

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


Solomon had 3,300 overseers.

1 Kings 5:16 View context

Beside the chief of Solomon's officers which [were] over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

Solomon had 3,600 overseers.

2 Chronicles 2:18 View context

And he set threescore and ten thousand of them [to be] bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand [to be] hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people a work.