What was Solomon's payment to Hiram? View all View original

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


wheat and oil

1 Kings 5:11 View context

And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand measures of wheat [for] food to his household, and twenty measures of pure oil: thus gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

wheat, barley, wine, and oil.

2 Chronicles 2:10 View context

And, behold, I will give to thy servants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.