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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 1 decade ago

Why Bible have so much unfulfilled Prophecy and Historical error?


1. Jeremiah 36:30 it says, 'Jehoiakim in the father of Jehoaiachin..No one will be able to sit on his throne-the throne of David, no one will be able to sit after Jehoiakim.'

***Now please read 2 kings 24:6 it says that..'Jehoiakim after he died, later on Jehoiachin sat on the throne' - Unfulfilled prophecy!

2. Ezekiel 26 chapter, it says that 'Nebuchaderzzar, he will destroyed Tyre'

***We come to know that Alexander the great, was the person who destroyed Tyra and this is historical truth! - Unfulfilled prophecy!

3. "The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall shall be a ruinous help." [Isaiah 17:1]

***Damascus is still inhabited today with over a million people, and hardly a ruinous help. - Unfulfilled prophecy!

4. "In that day shall five cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan, and swear to the LORD of hosts; one shall be called, the city of destruction." [Isaiah 19:18]

***The Canaanite language has NEVER been spoken Egypt, and is now an extinct. - Unfulfilled prophecy!

5. "Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O zeon; put on thy beautiful garments , O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean" [Isaiah 52:1]

***There are uncircumcised people living in Jerusalem even today. - Unfulfilled prophecy!

6. "Behold, there I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia. No foot of man shall pass trough it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neighter shall it be inhabited 40 years" [Ezekiel, 29:10-11]

***NEVER in its long history has Egypt ever been uninhabited for 40 years and this is proved by Archaeologist. - Unfulfilled prophecy!

***LIE, ABUSE AND MISTRANSLATION OF CHRISTIANS - regarding the Bible fulfillment prophecies:

1. Christians try to prove that they have many fulfillment prophecy but this is indeed false. here i can give you only one example -

>>> Isaiah 7:14 says, prophesying of.."The coming a person who will born to virgin- his name will be Emmanuel."

***Here christian says it refer to Jesus Christ. Born to virgin- the Hebrew word there is "Alma" which means not "a virgin" always Alma mentioned "a young lady" the word for virgin in Hebrew is "Baitula" which is not there.

>>> And it says 'He will be called "immanuel".

***No where in the Bible is Jesus Christ called as Immanuuel. - Unfulfilled prophecy!


1. The story of Noah and the flood conflict with scientific evidence and archaeological data:

The Biblical description of the flood in Genesis chapter 6, 7 and 8 indicates that the deluge was universal and it destroyed every living thing on earth, except those present with Noah in the ark. The description suggests that the event took place 1656 years after the creation of Adam (pbuh) or 292 years before the birth of Abraham, at a time when Noah was 600 years old. Thus the flood may have occurred in the 21st or 22nd Century B.C.

***This story of the flood, as given in the Bible, contradicts scientific evidence from archaelogical sources which indicate that the eleventh dynasty in Egypt and the third dynasty in Babylonia were in existence without any break in civilisation and in a manner totally unaffected by any major calamity which may have occurred in the 21st century B.C. This contradicts the Biblical story that the whole world had been immersed in the flood water. - Historical error!

****CONCLUSION: This Bible is a man made book!

10 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    It is because it was written by bronze age goat herders.

  • Arch
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    1. This was fulfilled. You are taking too short a view of prophecy fulfillment. While Jehoaiachin did reign briefly for 3 months, he was quickly overthrown by Nebuchadnezzar and his descendants were not permitted to reign.

    More importantly, the Messianic line would not go through him. Rather, it went threw his uncle Jeconiah and his descendants(see Matthew Chapter 1). Thus the prophecy WAS fulfilled, just not in the narrow way you were expecting.

    2. Your statement is only partly true. At there is a fairly comprehensive description of this. This website sites the book "Babylonian Life And History" by A. Wallis Budge as stating " "Nebuchadnezzar took all Palestine and Syria and the cities on the seacoast, including Tyre, which fell after a siege of 13 years (573 B.C.)"

    The article goes on to explain "The inhabitants of Tyre fled to a rocky island half a mile offshore. The walls on the landward side of the island were 150 feet high." It was this island-bound version of Tyre to which Alexander the Great laid siege. But Nebuchadnezzar took the mainland Tyre, forcing the inhabitants to flee to the nearby island.

    It should be noted that the aforementioned "rocky island" was already part of the city of Tyre and was well developed and even fortified. So, Nebuchadnezzar did take a good portion of the city. But notice that while the prophecy describes Nebuchadnezzar ransacking the city, it does NOT say that he DESTROYED it, only that he would PLUNDER it. This is what happened.

    Furthermore, Ezekiel's prophecy predicts HOW Alexander would later conquer the remaining island. It says, " they will lay your stones, your timber, and your soil in the midst of the water." This is precisely what Alexander did, thereby creating a bridge from the ruins of the mainland city to the island stronghold by which he took the island.

    So, not only is the prophecy accurate as regards Nebuchadnezzar, it even foreshadows Alexander.

    3. Yes Damascus is still a city ... so far. I wouldn't live there though. Isaiah 17 is not "unfulfilled", it is YET TO BE fulfilled. It will happen one day. Patience. Patience.

    4. Go to . All is explained there.

    Look, each of these should have been a separate question anyway. I think answer the first 4 pretty much shows that you haven't really researched this nearly as thoroughly as you need to if you are going to make these kinds of pronouncements. Do some research and come back later and see if you can't make your argument a little more accurately.

    P.S. Your dating of the flood is highly suspect. "Immanuel" is a title, not a name, which means "God with us", which is what Christians believe Jesus to have been. We call Him "Immanuel" every day, just in our own language when we say that He is God Incarnate.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I'm not going to bother addressing any of the unfulfilled prophecies.

    I'm interested about the historical error one though.

    "The Biblical description of the flood in Genesis chapter 6, 7 and 8 indicates that the deluge was universal and it destroyed every living thing on earth, except those present with Noah in the ark. The description suggests that the event took place 1656 years after the creation of Adam (pbuh) or 292 years before the birth of Abraham, at a time when Noah was 600 years old. Thus the flood may have occurred in the 21st or 22nd Century B.C.";_ylt=AtW99...

    No, the Flood took place during either the Paleogene period or Neogene period. Also, it only killed the land dwellers and birds. Marine life did not perish in the Flood. Breath of the spirit of life = air.

    Adam was created millions of years ago:

    Ancient serpents that had legs existed around 90 million years ago, late Cretaceous. Satan indwelled one of these or indwelled a ancestor of one of these.

  • Liana
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    1) Genesis 4:12 (KJV) "A fugitive and vagabond shalt thou be in the earth." In other words, a runaway and a traveler. It doesn't say anything about never having a home. 2) If you read the entire prophecy of Jeremiah 36, you will understand that the prophecy applies to King Jehoiakim who was the king of Judah at the time of the Babylonian conquest. The prophecy was telling the king that none of his children would inherit the throne. His son, Jehoiachin, ruled for only 3 months, and he didn't rule over the nation. Babylon was already in power. All scholars agree that Jehoiakim was the last king of Judah. 3) Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Tyre after a siege of 13 years in 573 BC. Alexander came along 200 years later and destroyed the rebuilt city. 4)Immanuel means "God with us". Jesus was God in human flesh and He walked among men. So He was with us. There is a great debate over the word "alma." Some say that it means young woman or maiden. That does not discount the meaning of the word "virgin", since as in the Middle East today, it would be assumed culturally that any young, unmarried woman would be a virgin. The fact that someone who is hostile to the Bible finds fault with it is hardly surprising. But your poor research does nothing to prove the Bible is wrong.

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  • Why search so hard to try and prove the Bible wrong, when the man you are believing in was a committer of so many sins. If he really was a prophet he should have submitted himself to God's standards. Out in the desert where standards were so low, with lots of killing, wife-stealing, selling people into slavery etc, I suppose he looked good. But not really according to proper standards. Would you approve of someone having sex with a 9 year old? just elegant poetic rhetoric isn't enough if one is claiming to be a prophet.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Did you know that muhammad said Miriam, Moses' sister is the Mary mother of Jesus?

    Isnt that an even worst historical mistake regarding the two ladies lives more 1300 years apart

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You have interpreted (yes, interpreted) all of these passages intentionally in a manner that causes them to appear to be untrue.

    It is, of course, illogical to do so when *entirely* reasonable interpretations - in most cases much more reasonable than yours - cause the very same Biblical passages to appear to be true.

    If you want to convince someone who does not already agree with you that what you claim is true, you have to provide *logical* support for your position. As it is, the only people who will agree with what you wrote here are people who agreed with you before they read any of it.

    If your purpose is to garner agreement from those who already believe as you do, you have succeeded. If your purpose is to persuade those who do not already believe as you do, you have failed.


  • G C
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    You have been mythinformed. All prophecy has been fulfilled and there are no mistakes in the Bible.

  • Puff
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    The Bible being a Man-Made book is nothing new. It was though, inspired by our Creator. Sure, it's been chopped and screwed, but that doesn't make it entirely false. There is a lot of archaeological proof of many events that were mentioned in the Bible.

    Source(s): 4thKrypton on Youtube has some great vids uploaded on it.
  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    You wish!!

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