Study Disproves the Bible, Remember?

The news broke over so many media outlets I couldn't even keep up. The trending headline? A genetic study had disproved a biblical claim.

At hand was the destruction of the Canaanites. The Bible records God calling for their destruction. A new genetic study found that they had most certainly not been destroyed as traces of Canaanite ancestry were discovered in modern Lebanese. Translation: the Canaanites went on to become modern-day Lebanese.

Conclusion? Since, according to the Bible, God had ordered the Israelites to exterminate the Canaanites, the Bible is clearly wrong. As is written in the book of Deuteronomy, "Completely destroy them – the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites – as the Lord your God has commanded you" (Deuteronomy 20:17, NIV).

They weren't destroyed, so the Bible is finally caught in a true-blue, card-carrying, inescapable error.

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