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-1001 Contradictions & Discrepancies in the Christian Bibles
-Acharya S's Truth Be Known
-William Henry Burr: Self-Contradictions of the Bible
-Evil Bible.com
-Freedom From Religion Foundation
-Jim Merritt: Secular Web
-NonStampCollector: Quiz Show
-The Thinking Atheist

Apologist Sources
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-Christ Created
-Contradicting Bible Contradictions
-Skeptic's Annotated Bible Truth: A Response

215. How many years of famine?

Gad told David that God was giving him three punishment choices for having the census that he (or Satan) inspired him to have (See #212). Two of the choices were the same in the 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles accounts, but they disagreed on the first option -- famine. The former said seven years, the latter, three.

Seven years of famine

So Gad came to David and told him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? 2 Samuel 24:13

Three years of famine

So Gad came to David and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, choose thee either three years of famine. 1 Chronicles 21:11-12

Christian Responses
Answers in Genesis
Thy Word is True
La Vista Church of Christ
In defense of the faith
von Wolfgang Schneider
Verse by Verse Ministry