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I am Gabriel ... thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak ... because thou believest not my words. Luke 1:19

Trivia: Why did God kill David and Bathsheba's first son?

What's new at the SAB

I've made changes and updates to the SAB website continually since I first created it in 1999. I thought that now, after 23 years, I should start to document these changes. So here goes.

In the last few years, I have completely revised the Bible, Book of Mormon, and the Quran at the website, and I recently added the Doctrine and Covenants - which is considered Holy Scripture in the LDS Church.

2024
February
20 - Episode 204: I gave them laws that were not good (Ezekiel 17-21)
17 - Episode 203: God and Jerusalem - A marriage made in heaven (Ezekiel 14-16)
16 - Episode 202: Woe to the women who sew pillows (Ezekiel 11-13)
13 - Episode 201: A mark on the forehead (Ezekiel 7-10)
7 - Episode 200: Lie on your side for 430 days (Ezekiel 4-6)
4 - Episode 199: Ezekiel's UFO (Ezekiel 1-3)
2 - Episode 198: Jerusalem, you ignorant slut! (Lamentations 1-5)
2 - Added What the Bible says about the Divine Council
1 - Added Who did Jacob wrestle with? to the contradictions.
January
29 - Episode 197: The end of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 44-52)
27 - Episode 196: Saved by an Ethiopian Eunuch (Jeremiah 37-43)
21 - Episode 195: Setting the slaves free (Jeremiah 32-36)
16 - Episode 194: Jeremiah 27-31 | God kills Hananiah
14 - Episode 4b: Circumcision - God's everlasting covenant (Genesis 17-18)
11 - Episode 4a: Ishmael, Abraham's firstborn son (Genesis 15-16)
10 - Episode 3b: Sarah lies for Abraham (Genesis 12-14)
9 - Added Matthew 21:17 to interpretation. This verse is omitted from most modern translations since it was not present in the original text, but was added later to make it agree with Mark 9:29.
7 - Recently we began posting the text for The Bible in Fewer Words on Substack. There you can read along with us as you listen to the embedded YouTube videos. Here's a link to that: https://thebibleinfewerwords.substack.com
7 - Episode 3a: The Curse of Canaan and the Tower of Babel (Genesis 9-11)
6 - Episode 2b: The sons of God, the daughters of men, and the flood of Noah (Genesis 6-8)
4 - Episode 2a: Genesis 4-5 | Cain and Abel
2 - Episode 193: Get drunk, vomit, and fall down (Jeremiah 24-26)
2023
December
31 - Episode 192: I'll cause them to eat the flesh of their family and friends (Jeremiah 19-23)
28 - Episode 191: I wish I'd never been born (Jeremiah 14-18)
27 - Added Is Jesus good? to the contradictions.
26 - Episode 190: Jeremiah's underwear | Jeremiah 9-13
24 - Episode 189: The Jeremiad continues (Jeremiah 5-8)
22 - Episode 188: Circumcise the foreskin of your heart (Jeremiah 1-4)
20 - Episode 187: Where the worm never dies (Isaiah 56-66)
18 - Episode 186: God's tattoo (Isaiah 49-55)
16 - Episode 185: I create evil (Isaiah 40-48)
12 - Episode 183: The Apocalypse of Isaiah Isaiah 24-27
10 - Episode 182 : Isaiah walks naked and barefoot for three years (Isaiah 13-23)
8 - Episode 181: God will shave the hair of their feet (Isaiah 6-12)
6 - Episode 180: The Lord will discover their secret parts (Isaiah 1-5)
4 - Episode 179: An erotic poem in the Bible? (The Song of Solomon 1-8)
2 - Episode 178: The dead know nothing (Ecclesiastes 7-12)
November
29 - Episode 177: The best book in the Bible (Ecclesiastes 1-6)
26 - Episode 176: The eye that mocks his father (Proverbs 22-31)
24 - Episode 175: Spare the rod (Proverbs 12-21)
22 - Episode 174: Inherit the wind (Proverbs 1-11)
20 - Episode 173: Smashing babies against rocks (Psalms 107-150)
18 - Episode 172: Like the horn of a unicorn (Psalms 90-106)
16 - Episode 171: God sent his evil angels (Psalms 73-89)
14 - Episode 170: God will shoot them with an arrow (Psalms 42-72)
12 - Episode 169: Kiss the son or he might kill you (Psalms 1-41)
10 - Episode 168: Job's new family (Job 42)
8 - Episode 167: I am God the great and powerful. Who are you? (Job 38-41)
6 - Episode 166: Job's parable (Job 26-37)
4 - Episode 165: Job's friends come to visit (Job 3-25)
2 - Episode 164: Have you considered my servant Job? (Job 1-2)
October
31 - Episode 163: A kill-the-people-who-wanted-to-kill-the-Jews day (Esther 7-10)
29 - Episode 162: A kingdom-wide kill-the-Jews day (Esther 3-6)
28 - Episode 161: Vashti and Esther (Esther 1-2)
25 - Episode 160: I cursed them, and smote them, and plucked off their hair (Nehemiah 1-13)
23 - Episode 159: I plucked out my beard and sat down astonished (Ezra 1-10)
21 - Episode 158: From Jehoshaphat to Zedekiah (2 Chronicles 17-36)
19 - Episode 157: From Solomon to Asa (2 Chronicles 1-16)
17 - Episode 156: From Adam to David (1 Chronicles 1-29)
15 - Episode 155: The fall of Jerusalem (2 Kings 21-25)
13 - Episode 154: An angel kills 185,000 sleeping soldiers (2 Kings 18-20)
11 - Episode 153: God gives leprosy and sends lions (2 Kings 14-17)
9 - Episode 152: The bones of Elisha (2 Kings 11-13)
8 - Episode 151: Seventy heads in two heaps (2 Kings 10)
7 - Added Who was the only person in the Bible to die naked?
5 - Episode 150: Jehu begins his killings for God (2 Kings 9)
3 - Episode 149: A skeptic is trampled to death (2 Kings 7-8)
1 - Episode 148: Elisha cures and gives leprosy (2 Kings 5-6)
September
29 - Added How did Jeroboam die? to the contradictions.
29 - Episode 147: Elisha and the dead boy (2 Kings 3 - 4)
27 - Episode 146: God sends bears to rip apart 42 boys (2 Kings 2)
25 - Added the contraction Who was the best king?
25 - Episode 145: God burns 102 men to death (2 Kings 1)
23 - Episode 144: God put a lying spirit in the mouths of his prophets (1 Kings 21-22)
21 - Episode 143: A lion kills a man for refusing to smite a prophet (1 Kings 20)
19 - Episode 142: Elijah is touched by an angel (1 Kings 19)
17 - Episode 141: Elijah's prayer contest (1 Kings 18)
16 - Added What the Bible says about lions and bears.
15 - Added Who was Athaliah's father? to the contradictions.
13 - Episode 139: He left him not one that pisseth against a wall (1 Kings 15-16)
11 - Episode 138: God kills Jeroboam's son (1 Kings 14)
10 - Episode 137: A tale of two prophets (1 Kings 13)
9 - Added Did God bring evil on Ahab? to the contradictions.
7 - Episode 136: My little finger will be thicker than my father's loins (1 Kings 12)
5 - Episode 135: Solomon's strange wives and concubines (1 Kings 10-11)
3 - Episode 134: King Solomon's houses (1 Kings 5-9)
2 - Added What the Bible says about earthquakes.
1 - Episode 133: Two prostitutes and a baby (1 Kings 3-4)
August
30 - Episode 132: Solomon murders Joab, Shimei, and his brother Adonijah (1 Kings 2)
28 - Episode 131: A virgin is found to give David some heat (1 Kings 1)
26 - Finished annotating 2 Machabees.
26 - Episode 130: David's census (2 Samuel 23-24)
24 - Episode 129: Seven of Saul's sons are hung up before the Lord (2 Samuel 21-22)

Added the the story from Episode 129 to What the Bible says about Human Sacrifice.

22 - Episode 128: Amasa and Sheba are murdered (2 Samuel 20)

Added Was Samuel a Levite or an Ephraimite?

21 - Episode 127: Oh Absalom, my son, my son! (2 Samuel 18-19)
19 - Episode 126: Absalom rapes his father's concubines (2 Samuel 16-17)
16 - Episode 125: David runs away from his son Absalom (2 Samuel 14-15)
14 - Episode 124: Come lie with me, my sister (2 Samuel 13)
13 - Finished annotating 1 Machabees and The Bhagavad Gita.
12 - Episode 123: God kills a baby (2 Samuel 12)
11 - Episode 122: David and Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11)
9 - Added 1 Chronicles 4:10 (the prayer of Jabez) to the asurdities.
8 - Episode 121: God gave David victory wherever he went (2 Samuel 8-10)
4 - Episode 119: David becomes king of Israel (2 Samuel 4-5)
2 - Episode 118: Am I a dog's head? The revolt and death of Abner (2 Samuel 3)
July
31 - Episode 117: David kills the messenger and becomes king (2 Samuel 1-2)
30 - In honor of the new Oppenheimer film, American Prometheus, I've added the Bhagavad Gita to the SAB website.
I haven't annotated much of it yet, but I'm working on it.

Episode 116: The death of Saul (1 Samuel 29-31)

27 - Episode 115: David commits random acts of genocide for the Philistines (1 Samuel 26-28)
25 - Episode 114: God kills Nabal and David takes his wife (1 Samuel 25)
23 - Episode 113: David cuts off Saul's skirt (1 Samuel 23-24)
22 - Annotated 1 Machabees 11
21 - Episode 112: David runs away from Saul 1 Samuel 21-22
19 - Episode 111: Jonathan loved David (1 Samuel 19-20)
17 - Annotated 1 Machabees 9 and 10.
17 - Episode 110: Two hundred Philistine foreskins (1 Samuel 18)
15 - Episode 109: David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17)
13 - Episode 108: God chooses David and sends an evil spirit on Saul (1 Samuel 16)
11 - Episode 107: The Amalekite (incomplete) genocide - 1 Samuel 15
10 - New blog post: Who had the most powerful spit: Jesus or Muhammad?
9 - Episode 106: Jonathan's first slaughter, Saul's curse, and God's lottery (1 Samuel 13-14)
7 - Episode 105: Just another God-inspired body part message (1 Samuel 11-12)
5 - Episode 104: King Saul - He was hiding among the stuff (1 Samuel 8-10)
3 - Episode 103: Five Golden Hemorrhoids (1 Samuel 5-7)
2 - I split the first episode of the Bible in Fewer Words podcast into three episodes: An Introduction, 1a: The Two Creations (Gen 1-2), and 1b: The Garden of Eden (Gen 3).
1 - Episode 102: The Philistines steal the ark of the covenant (1 Samuel 4)
June
29 - Episode 101: Samuel's miraculous birth and Eli's sons of Belial (1 Samuel 1-3)
27 - Episode 100: Spread your skirt over your handmaid (Ruth 1-4)
25 - Episode 99: A genocide and 200 stolen virgins (Judges 21)
Added an Introduction to the Bible in Fewer Words Podcast.
23 - Episode 98: A holy civil war (Judges 20)
22 - Added Who was Sheba's father?, Who is Dedan's father?, and Who was the father of Uz, Hul, and Gether? to the contradictions. Thanks SandColoredSky!
21 - Episode 97: The Levite's concubine (Judges 19)
19 - Episode 96: The Massacre of the Peaceful, Unsuspecting People (Judges 17-18)
17 - Episode 95: Samson, Delilah, and a suicide terrorist attack (Judges 16)
New blog posts: Father's Day lessons from the fathers in the Bible
And Hamor: The best father in the Bible
15 - Episode 94: 300 foxes, 1000 men, and the jawbone of an ass (Judges 15)
13 - Episode 93: Samson's riddle (Judges 13-14)
11 - Episode 92: Shibboleth (Judges 12)
9 - Episode 91: Jephthah's daughter (Judges 11)
7 - Revised Nehemiah 5 and added verses 6-11 to the good stuff.
Thanks Cervantes!

Episode 90: Seventy brothers on a single stone

5 - Episode 89: The end of Gideon (Judges 8)
3 - Episode 88: As a dog lappeth - God selects Gideon's army (Judges 7)
2 - New blog post: Some commandments nobody should obey
1 - Added Who was Dishon's father? to the contradictions.
Thanks SandColoredSky!

Episode 87: Gideon tests God three times (Judges 6)

May
30 - Episode 86: Jael is blessed among women (Judges 4-5)
28 - Episode 85: Ehud delivers a message from God (Judges 3)
26 - Episode 84: Adonibezek's thumbs and big toes (Judges 1-2)
24 - Added Luke 20:34-35 to What the Bible says about marriage.
Thanks VegetableEMPEROR!
24 - Episode 83: The Genocide Continues (Joshua 11-24)
22 - Episode 82: Joshua stops the sun (Joshua 10)
21 - Added Ezra 10:2-12 to What the Bible says about marriage.
Thanks Cervantes!
20 - Episode 81: The Ai massacre (Joshua 8-9)
19 - Added What the Bible says about evil spirits
18 - Episode 80: Achan and is family are stoned and burned to death (Joshua 7)
16 - Episode 79: The hill of foreskins and the Jericho massacre (Joshua 5-6)
15 - New blog post: The Spirit of the Lord came upon him
Also added this to "What the Bible says about the Spirit of the Lord"
14 - Episode 78: The invasion begins (Joshua 1-4)
12 - Episode 77: The death of Moses (Dt 31-34)
10 - Episode 76: Blessings and Curses (Dt 28-30)
8 - Episode 75: When to cut off a woman's hand without pity (Deuteronomy 24-27)
6 - Episode 74: Deuteronomy 22-23 with Objectively Dan
5 - Added What the Bible says about mental illness.
4 - Episode 73: Holy War, disobedient sons, and hated wives (Dt 20-21)
2 - Episode 72: When to stone to death your whole family (Dt 13-19)
April
30 - Episode 71: God, Genocide, and Giants (Dt 6-12)
New blog post: About the new SAB website
28 - Episode 70: Moses's speech (Dt 1-5)
26 - Episode 69: The end of Numbers (Num 32-36)
25 - New blog post: Some questions about the Midianite massacre
24 - Annotated 1 Machabees 7 and 8.
Episode 68: The Midianites Massacre with Seth Andrews (Numbers 31)
22 - Episode 67: The daughters of Zelophehad (Num 26-30)
20 - Episode 66: The Israelites commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab (Numbers 25)
Added Who was Zelophehad's father? to the contradictions.
18 - Episode 65: Balaam's speeches (Numbers 23-24)
New blog post: Islam: It's mostly about going to the bathroom
16 - Episode 64: Balaam's talking donkey (Numbers 22)
New blog post: Why Christian marriage is wrong
15 - New blog post: So it was Jesus who sent the fiery serpents in Numbers 21!
14 - Episode 63: God sends snakes (Num 21)
13 - New blog post: About that red cow in Numbers 19
12 - Episode 62: The sin of Moses (Numbers 20)

Added what the Quran says about Iblis to the Quran.
Added the contradiction What angered God so much that he didn't allow Moses to enter the promised land?

10 - New Bible in Fewer Words Podcast Episode - #61: The Red Heifer (Num 17-19)
8 - Episode 60: Korah's rebellion (Num 15-16)
7 - New blog post: Happy Jesus-in-hell day!
6 - #59: Twelve spies and a revolt against Moses (Numbers 13-14)
New Blog Post: About the New Website
4 - Episode 58: Miriam and Aaron criticize Moses (Numbers 12)
2 - Episode 57: Quails - until they come out your nose! (Numbers 11)
Revised 1 Maccabees 3
1 - New blog post: Father Mike Schmitz explains the law of jealousies to us
March
31 - The new SAB website is here!
Episode 56: How to become a Nazarite (Num 6-10)
Revised the first two chapters of 1 Maccabees.
29 - Episode 55: The law of jealousies (Num 1-5)
27 - Episode 54: Rewards, punishments, and the dollar value of human life (Lev 26-27)
25 - Episode 53: What to do with blasphemers (Lev 21-25)
23 - Episode 52: Who you must kill and who you shouldn't see naked (Lev 20)
21 - Episode 51: A few good rules - and some strange ones (Lev 19)
19 - Episode 50: God's sex laws (Lev 18)
17 - Episode 49: The scapegoat, Yom Kippur, and sacrificing to devils (Lev 16-17)
15 - Episode 48: Penile discharge, semen, and menstruation (Lev 15)
13 - Episode 47: Unclean mothers and leprosy (Lev 12-14)
11 - Episode 46: All creature clean and unclean (Lev 11)
9 - Episode 45: God kills Aaron's sons (Lev 8-10)
7 - Episode 44: More animal sacrifices: A statute forever (Lev 5-7)
5 - Episode 43: All the fat is the Lord's (Lev 1-4)
3 - Episode 42: Bezaleel and Aholiab (Ex 35-40)
1 - Episode 41: The Real Ten Commandments? (Ex 34)
February
27 - Episode 40: God shows Moses his back parts (Ex 33)
25 - Episode 39: Aaron's golden calf (Ex 32)
23 - Episode 38: Taxes, feet washing, and perfume (Ex 30:12 - 31)
21 - Episode 37: Animal sacrifice (Ex 29:22 - 30:10)
19 - Episode 36: How to make a priest (Ex Ex 28 - 29:21)
17 - Episode 35: Stuff God wants (Ex 24-23)
15 - Episode 34: Even more commandments (Exodus 22-23)
13 - Episode 33: More commandments (Exodus 21)
11 - Episode 32: The Ten Commandments (Ex 19-20)
9 - Episode 31: Quails from heaven, water from a rock, and war with Amalek (Ex 16-18)
7 - Episode 30: The Lord took off their chariot wheels (Ex 13-15)
5 - Episode 29: God kills all Egyptian firstborn sons and animals (Ex 11-12)
3 - Episode 28: Plagues 5 -9 (Ex 9-10)
1 - Episode 27: Frogs, lice, and flies (Ex 8)
1 - Added Joseph Smith - History to The Pearl of Great Price.
January
30 - Episode 26 of the Bible in Fewer Words Podcast: Uncircumcised lips (Ex 5-7)
28 - Episode 25: God tries to kill Moses (Ex 4:19-31
25 - Episode 24: A burning bush and some magic tricks (Ex 3-4a)
24 - Episode 23: Introducting Moses (Ex 1-2)
22 - Episode 22: Even more about Joseph (Gen 46-50)
20 - Episode 21: All about Joseph (Gen 42-45)
18 - Episode 20: Potiphar's wife and the interpretation of dreams (Gen 39-41)
16 - Episode 19: Er, Onan, Judah, and Tamar (Gen 38)
14 - Episode 18: Joseph, the favorite son (Gen 35-37)
12 - Episode 17: Shechem and Dinah (Gen 34)
10 - Episode 16: Jacob wrestles with God - and wins! (Gen 32-33)
8 - Episode 15: I can't stand up now. Period. (Gen 31)
6 - Episode 14: The great baby-making contest (Gen 29:13 - 30:39)
4 - Episode 13: Stairway to heaven (Gen 28:1 - 29:12)
2 - Episode 12: Rebekah and Jacob deceive Isaac (Genesis 27)
2022
December
31 - Episode 11 of the Bible in Fewer Words Podcast: Isaac uses his father's "She's my sister" lie (Genesis 26)
28 - Episode 10: A bowl of lentil soup (Genesis 25)
27 - Episode 9: Finding a wife for Isaac (Genesis 23-24)
25 - Episode 8: The sacrifice of Isaac (Gen 22)
24 - Episode 7: Abraham abandons his son Ishmael (Gen 21)
22 - Episode 6: Abraham repeats the "She's my sister" lie (Gen 20)
19 - Episode 5: Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19)
17 - Episode 4 Ishmael, Abraham's firstborn son (Gen 15-18)
11 - Episode 3 plus: A few more words about the curse of Canaan - What did Ham do?
6 - Episode 3: The curse of Canaan (Gen 9-14)
3 - Episode 2: The Sons of God, Daughters of Men, and the Flood of Noah (Gen 4-8)
1 - Released Episode 1: In the beginning (Gen 1-3)
November
24 - Added the two Official Declarations to Doctrine and Covenants.

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