The Instigator
Pro (for)
The Contender
Con (against)

Is our bible incomplete?

Do you like this debate?NoYes+0
Add this debate to Google Add this debate to Delicious Add this debate to FaceBook Add this debate to Digg  
Debate Round Forfeited
Woosh has forfeited round #2.
Our system has not yet updated this debate. Please check back in a few minutes for more options.
Time Remaining
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/9/2017 Category: Religion
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Debating Period
Viewed: 393 times Debate No: 104907
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (1)
Votes (0)




State what you believe. first round is acceptance.


I'll be glad to debate this. The Bible is in fact complete. It was written by man, inspired by God, and is infallible.
Debate Round No. 1


plenty of the original books of the bible no longer exists in the modern protestant bible.
Actually the catholic bible has an extra 6 chapters in the book of Esther, and 3 extra in the book of Daniel.

At the Council of Trent in 1548, the two books of Estras were removed from the "sacred scripture" . The Prayer of Manasses was also removed from it.

The Catholic bible actually contains 7 extra books. Most protestants will refer to these as the "apocrypha", but Catholics know them as the "deuterocanonical books".
The books are: Tobit, Judith, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus (or, Sirach), and Baruch

The proof of the deuterocanonical books are:

1. They were found in the "Septuagint" the original which was the original Greek translation of the old testament, in the 3rd century B.C

2. the the earliest Greek manuscripts of the Old Testament, like the Codex Sinaiticus , and Codex Alexandrinus, contain all of the deuterocanonical books, mixed in with the others books and were not separated.

3. After Martin Luther, protestants removed all of the deuterocanonical books from their bible. They removed them because of doctrines that they did not believe, or did not WANT to believe.

We also have plenty of evidence for the "Apocrypha". The Apocrypha is regarded as the "Lost" or "removed" books of the bible. We have found copies of the bible with the Apocrypha found in them. Many Christian will Refute the Apocrypha because it has belief that they don't agree with. Some will say that it isn't real because it has contradictions with the regular bible. It does have contradictions, but that doesnt prove anything. There are plenty of contradictions in the bible here is a REALLY BIG contradiction.

"And he shall do with the bull as he did with the bull as a sin offering; thus he shall do with it. So the priest shall make atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them. (Leviticus 4:20)"

the bible contradicts itself later saying

"For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins. (Hebrews 10:4)"

SO many contradictions in out current bible. So what if the Apocrypha has contradictions? Our current bible has contradictions as well.

The Apocrypha was originally part of the bible, it was removed because people disagreed with what it said. They cherry picked the bile to create what we now call the "bible".
Please be open-minded and look at the facts
This round has not been posted yet.
Debate Round No. 2
This round has not been posted yet.
This round has not been posted yet.
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by InfamousJesse 2 years ago
The bible has been tampered who wrote it were in spiritual darkness. The bible left out so many things.
This debate has 2 more rounds before the voting begins. If you want to receive email updates for this debate, click the Add to My Favorites link at the top of the page.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.