Some universities and skeptics teach that the Old Testament is not accurate due to the Hebrew nation not having a written alphabet or being capable of writing things down until after the Babylonian captivity (425 B.C.) They teach that everything was handed down by oral tradition until the Persian Empire, when it was written. This is false!
Mt. Ebal Curse Amulet
Discovered this year, is a lead amulet inscribed with God’s name on lead. It includes curses for not following YHW as is told in Joshua 8:30-35. The Hebrew nation at the time of Moses had a written language in 1450-1400 B.C.
Discovered in 2008, it records Israel obtaining its first King and no longer ruled by Judges as in I Samuel 9. It dates to 1050 B.C.
CLICK TO ENLARGE. Silver Scrolls hosted by the Associates for Biblical Research. Read more about the discovery: https://biblearchaeology.org/research/topics/amazing-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology/3567-the-blessing-of-the-silver-scrolls
Discovered in 1979 outside of Jerusalem, they are two scrolls made of silver and inscribed with Numbers 6:24-26 exactly as read today! They date back to 700 B.C.
Discovered in 1935, they are letters, some mentioning Jeremiah before the battle of Lachish by the Babylonians under Nebuchadnezzar in 587 B.C.
Dead Sea Scrolls
First discovered in 1947, hundreds of copies of books, letters, including many copies of the Old Testament. Dating from 250-150 B.C., the Bible books are the same as we have in Bible today. Only the spelling of names and places is different.
Dating from around 100 A.D., it is an exact copy of John 18:31-33.
CLICK TO ENLARGE. Scan hosted by The Center For The Study Of New Testament Manuscripts. View enlargement: https://manuscripts.csntm.org/manuscript/Group/GA_P39
Dating around 150 A.D., it is an exact copy of John 8.
Dating around 175 A.D., contains most of the books of the New Testament in nearly perfect translation.
Ein Gedi Scroll
Dating around 200 A.D., it is an exact copy of the Book of Leviticus found in our Bibles today. Even the paragraph spacing is the same as in NASB.