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THE SYMBOLOGY OF BIBLICAL<br />

NUMBERS<br />

PROF. M. M. NINAN<br />

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1<br />

CHAPTER TWO USE OF NUMBERS IN THE BIBLE 8<br />

CHAPTER THREE ONE 14<br />

CHAPTER FOUR TWO 20<br />

CHAPTER FIVE THREE 29<br />

CHAPTER SIX FOUR 43<br />

CHAPTER SEVEN FIVE 59<br />

CHAPTER EIGHT SIX 66<br />

CHAPTER NINE SEVEN 79<br />

CHAPTER TEN EIGHT 96<br />

CHAPTER ELEVEN NINE 102<br />

CHAPTER TWELVE TENS, HUNDREDS, THOUSANDS 106<br />

CHAPTER THIRTEEN OTHERS 110<br />

Appendices 120<br />

Here are a few of the summary of symbolism as seen by<br />

others<br />

REFERRENCES 131

CHAPTER ONE<br />

INTRODUCTION<br />

Biblical numerology refers to the interpretation of numerical values<br />

used in the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament where we<br />

believe that the numbers apart from indicating the normal numbers<br />

also imply quality or attributes of the value. This type of approach<br />

had been used and studied almost as ealy as writings of Bible<br />

itself. This book is my attempt to collect these semiotics and<br />

illustrate them from the Bible itself. According to the theory,<br />

these numbers were purposely inserted by their authors to<br />

emphasize a particular message. These simply becomes a symbol<br />

so that the very mention of the number will ignite memories and<br />

connections to enhance the concepts and relationships. It is this<br />

aspect I have in mind when I entitled this books as the Symbology<br />

of Biblical Numbers. I do not go into the gematria and numerolgy<br />

and encoding of secrets in the Bible. This is a more wider field.<br />

Numerical symbology is most abundantly found in Ezekiel, Daniel<br />

and Revelation.<br />

There is a whole secular area of numerology which is directed to<br />

prophetic interpretations etc., akin to palmistry and astrology<br />

Bible, is an absolute mine of numbers and their symbolic<br />

representations. The numbers in the bible are present in a<br />

definite pattern and reveal different meanings associated to<br />

them. These numbers signify various religious incidents that<br />

took place in history and the teachings by Jesus Christ. The<br />

meanings of these numbers and their symbolic<br />

representation slightly vary in the Old and new testaments<br />

but both reveal the depth and concealed concepts of these<br />

numbers to the readers. It is mentioned in the scriptures that<br />

the universe is formed by three expressions, namely,<br />

numbers, letters and the words, and the whole circle of life<br />

revolves around them. The study of the vibrations of these<br />

numbers is the study of tat divine creative energies in

different levels of manifestations. There is a description of<br />

deep meanings related to the person and places in the Bible<br />

and the study of these numbers lead to a better<br />

understanding about the scripture. The study of numbers<br />

and their numeric symbolization in the bible is known as<br />

Bible numerology.<br />

Hebrew Numbers<br />

Hebrew and Greek languages did not develop a notation for<br />

number system as we have it today. Instead they used their<br />

alphabet itself to denote numbers. Every alphabet is thus<br />

given a number. As such it is simply a word which when<br />

adding up the sum of all represent the whole number. As<br />

such when it form part of a text it will not make any difference<br />

unless we recognize them as a number. Thus every word is<br />

a number and every number can have different words<br />

depending on how the adding numbers are placed in the<br />

word in its ultimate sense. This is what developed the<br />

numerology within Hebrew culture. Thus any Hebrew book<br />

can be thought of as a series of numbers placed in such a<br />

way as to make sense. In other words we can say the whole<br />

book is encoded.<br />

Even though Hebrew letter system has evolved, the mode of<br />

numerical counting in Hebrew using the Hebrew AlefBet<br />

remain the same as it was during the early Hebrew history.<br />

Today numerical counting system uses the European digits<br />

(0, 1, 2, 3...9) to represent numbers.<br />

Each letter in the Hebrew alphabet (or aleph-bet) has a<br />

numerical value.<br />

This is how it is assigned.<br />

The first 10 letters (consonants actually) have the values<br />

1-10.

The next 9 letters are valued 20, 30, ... 100.<br />

The remainder are valued 200, 300, and 400.<br />

The number values for each character are shown in the table<br />

below.<br />

There is no representation for zero (0).<br />

This is the system used by Hillel II in the fourth century A.D.<br />

Later, the final forms of the letters kaf, mem, nun, pe, and<br />

tzadi were used for the missing values 500, 600, 700, 800,<br />

and 900.<br />

Valu<br />

e<br />

Valu<br />

e<br />

x 1<br />

Valu<br />

e<br />

x 10<br />

The first 9 letters have the values 1- 9<br />

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9<br />

א<br />

Al<br />

ef<br />

י<br />

Y<br />

ב<br />

Bet<br />

כ<br />

Kaf<br />

ר<br />

ק ג<br />

Gim<br />

el<br />

ד<br />

Dal<br />

et<br />

ה<br />

He<br />

ו<br />

Vav<br />

ז<br />

Zayen<br />

Next 9 letters have values 10 to 90<br />

ל<br />

מ ס<br />

נ<br />

ע<br />

Lam Me Samek<br />

Nun<br />

Ayin<br />

ed m<br />

h<br />

ח<br />

Het<br />

פ<br />

Pe<br />

ט<br />

Tet<br />

צ<br />

Next four letters are 100, 200, 300,400<br />

Valu<br />

ש<br />

ת e Qo Res<br />

Shin Tav<br />

x 100 f h<br />

These were used later as multiples of 100 upto 900<br />

Valu<br />

e<br />

x 100<br />

ק<br />

Qo<br />

f<br />

ר<br />

Res<br />

h<br />

ש<br />

Shin<br />

ת<br />

Tav<br />

ך<br />

Final<br />

Kaf<br />

ם<br />

Final<br />

Mem<br />

ן<br />

Final<br />

Nun<br />

ף<br />

Final<br />

Pe<br />

ץ<br />

Final<br />

These were the original numberings:

The Hebrew script itself grew out of pictographs through the<br />

ages. Each picture itself has a story and basic theme and<br />

interpretation. These also come into play as association of<br />

numbers and<br />

names.

Development of the Hebrew Scripts over the ages.

Example<br />

‏.תשסד is: The number 764 in Hebrew<br />

The value is calculated as 764 = 4+60+300+400 =<br />

תשסד<br />

It can be permuted in anyway. As one can see it does not<br />

matter in what order you write them they will represent the<br />

same number.<br />

My name for example<br />

works out as<br />

. .<br />

M. M. N N N = M.M.Ninan= 4+4+5+5+5 =23= 20+3=

Thus it allows for a lot of manipulations and hence<br />

interpretations whether permissible or intended.<br />

Exceptions to Hebrew Number Formation<br />

There are exceptions. Numbers ending in 15 or 16 would be<br />

written as yud-he (10+5) and yud-vav (10+6) (YH), since<br />

the letters "yud he vav he" (YHWH) is the name of God YH is<br />

also the name often used. Hence by convention, for the sake<br />

of sanctity they are written as tet-vav (9+6 ) טו and<br />

tet-zayin (9+7) טז are always used. The number 18<br />

‏,יח yud-het, uses the same letters as the word for life het-yud<br />

‏.חי So it is written<br />

15 16 18<br />

טו<br />

9+6<br />

Not<br />

10+5<br />

טז<br />

9+7<br />

Not<br />

10+6<br />

חי<br />

8+10

Thousands, Millions<br />

Thousands are represented by the same letters as the unit<br />

values, sometimes a character similar to an apostrophe is<br />

appended. The character is a punctuation mark called<br />

geresh. When geresh is not available, the single quote ‘ is<br />

often substituted. A space often separates thousands,<br />

millions, etc. The pattern for numbers 1-999 is repeated for<br />

each thousand from 1,001- 999,999. Millions and Billions etc.<br />

are formed by extending and repeating the pattern.

1,000<br />

א׳ 1,000,000<br />

א׳ א׳ 3,001,764<br />

ג׳ א׳ תשסד Numbers Mixed With Text<br />

Geresh ׳<br />

Gershayim ״<br />

When numbers are used with text, punctuation marks are<br />

added to show that what written is a number not a word.<br />

similar numerical system based on Greek alphabet in almost<br />

exact parallel to Hebrew. Here is their number sytem.<br />

COMPARE THE NUMBER CORRESPONDENCE<br />

HEBREW ALPHABET and GREEK ALPHABET<br />

The Greek system of numbering letters of the alphabet,<br />

called isopsephy. ἴσος isos meaning "equal" and ψῆφος<br />

psephos meaning "pebble") is the Greek word for the<br />

practice of adding up the number values of the letters in a<br />

word to form a single number. It is based on a similar method<br />

to Hebrew gematria. The Greek alphabet, along with the

numerical equivalent, are outlined in the table. Note that two<br />

letters (digamma and koppa) have fallen into disuse. .<br />

Digamma literally means "double gamma" and is descriptive<br />

of the original letter's shape.<br />

Digamma, later called Stigma, continued in use as a<br />

numerical symbol, as seen in the 666 of Revelation 13:18.<br />

The isopsephia values of Ιησους (Iesous, translated as<br />

"Jesus"), and Χριστος (Christos, translated as "Christ") are<br />

also shown.<br />

Arabic numerals used for numbers were adopted and<br />

adapted from Indian numerals in the 8th and 9th century AD.<br />

Until then gematria methods were used in most cultures.

CHAPTER TWO<br />

USE OF NUMBERS IN THE BIBLE<br />

Words are a means of encoding concepts and ideas so that it<br />

can be used to transfer it to a receiver. Hence there are<br />

meanings to numbers in the context of secular culture as well<br />

as religious culture. The secular culture expands it into<br />

occult sciences of numerology. In secular numeralogy a<br />

number is generated using a person’s name or date of birth<br />

or something personal and interpret that number qualities as<br />

personificaion. They then form part of the arts of fortune<br />

telling like, palmistry, face reading, astronomy etc.<br />

Evidently words are encoded messages from the speaker to<br />

the creator. So are the written words. Thus God’s word<br />

also should be considered as encoded. These concepts<br />

are based on the symbolisms the receiver uses in their own<br />

culture. Since God uses the language of the culture it will<br />

certainly reflect these secular meanings. As such they<br />

necessarily involves symbols of the culture of the prophet<br />

who receive the divine message. Thus most of the Biblical

numerolgy is connected to Hebrew culture since Old<br />

Testament is revealed in Hebew. Later the New Testament<br />

grew in the Greek culture and it came to be using the<br />

Greco-Roman culture.<br />

The search for hidden meanings in Scripture did not flourish<br />

in rabbinic Judaism till after 70 CE, (that is only after the<br />

destruction of the second temple) after which this endeavour<br />

produced wonderfully intricate interpretations.<br />

John 8:31-32: Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed<br />

on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples<br />

indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make<br />

you free.<br />

The process is illuminated by the medieval acronym pardes.<br />

"PaRDeS " ( 243 (5 76 ) is etymologically related to the<br />

English word "paradise" and stands for four types of<br />

hermeneutical meanings:<br />

These are:

• Peshat ‏(פְּשָׁט)‏ — "plain" ("simple"), "surface"<br />

("straight") or the direct<br />

meaning.<br />

•Remez ‏—(רֶמֶז)‏ "hints" or the deep (allegoric: hidden<br />

or symbolic)<br />

meaning beyond just the literal sense.<br />

•Derash ‏(דְּרַשׁ)‏ — from Hebrew darash: "inquire"<br />

("seek") —<br />

the \comparative (midrashic)<br />

meaning, as given<br />

through similar occurrences.<br />

•Sod ‏(סוֹד)‏ — "secret" ("mystery") or the<br />

esoteric/mystical meaning, as<br />

given through inspiration or revelation.

Remember the Holy of Holies was out of bounds to the laity<br />

and it can be entered in only once a year and that too by the<br />

high priest and that with the blood of sacrifice.<br />

Esoteric interpretations have led to many misuse of the<br />

scripture and into development of cults. Thus we should be<br />

careful in using the higher methods especially if it contradicts<br />

the plain meaning.<br />

For details see my book on Hermeutics<br />

Having said that I will try to look into the meaning of the<br />

numbers as used in the Bible.

Bible Symbolism<br />

as I have presented<br />

Number Zero- God beyond understanding, Ein, Ein<br />

sof, Ein sof Ahr.<br />

Number One - Beginning, God who can be known,<br />

Oneness. I AM.<br />

NumberTwo - Witness, Power of Resonance,<br />

Division, Yetzer Hara, Free will,<br />

Progress, Creative Power<br />

NumberThree - Complete, Basic stability and<br />

oneness in spiritual world<br />

(Holy Trinity, Animal, Vegetable,<br />

Mineral)<br />

Number Four - Creation (elements, seasons,<br />

directions,<br />

completeness of material world)<br />

Number Six - Man (created on the sixth day, 666<br />

fullness of man alone)<br />

Number Seven - Spiritual Perfection and Revelation<br />

(cycles), completion.<br />

Number Eight- New Beginnings, Resurrection<br />

(circumcision)<br />

NumberTen - Perfection of Divine Order<br />

Number Twelve - Perfection of Government<br />

(Apostles, Patriarchs)<br />

NumberThirteen - Satan, Rebellion

WHO KNOWS ONE?<br />

This is a traditional cumulative song sung on Passover and<br />

It enumerates common Jewish symbolism of numbers.<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shnaim mi yode'a<br />

Shnaim ani yode'a<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shlosha mi yode'a,<br />

Shlosha ani yode'a.<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Arba mi yode'a<br />

arba ani yode'a<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

WHO KNOWS ONE<br />

1 - who knows 1<br />

1 - I know 1<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

2 who knows 2<br />

2 I know 2<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

3 who knows 3<br />

3 I know 3<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

4 who knows 4<br />

4 I know 4<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments

Chamisha, mi yode'a<br />

Chamisha, ani yode'a<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shisha, mi yode'a?<br />

Shisha, ani yode'a<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shiv'ah mi yode'a<br />

shiv'ah ani yode'a.<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shmonah mi yode'a<br />

shmonah ani yode'a<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

5 who knows 5<br />

5 I know 5<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

6 who knows 6<br />

6 I know 6<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

7 who knows 7<br />

7 I know 7<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Tish'ah mi yode'a<br />

tish'ah ani yode'a.<br />

tish'ah chodshei leidah<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Asara mi yode'a<br />

asara ani yode'a<br />

asara dibraya<br />

tish'ah chodshei leidah<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

8 who knows 8<br />

8 I know 8<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

9 who knows 9<br />

9 I know 9<br />

9 are the months before birth,<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

10 who knows 10<br />

10 I know 10<br />

10 are the commandments<br />

9 are the months before birth,<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah<br />

7 are the days in a week till

asara dibraya<br />

tish'ah chodshei leidah<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shneim-asar mi yode'a<br />

shneim-asar ani yode'a<br />

shneim-asar shivtaya<br />

asara dibraya<br />

tish'ah chodshei leidah<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

Shlosha-asar mi yode'a<br />

Shlosha-asar ani yode'a<br />

Shlosha-asar midaya<br />

shneim-asar shivtaya<br />

asara dibraya<br />

tish'ah chodshei leidah<br />

shmonah yemei milah<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

11 who knows 11<br />

11 I know 11<br />

11 are the stars in Joseph's<br />

dream<br />

10 are the commandments<br />

9 are the months before birth,<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

12 who knows 12<br />

12 I know 12<br />

12 are the Tribes of Israel<br />

11 are the stars in Joseph's<br />

dream<br />

10 are the commandments<br />

9 are the months before birth,<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah

shiv'ah yemei shabatah<br />

Shisha, sidre mishna<br />

Chamisha chumshei torah<br />

arba imahot<br />

Shlosha avot,<br />

shnei luchot habrit<br />

shebashamaim uva'aretz.<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.<br />

13 who knows 13<br />

13 I know 13<br />

13 are the attributes of God<br />

12 are the Tribes of Israel<br />

11 are the stars in Joseph's<br />

dream<br />

10 are the commandments<br />

9 are the months before birth,<br />

8 are the days to the brit milah<br />

7 are the days in a week till<br />

Shabbat<br />

6 are the orders of the mishnah<br />

5 are the books of the torah,<br />

4 are our matriarchs,<br />

3 are our forefathers<br />

2 are the tablets of the<br />

commandments<br />

1 is Our God who is in the<br />

heavens and on earth.

CHAPTER THREE<br />

ONE<br />

The number one means unity.<br />

Numerical Oneness. Organic Onenes

The first letter in Hebrew alphabet which its numerological<br />

value of 1 is Aleph.<br />

Aleph has no sound and it is the beginning of everything.<br />

This is God.<br />

In India we have clear teaching of Nirguna Brahman and<br />

Saguna Brahman.<br />

God is unknowable because he cannot be interacted in His<br />

fulness by any human. Hence even though he is all<br />

properties, humans will not be able to understand or<br />

comprehend and define God. The concept is inherent also<br />

in Caballah which is adopted by the Christian Caballists as<br />

God defined as Ein. Ein means nothing or meaning

unknowable. It is not that God is nothing, but we can know<br />

nothing about God. They call it neti, neti meaning - not this,<br />

not that. It is only when God expresses himself within the<br />

realm of human existence we can know God and then again<br />

that will not be the essence of God. God in his essence is<br />

unknowable. God makes himself knowable as he creates<br />

realms within himself and we know God’s emanations or<br />

energies within that realm of interaction. In Eastern<br />

Churches we distinguish between God’s Essence and God’s<br />

Energies.<br />

Ein - Nothing is the definition as best as we could define God.<br />

If we want to assign an essence itself we have to go beyond<br />

nothingness - which are defined by the Caballists as Ein Sof<br />

and Ein Sof Ahr . Ein Sof is explained as infinite - which<br />

implies fulness of all properties, EinSof Ahr implies infinte<br />

Light with Character. Only when God reveals himself we<br />

have diversity and hence sees Him as an organic unity. This<br />

is Saguna Brahaman - the first appearances of God. This<br />

cannot be unity nor His essence. This is the basis of<br />

Christian Trinity argument.

The first letter or number one Alef has no sound, yet in<br />

Hebrew it is written as a Person “the Great I AM”. This<br />

represents the Ein - the Nirguna Brahman which extends to<br />

Ein Sof as the root of all realities . Since Alef has no sound,<br />

the first reality is expressed by the first and the second letters<br />

of Hebrew together which is the word Ab or Av which simply<br />

means Father. God is defined as the father of everything<br />

both the material and spiritual world. Ab hence is the Ain<br />

Sof Aur - the infinite, light and Abba the Saguna Brahman.

This unity has two aspects. Primarily it indicates numerical<br />

oneness. One - no more and no less.<br />

Again this oneness may be more organic so that there is a<br />

unity within it.<br />

Here is what the numerology describe it.<br />

PersonalityTraits: Original, Individual, Master, Creator,<br />

The Beginning 1 gives birth to all other numbers.<br />

However, that being said, Jungian psychology places 1 as a<br />

symbol of unity.<br />

Like the old saying there is no "I in T-E-A—M" when people

work together as one, and have 1 individuals among them,<br />

the changes that result astound.<br />

You can see these reflected in the Biblical numerology:<br />

The first thing that brings to mind is the Shema of Israel:<br />

In fact the basis of monotheism is that God alone exist.<br />

Everthing else are emanations of God’s energies which form<br />

the cosmos. It is not part of the essence of God.<br />

In that sense even the cosmos is in existence within God and<br />

forms part of the oneness of God.<br />

Yachid represents numeric oneness which has no<br />

components. One Alone. This is represented in the case of<br />

God as “I AM” or El<br />

Echad on the other hand is an organic oneness of many<br />

components forming unity. This is represented the case of<br />

God as Elohim where the plural is used.

In Hebrew there is duality word for the singular El as Elah.<br />

In the Shema of Israel, God is not Yachid but Echad.<br />

God is not homogeneous but hetrogenious and is potentially<br />

infinte.<br />

The word YACHID, which always means one and ONE<br />

ALONE (not a unified one) is NEVER used of God<br />

ANYWHERE in the Old Testament.<br />

In the New Testament, the greek word corresponding to<br />

Yachid is Hen. See John 10:30; Matt. 19:5; Mk 12:29.<br />

There is a corresponding word for Yachid in Greek which is<br />

Monos - One Only. See Matt 24:36; 1 Tim 1:17. Two<br />

examples can be shown which makes it clear.<br />

The Organic oneness concept is seen in the prayer of Jesus:<br />

I pray also for those who will believe in me through their<br />

message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you<br />

are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the<br />

world may believe that you have sent me. 22 I have given<br />

them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we<br />

are one— 23 I in them and you in me—so that they may be<br />

brought to complete unity. This is the echad of 1

Apart from the defining of God as one, we have referrences<br />

to Jesus as One or First<br />

Jesus is called the firstborn of every creature (Colossians<br />

1:15)<br />

Jesus is called the firstborn from the dead (1:18)<br />

Jesus is called the firstborn among many brethren (Romans<br />

8:29).<br />

Jesus is called the "first of the firstfruits" (1Corinthians 15:20,<br />

23), indicating the immortal humanity through the<br />

resurrection.<br />

Jesus is called the FIRST or Alpha (the first letter of the<br />

Greek language) and the Last or Omega (last letter of Greek)<br />

(Revelation 1:11, 17, 22:13).<br />

Greek<br />

Alef- Tau (Hebrew forms:<br />

pictograph to modern)<br />

Notice Tau was a Cross<br />

Christianity entails one hope, one faith, one baptism, one<br />

Lord and Savior and one Father (Ephesians 4:4 - 6). Alef in<br />

the ancient pictograohic writing was the head of an ox<br />

indicating power and authority while, Tau the last letter was

indeed a cross which indicates total redemption back to the<br />

beginning of all creation.<br />

In any language or culture around the globe, the number one<br />

means unity. It is of great importance no matter where you<br />

go. One has a dual nature, as do most numbers, in that it<br />

represents both primacy – being first – and unity – being<br />

a whole, singular thing. The number one is self-sufficient; it<br />

stands alone, indivisible by any other numbers, as the<br />

primary source of all numbers after it. By its very nature the<br />

number one leaves out any differences that may exist<br />

between numbers. It is neither in conflict or harmony with<br />

any.<br />

The organic unity is particularly clear in the concept of<br />

husband and wife who become one flesh,<br />

and in exactly similar way in the concept of the Church as<br />

one body.<br />

Jesus prayed to God that his followers<br />

“that they may all be one,<br />

just as you, Father, are in union with me<br />

and I am in union with you.”—<br />

John 17:21; Matthew 19:6.

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Yacheed means absolute unity, or<br />

uniqueness, an only one.<br />

It occurs only twelve times in the Old Testament (3x2 2 ),<br />

viz: Pentateuch, 3 timess and Rest of Old Testament 9 = (3 2 )<br />

times.<br />

• Genesis 22:2, "Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac."<br />

• Genesis 22:12 and 16, "Hast not withheld thy son, thine only<br />

son."<br />

• Judges 11:34, "She was his only child."<br />

• Psalm 22:20, "Deliver...my darling" (marg. only one).<br />

• Psalm 25:16, "I am desolate and afflicted."<br />

• Psalm 35:17, "Rescue...my darling (marg. only one) from the<br />

lions."<br />

• Psalm 68:6, "God setteth the solitary in families."<br />

• Proverbs 4:3, "I was...tender and only beloved in the sight of my<br />

mother."<br />

• Jeremiah 6:26, "Mourning as for an only son."<br />

• Amos 8:10, "I will make it as the mourning of an only son."<br />

• Zechariah 12:10, "As one that mourneth for his only son."<br />

These are all the occurrences of the word Yacheed, and<br />

here therefore we see the meaning of the word.<br />

But this is not the word which is used in Deuteronomy 6:4,<br />

and it is never used of Jehovah.<br />

It is used of the Lord Jesus as the only begotten Son; but<br />

never of Jehovah—the self-existant One (- Echad).

CHAPTER FOUR<br />

TWO

2's symbolism is the union of and peace between different<br />

entities. It seeks to end separateness and unite all<br />

Number 2 is represented in Hebrew by the second letter Bet<br />

“Beit is the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet and it<br />

symbolizes blessing, creation and duality, therefore, it stands<br />

for number 2. In creating, God imbued creatures with his<br />

blessings. I am a bundle of (2's) -- 2 eyes, 2 ears, 2 nostrils,<br />

2 hands, 2 feet, right and left brain, etc.<br />

When the male and female harmonize, new life<br />

comes into being and God's blessing is realized.<br />

The upper left corner of the symbol points upward<br />

indicating that God the creator is the author of<br />

blessed harmony.”<br />

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beit.htm<br />

Since the first letter alef has no sound, the Bible starts with<br />

the second letter Bet. Incidentally the last letter of Torah is<br />

the last letter Tau of Hebrew, thus the Torah is the beginning<br />

and end of humanity. Jesus claims himself to be the first<br />

and the last, alpha and tau not just bet and tau which implies<br />

his claim be part of the Godhead in his essence.<br />

The second letter of the Hebrew alef-bet, bet - ‏,ב mirrors<br />

the symbolism of the number two. It is called Bet. It is from<br />

this letter that we get our word, both. This letter is the first<br />

letter of the Torah and of the book of Genesis. As a prefix,<br />

the letter bet may function as a preposition meaning "in",<br />

"at", or "with". Bet is the first letter of the Torah. As Bet is the<br />

number 2 in gematria, this is said to symbolize that there are<br />

two parts to Torah: the Written Torah and the Oral Torah.

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The creation of the Cosmos was the building up of a House<br />

for God himself to dwell. The house symbolizes the<br />

ultimate purpose of all reality: to become a dwelling place<br />

below for the manifestation of God's presence. He is the<br />

Father, the head of the household. Holy Spirit Ruach is a<br />

female gender and like Eve from Adam procedes from the<br />

Father and is he Mother of All. It is the Spirit that Gives life.<br />

Thus once again we see 2 as organic unity of God the Father<br />

and Holy Spirit the Mother and also of the whole creation as<br />

unity while the creation is given the freedom and form a<br />

duality without which, the creaion would have been just a<br />

machine and would not for a family. Ultimately God will<br />

make his dwelling among his sons and daughters and will

form the family as he has planned. The whole theme<br />

therefore runs from Genesis through the Temples and the<br />

creation of the Church till the final reunion of the total family.<br />

As a prefix, the letter bet may function as a preposition<br />

meaning "in", "at", or "with". Bet is the first letter of the Torah.<br />

As Bet is the number 2 in gematria, this is said to symbolize<br />

that there are two parts to Torah: the Written Torah and the<br />

Oral Torah<br />

During Creation week God made two great lights, one to rule<br />

the day (sun) and a lesser one to rule the night (moon -<br />

Genesis 1:16).<br />

"I am in the Father and the Father is in me." (John<br />

14:10 NRSV)<br />

Thus the second is a support. We see that this<br />

is implied in the assertion of truth which is<br />

corroborated only by the agreement of two. This<br />

can of course be more than two, but the minimum is<br />

two. One witness could not establish the truth.

The agreement of two releases creative power.<br />

THE PRINCIPLE OF RESONANCE

In Physics a phenomena known as resonance have been<br />

known for centuries where in two simultaneous impulses will<br />

sustain vibrations to give extremely high amplitudes of<br />

vibration if they have the same frequency.<br />

Mechanical and acoustic resonance, Electrical resonance,<br />

Optical resonance, Orbital resonance of celestial<br />

orbits,Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) are very well<br />

known to the Physicists today. In the spiritual level this<br />

phenomena exists which more or less explain the power of<br />

prayer of experiment.<br />

Two symbolizes Testimony

"Again I say unto you, that if two of you<br />

shall agree<br />

on earth as touching anything that they<br />

It shall be done for them<br />

of My Father which is in heaven.<br />

The two witnesses spoken about in the book of Revelation<br />

chapter eleven. They are the Lord's faithful witnesses who<br />

bear testimony to the truth!

John 8:17 "It is also written in your law, that the testimony<br />

of two men is true.."<br />

When Jesus sent out his Evangelists he sent them out two<br />

by two so that the testimony is confirmed by two witnesses<br />

following the OT rule.

Luke 10:1 "After these things the Lord appointed other<br />

seventy also, and sent them Two and Two before His face<br />

into every city and place, whither He Himself would come."<br />

Mark 6:7 "And He called unto Him the twelve, and began<br />

to send them forth two and two; and gave them power over<br />

unclean spirits."<br />

At the time of the ascension we have two angels affirming<br />

the return of Jesus. Acts 1:10<br />

Duality<br />

While two witnesses spports the truth, it can also mean two<br />

witnesses opposing each other.<br />

Thus 2 also indicate rupture or seperation to the extent<br />

of duality of God and Satan..<br />

The assertion of morality implies within it the assertion of<br />

immorality. This dual concept is not proposed in the Old<br />

Testament as such but is clearly pronounced only in<br />

Zorastrianism<br />

In theology, dualism may refer to duotheism, bitheism, or<br />

ditheism. Although ditheism/bitheism imply moral dualism,<br />

they are not equivalent: ditheism/bitheism implies (at least)<br />

two gods, while moral dualism does not imply any -theism<br />

(theos = god) whatsoever. Old Testament asserts moral<br />

dualism without duotheism or two god assumption. It is<br />

similiar to light and darkness. Darkness has no essence<br />

and do not exists as in Light. Darkness is absence of light.<br />

Immorality is actually absence of morality. In the same way,

Satan is not in anyway equivalent to the God. Satan is the<br />

result of God allowing freedom of will in his creatures. God<br />

defines what is good and right.<br />

Both bitheism and ditheism imply a belief in two equally<br />

powerful gods with complementary or antonymous<br />

properties; however, while bitheism implies harmony,<br />

ditheism implies rivalry and opposition, such as between<br />

good and evil, or bright and dark, or summer and winter. For<br />

example, a ditheistic system would be one in which one god<br />

is creative, the other is destructive (cf. theodicy). In the<br />

original conception of Zoroastrianism, for example, Ahura<br />

Mazda was the spirit of ultimate good, while Ahriman (Angra<br />

Mainyu) was the spirit of ultimate evil.

yin and Yang dualism of Taoism Good and Evil powers in<br />

Zorastrianism<br />

Dualism can also refer to the relationship between God and<br />

creation. A dualism of God and creation exists in some<br />

traditions of Christianity, like Paulicianism, Catharism, and<br />

Gnosticism. The Paulicians, was a Byzantine Christian sect,<br />

who believed that the universe was created by an evil God,<br />

who exists separately from a moral heavenly God.<br />

Catharist faith was agin a Dualism, where the Good God<br />

created the invisible and spiritual universe, while Evil God<br />

created the material world. Some believed that they both

were of equal power while others considered the evil god as<br />

a creature of the Good God. As we can see these are<br />

parallel to the Zoroastrianism.<br />

Thus we see the same dichotomy of unity and harmony in<br />

one and antagonism and duality struggle in the other. In<br />

mathematics, two is the foundation of all division. Likewise<br />

with humankind, the number two signifies man's fall and the<br />

opposition that can infiltrate his being throughout life.<br />

God created the Light on the second day, which divided the<br />

world into dark and light. This clearly shows the divisive<br />

nature of the number two in the Bible. When God created<br />

Adam, Adam was both male and female, an organic unity of<br />

duality. It was later that Eve the female part was seperated<br />

creating male and female. The concept is clearly that the<br />

duality of consonance and disonance, harmony and discord<br />

was inherent in the creatures providing choices and hence<br />

freedom by design of God. While the first sentence in the<br />

Bible seems to shows the perfection and order, the second

sentence, "And the earth was without form and void," shows<br />

the dissonance.<br />

Two is the Number of the God-Son (the Verb) within Trinity,<br />

in the Christian symbolism. If 1 is the essence, 2 is the<br />

existence. If one is the Nirguna Brahman (unknowable God)<br />

2 is Immanuel, God with us the Saguna Brahman living in the<br />

family with us.<br />

2 evidently is the symbol of sexuality since 2 represents also<br />

the division of the unit in male and female. It also symbolises<br />

the proceding of the Ruach (The Mother) from the Father.<br />

We see the Spirit hovering over the waters which created the<br />

world. It is the through the interaction of the waters of<br />

womb and the life giving spirit we have the life in cosmos.<br />

Thus we have a list of two:<br />

The two great divisions of the Bible: the Old and the New<br />

Testament.<br />

The two sons of Rebekah. (Gn 25,23-24)<br />

The two marriages of Jacob. (Gn 29,15-30)<br />

The two cherubs of the ark. (Ex 25,18)<br />

The two stone tables on which were registered the Ten<br />

Commandments of God given to Moses on the Mount Sinai.<br />

(Ex 31,18)<br />

The two silver trumpets that God asked Moses to forge. (Nb<br />

10,1)<br />

The two expiatory goats.<br />

The two columns in front of the Hall of the Temple of<br />

Solomon: Jachin and Boaz. (1 K 7, 15-22)<br />

The two kingdoms of Juda and Israel. (1 K 12,19)<br />

The two golden calves of Rehoboam. (1 K 12,28)

The two olive-trees situated on both side of the golden lamp,<br />

in the vision of Zechariah. (Zc 4,3)<br />

By group of two Jesus-Christ sent his apostles to preach the<br />

Gospel. (Mk 6,7)<br />

The two turtledoves and the two doves of the purification. (Lk<br />

2,24)<br />

The two witnesses of the Revelation. (Rv 11,3-4)<br />

The two fishes of the multiplication of breads. (Mt 14,19)<br />

The two swords of Peter. (Lk 22,38)<br />

The two thiefs. (Mt 27,38)<br />

The two kinds of baptism: water and spirit. (Jn 3,5)<br />

The two angels of the tomb. (Jn 20,12)<br />

The two angels of the Ascension. (Act 1,10)<br />

The two sons of Abraham. (Ga 4,22)<br />

The two coins of money given by the widow. (Mk 12,42)<br />

The two coins of money that the hotel keeper receives. (Lk<br />

10,35)<br />

The key of any duality consists in the antithesis. Growth<br />

comes with thesis, antithesis and synthesis. This is<br />

associated with Hegel and is known ad Dialetics. This is the<br />

basis of all sciences and logic. If creation itself was<br />

conclusively perfect allowing no variations then there is no<br />

margin or uncertainity for change. If Physical and Spiriual<br />

world were created obeying the uncompromising laws, then<br />

the world will be perfect machine and beings will have no<br />

choice. After the initial creation by God, change is always<br />

from order to a higher order depending on varitions<br />

introduced due to new creations or new order. This will<br />

explain the need for the antithesis.

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YETZER HARA AND YETZER TOV

According to Rabbinic tradition man is given two inclination.<br />

Yetser Hara is the inclinations based on the individual self.<br />

Self confidence, ability of push through actions, eat good<br />

food, drink have home ans good choice of sexual partners<br />

etc are basic to Hara,<br />

Yetse Hatov is the inclinations for doing good, caring for<br />

others and the environment etc.<br />

Yetser Hara is usually translated as “evil inclinations” and<br />

Yetser Hatov as “good inclinations” though it gives a wrong<br />

interpretation to poor Hara. A proper balance between<br />

individuls and society brings a good society. An organ<br />

which functions efffectively without becoming cancer<br />

provides a good body.<br />

The ancient Sages decided that they were going to capture<br />

and imprison the Yetzer HaRa. So they ordered a complete<br />

fast of three day….whereupon he [the Yetzer] was<br />

surrendered to them. He came forth from the Holy of Holies<br />

like a fiery lion…. He [the Yetzer] said to them, “Realize that<br />

if you kill me, the world is finished.” They held him for three<br />

days, then they looked in the whole land of Israel and not an<br />

egg could be found. So they asked, “What shall we do<br />

now?”…So they put out his eyes and let him go; (Yoma<br />

69b).<br />

It is this concept that later developed into Satan. In the book<br />

of Job we see Satan as one of the sons of God and sitting in<br />

the Council of Elohim. He was an official of the

Government of God as an Prosecutor so that the world may<br />

be correctly run and not go into disorder.<br />

Freedom of will, thinking, progress, maturity etc are involved<br />

in the presence of Satan concept in the Bible. This was<br />

inherenttly built into both the material and spirtual realm.

CHAPTER FIVE<br />

THREE

The number three in Hebrew is represented by the third letter<br />

in the alphabet Gimel which actually means a Camel. . The

meaning of the letter is thus interpreted as “to lift up”<br />

Greek Letter is called Gama<br />

Three lines are the minimum required to isolate a space in<br />

two dimension - The triangle.<br />

Progress is achived in the three pronged process in<br />

dialectics . Every thesis has an anti-thesis which eventually<br />

provides a synthesis as a change. Logic, society and<br />

growth follow this system. Three is thus the basis of growth<br />

and perfection.

There is a triune God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (1 Jn<br />

5:7)(Mt 28:19)<br />

3 represents divine perfection and perfect witness.<br />

1 John 5:6-9 This is He that came by water and blood, Jesus<br />

Christ; not with the water only,

ut with the water and with the blood, and it is the Spirit that<br />

witnesses,<br />

because the Spirit is the truth. Because the witnessing<br />

ones are three:<br />

the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and the three agree<br />

in one.<br />

If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is<br />

greater: because the witness of God is this that He<br />

witnessed concerning His Son<br />

Qualities of God are three:<br />

God is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent.<br />

The Hebrew Bible is divided into three parts:<br />

the Torah ("teaching" or "law"), the Nevi'im ("prophets"),<br />

and the Ketuvim ("writings").

The opening verse of the Bible describes the creation of<br />

the Space- Matter - Time continum.<br />

“In the beginning (TIME), God created the Heavens<br />

(Space) and the Earth (Matter)” Gen 1:1<br />

Time is divided into the Past, Present, and Future.<br />

Space is divided into Length, Breadth and Height.<br />

Matter is divided into Solid, Liquids and Gases.<br />

Human capabilities are divided into -- thoughts, words, and<br />

deeds.<br />

There are three degrees of comparison -- smaller than,<br />

same as, and greater than.

There are three "kingdoms" in nature -- animal, vegetable,<br />

and mineral.<br />

"In this number we have quite a new set of phenomena.<br />

"Three therefore stands for that which is solid,<br />

real, substantial, complete, and entire" "Three"<br />

therefore is the number of "completion,"<br />

"finality," entirety."<br />

FOUR PERFECTIONS

As Bullinger points out, "three" is the first of four perfect<br />

numbers in Scripture.<br />

3 "Three" denotes divine perfection.<br />

7 "Seven" (as in seven days in the week) denotes<br />

spiritual perfection.<br />

10 "Ten" denotes ordinal perfection (Ten<br />

Commandments, the tithe is a "tenth", Noah was<br />

the "tenth" generation from Adam).<br />

12 And "twelve" (as in twelve sons of Jacob, twelve<br />

apostles) denotes governmental<br />

perfection.<br />

Hence, the number three points to<br />

that which is real, substantial, perfect, complete,<br />

essential, and Divine.<br />

There were three Patriarchs -- Abraham, Isaac, and<br />

Jacob.

"Birkat abot". ("the God of our fathers, Abraham,<br />

Isaac, and Jacob");<br />

Abraham is a type of YEHOVAH God the Father.<br />

Isaac, who was willingly offered to be sacrificed, was a type<br />

of Yeshua, the Messiah.<br />

And Jacob, whose name was changed to "Israel," is a type of<br />

the Church of YEHOVAH God, for as the apostle Paul wrote,<br />

the Church is "the Israel of God" (Galatians 6:16).<br />

Thus YEHOVAH's Plan involves three "stages" -- the<br />

Father, the Son, and the Bride (being formed now!).<br />

Father Son Church<br />

Three Days<br />

occur throughout the Bible indicating the perfect period

Moses and Aaron petitioned Pharaoh, “Now let us take a<br />

three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the<br />

LORD our God” (Exod 5:3; cf. Exod 3:18; 8:27).<br />

The fleeing Hebrews went three days without finding<br />

water in the Desert of Shur (Exod 15:22).<br />

When the Hebrews had traveled from Mount Sinai for<br />

three days, the people began to complain (Num 10:33-11:1).<br />

When the Hebrews neared the Jordan River they were<br />

informed, “Three days from now you will cross the<br />

Jordan here to go in and take possession of the land the<br />

LORD your God is giving you for your own” (Josh 1:11; cf.<br />

3:1-4).<br />

The men of Timnah were stumped by Samson’s riddle for<br />

three days (Judg 14:14)<br />

King Rehoboam gave Jeroboam and the delegation of<br />

Israelites a three day waiting period as he considered their<br />

petition for less stringent royal demands (1 Kgs 12:5; cf.<br />

12:12).<br />

Jonah spent 3 days in the belly of the "great fish" (Jon<br />

1:17)(Mt 12:40).<br />

When God released Him, he spent 3 days walking across<br />

Nineveh warning the people to repent (Jon 3:3).<br />

In the New Testament Jesus told the Jewish populace at<br />

the Temple, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again<br />

in three days” (John 2:16), a fact that his disciples later<br />

recalled (v. 22).<br />

Paul was blinded for 3 days by Jesus (Acts 9:9),<br />

Left over meat from a vow or voluntary sacrifice had to be<br />

destroyed (burned with fire) on the third day (Lev<br />

7:16-17)(Lev 19:5-7).<br />

Three Months<br />

Moses’ mother was able to conceal her baby for three<br />

months (Exod 2:3; cf. Acts 7:20; Heb 11:23)

The ark remained at the house of Obed-Edom for three<br />

months (1 Chron 13:14).<br />

Three months after Judah visited the supposed shrine<br />

prostitute, he learned that she was really his daughter-in-law<br />

Tamar who was pregnant with his child (Gen 38:24).<br />

Asa’s reforms were celebrated in Jerusalem in the third<br />

month of his fifteenth year of reign (2 Chron 15:10).<br />

Support for the priests of Hezekiah’s day was gained by<br />

means of a tithe which began “in the third month and finished<br />

in the seventh month” (2 Chron 31:7).<br />

Ezekiel received a message from the Lord concerning the<br />

fate of Egypt in the third month of the eleventh year of his<br />

exile (Ezek 31:1)<br />

Lord revealed through Amos, “I also withheld rain from you<br />

when the harvest was still three months away” (Amos 4:7).<br />

In the New Testament record Jesus’ mother Mary visited<br />

Elizabeth, Zechariah’s wife, and stayed for three months<br />

(Luke 1:56).<br />

Paul stayed in Ephesus for three months and “spoke boldly”<br />

in the synagogue there (Acts 19:8), and subsequently stayed<br />

three months in Greece (Acts 20:3).<br />

Still later after the ship that was carrying him to Rome to<br />

stand trial was wrecked in a storm, he and his captives<br />

stayed on the island of Malta for three months (Acts 28:11).<br />

Three years<br />

“When you enter the land and plant any kind of fruit tree,<br />

regards its fruit as forbidden. For three years you are to<br />

consider it forbidden; it must not be eaten” (Lev 19:23).<br />

Hebrews were forbidden to sow or reap, to plant, reap or<br />

harvest in the fiftieth year for it was to be a holy year for them.<br />

In compensation the Lord promises “I will send you such a<br />

blessing in the sixth year that the land will yield enough for<br />

three years” (Lev 25:21).

After the slaying of his brother, “Absalom fled and went to<br />

Geshur, he stayed there three years” (2 Sam 13:38).<br />

During David’s reign a three-year famine caused the king to<br />

seek “the face of the LORD” (2 Sam 21:1).<br />

David’s adversary Shimei (2 Sam 16:5-14) was spared by<br />

Solomon on condition that he was permanently confined to<br />

the city of Jerusalem (1 Kgs 2:36-38).<br />

Shimei obeyed this restriction for three years, but when two<br />

of his slaves fled from him, he left the city to retrieve them, an<br />

action that was to cost him his life (vv. 39-46).<br />

Every three years King Solomon’s trading fleet returned<br />

“carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons” (1<br />

Kgs 10:22).<br />

Appropriately, the third year is also singled out for special<br />

mention. The third year was special in that it was the “year of<br />

the tithe” (Deut 14:28; cf. Amos 4:4), which was to be<br />

collected for the needs of the Levites and the underprivileged<br />

members of society such as the alien, the widow, and the<br />

poor (Deut 26:12).<br />

During the reign of King Jehoshaphat of Judah because “his<br />

heart was devoted to the ways of the LORD,” in his third year<br />

of reign he sent officials to “teach in the towns of Judah” (2<br />

Chron 17:6-7). \<br />

The third year was also the year that Jehoshaphat went to<br />

meet King Ahab of Israel with regard to their joining forces in<br />

an effort to regain Ramoth Gilead from the Arameans (1 Kgs<br />

22:1-5).<br />

Still later, during the Assyrian siege of Jerusalem God gave<br />

to Hezekiah a sign of deliverance and renewed activity (2<br />

Kgs 19:29; cf. Isa 37:30).<br />

“For the third year … there was a direct divine command:<br />

‘Sow and reap, plant vineyards and eat fruit.’ Here was direct<br />

assurance that the people might resume normal agricultural<br />

activities with full expectation of eating the fruits of their labor.<br />

When in the harvest of the third year the people ate in

abundance, they would know assuredly that God had been in<br />

the entire crisis.”<br />

Isaiah prophesied that “within three years … Moab’s<br />

splendor and all her many people will be despised, and her<br />

survivors will be very few and feeble” (Isa 16:14).<br />

Isaiah himself went “stripped and barefoot for three years, as<br />

a sign and portent against Egypt and Cush” (Isa 20:3).<br />

Daniel and his three friends were schooled for three years<br />

with regard to the language and literature of the Babylonians<br />

(Dan 1:3-5).<br />

It figures in Jesus’ parable of the unproductive fig tree (Luke<br />

13:7).<br />

The Apostle Paul spent three years in Arabia apparently to<br />

commune with the Lord and receive instruction from him<br />

before going to acquaint himself with Peter (Gal 1:18).<br />

The Three<br />

Three sons of Adam are mentioned by name: Abel, Cain,<br />

Seth (Gen 4:1-2,25).<br />

All men are descended from the 3 sons of Noah: Shem, Ham,<br />

Japheth (Gen 9:18-19).<br />

There were 3 patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob/Israel.<br />

Three major feasts were to be celebrated:<br />

The Feast Of Unleavened Bread (Passover),<br />

The Feast Of Weeks (Harvest) (Penecost),<br />

The Feast Of Ingathering (Tabernacles) (Ex<br />

23:14-16)(Ex 34:18-23)(Deut 16:16).<br />

Israelite men were required to appear before the Lord three<br />

times in a year: “Three times a year all your men must<br />

appear before the LORD your God at the place he will

choose: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of<br />

Weeks and the Feast of Tabernacles” (Deut 16:16).<br />

Three items were contained in<br />

the Ark Of The Covenant:<br />

A pot of manna,<br />

budded, and<br />

The two tablets contained<br />

the 10 Commandments<br />

(Heb 9:4)(Ex 16:32-34)(Ex<br />

25:16)(Num 17:4-10).

Both the Tabernacle and Temple were divided into 3<br />

sections:<br />

The Outer Court,<br />

the Holy Place, and<br />

the Holy Of Holies (Ex 26:33)(Ex 27:9).<br />

Three times is the blessing given in Numbers 6:24--26<br />

• "The LORD bless thee and keep thee;<br />

• The LORD make His face shine upon<br />

thee; and be gracious unto thee;<br />

• The LORD lift up His countenance upon<br />

thee, and give thee peace".

THREE THINGS MOSES ASKED OF GOD<br />

1. That the Schechinah might rest on Israel.<br />

2. That it might rest on none but Israel.<br />

3. That God's ways might be known to him.<br />

(Beracheth, fol. 7, col. 1).<br />

THREE PRECIOUS GIFTS WERE GIVEN TO<br />

ISRAEL<br />

1. The Law.<br />

2. The Land.<br />

3. The World to come (i.e., the Heavenly<br />

Calling).<br />

THREE MEN HANDED DOWN THE ANCIENT<br />

WISDOM AND DIVINE SECRETS,<br />

2. Seth,<br />

3. Enoch.<br />

4.<br />

Solomon’s Palace of the Forest of Lebanon was designed<br />

with windows “placed high in sets of three facing each other.<br />

All the doorways had rectangular frames; they were in the<br />

front part in sets of three, facing each other” (1 Kgs 7:4-5).<br />

God told Isaiah to walk naked for 3 years as a sign against<br />

Egypt and Ethiopia (Isa 20:1-4).<br />

Three men were in the fiery furnace when a 4th man showed<br />

up, who most believe was a pre-incarnate Jesus (Dan<br />

3:23-25).<br />

Daniel prayed 3 times a day (Dan 6:10.13).<br />

Paul was blinded for 3 days by Jesus (Acts 9:9), prayed 3<br />

times for his "thorn in the flesh" to be removed (2 Cor 12:7-9).<br />

Paul was stranded on the island of Malta after his shipwreck<br />

for 3 months (Acts 28:11).

Elijah stretched out his body over the widow's dead son 3<br />

times, and he returned to life (1 Kin 17:21-22.)<br />

Moses was hidden by his mother for 3 months (Ex<br />

2:1,3)(Acts 7:20)(Heb 11:23).<br />

Three men appeared to Abraham (2 angels and what is<br />

believed to be a pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus) (Gen<br />

Ch. 18).<br />

The New Jerusalem will be surrounded by a great wall with 3<br />

gates on each of 4 sides (Rev 21:13).<br />

God brought a famine for 3 years while David was king (2<br />

Sam 21:1).<br />

God showed Peter in a vision 3 times that Gentiles would<br />

now be accepted (Acts 10:9-16).<br />

Upon entering the Promised Land, if a fruit tree was planted,<br />

it's fruit was considered unclean for 3 years (Lev 19:23).<br />

There are three archangels mentioned in the Bible by name<br />

as Michael, Gabriel and Raphael.

3 in the Life of Jesus<br />

The Magi that visited Jesus Child, offering the three presents:<br />

the gold, the frankincense and the myrrh. (Mt 2,11)

Jesus went missing from His parents for 3 days when He<br />

was 12 years old (Lk 2:41-50).<br />

Jesus was 30 years old when he started his public ministry.<br />

Jesus was 33 years old when he died on the cross.<br />

Jesus was tempted 3 times in the wilderness by Satan (Mt<br />

4:1-11)(Lk 4:1-13).<br />

The public ministry of Jesus-Christ lasted 3 years.<br />

Jesus had an inner circle of 3 disciples: Peter, James, and<br />

John (Mt 17:1)(Mk 9:2)(Lk 9:28)(Mk 5:37)(Lk 8:51)(Mt<br />

23:37)(Mk 14:33).<br />

Peter, James, and John were the three disciples with Jesus<br />

in the Garden of Gethsemane. These were those whof<br />

formed the inner circle.<br />

The disciples failed to stay awake three times in the Garden<br />

of Gethsemane.<br />

Peter denied Jesus three times. Consquently in John 21<br />

when Jesus reinstates Peter, he asks him 3 times if Peter<br />

loves him.<br />

IMark 15:25. It was the third hour of the day when Jesus was<br />

crucified.

There were three crosses on the mount of Golgotha.<br />

The Holy Spirit’s anointing at Pentecost according to Acts<br />

2:15 happened at the third hour of the day.<br />

Jesus rose from dead on the third day.<br />

There were three witnesses of the Transfiguration of Jesus:<br />

Peter, John and James. Those are the same apostles who<br />

were witnesses to his agony.<br />

Three times in the Gospels Jesus resuscitates a dead boby:<br />

Jairus’ daughter (Lk 8,54); the son of the widow of Nain<br />

(Lk 7,14); and Lazarus (Jn 11,43).<br />

By three times in Gospels the Father gives a testimony to his<br />

Son:<br />

during his Baptism on the edge of the Jordan (Mt 3,17);<br />

on the Thabor during the Transfiguration (Mt 17,5); and<br />

to the Temple during the last Passover,<br />

In presence of the Gentiles<br />

acknowledging Jesus (Jn 12,28).<br />

Three times in the Gospels Jesus announces his passion.<br />

Jesus fell three times when carrying his cross.<br />

The sign over His head on the cross was written in 3<br />

languages:<br />

Hebrew, Greek, and Latin (Lk 23:38)(Jn 19:20).<br />

He was resurrected on the third day<br />

(Mt 16:21)(Mk 8:31)(Lk 9:22)(Mt 17:22-23)(Lk<br />

13:32)(Jn 2:19)(Mk 10:33-34)<br />

(Mt 27:63)(Lk 24:6-7)(1 Cor 15:3-4).<br />

He was crucified at the third hour (Roman time) (Mk 15:25).<br />

He predicted Peter would deny Him 3 times (Mt 26:34)(Mk<br />

14:30)(Lk 22:34)(Jn 13:38).<br />

Peter then denied Jesus 3 times (Mt 26:69-75)(Mk<br />

14:66-72)(Lk 22:54-62).<br />

Later, Jesus restored Peter by asking him if he loved Him 3<br />

times (Jn 21:15-17).<br />

He raised 3 people from the dead (Lk 7:11-15)(Lk<br />

8:41-42,49-56)(Jn 11:1-44).

He prayed to the Father 3 times in the Garden of<br />

Gethsemane (Mt 26:36-46)(Mk 14:32-42).<br />

Jesus is: 1. The Way, 2. The Truth, 3. The Life (Jn 14:6).<br />

By three times in his last speech to the apostles Jesus prays<br />

in order that they become One like Him and the Father are<br />

One. (Jn 17,11-23)<br />

The three hours of darkness on all the earth, from midday to<br />

three o'clock, when Jesus was nailed on the cross. (Mt<br />

27,45)<br />

By three times the apostle Peter renounces Jesus and by<br />

three times also he affirms his love for Him. (Lk 22,56-65; Jn<br />

21,15-19)<br />

The triple visions of Peter. (Act 10,16)<br />

"For there are three that bear record in heaven, the<br />

Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these<br />

three are one". 1st John 5:7<br />

Three multitudes miraculously fed:—(1) 2 Kings 4:42, 43; (2)<br />

Matt 15:34, 38; (3) Mark 6:38, 44.<br />

Three times Abraham called the "Friend of God":—(1) 2<br />

Chron 20:7; (2) Isa 41:8; (3) James 2:23.<br />

Three times the word "Christian" is found in the New<br />

Testament:—(1) Acts 11:26; (2) Acts 25:28; (3) 1 Peter 4:6.<br />

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Where two or three are gathered in Christ's name,<br />

there is the truth and the will of God being done, and<br />

Christ in their midst. That's the two or three witnesses<br />

of God. That's the Church with Christ in the midst<br />

(remember the two witnesses of revelation chapter<br />

11?) There is the "definition" of the Church! Two or<br />

three witnesses gathered together in the name of<br />

Christ! The two is illustrating established truth, and the<br />

three illustrating the purpose and will of God.

1/3: In the Book of Revelation is used sixteen times in<br />

reference to a divine curse or punishment.<br />

• and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green<br />

grass was burnt up. (Rev 8:7)<br />

• and the third part of the sea became blood (Rev 8:8)<br />

• And the third part of the creatures which were in the<br />

sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships<br />

were destroyed. (Rev 8:9)

One half of seven, 3½, is also a conspicuous<br />

number in Revelation:<br />

Wearing out the Saints for 3 ½ years.(Daniel 7:25)<br />

Jesus Christ is killed in the middle of a week. The week<br />

represents 7 years. The first 3 ½ years were fulfilled at Jesus<br />

Christ's first coming. The remainder of the week shall be<br />

fulfilled at Jesus Christ's second coming.(Daniel 9:27)<br />

God’s holy people (the saints) shall be scattered because<br />

they will be killed by the world power after a 3 ½ year<br />

period.(Daniel 12:7)<br />

The daily sacrifice shall be taken away and the abomination<br />

of desolation set up shall be 1290 days. There is a 30 day<br />

extension to the 1260 days. Create a timeline using Daniels<br />

prophecy of days. After the 1290th day, there are 45 days of<br />

Jehovah's wrath, or the vials. The result? Blessed is he that<br />

comes to 1335th day. The 1335th day begins the thousand<br />

years period. See study on the 1,000 years period.(Daniel<br />

12:11-13)<br />

The Holy City shall be tread on, or beaten down, by the<br />

Gentiles 42 months (1260 days). And the two witnesses<br />

prophecy during the same time, 1260 days. This could<br />

correspond with Jesus Christ fulfilling the second half of the

covenant (remember he was caught off or killed after<br />

preaching for 3 ½ years). (Revelation 11:1-3)<br />

The woman going into the wilderness (all symbolic) receives<br />

information for 3 ½ years. (Revelation 12:6,14)<br />

The beast, or one world government power will speak<br />

blasphemous things against Jehovah and His son, Jesus<br />

Christ. The beast will have power for only 42 months, about<br />

the same amount of time that the two witnesses (from<br />

Revelation 11:1-3) are prophesying.(Revelation 13:5)

CHAPTER SIX<br />

FOUR<br />

Four is the value of the Hebrew letter<br />

dalet: ‏.ד Dalet means door.<br />

Four is the value of the Greek letter Delta.<br />

Jesus said, “I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be<br />

saved, and will go in and out and find pasture”. (John 10:9<br />

NKJV)

“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to<br />

the Father except through Me” (John 14:6 NIV).<br />

Bible numerology number 4 consists of two numbers - 3 and<br />

1. 3+1 =4. Three evidently dentotes the Trinity who created<br />

the universe. Hence the one added is the heavens and the<br />

earth.<br />

Thus<br />

Fire, Earth, Water and Air are the four elements of the<br />

universe. Four sides of the world – east, west, north,<br />

south and four time divisions – morning, evening, noon<br />

and midnight are also accompanied by number 4.<br />

IN almost all 4 we wil be able to discern a 3+1 in the<br />

following examples:

Year has 4 seasons: summer, autumn, spring and winter.<br />

Square has 4 sides and moon has 4 main variations of<br />

its phases. Ancient Greek medicine was based on man’s<br />

four components of man- Yellow Bile, Black Bile, Phlegm<br />

and blood.<br />

Ezekiel 7:2 "Also, thou son of man, thus saith the<br />

Lord God unto the land of Israel; an end, the end is<br />

come upon the four corners of the earth."<br />

Revelation 7:1 "And after these things I saw four<br />

Angels standing on the FOUR corners of the earth,<br />

holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind<br />

should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on<br />

any tree."<br />

Again, four angels, four corners of the earth, four<br />

winds of the earth. Universal judgment over the earth<br />

everywhere, being held back by the angels of God.<br />

The Earth, universally is kept from this "until" God<br />

seals His servants in their foreheads. Revelation<br />

20:8 "And shall go out to deceive the nations which<br />

are in the four quarters of the earth, God and<br />

magog, to gather them together to battle..."<br />

Matthew 24:31 "And He shall send His angels with a<br />

great sound of a Trumpet, and they shall gather<br />

together His elect from the four winds, from one end<br />

of heaven to another."<br />

In other words, all the Elect (chosen) universally will<br />

be gathered together from all parts. This symbolism is<br />

seen consistently in scripture. We see the same<br />

principle demonstrated in scriptures about the four<br />

carpenters, the the four horns of the Altar, the four

Spirits of Heaven, the four beasts, etc., etc. They are<br />

all illustrative of the universality of whatever is in view.<br />

When Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, it was<br />

giving us a picture of the resurrection wherein we all<br />

(believers) would be made alive.<br />

John 11:17 "Then when Jesus came, he found that<br />

he had lain in the grave four days<br />

Year has 4 seasons: summer, autumn, spring and winter.<br />

Square has 4 sides and moon has 4 main variations of<br />

its phases. Abovementioned are the creations made by God<br />

in the first 4 days and on the fifth and sixth day the finishing<br />

of Earth and settling with life were made.<br />

FOUR GOSPELS - FOUR BEHOLDS<br />

MATHEW ; Behold your King (zech 9:9)<br />

MARK: Behold your Servant (Isa 42:1)<br />

LUKE : Behold the Man (Zech 6:12)<br />

JOHN: Behold your God (isa 40:9)<br />

Bible contains 4 main gospels: Matthew, Luke, John, and<br />

Mark.<br />

There are 4 gospel accounts of Jesus' life and ministry. Each<br />

of these emphasizes a unique aspect of his sacrifice and<br />

ministry. Matthew's focus is on Christ being the son of David<br />

and a Lion King. Mark highlights the suffering servant aspect<br />

of his ministry s an Ox. John proclaims Jesus is the One and<br />

Only begotten Son of God as an Eagle. And Luke<br />

showcases him as the Perfect Man.

Frontpage of Four Cospels a Comparitive Study by C.H.Weich<br />

God’s throne is surrounded by 4 beasts<br />

In Ezekiel's well-known 'wheels within wheel' vision (Ezekiel<br />

1, 10) he sees four living creatures transporting a throne with<br />

four sides and four wheels. Each of the living creatures has<br />

four faces (the face of a man, lion, ox and eagle) and four<br />

wings (1:6).<br />

The square-shaped New Jerusalem has 4 equal sides

The breastplate of the high priests was also foursquare.<br />

Number 4 appears in the stones with titles of twelve<br />

tribes of Israel. These stones have four rows and three<br />

stones within each row.

The Garden of Eden had a river which parted into the<br />

headwaters of four other rivers.<br />

These rivers were the Pison, Gihon, Hiddekel and the<br />

Euphrates (Genesis 2:10 - 14).<br />

In Genesis 10, "the generations of the sons of Noah" are<br />

comprised in a four-fold description.<br />

lands, tongues, families, nations (Verse 5, 20, 31)<br />

THE FOUR GREAT PROPHETIC WORLD-POWERS<br />

The first three wild beasts are named (lion, bear, leopard);<br />

while the fourth is only described and not named (Dan

7:7,23). So in the image of Nebuchadnezzar's dream, three<br />

are metals; one is a mixture of metal and mire!<br />

FOUR CUPS OF PASSOVER<br />

Exodus 6:6-7 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I<br />

[am] the Lord, and<br />

1. I will bring you out from under the burdens of the<br />

Egyptians, and<br />

2. I will rid you out of their bondage, and<br />

3. I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and<br />

with great judgments: And<br />

4. I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to<br />

you a God: and ye shall know that I [am] the Lord<br />

your God, which bringeth you out from under the<br />

burdens of the Egyptians.<br />

See Ezekiel 34:13-14 also

FOUR CONFIRMATIONS OF THE MESSAGE<br />

Signs, Wonders, Miracles and the Gifts of the Holy Spirit<br />

FOUR WITHIN THE TABERNACLE<br />

A: THE FOUR COVERING<br />

OF THE TABERNACLE:<br />

One Vegetable<br />

1. The curain was made of<br />

Twined linen of Blue Purple<br />

and scarlet Ex 26:1-6<br />

Three animal<br />

2. Curtains of Goat hair (Ex.<br />

26:7-13)

3. Covering of Ram Skin dyed red Ex. 26 :14<br />

4. Covering of badger skin Ex. 26:14<br />

B: THE FOUR MATERIALS USED IN THE<br />

TABERNACLE:<br />

Vegetable<br />

1. Shittin wood - representing the corruptibility of humanity<br />

Metals<br />

2. Gold -representing incorruptibility of God<br />

3. Silver -repressenting Redemption<br />

4. Brass - Survival through judgement<br />

C: THE FOUR COLORS OF THE TABERNACLE Ex.25:4<br />

1. Purple - Behold your King - Gospel of Mathew<br />

2. White Linen - Behold your Righterous servant -<br />

Gospel of Mark<br />

3. Scarlet - Behold the Man - blood of Sacrifice - Gosel of<br />

Luke<br />

4. Blue - Behold your God - Gospel of John<br />

Mentioned 24 times in Exodus in this order

D: ENCAMPMENT ON FOUR SIDES OF THE<br />

TABERNACLE<br />

FOUR PRIESTLY ORDERS:<br />

(1 Chron 23:6)<br />

INNER FOUR SIDES of the Tent of meeting<br />

+ Moses and Aaron and sons<br />

+ Kohathites<br />

+ Geshonites<br />

+ Merari<br />

OUTER FOUR SIDES :<br />

12 Tribes 3 on each side under a leading flag<br />

East Flag Lion under Judah, Issachar and Zabulum<br />

South Flag Man under Reuben Simeon and Gad<br />

West Flad Ox under Ephraim, Manasseh and Benjamin<br />

North Flag Eagle under Dan, Asher and Naphthali

The brazen altar which displayed the Divine judgment is four<br />

sided, and had four horns. So with the golden altar.<br />

The camp was four-square.

These flags represent the four living creatures of the<br />

ezekiels Vison that carried YHVH<br />

In Judaism, the living beings are considered angels of fire,<br />

who hold up the throne of God and the earth itself.They are<br />

ranked first in Maimonides' Jewish angelic hierarchy. They<br />

form the four order of creation in heaven and earth.<br />

In Christianity, the four living creatures are Cherubim. A<br />

prominent early interpretation, variously modified by different<br />

interpreters, has been to equate the four creatures as a<br />

tetramorph of the Four Evangelists. Throughout church<br />

history, the most common interpretation (first laid out by<br />

Victorinus), but not the original or the only, is that the lion

epresents Mark, the calf Luke, the man Matthew, and the<br />

eagle John. Various other associations are in existence.<br />

Fourfold description of Manna (Exo 16:14,31)<br />

+ three referring appearance = small, white, round<br />

+ one to taste = sweet.<br />

Four unclean animals<br />

"And the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying<br />

to them, Speak to the children of Israel, saying,<br />

These are the beasts which you shall eat among all the<br />

beasts that are on the earth. Whatsoever parts the hoof, and<br />

is clovenfooted, and chews the cud, among the beasts, that<br />

shall you eat.<br />

Nevertheless these shall you not eat of them that chew the<br />

cud, or of them that divide the hoof:<br />

as the camel, because he chews the cud, but divides<br />

not the hoof;

And the coney, because he chews the cud, but divides<br />

not the hoof;<br />

And the hare, because he chews the cud, but divides<br />

not the hoof;<br />

And the swine, though he divide the hoof,<br />

and be clovenfooted, yet he chews not the<br />

cud; he is unclean to you " (Lev.11:1-7 KJV).<br />

+ three chewed the cud, but did not divide the hoof =<br />

camel, hare, and coney.<br />

+ one divided the hoof, but did not chew the cud=the<br />

swine.<br />

Four houses were built by Solomon<br />

+ three were for himself,—his own house (1 Kings 7:1), the<br />

house of the forest of Lebanon (v 2), the house for<br />

Pharaoh's daughter (v 8);<br />

+ one was the House of the LORD (1 Kings 6:37).<br />

God's four sore judgments in the earth (Eze<br />

14:21):

+ three are inanimate (the sword, famine, and pestilence);<br />

+ one is animate (the noisome beast).<br />

Four kinds of divine destroyers In Jeremiah 15:3,<br />

+three are animate (dogs, fowls, and beasts),<br />

+ one is inanimate (the sword).<br />

FOURS OF PERSONS<br />

The four of the Book of Job:—<br />

• Eliphaz<br />

• Zophar (friends)<br />

• Elihu (mediator)<br />

The children of Lamech:—<br />

• Jubal<br />

• Jabal

• Tubal-Cain (sons)<br />

• Naamah (daughters)<br />

The four whose names were changed:—<br />

• Abram (Gen 27:5) [in blessing]<br />

• Sarai (Gen 27:15) [in blessing]<br />

• Jacob (35:10, 37:28) [in blessing]<br />

• Pashur (Jer 20:3) [in judgment]<br />

Jeremiah said to him,<br />

"Pashhur is not the name the LORD has called you, but rather<br />

Magor-missabib.(fear on every side,)

FOUR PROPHETESSES OF THE OLD<br />

TESTAMENT:—<br />

• Miriam (Exo 15:20)<br />

• Deborah (Judg 4:4)<br />

• Huldah (2 Kings 22:14)<br />

The Rabbis taught in Megillah (14a), one of the tractates of<br />

the Talmud, “Our Rabbis taught: Forty-eight prophets and<br />

seven prophetesses prophesied to Israel. . . . ‘<br />

Seven prophetesses’. Who were these? –<br />

Sarah, Gen 11:29 - 23:20<br />

Miriam, Ex 15:20-21; Num 12:1-12:15, 20”1<br />

Deborah, Jud. 4:1-5:31<br />

Hannah, 1 Sam 11:1 -25:42<br />

Abigail, 1 Sam 25:1 - 25:42<br />

Huldah 2 Kings 22:14-20<br />

Esther. (Book of Esther)<br />

But Sarah, Hannah, Abigail, and Esther are never called<br />

prophetesses in the Hebrew Bible.<br />

THE FOUR "CHILDREN" OF THE BOOK<br />

OF DANIEL:—<br />

• Daniel<br />

• Meshach<br />

• Abednego

THE FOUR IN THE FURNACE:<br />

3 human + 1 Divine<br />

• Meshach<br />

• Abednego<br />

• The son of God.<br />

THE FOUR KINGS NAMED IN DANIEL<br />

• Nebuchadnezzar (1-4) [the first of Babylon]<br />

• Belshazzar (5) [the last of Babylon]<br />

• Darius (6) "the Median" (5:31)

• Cyrus (6:28, 10:1) "the Persian"<br />

The prophecy of Zechariah which has special reference to<br />

the earth<br />

• In Chapter 1 we have the four horns or Gentile<br />

powers, and the four carpenters to fray them.<br />

• In chapter 4 we have the four chariots with horses of<br />

four colours, signifying the spirits of the heavens acting for<br />

God in the midst of the four Gentile powers.<br />

THE FOUR-FOLD WITNESS<br />

TO SHOW NATURE'S INABILITY TO FIND<br />

WISDOM (JOB 28:7,8)<br />

• The fowl.<br />

• The vulture's eye.<br />

• The lion's whelps.<br />

• The fierce lion.<br />

FOUR THINGS "LITTLE AND<br />

WISE"<br />

(PROV 30:24-28):—<br />

• The ant.<br />

• The coney.<br />

• The locust.<br />

• The spider.<br />

THE FOUR WOMEN IN THE LORD'S<br />

GENEALOGY (MATT 1)

• Thamar (Gen 38:27, &c.; Matt 1:3)<br />

• Rahab (Ruth 4:20; Matt 1:5)<br />

• Ruth (Ruth 4:13,14; Matt 1:5)<br />

• Wife of Uriah (2 Sam 12:24; Matt 1:6)<br />

FOUR NAMES OF SATAN<br />

(REV. 20:2)

(JOHN 8:44)<br />

THE SPHERE OF SUFFERING IS<br />

FOUR-FOLD<br />

(IN 2 COR. 4:8, 9)<br />

• Troubled, but not distressed.<br />

• Perplexed, but not in despair.<br />

• Persecuted, but not forsaken.<br />

• Cast down, but not destroyed.

Four kinds of flesh in 1 Corinthians 15:39,<br />

+ three are animals (beasts, birds, and fishes);<br />

+ one is human (man).

The four glories of 1 Corinthians 15:40, 41: three are<br />

celestial and are detailed (the sun, moon, and stars); while<br />

one is not detailed and is terrestrial.

The body is sown and raised (1 Cor 15:42-44) in three ways<br />

that relate to corruptibility:<br />

In the parable of the sower (Matt 13) the kinds of soil are<br />

four; but three are characterised as being all alike in contrast<br />

to the one (viz., the wayside, the stony ground, and the<br />

thorns). These are all unprepared! while the one is good<br />

because it is prepared!

In the Lost Son's welcome (Luke 15), three things were<br />

material (the robe, the ring, and the shoes); while one was<br />

moral (the kiss).<br />

"The Seventy" went forth with a four-fold prohibition (Luke<br />

10:4), of which three related to matters (carry no purse, no<br />

scrip, no shoes); while one related to action ("salute no man<br />

by the way").<br />

God's four-fold witness in the earth (Heb 2:4): three are<br />

impersonal (signs, wonders, and miracles), and one<br />

personal (the gifts of the Holy Ghost).<br />

After Jesus was nailed and hung on a cross, Roman soldiers<br />

divided up his clothes into four parts (one for each soldier -<br />

John 19:23).

CHAPTER SEVEN<br />

FIVE

Number 5 in Hebrew is denoted by Heh - a picture of the<br />

window through which we can see the future and the other<br />

side from where you are.

In Greek it is Epsilon

The Meaning of Numbers: The<br />

Number 5<br />

The number 5 symbolizes God's grace, goodness and favor<br />

toward humans and is mentioned 318 times in Scripture.<br />

Five is the number of grace, and multiplied by itself, which is<br />

25, is 'grace upon grace' (John 1:16).

The Ten Commandments contains two sets of 5<br />

commandments.<br />

The first five commandments are related to our treatment<br />

and relationship with God,<br />

and the last five concern our relationship with others<br />

humans.<br />

The number 5 in Biblical numerology symbolizes the creation<br />

of God, as the person has five fingers, five toes and five<br />

senses.

THE FIVE SACRIFICES OF LEVITICUS<br />

There are five primary types of offerings God commanded<br />

Israel to bring to him. They are the Burnt Offering (Leviticus 1;<br />

8:18 - 21; 16:24), Sin (Leviticus 4; 16:3 - 22), Trespass<br />

(Leviticus 5:14 - 19; 6:1 - 7; 7:1 - 6), Grain (Leviticus 2) and<br />

Peace Offering (Leviticus 3; 7:11- 34).

There were five sacrifices portrayed in Gen. 15:9 by which<br />

the promise to Abraham was secured: a heifer, a goat, a ram,<br />

a dove, and a pigeon. These typified Christ’s sacrifice on the<br />

cross to secure the promises for mankind.

Appearances of the number five<br />

http://www.biblestudy.org<br />

The Book of Psalms is divided into five major sections.<br />

Section 1 (Psalm 1 to 41) refers to the Passover, Israel's<br />

beginning, and the start of the God's plan of salvation that<br />

centers around Christ.<br />

Section 2 (42 to 72) sings about a unified Israel in the land<br />

and pictures the creation of the New Testament Church.<br />

Section 3 (73 to 89) bemoans the destruction of both God's<br />

Temple and Jerusalem. This section also hints at prophecies<br />

regarding the End Time Great Tribulation.<br />

Section 4 (90 to 106) rejoices over the 1,000 reign of Jesus<br />

and shows Israel gathered again.<br />

Section 5 (107 to 150) pictures a time when Judah<br />

(representing all Israel) shall again be delivered.<br />

NUMBER 5 SEEN IN GOD'S TABERNACLE<br />

The 'tabernacle in the wilderness' profoundly reflects God's<br />

grace in its use of the number 5. This tabernacle, whose<br />

design was given directly by God,<br />

contained five curtains (Exodus 26:3),<br />

five bars (Exodus 26:26 - 27),<br />

five pillars and<br />

five sockets (Exodus 26:37)<br />

and an altar made of wood that was five cubits long and five<br />

cubits wide (Exodus 27:1).

The height of the court within the tabernacle was five cubits<br />

(Exodus 27:18).<br />

THE HOLY ANOINTING OIL (Exo 30:23-25)<br />

The Holy anointing oil (Exodus 30:23 - 25), the ingredients of<br />

which were given directly by God, was used to consecrate<br />

the furniture of the tabernacle. It was comprised of five parts,<br />

for it was a revelation of pure grace. The proportion of spices<br />

used in making the oil were a multiple of five, which then had<br />

a Hin of olive oil added to it.<br />

Pure Myrrh, 500 shekels<br />

500 = 5X100<br />

Sweet cinnamon, 250 shekels 250 = 5 x 50<br />

Sweet calamus, 250 shekels<br />

250 = 5x50<br />

Cassia, 500 shekels<br />

500 = 5 x<br />

100<br />

Olive oil, 1 hin

5 REVEALS THE GRACE OF GOD<br />

Gen 43:34 Benjamin received 5 times more than his<br />

brothers<br />

Gen 45:22 Benjamin received 5 changes of clothing from<br />

Joseph<br />

Num 18:16 Redemption price was 5 shekels of silver<br />

Matt 14:17 5 loaves of bread fed 5000<br />

Matt 25:15 The good steward received 5 talents and<br />

gained 5 more.<br />

Additional info on the Biblical<br />

Meaning of 5<br />

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There are five books in the Bible that contain only one<br />

chapter<br />

2John, 3John, Philemon, Jude and Obadiah.<br />

Moses wrote five books.<br />

Dream Statue of King Nebuchadnezzaar<br />

Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar was given, by God, a<br />

dream where he saw a giant statue of a man. This statue,<br />

according to the interpretation of Daniel,<br />

represented 5 periods of world-ruling empires.<br />

The statue's head of gold represented Babylon<br />

(Daniel 2:32, 38)<br />

The Chest and Arms of Silver symbolized the Persian<br />

Empire (Daniel 2:32, 39)<br />

The Belly and Thighs of Bronze (brass) represented<br />

the Macedonian Empire under Alexander the Great<br />

The Two Legs of Iron symbolized Rome's Empire<br />

(Daniel 2:33, 40 - 43)

The Ten Toes of Iron mixed with Clay are the<br />

successors to the Roman Empire (Daniel 2:41 - 44)<br />

The five wounds of Jesus on the cross.<br />

The five wounds comprised:<br />

one through each hand or wrist,<br />

one through each foot,<br />

and one to the chest.<br />

The five parts of the clothing remaining of Jesus during his<br />

crucifixion after the soldiers had made four parts of his dress,<br />

plus his tunic which they did not tear. (Jn 19,23)<br />

Saint Paul declares that by five times he received the 39<br />

lashes from the Jews. (2 Co 11,24)<br />

The five unwise and five wise virgins of the parable of Jesus.<br />

(Mt 25,1)

The five porticos of the pool of Bethesda. (Jn 5,2)<br />

The five pebbles which made it possible to small king David<br />

to kill the giant Goliath.<br />

The five kinds of animals that God asked Abraham to<br />

present to him to conclude with him an alliance: a heifer of<br />

three years old, a goat of three years old, a ram of three<br />

years old, a turtledove and a young dove. (Gn 12, 5-18)<br />

The five books of the Torah (the Law) according to the<br />

Judaism that corresponds to the number of the first books of<br />

the Bible.<br />

The book of the Lamentations of Jeremiah contains also five<br />

chapters.

CHAPTER EIGHT<br />

SIX

Hebrew letter Vau stand for 6: The Greek<br />

Letter Digama stood for 6<br />

Digamma, waw, or wau (uppercase: Ϝ,<br />

lowercase: ϝ, numeral: ϛ) is an archaic letter of<br />

the Greek alphabet. It originally stood for the<br />

sound /w/ but it has principally remained in use<br />

as a Greek numeral for 6. Whereas it was<br />

originally called waw or wau, its most common<br />

appellation in classical Greek is digamma; as<br />

a numeral, it was called episēmon during<br />

the Byzantine era and is now known as<br />

stigma after the Byzantine ligature combining<br />

σ-τ as ϛ<br />

To understand the number six, we need to<br />

understand the vav - ‏,ו which is the Hebrew letter<br />

representing six. The sixth letter of the alef-beit is the<br />

vav. The vav is shaped like a hook ‏.(ו)‏ or a peg. A<br />

hook is something that holds two things together. This<br />

property of the letter vav, in its Hebrew usage, is<br />

referred to as the vav of connection. It is normally<br />

translated as and which is used to hook heavens and<br />

earth together.<br />

Vav<br />

is a Nail or peg - a connector<br />

Vav is a connecting letter. At the beginning of a word<br />

it usually means "and".<br />

The first Vav is in Gen 1:1. It is the 1st letter of the 6th<br />

word, and connects heaven and earth.<br />

Numeric value = 6<br />

This is the number of "man"

It also indicates Jesus ─ the Son of Man.<br />

Jesus connects heaven and earth.<br />

Jesus connects the spiritual and the material.<br />

Jesus connects the unseen world with what we see<br />

around us<br />

Number 6 is A Perfect Number<br />

The Pythagoreans acknowledged number 6 to be the<br />

first perfect number.<br />

In mathematics a perfect number is when all the<br />

numbers divisors (excluding the number itself) are<br />

added, the sum equals the number itself. 1+2+3=6<br />

In addition when including the number itself and<br />

dividing by two the result is the number itself.<br />

(1+2+3+6)/2 = 6<br />

Perfect numbers are rare. The Ancient Greeks<br />

recognized four perfect numbers: 6 – 28 – 496 –<br />

8,128. Throughout history perfect numbers have

fascinated mathematicians and more perfect numbers<br />

have been discovered.<br />

“Six is a number perfect in itself, not<br />

because God created all things in six days;<br />

rather, the convert is true God created all<br />

things in six days because the number is<br />

perfect.” Saint Augustine (The City of<br />

God)<br />

Six is the number of man, for man was created on the sixth<br />

day (Gen. 1:24-31). Man was also to labor for six days before<br />

entering into the Sabbath rest (Ex. 20:8-11), and the Hebrew<br />

slave was to serve for six years (Ex. 21:2).<br />

Again the emphasis of the working for the length of<br />

the number "six".<br />

The Earth and all things were created in 6 days (Gen<br />

1:31-2:2)(Ex 20:11)(Ex 31:17).

Genesis1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and<br />

[vav] the earth.<br />

The connectivity of six and the vav is illustrated in the design<br />

of an alef - ‏.א The alef is actually made up of three different<br />

letters: the letter yud - י above; a yud - י below; and a<br />

diagonal vav – ‏,ו or line suspended in between. The upper<br />

yod represents the upper world and the lower yod<br />

represents the lower world. The vav connects these two<br />

worlds.<br />

This vav, the first letter of the sixth word, serves to join<br />

spiritual and physical, heaven and the earth, in creation. This<br />

teaches us a very significant lesson regarding the meaning<br />

of six.<br />

The world was created in six days, the six days of creation.<br />

The first word in the Torah is Bereshit (In the beginning)<br />

which itself is composed of six letters .- ‏.בראשית Furthermore<br />

the Torah clearly states: God created six days. There are<br />

also six alefs – ‏,א in the first verse of the Torah. The first<br />

letter vav in the Torah is found at the beginning of the sixth<br />

word (v’et). So creation is connected to the number six.<br />

Creation was completed in six days<br />

behold, it was very good. And the evening and the<br />

morning were the sixth day.

The Number of Man<br />

The number six is symbolic of man.<br />

Man was created on the sixth day.<br />

Men are appointed to work for six days and after six days of<br />

labor, they are to rest on the seventh day.<br />

The sixth commandment prohibits the murder of man.<br />

666 - the triple 6 represents the very best human system<br />

of governance that mankind can produce without God under<br />

human wisdom and logic or Yetser Hara and Yetser Hatov.

The number 666 relates to the carbon atom, and man.<br />

Carbon-12; one of 5 elements in the human DNA is<br />

composed of 6 protons, 6 electrons and 6 neutrons, which<br />

equates to 666. Carbon-12 is the most abundant of the two<br />

stable isotopes of the element carbon, accounting for<br />

98.89% of carbon. Carbon forms the major part of human<br />

body and DNA encodes life. Oxygen is the life giving<br />

component.<br />

Carbon (18%) is synonymous with life. Its central role is due<br />

to the fact that it has four bonding sites that allow for the<br />

building of long, complex chains of molecules. Moreover,<br />

carbon bonds can be formed and broken with a modest<br />

amount of energy, allowing for the dynamic organic<br />

chemistry that goes on in our cells.<br />

Lucifer is another word for phosphorus. The Latin word<br />

corresponding to Greek Phosphorus is<br />

“Lucifer.” Phosphorus (Greek Φωσφόρος Phōsphoros), a<br />

name meaning “Light-Bringer”, is the Morning Star. When<br />

phosphorus is combined with the other elements and carbon,<br />

it forms our very DNA.

Six as period of labor

Exodus 20:9-11<br />

"Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:<br />

but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord Thy<br />

God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son,<br />

nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant,<br />

nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:<br />

for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the<br />

sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh<br />

day: wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and<br />

hallowed it."<br />

Six signified the completion of work days. i.e., in six<br />

days, work was complete.<br />

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all<br />

the host of them.<br />

Man was created on the 6th day (Gen 1:26,31).<br />

God flooded the whole world when Noah was six hundred<br />

years old (Gen 7:6,11).<br />

Abraham interceded on behalf of the people of Sodom 6<br />

times (Gen 18:16-33).<br />

Leah had 6 sons (Gen 30:19-20)(Gen 35:23).<br />

The Israelites were to gather Manna for 6 days (Ex<br />

16:5,22,29).<br />

The 6th Commandment is "thou shalt not murder" (Ex<br />

20:13)(Deut 5:17).<br />

A Hebrew slave was only to work 6 years and then be<br />

released (Ex 21:2)(Deut 15:12.18)(Jer 34:14).<br />

Jeremiah 34:13-14

Hebrew slaves were released at the end of six<br />

years<br />

"...I made a covenant with your fathers in the day that<br />

I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the<br />

house of bondmen, saying, at the end of seven<br />

years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew,<br />

which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath<br />

served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free<br />

from thee..."<br />

The land receives rest at the end of six years.<br />

Exodus 23:10 "And six years thou shalt sow thy<br />

land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: But the<br />

seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the<br />

poor and the needy shall eat."<br />

God commanded the Israelites to give their land a Sabbath<br />

rest after 6 years of farming it (Ex 23:10-11)(Lev 25:1-7).<br />

The glory of the Lord covered Mt. Sinai for 6 days (Ex 24:16).

The gold lampstand in the Tabernacle (which signified Jesus)<br />

had 6 branches coming out of its sides (Ex 25:32-35)(Ex<br />

37:17-21).<br />

Two onyx stones, each with 6 names of the sons of Israel<br />

were put on the ephod of the High Priest (Ex 28:9-12).<br />

There were 6 "cities of refuge" in the land of the Levites<br />

(Num 35:6,13,15).<br />

The Walls of Jericho and the Number Six<br />

We read in Joshua, naturally in chapter six, that God gave<br />

Joshua and Israel this command regading the conquest of<br />

the city of Jericho.;<br />

“You shall march around the city, all the men of war<br />

circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.<br />

Also seven priests shall carry seven trumpets of rams’<br />

horns before the ark; then on the seventh day you shall<br />

march around the city seven times, and the priests shall<br />

blow the trumpets. It shall be that when they make a long<br />

blast with the ram’s horn, and when you hear the sound of<br />

the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and<br />

the wall of the city will fall down flat, and the people will go up<br />

every man straight ahead” (Joshua 6:3-5).<br />

Jephthah judged Israel 6 years (Judg 12:7).<br />

When the Ark was being brought to Jerusalem, after the<br />

Levites took 6 steps, David sacrificed sheep and oxen (2<br />

Sam 6:13).<br />

There was a giant that had 6 fingers on each hand and 6<br />

toes on each foot (2 Sam 21:20).<br />

Solomon's throne had 6 steps (1 Kin 10:19)(2 Chr 9:18).<br />

Joab remained in Edom 6 months until he had killed every<br />

male (1 Kin 11:16).

Evil Queen Athaliah's reign was 6 years (2 Kin 11:3)(2 Chr<br />

22:12).<br />

Boaz gave Ruth 6 ephahs of barley (Ruth 3:15,17).<br />

The Seraphim angels have 6 wings (Isa 6:2)(Rev 4:8 ?).<br />

After 6 days, Jesus took Peter, James, and John up the<br />

mountain for the Transfiguration (Mt 17:1)(Mk 9:2).<br />

In the 6th month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, the angel Gabriel<br />

appeared to Mary to announce she would give birth to Jesus<br />

(Lk 1:26:36).<br />

In Jesus' first miracle, He changed 6 waterpots into wine (Jn<br />

2:6-10).<br />

Mary anointed Jesus' feet 6 days before Passover (Jn<br />

12:1-3).<br />

At about the 6th hour, Pilate said to the Jews, "Behold your<br />

king" (Jn 19:14).<br />

When Peter received his vision from God opening the door to<br />

the Gentiles, it was the 6th hour (Acts 10:9).<br />

The number of the Antichrist (or beast) is 666 (Rev<br />

13:17-18).<br />

Jephthah (in the East) served six years as a Judge of Israel<br />

(Judges 12:7).<br />

The Bible mentions six earthquakes (Exodus 19:18, 1Kings<br />

19:11, Amos 1:1, Matthew 27:54, 28:2, Acts 16:26).<br />

Jesus was accused six times of being demon possessed<br />

(Mark 3:22, John 7:20, 8:48, 8:52, 10:20 and Luke 11:15).<br />

On the sixth day of the week, at the sixth hour, Jesus<br />

was nailed to the cross. Jesus bought our redemption with<br />

His sacrifice. He was the perfect man, brother of Man, the<br />

Six people,declared that Jesus was innocent of all the<br />

charges leveled against him.<br />

Roman Prefect of Judea Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:14),<br />

Herod (Luke 23:15),<br />

Judas Iscariot (after the devil left him - Matthew 27:3),<br />

Pontius Pilate's wife (Matthew 27:19),

one of the thieves on the cross near Christ's (Luke 23:41)<br />

and<br />

the Roman Centurion who was at the crucifixion (Luke<br />

23:47).<br />

Six is either 4 plus 2, i.e., man's world (4) with<br />

man's enmity to God (2) brought in: or it is 5<br />

plus 1, the grace of God made of none effect<br />

by man's addition to it, or perversion, or<br />

corruption of it: or it is 7 minus 1, i.e., man's<br />

coming short of spiritual perfection. In any<br />

case, therefore, it has to do with man; it is the<br />

number of imperfection; the human number;<br />

the number of MAN as destitute of God,<br />

without God, without Christ.<br />

Six represents connection, exemplified by the angels in<br />

Isaiah’s vision, who had six wings each<br />

Isaiah 6:1-3 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the<br />

Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train<br />

filled the temple. 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one<br />

had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain<br />

he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. 3 And one<br />

cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is HaShem of

hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.<br />

SIX ORDERS OF THE MISHNA.<br />

Six also represents the six orders of the Mishna. Through<br />

learning Torah, one connects with HaShem. The six orders<br />

are<br />

Zeraim ("Seeds"), dealing with prayer and blessings, tithes<br />

and agricultural laws.<br />

Moed ("Festival"), pertaining to the laws of the Sabbath and<br />

the Festivals.<br />

Nashim ("Women"), concerning marriage and divorce,<br />

some forms of oaths and the laws of the nazirite.<br />

Nezikin ("Damages"), dealing with civil and criminal law, the<br />

functioning of the courts and oaths.<br />

Kodashim ("Holy things"), regarding sacrificial rites, the<br />

Temple, and the dietary laws.<br />

Tohorot ("Purities"), pertaining to the laws of purity and<br />

impurity, including the impurity of the dead, the laws of rituals<br />

Six and The House of David<br />

Six is a number that is uniquely associated<br />

with the Jewish people, in the star of David<br />

(Magen David – The Shield of David), a six pointed star:<br />

An existentialist commentary on the Star of David was<br />

advanced by the philosopher Franz Rosenzweig in the Star<br />

of Redemption, which he wrote on postcards during World<br />

War I. Rosenzweig described two interlocking triangles —<br />

the corners of one representing creation, revelation, and<br />

redemption; the corners of the other representing Man, the<br />

World and God.

There seems to be an intimate connection between the<br />

number six and the house of David.<br />

Thus a vav was added to Nahshon, hinting that six<br />

righteous men would come forth from his tribe, each of<br />

whom was blessed with six virtues.<br />

Thus of David it is written, That is skilful in playing, and a<br />

mighty man of valor, and a man of war, and prudent in affairs,<br />

and a comely person, and the Lord is with him (I Sam. XVI,<br />

18).<br />

Of Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah it is written, Youths in<br />

whom was no blemish, but fair to look on, and skilful in all<br />

wisdom, and skilful in knowledge, and discerning in thought,<br />

and such as had ability to stand in the king's palace (Dan. I,<br />

4).<br />

Of Hezekiah too six virtues are recorded: And his name is<br />

called, Wonderful, Counselor, Prince, Mighty, Everlasting<br />

father, Prince of peace (Isa. IX, 5).4 Of Daniel it is written,<br />

Forasmuch as a surpassing spirit, and knowledge, and<br />

understanding, interpreting of dreams, and declaring of<br />

riddles, and loosing of knots, were found in the same Daniel<br />

(Dan. V, 12). Finally, of the royal Messiah it is written, And<br />

the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom<br />

and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit<br />

of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord (Isa. XI, 2)<br />

Midrash Rabbah - Numbers XIII:11 Another reason why<br />

‘attudim’ is written in full and the other word with a<br />

superfluous vav. It alludes to the six sons descended from<br />

Nahshon who were possessed of six blessings. They are<br />

the following: David, the Messiah, Daniel, Hananiah,<br />

Mishael, and Azariah.<br />

As we shall see, Ruth, as the progenitor of David, is also<br />

intimately bound with six and it’s multiples.

Six In Space<br />

We do know that the number six represents the physical<br />

world. The Torah describes the creation of the universe<br />

as a six part, six day, process.<br />

The Maharal indicates that six: Connotes being one in the<br />

sense of being whole and all encompassing, rather than<br />

being part of something else. The concept is illustrated by<br />

the six sides of an object (right, left, front, back, top, and<br />

bottom) that fully encompasses it:<br />

6 sided cube<br />

Sefer Yetzira of Father Abraham describe the universe as<br />

emanating in six directions: north, south, east, west, up,<br />

down, from a central point. All physical space and all<br />

physical objects have these six dimensions. Six represents<br />

completion, because something that is surrounded on all six<br />

sides: north, south, east, west, above and below, is<br />

complete.

6 AS IMPERFETION IN MAN

Both Hebrew and Christian sources believe six indicates<br />

"imperfection," "man", or "evil." or Man without the Spiritual<br />

connection of the Seven. For Christianity, this occurs<br />

preeminently in the Book of Revelation. Some Christians<br />

believe that 666 is the Number of the Beast. 666 is triple<br />

attempt to be perfect by man or creation of its own effort. The<br />

significance of three 6s shows eternal imperfection of Lucifer.<br />

In the historical context of history of the period of Revelation<br />

evidently Nero the persecutor of Christian was ponted to as<br />

666. But its extension to later history is a projection.<br />

There are other referrences to 6, 60, 666 in the Bible all<br />

of them indicates trend in gold, money, and also idolatory<br />

trends:<br />

Solomon's wealth included an annual income of 666<br />

talents of gold (1 Kings 10.14)<br />

When a remnant returned from captivity to Jerusalem,<br />

they included 666 from the people of Adonikam (Ezra<br />

2.13). Adonikam was a noble sent from Babylon to<br />

rebuild the Temple - a false priest given to idolatry.<br />

The number 666 is strongly inferred in<br />

Nebuchadnezzar's image of gold (Dan 3).

Its dimensions were 60 cubits high and 6 cubits wide,<br />

and when the people heard the sound of 6 instruments<br />

(Dan 3.5 KJV, NASB) they had to fall down and worship<br />

the image. Those who did not were to be killed. So in<br />

Nebuchadnezzar's image we see 666 is associated with<br />

gold, idolatry and enforced worship on pain of death.<br />

Finally, the world in its current state will exist for six<br />

thousand years:<br />

Sanhedrin 97a The Tanna debe Eliyyahu teaches:<br />

The world is to exist six thousand years.<br />

In the first two thousand there was desolation;<br />

two thousand years the Torah flourished;<br />

and the next two thousand years is the Messianic era,<br />

but through our many iniquities all these years have been<br />

lost.<br />

The Talmud, the Midrash, and the Kabbalistic work, the<br />

Zohar, state that the 'deadline' by which the Messiah must<br />

appear is 6,000 years from creation. According to tradition,<br />

the Hebrew calendar started at the time of Creation, placed<br />

at 3761 BC.<br />

The current (2016/2017) Hebrew year is 5777.<br />

According to classical Jewish sources, the Hebrew year<br />

6000<br />

(from nightfall of September 30, 2239 until nightfall of<br />

September 17, 2240 on the Gregorian calendar)<br />

marks the latest time for the initiation of the Messianic Age.

In the Midrash in Pirke De-Rabbi Eliezer comments:<br />

Six eons for going in and coming out, for war<br />

and peace. The seventh eon is entirely<br />

Shabbat and rest for life everlasting.<br />

Kaballah considers every 1000 years from creation as a<br />

day which will end up in the seventh day Sabath during<br />

the seventh 1000 years when the Kindom will be<br />

re-established as the following table shows<br />

Kabbalah<br />

The Zohar states:

In the 600th year of the sixth thousand, the gates of<br />

wisdom on high and the wellsprings of lower wisdom<br />

will be opened. This will prepare the world to enter the<br />

seventh thousand, just as man prepares himself<br />

toward sunset on Friday for the Sabbath.<br />

The Zohar explains further:<br />

The redemption of Israel will come about through the<br />

mystic force of the letter “Vav” [which has the<br />

numerical value of six], namely, in the sixth<br />

millennium…. Happy are those who will be left alive at<br />

the end of the sixth millennium to enter the Shabbat,<br />

which is the seventh millennium; for that is a day set<br />

apart for the Holy One on which to effect the union of<br />

new souls with old souls in the world (Zohar, Vayera<br />

119a).<br />

The tradition teaches that the seventh day of the week, the<br />

Sabbath day of rest, corresponds to the seventh millennium,<br />

the age of universal 'rest' - the Messianic Era.<br />

The belief that the seventh millennium will correspond to the<br />

Messianic Age is founded upon a universalized application of<br />

the concept of Shabbat—the 7th day of the week—the<br />

sanctified 'day of rest'.<br />

THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD<br />

(Ephesians 6:10-12) Finally, my brethren, be strong in the<br />

Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor<br />

of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the<br />

devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but<br />

against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of<br />

the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of<br />

wickedness in the heavenly places.

6 The above passage describes six manifestations of<br />

Satan's influence over man: |<br />

"the devil's schemes,"<br />

"flesh and blood,"<br />

"rulers,"<br />

"authorities,"<br />

"powers of this dark world," and<br />

"spiritual forces of evil."<br />

3 It also contains three admonitions<br />

"be strong,"<br />

"put on," and<br />

6+3 = 9 If you add three (Gimel, "important ideas") to six<br />

(Waw, "man in his sinful nature"),<br />

you get nine (Teth, "new life").

CHAPTER NINE<br />

SEVEN<br />

Greek Zeta<br />

“Zayin is the Crowned Man (Jesus) equipped with the<br />

sword of the Holy Spirit.<br />

Since -‘av represents man and Zayin is the crowned -‘av<br />

(i.e., the Crowned Man), we can

also see that the Zayin represents Jesus the Messiah, the<br />

true King of the Jews. And<br />

since Zayin also represents a sword, we see the Man Jesus<br />

equipped with the sword of<br />

the Holy Spirit.”<br />

Pictogram: Sceptre (a staff − an emblem of royalty, a<br />

symbol of sovereign power)<br />

“Zayin is a Picture of Jesus the Messiah<br />

Since Zayin represents the crowned Man, we would expect<br />

it to reveal other truth about<br />

Jesus as the King of the Jews. JESUS − the King of kings.<br />

Indeed, since Zag-'in's sword represents our Protector, as<br />

Jesus is the "Lion of the tribe of Judah"; and since Zayin<br />

also represents nourishment<br />

life, Jesus is here depicted as the Shepherd who feeds His<br />

sheep.”<br />

A major Hebrew word for making an oath or swearing,<br />

shava' , was closely related to the word seven , sheva' . The<br />

original meaning of “swear an oath” may have been “to<br />

declare seven times” or “to bind oneself by seven things.”<br />

Used 735 times (54 times in the book of Revelation alone),<br />

the number 7 is the foundation of God's word. If we include<br />

with this count how many times 'sevenfold' and 'seventh' is<br />

used, our total jumps to 860 references.<br />

Seven is the number of completeness and perfection (both<br />

physical and spiritual). It derives much of its meaning from<br />

being tied directly to God's creation of all things. According to<br />

7th, 3761 B.C. (or the first day of Tishri, which is the seventh<br />

month on the Hebrew calendar). The word 'created' is used 7<br />

times describing God's creative work (Genesis 1:1, 21, 27

three times; 2:3; 2:4). There are 7 days in a week and God's<br />

Sabbath is on the 7th day.<br />

The Bible, as a whole, was originally divided into 7 major<br />

divisions.<br />

They are<br />

1) the Law; 2) the Prophets; 3) the Writings, or Psalms; 4)<br />

the Gospels and Acts;<br />

5) the General Epistles; 6) the Epistles of Paul; and 7) the<br />

book of Revelation.<br />

The total number of originally inspired books was<br />

forty-nine, or 7 x 7, demonstrating the absolute perfection of<br />

the Word of God.<br />

Thus, right at the start of the Bible, the number 7 is identified<br />

with something being “finished” or “complete.”<br />

From then on, that association continues, as 7 is often found<br />

in contexts involving completeness or divine perfection.<br />

So we see the command for animals to be at least seven<br />

days old before being used for sacrifice (Exodus 22:30),<br />

the command for leprous Naaman to bathe in the Jordan<br />

River seven times to effect complete cleansing (2 Kings<br />

5:10),<br />

and the command for Joshua to march around Jericho for<br />

seven days (and on the seventh day to make seven circuits)<br />

and for seven priests blow seven trumpets outside the city<br />

walls (Joshua 6:3–4). In these instances, 7<br />

signifiescompletion of some kind: a divine mandate is fulfilled.<br />

Interestingly, man was created on the sixth day of creation.<br />

In some passages of the Bible, the number 6 is associated<br />

with mankind.<br />

In Revelation “the number of the beast” is called “the<br />

number of a man. That number is 666” (Revelation 13:18).<br />

If God’s number is 7, then man’s is 6.

Six always falls short of seven, just like “all have sinned and<br />

fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). Man is not God,<br />

just as 6 is not 7.<br />

Series of seven things crop up often in the Bible.<br />

Seven pairs of each clean animal on the ark (Genesis 7:2);<br />

Seven stems on the tabernacle’s lampstand (Exodus 25:37);

seven qualities of the Messiah in Isaiah 11:2;<br />

SEVEN SPIRITS<br />

Isaiah 11:2<br />

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him—<br />

the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,<br />

the Spirit of counsel and of might,<br />

the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD—<br />

SEVEN MEN IN THE OLD TESTAMENT WHO<br />

ARE MEN OF GOD.<br />

They are<br />

Moses (Joshua 14:6),<br />

David (2Chronicles 8:14),<br />

Samuel (1Samuel 9:6, 14),<br />

Shemaiah (1Kings 12:22),<br />

Elijah (1Kings 17:18),<br />

Elisha (2Kings 5:8) and I<br />

Gdaliah (Jeremiah 35:4).<br />

SEVEN PATRIARCHS WITH WHOM GOD MADE<br />

HIS COVENANTS<br />

(1) Abraham (Gen. xv. 18),<br />

(2) Isaac (ib. xvii. 19),<br />

(3) Jacob (Lev. xxvi. 42),<br />

(4) Moses (Gen. xxxiv. 27),<br />

(5) Aaron (Num. xviii. 19),<br />

(6) Phinehas (ib. xxv. 12), and<br />

(7) David (Ps. lxxxix. 3).<br />

The Patriarchs are also among seven who, in their<br />

sepulchers, were not touched by worms or rot (Derek Ereẓ<br />

Zuṭa i. 7).<br />

Among others, the Patriarchs were not dominated by the evil

spirit or by the angel of death.<br />

The Patriarchs were given a taste of paradise by being<br />

supplied with all the world's good.<br />

Abraham was blessed "in all things" ("ba-kol"; Gen. xxiv. 1);<br />

Isaac had eaten "of all" ("mi-kol"; ib. xxvii. 33); and Jacob<br />

said "I have enough" ("kol"; ib. xxxiii. 11; B. B. 17a). These<br />

words "kol," "mi-kol," "ba-kol" were inserted as a blessing in<br />

the grace after meals.<br />

They are buried in the cave of Machpelah.<br />

The Mohammedans had built three minarets on this cave<br />

above the supposed locations of the respective graves of<br />

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; but the center minaret, that of<br />

Isaac, soon collapsed, and after it had been rebuilt it fell<br />

again. Since then, tradition says, the Mohammedans have<br />

abandoned the idea of replacing Isaac's minaret, as the<br />

Jews claim that Isaac, being the holiest of the Patriarchs,<br />

objects to a heathen tower over his grave.<br />

(http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/11944-patriarch<br />

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SEVEN FESTIVALS in three groups in Leviticus 23<br />

There are 7 annual Holy Days, beginning with Passover and<br />

ending with the Last Great Day (the day after the Feast of<br />

Tabernacles ends in the fall).<br />

The cycle of the holy days is completed in 3 festival seasons<br />

by the 7th month of the sacred calendar:<br />

Passover and Unleavened Bread, 1st month;<br />

Pentecost, 3rd month; and

Trumpets, Atonement, Tabernacles and Last Great Day, 7th<br />

month.<br />

Multiples of 7 also figure into the biblical narrative: the<br />

“seventy weeks” prophecy in Daniel 9:24 concerns 490<br />

years (7 times 7 times 10).

Jeremiah 29:10 predicted the Babylonian Captivity would<br />

last for seventy years (7 times 10).<br />

SPRINKLE OF THE BLOOD SEVEN TIMES<br />

"And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and<br />

sprinkle of the blood seven times before the Lord,<br />

before the veil of the sanctuary". Leviticus 4:6<br />

There we see that the blood was to be sprinkled<br />

seven times, which signifies that the person is 'totally'<br />

forgiven and made completely clean. Likewise:

According to Leviticus 25:8, the Year of Jubilee was to<br />

begin after the passing of every forty-ninth year (7 times<br />

7). Leviticus 25:1-4, 8-10<br />

The Sabbath Year<br />

25 The LORD said to Moses at Mount Sinai, 2 “Speak to the<br />

Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am<br />

going to give you, the land itself must observe a sabbath to<br />

the LORD. 3 For six years sow your fields, and for six years<br />

prune your vineyards and gather their crops. 4 But in the<br />

seventh year the land is to have a year of sabbath rest, a<br />

sabbath to the LORD. Do not sow your fields or prune your<br />

vineyards. 5 Do not reap what grows of itself or harvest the<br />

grapes of your untended vines. The land is to have a year of<br />

rest. 6 Whatever the land yields during the sabbath year will<br />

be food for you—for yourself, your male and female servants,<br />

and the hired worker and temporary resident who live among<br />

you, 7 as well as for your livestock and the wild animals in<br />

your land. Whatever the land produces may be eaten.<br />

The Year of Jubilee<br />

8 “‘Count off seven sabbath years—seven times seven<br />

years—so that the seven sabbath years amount to a period<br />

of forty-nine years. 9 Then have the trumpet sounded<br />

everywhere on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the<br />

Day of Atonement sound the trumpet throughout your land.<br />

10 Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty<br />

throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee<br />

your own clan. 11 The fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you;<br />

do not sow and do not reap what grows of itself or harvest<br />

the untended vines. 12 For it is a jubilee and is to be holy for<br />

you; eat only what is taken directly from the fields.

13 “‘In this Year of Jubilee everyone is to return to their own<br />

property.<br />

14 “‘If you sell land to any of your own people or buy land<br />

from them, do not take advantage of each other. 15 You are<br />

to buy from your own people on the basis of the number of<br />

years since the Jubilee. And they are to sell to you on the<br />

basis of the number of years left for harvesting crops.<br />

16 When the years are many, you are to increase the price,<br />

and when the years are few, you are to decrease the price,<br />

because what is really being sold to you is the number of<br />

crops. 17 Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your<br />

God. I am the LORD your God.<br />

No animal could be sacrificed until it was seven days old (Ex<br />

22:30).<br />

The Lord would discipline Israel up to sevenfold (up to seven<br />

times) if they refused to obey Him (Lev 26:18).<br />

Elisha told the military commander Naaman to bathe in the<br />

Jordan River seven times and he would be healed of his<br />

leprosy (2 Kings 5:10).<br />

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http://www.seekingtruth.co.uk/bible_numbers.htm<br />

gives the following interesting information on number 7 as a<br />

built in life cycle for life.<br />

Number SEVEN is so important it is worth another visit. It<br />

seems to place God's stamp on the living world around us,<br />

specifically in the physiology of living organisms. For<br />

example:

• According to scripture, man's years are 70 (7 × 10)<br />

(Ps 90.10). Today, the world average life expectancy<br />

at birth is around 67.2 years<br />

• The human body has an approximate 7-day clock.<br />

The science of chronobiology describes circaseptan<br />

seven days in length. This is a very good reason to<br />

rest every 7 days (Exod 20.10)! The 10-day week of<br />

the humanistic French Revolution, and the<br />

'continuous work week' of the Russian Revolution<br />

both failed for this very reason<br />

• Researchers report 'a built-in (genetically determined)<br />

about-7-day (circaseptan) period' in connection with<br />

human organ transplants. Swelling or rejection of an<br />

organ transplant tends to follow a circaseptan rhythm<br />

i.e. about 7 or 14 (7 × 2) days after surgery. It is<br />

claimed that this rhythm also applies to the immune<br />

response to infections, blood and urine chemicals,<br />

blood pressure and the common cold<br />

• Circaseptan (7-day) rhythms have been detected in<br />

simple Plant life<br />

• A woman's fertility cycle has multiples of 7. In a short<br />

cycle of 21 days, ovulation occurs around day 7. The<br />

average fertility cycle is 28 days (7 × 4). In a long<br />

cycle e.g. 35 days, ovulation does not occur until<br />

around day 21 (7 × 3)<br />

7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion)<br />

atoms<br />

• In obstetrics, the human gestation period (denoting<br />

completeness) is around 280 days (7 × 40)<br />

• The gestation period for a dog is typically 63 days (7 ×<br />

9)<br />

• The gestation period for a sheep is typically 147 days<br />

(7 × 21)

• The gestation period for a domestic duck is typically<br />

28 days (7 × 4)<br />

7 = 4+3<br />

The number three is “the number of divine fullness in unity”<br />

and the number seven “being the sum of four and three, may<br />

naturally be supposed to symbolize some mystical union of<br />

God with the world, and accordingly may be called the<br />

sacred number of the covenant between God and his<br />

creatures.”. It points to the fullness of the Divine within the<br />

fullness of the created world. The ideal world we look forward<br />

to.<br />

THE 7 LAWS WHICH NOAH GAVE TO HIS<br />

CHILDREN - ALL MANKIND<br />

There were seven pairs of clean animals that were<br />

received into the Ark (Gen 7:2).

In 1991, both houses of Congress passed a bill, signed into<br />

law by President George H. W. Bush, that declared the<br />

Noahide laws to be “the bedrock of society from the dawn of<br />

civilization” and the “ethical values and principles . . . upon<br />

which our great Nation was founded” (H.J.RES.104.ENR).<br />

These seven laws are the pillars of human civilization, and<br />

are named the “Seven Laws of Noah” since all humans are<br />

descended from Noah.<br />

These are not defined and postulated in the Bible but were<br />

implied and compiled by the Rabbis later.<br />

Gen 9:8-10<br />

” Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying,

"Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you,<br />

and with your descendants after you; and with every living<br />

creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every<br />

beast of the earth with you; of all that comes out of the ark,<br />

even every beast of the earth.…”<br />

The Sign of the Covenant was the Seven colored rainbow.<br />

SEVEN SIGNS IN JOHN’S GOSPEL<br />

1. Changing water into wine at Cana in John 2:1-11 -<br />

"the first of the signs"<br />

2. Healing the royal official's son in Capernaum in John<br />

4:46-54<br />

3. Healing the paralytic at Bethesda in John 5:1-15<br />

4. Feeding the 5000 in John 6:5-14<br />

5. Jesus walking on water in John 6:16-24<br />

6. Healing the man blind from birth in John 9:1-7<br />

7. The raising of Lazarus in John 11:1-45

SEVEN THINGS THE LORD HATES IN PROVERBS<br />

6:16-19<br />

There are six things the LORD hates,<br />

seven that are detestable to him:<br />

haughty eyes,<br />

a lying tongue,<br />

hands that shed innocent blood,

a heart that devises wicked schemes,<br />

feet that are quick to rush into evil,<br />

a false witness who pours out lies<br />

and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.<br />

SEVEN PARABLES IN MATTHEW 13;<br />

• Parable of the Sower.<br />

• Parable of the Tares.<br />

• Parable of the Mustard Seed.<br />

• Parable of the Leaven.<br />

• Parable of the Hidden Treasure.<br />

• Parable of the Pearl.<br />

• Parable of Drawing in the Net.<br />

JESUS PRONOUNCED SEVEN BLESSINGS ON THE<br />

RIGHTEOUS<br />

In Matthew 5:3-10

AND SEVEN WOES IN MATTHEW 23.<br />

JESUS IS THE SEVEN-FOLD “I AM” IN THE<br />

GOSPEL OF JOHN.<br />

1. The Bread Of Life(John 6:35)<br />

2. The Light Of The World (John 8:12)<br />

3. The Gate (John 10:9)<br />

4. The Good Shepherd (John 10:11)<br />

5. The Resurrection And The Life (John 11:25-26)<br />

6. The Way, The Truth, And The Life (John 14:6)<br />

7. The Vine (John 15:5)<br />

Jesus told Peter to forgive a wrongdoer “seventy<br />

times seven” times (Matthew 18:22,).<br />

On the occasion of the feeding of the five thousands<br />

we have: "And they did eat, and were filled, and they<br />

took up of the broken that was left, seven baskets<br />

full." Matthew 15:37

MARY CALLED MAGDALENE, OUT OF WHOM<br />

WENT SEVEN DEVILS<br />

"And certain woman, which had been healed of evil<br />

spirits and infirmities, Mary called magdalene, out of<br />

whom went Seven Devils." luke 8:2<br />

"Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the<br />

week, He appeared unto mary Magdalene, out of<br />

whom went Seven devils." Mark 16:9<br />

Jesus cast out of her seven devils to signify the totality<br />

of the rule of Satan in her. When we are saved, we<br />

are made free from Satan where he no longer has rule<br />

over us. The number seven signified the total removal<br />

of Satan from within her, and now God would make<br />

His abode there. And what agreement has the Temple<br />

of God with the temple of idols? None. Satan is totally<br />

cast out. The Number seven illustrates his total rule in<br />

the unsaved. But by Grace of God he is totally cast<br />

out when we become Saved.<br />

In the book of Revelation, the number 7 is used there<br />

more than fifty times in a variety of contexts:<br />

REVELATION OF JOHN SEES<br />

seven letters to seven churches in Asia<br />

seven spirits before God’s throne (Revelation 1:4),<br />

seven golden lampstands (1:12),<br />

seven stars in Christ’s right hand (1:16),<br />

seven seals of God’s judgment (5:1),<br />

seven angels with seven trumpets (8:2),<br />

seven bowls of the Great Tribulation, for example<br />

(Revelation 16:1)

Likewise, we can see the exact same application of the<br />

number seven in the opposite of Christ. As in the totality of<br />

authority in the kingdom of Satan. This is illustrated in the<br />

seven heads of the dragon as revealed in Revelation<br />

chapter twelve.<br />

"And there appeared another Wonder in Heaven, and<br />

behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and<br />

and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads."<br />

Revelation 12:3<br />

The seven heads are seven mountains (revelation<br />

17:9) which are symbolic of kingdoms. Seven equals<br />

the totality of authority (heads) of this dragon and of<br />

his rule throughout time.<br />

The crowns signify that it is a kingdom, and the seven<br />

his complete rule throughout time in it. Thus we see in<br />

this symbolism a picture of the totality of the dragon's<br />

(satan's) rule.<br />

That is why it says (revelation 17:10) that five of the<br />

the writing of Revelation. Those rules of Satan were<br />

over. It said, one is, and one is yet to come, and there<br />

was a final 8th (which was part of the seven). i.e., it's<br />

part of 'this totality,' and he would rule a short time<br />

near the end of the world when Satan is loosed. The<br />

Seven illustrates the totality of the time of rule of this<br />

beast. God uses this number in this way to show us<br />

certain Spiritual truths. It's not the perfection of Satan,<br />

but illustrates the totality of his authority (heads) and<br />

rule. He is the prince of the power of the air. When the<br />

seventh king falls, that will be the end of him, the finish<br />

of the totality of his rule and authority.

THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD IS SIGNIFIED BY 'SEVEN<br />

SPIRITS, AND SEVEN EYES.'<br />

"And unto the Angel of the Church at Sardis write, these<br />

things saith He that hath the Seven Spirits of God, and the<br />

Seven stars; I know thy Works, that thou hast a name which<br />

thou liveth, and art dead." Revelation 3:1

http://www.shepherds-rod-speaks.org/<br />

"And out of the Throne proceedeth lightnings and<br />

Thunderings and voices; and there were Seven lamps of fire<br />

burning before the Throne, which are the seven Spirits of<br />

God." Revelation 4:5<br />

"And I beheld, and lo in the midst of the throne and of the<br />

four living creatures,, and in the midst of the elders, stood a<br />

Lamb as it had been slain, having Seven Horns, and Seven<br />

Eyes, which are the Seven Spirits of God sent forth into all<br />

the earth." Revelation 5:6<br />

The seven horns signify the 'totality' of his rule and power,<br />

and the seven eyes illustrate the 'totality' of the watch of the<br />

Holy Spirit.<br />

Eyes equate to seeing/knowing.<br />

There is one Holy Spirit, but the number seven here is<br />

numeric symbolism illustrating His presence over the totality<br />

of the world.<br />

And the same application with the Seven eyes. It illustrates<br />

his 'total' watch over the earth where He sees all.

The Holy Spirit of God is Omnipotent, Omniscient, and<br />

Omnipresent.<br />

The number seven illustrates the magnificent totality of this.<br />

(7 horns - Omnipotent) The totality of His Power!<br />

(7 spirits - Omnipresent) He is all (totality) Everywhere!<br />

(7 eyes - Omniscient) He is all (totality) knowing/seeing!<br />

In the book of Hebrews, .<br />

SEVEN TITLES TO REFER TO CHRIST<br />

ARE<br />

'Heir of all things' (Hebrews 1:2),<br />

'Captain of our salvation' (2:10),<br />

'Apostle' (3:1),<br />

'Author of salvation' (5:9),<br />

'Forerunner' (6:20),<br />

'High Priest' (10:21) and<br />

the 'Author and finisher of our faith' (12:2).<br />

JESUS PERFORMED SEVEN MIRACLES ON<br />

SABBATH DAY<br />

thus affirming its continued sacredness to God and necessity<br />

in the life of the believer.<br />

Jesus healed the withered hand of a man attending<br />

synagogue services (Matthew 12:9)<br />

At a Capernaum synagogue he casts out an unclean spirit<br />

that possessed a man (Mark 1:21)<br />

Right after the above miracle Jesus heals Peter's wife's<br />

mother of a fever (Mark 1:29)<br />

A woman attending synagogue, who was made sick by a<br />

demon for eighteen years, is released from her bondage<br />

(Luke 13:11)<br />

At a Pharisee's house eating a meal with the host and<br />

several lawyers, Jesus heals a man with dropsy (Luke 14:2)

A man who is disabled and unable to walk is healed at the<br />

pool of Bethesda (John 5:8 - 9)<br />

Jesus heals a man born blind at the pool of Siloam (John<br />

9:14)<br />

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STATISTICS OF SEVENS IN THE BIBLE<br />

http://www.vic.australis.com.au<br />

By Andrew Harris 6 July 1999<br />

Seven in the Old Testament<br />

The Hebrew word for seven occurs a total of 392 times in the<br />

Bible.<br />

This is not only a multiple of seven but of seven times seven,<br />

392 = 8 x 7 x 7.<br />

392 is also remarkable for being the sum of the square of<br />

seven and the cube of seven, ie. 392 = (7 x 7) + (7 x 7 x 7) or<br />

392 = 7 2 + 7 3 .<br />

It may be nothing more than a strange coincidence that the<br />

word seven is used exactly seven times in Genesis chapter<br />

seven. Then again, it may not.<br />

The times seven is used as a number by itself is 287<br />

times.287 = 41 x 7.<br />

It is used in conjunction with other numbers to make a<br />

composite number (such as one hundred and seven) 105<br />

times(note 105 +287 =392). 105 = 15 x 7. This number also<br />

has the interesting property of being the lowest multiple of<br />

3,5,7 the three consecutive odd numbers (also primes) after<br />

one itself.<br />

The word seven is often used more than once in a verse. So<br />

the number of verses in which it appears will be less than the<br />

total number of times it is used. It turns out that the word

seven appears in 343 verses. 343 = 7 x 7 x 7 = 7 3 . There is<br />

therefore 49 times seven is used more than the first time in a<br />

verse, or there are 49 repeat uses. 49 = 7 x 7 = 7 2 . This is the<br />

same division of 392 = 7 3 + 7 2 that we noted at the top of this<br />

list.<br />

There are two other words used in the Old Testament to<br />

mean seven. The aramaic word ([b'v] shib-aw') is used six<br />

times. A long form of the Hebrew word for seven (hn:[;b]vi<br />

shib-aw-naw’) is used once. In total these other words are<br />

used seven times.<br />

The Hebrew word for a seventh (y[iybiv] sheb-ee-ee’) occurs<br />

98 times. 98 = 2 x 7 x 7. Note that not only is this a multiple of<br />

seven but of seven times seven, just as was the total number<br />

of occurrences of the word seven (see above).<br />

The word for sevenfold, or seven times, (µyIt'[;b]vi<br />

shib-aw-thah’-yim) occurs seven times.<br />

The word for seventy (µy[ib]vi shib-eem’) occurs 91 times. 91<br />

= 13 x 7.<br />

There are ten other words derived from the same word as<br />

seven meaning fullness or completeness. Together they<br />

appear a total of 434 times in the Bible. 434 = 62 x 7.<br />

Seven in the New Testament<br />

The Greek word for seven (eJptav hepta) occurs 87 times.87<br />

= 29 x 3.<br />

It is also remarkable that the word for seven is used in only<br />

the first three of the gospels.<br />

It is used a total of nine times in Matthew. 9 = 3 x 3.<br />

It is used a total of nine times in Mark. 9 = 3 x 3.

It is used a total of six times in Luke. 6 = 2 x 3.<br />

It is used a total of nine times between the Gospels and<br />

Revelation. Eight times in Acts and once in Hebrews. 9 = 3 x<br />

3.<br />

It is used a total of 54 times in the book of Revelation. 54 =<br />

18 x 3 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 = 2 x 3 3 .<br />

The Greek word seventh (e{bdomo" hebdomos) occurs nine<br />

times.9 = 3 x 3.<br />

Seven times or seven fold (eJptavki" heptakis) occurs 3<br />

times.<br />

Seventy (eJbdomhvkonta hebdomenkonta) occurs 5 times.<br />

Seventy times or seventy fold (ejbdomhkontavki"<br />

hebdomenkontakis) occurs once. Together these two words<br />

occur 6 times.6 = 2 x 3.<br />

In total these words occur 105 times (87 +9 +3 + 6 =105).<br />

105 =3 x 5 x 7. So the total occurences are not only a<br />

multiple of three but of seven as well. This is interesting<br />

because 3 and 7 are the first two of the perfect numbers.<br />

Thus appearence of the word seven itself is used in a<br />

marvelous pattern of sevens that spans each of the<br />

testaments. In combination a few points can also be made.<br />

Seven in the Bible<br />

Now that we are aware of the complimentary pattern of<br />

threes that appears in the New testament, it should be noted<br />

that there are three different words used in the Old<br />

Testament to mean, the number seven.

The number of times that the word for seven or one of its<br />

derivitive numbers (seventh, seventy etc.) appears in the<br />

entire Bible is 392 + 7 + 98 + 7 + 91 = 595 in the Old<br />

Testament. Add the 105 occurences from the New<br />

Testament and we have the remarkable number 700.<br />

Taking the number of 700 arrived at above, if we add the<br />

other 434 occurences of words derived from the same root in<br />

the Hebrew we get a total of 1134. Naturally this is a multiple<br />

of seven, but it is also a multiple of 3 which also fulfills the<br />

pattern seen in the occurences of seven in the New<br />

Testament. 1134 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 7 = 2 x 3 4 x 7.<br />

The total number of words based on the Hebrew and the<br />

Greek words for seven is, sixteen in the Old testament and<br />

five in the New Testament. Making a total of twenty one<br />

words (13) , this again fills the pattern of both sevens and<br />

threes. 21 = 3 x 7.<br />

Light splits into the seven colors of the rainbow, a<br />

musical octave has seven different notes before it repeats<br />

itself, there are seven mineral crystal types and even<br />

seven periodicity levels on the Periodic Table of<br />

Elements. Because of the omnipresence of seven in all of<br />

the systems we understand today, many people understand<br />

that the Holy Bible is a perfect textbook of all of creation:<br />

music, chemistry, physics and many other types of science.<br />

Hebrew people find the number seven to be sacred because<br />

it signifies godly perfection in the world and heaven above.<br />

The number seven therefore speaks of a union between<br />

heaven and earth that is demonstrated frequently in the Bible:<br />

seven churches, seven stars, seven seals, seven dooms,<br />

seven trumpets and seven spirits.<br />

The number seven is perhaps most obviously associated<br />

with completeness and oneness of God and earth in the<br />

story of creation. Everything was done on the seventh day<br />

and nothing else was added or taken away after that.<br />

Perfection was achieved on day seven.<br />

On the Day of Atonement, the mercy seat is dabbled with<br />

blood seven times by the high priest. This signifies the<br />

perfect ability of God to redeem humankind. The Holy<br />

Tabernacle's candlestick has seven branches, which signify<br />

the entirety of God's light working in people's lives. In the<br />

Book of Revelation, God promises various blessings on<br />

believers seven different times.<br />

Scientifically speaking, seven is a very significant number as<br />

well. Much of the human body's cellular regeneration works<br />

on a seven-year scale. There are seven holes in our head,<br />

and seven bones in our neck, ankle and face.

Panin discovered 30 separate codes involving the number 7<br />

in this first verse of the Bible.<br />

A Partial Listing of the Phenomenal Features of<br />

Sevens Found in Genesis 1<br />

The number of Hebrew words = 7<br />

The number of letters equals 28 (7x4 = 28)<br />

The first 3 Hebrew words translated "In the beginning God<br />

created" have 14 letters (7x2 = 14)<br />

The last four Hebrew words "the heavens and the earth"<br />

have 14 letters (7x2 = 14)<br />

The fourth and fifth words have 7 letters<br />

The sixth and seventh words have 7 letters<br />

The three key words: God, heaven and earth have 14 letters<br />

(7x2 = 14)<br />

The number of letters in the four remaining words is also 14<br />

(7x2 = 14)<br />

The shortest word in the verse is the middle word with 7<br />

letters<br />

The Hebrew numeric value of the first, middle and last letters<br />

is 133 (7x19 = 133)

The Hebrew numeric value of first and last letters of all seven<br />

words is 1393 (7x199 = 1393)<br />

The Pattern of SEVENS in Matthew 1:18-25<br />

The History of Christ's Birth<br />

1 The number of words in the seven word passage is 161<br />

(7x23 = 161)<br />

2 The number of Vocabulary words is 77 (7x11 = 77)<br />

3 Six Greek words occur only in this passage and never<br />

again in Matthew. These six Greek words contain precisely<br />

56 letters (7x8 = 56)<br />

4 The number of distinct proper names in the passage is 7<br />

5 The number of Greek letters in these seven proper<br />

names is 42 (7x6 = 42)<br />

6 The number of words spoken by the angel to Joseph is<br />

28 (7x4 = 28)<br />

7 The number of Greek forms of words used in this<br />

passage is 161 (7x23 = 161)<br />

8 The number of Greek forms of words in the angel's<br />

speech is 35 (7x5 = 35)<br />

9 The number of letters in the angel's 35 forms of words is<br />

168 (7x24 = 168)<br />

Panin's book, The Inspiration of the Scriptures Scientifically<br />

Demonstrated,<br />

("The Signature of God" by Grant R.<br />

Jeffrey, Frontier Research Publications, Inc. (1996),<br />

p.230-237)panin3.htm<br />

CHAPTER TEN<br />

EIGHT<br />

Number 8 is written in Hebrew as Chet which is the 8 th letter<br />

in the Hebrew alphabet and represents a gateway which<br />

gives it meaning of freedom and the Life Dynamic of Run and<br />

Return . Chet is the letter of life (chaim, from the root chayah,<br />

whose most important letter is chet). According to the Ari<br />

z”l,” the letter chet is constructed by combining the two

previous letters, vav and zayin, The shape of the letter,<br />

according to the rabbis, is formed through a Vav and Zayin<br />

side by side.<br />

the shape of the Vav (nail) and Zayin (sceptre) are nearly<br />

identical. Joined together they form the entranceway to God<br />

Jesus said ... "I am the way, the truth and the life. No one<br />

comes to the Father but through Me."<br />

(John 14:6)<br />

The number eight in the Bible signifies Resurrection and<br />

Regeneration. ... Eight is 7 plus 1 and since it comes just<br />

after seven, which itself signifies an end to something, so<br />

eight is also associated with the beginning of a new era or<br />

that of a new order.<br />

All three concepts of Circumcision, Baptism, and<br />

Resurrection come together as rebirth symbols<br />

One of the beginning of New Era was when Noah emerged<br />

from the Ark.<br />

8 people started a new world.<br />

The resurrection of Jesus again starts a new life for all who<br />

believe in him by his rising from the dead on the eighth day<br />

or first day after the end of the old week.<br />

The eighth day marked the beginning of new life form. Thus<br />

we can see that the number eight in the Bible signifies<br />

resurrection and new beginning.

THE EIGHT CREATIVE WORDS OF GOD IN SIX<br />

DAYS,<br />

IN GENESIS CHAPTER 1,<br />

verses 3, 6, 9, 11, 14, 20, 24, 26. ( 9 th + 29 granting all<br />

creation to Man)

3 And God said, “Let there be light,”<br />

6 And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to<br />

separate water from water.” 7<br />

9 And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to<br />

one place, and let dry ground appear.”<br />

11 Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation:<br />

seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with<br />

seed in it, according to their various kinds.”<br />

14 And God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky<br />

to separate the day from the night,<br />

20 And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures,<br />

and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.”<br />

24 And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures<br />

according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that<br />

move along the ground, and the wild animals, each<br />

according to its kind.”<br />

26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in<br />

our likeness,<br />

He granted them to Man:<br />

29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb<br />

bearing seed…….

THE EIGHT COVENANTS OF THE<br />

BIBLE<br />

There are eight major covenants between God and man in<br />

the Bible<br />

I. THE EDENIC COVENANT Genesis 1:28-30:<br />

II. THE ADAMIC COVENANT Genesis 3:14-19<br />

III. THE NOAHIC COVENANT Genesis 9:1-17<br />

IV. THE ABRAHAMIC COVENANT<br />

First: Genesis 12:1-3:<br />

Second: Genesis 12:7:<br />

Third: Genesis 13:14-17<br />

The fourth and fifth Genesis 15:1-21 and Genesis<br />

17:1-21<br />

A sixth passage is Genesis 22:15-18:<br />

V. THE MOSAIC COVENANT<br />

Exodus 20:1 - 31;Exodus 19-24; 34:10, 27, 28;<br />

Deuteronomy 5:2-3.<br />

VI. THE LAND COVENANT A. Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20<br />

VII. THE DAVIDIC COVENANT II Samuel 7:11b-16:<br />

VIII. THE NEW COVENANT<br />

Jesus’ New Covenant in his blood Isaiah 55:3;<br />

Jeremiah 31:31-34; Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24; Luke 22:20;<br />

Hebrews 12:24. "<br />

The eighth day of the Feast of Tabernacles was special, a<br />

solemn assembly:<br />

Leviticus 23:36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering made<br />

by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy<br />

convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an offering made by<br />

fire unto the LORD: it is a solemn assembly; and ye shall do<br />

no servile work therein.

8 is the number of new beginnings. Blood<br />

is the seal of God's covenant.<br />

• Jewish males had to be circumcised on the 8 th day after<br />

birth. Jesus was circumcised and<br />

first shed His blood on the 8th day.<br />

• Eight were saved in the ark (1 Peter 3:20).<br />

• David was the 8th son of Jesse.<br />

• After the flood subsided. Noah sacrificed to God. God<br />

smelled the soothing aroma and made a covenant with<br />

Noah.<br />

The soothing aroma has 8 letters in which<br />

is the 3 rd , 7 th , and 8 th letters<br />

THE EIGHT BEATITUDES OF JESUS<br />

The eight beatitudes of the sermon on the<br />

mountain. (Mt 5:3-11)<br />

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of<br />

heaven.<br />

Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.<br />

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.<br />

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness,

for they shall be satisfied.<br />

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.<br />

Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God.<br />

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called<br />

children of God.<br />

Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of<br />

righteousness,<br />

for theirs<br />

is the kingdom of heaven."<br />

There are 8 things God’s Word commands us to think about<br />

in order to have a new life:<br />

Philippians 4:8<br />

Finally, brethren,<br />

1. whatsoever things are true,<br />

2. whatsoever things are honest,<br />

3. whatsoever things are just,<br />

4. whatsoever things are pure,<br />

5. whatsoever things are lovely,<br />

6. whatsoever things are of good report;<br />

7. if there be any virtue,<br />

8. and if there be any praise,<br />

think on these things.

There are 8 things that the Bible says shall not cease!<br />

Genesis 8:22 While the earth remaineth,<br />

1. seedtime and<br />

2. harvest,<br />

3. and cold<br />

4. and heat,<br />

5. and summer<br />

6. and winter,<br />

7. and day<br />

8. and night<br />

shall not cease.

Eight is the personal number of Jesus.<br />

When we add together the letter values of the name Jesus in<br />

the Greek we get 888.

EIGHT, OCTAVES, AND NEW BEGINNINGS<br />

Octaves are notes that you hear as being "the same" in spite<br />

of their being higher or lower in actual pitch. (Technically,<br />

notes separated by an octave are in the same pitch class.)<br />

Play middle C on the piano. Then go up the C major scale<br />

(the white keys) and the eighth note you play will be another<br />

C an octave higher. The "oct" part of the word refers to this<br />

eight step distance up the scale.<br />

From a science perspective, octaves are pitch intervals<br />

related by factors of two. When a tuning fork plays standard<br />

concert A, it vibrates at 440 Hz. The A an octave higher is<br />

880 Hz, and the A an octave lower is 220 Hz. Any note with<br />

the frequency 2^n * 440 will be an A. It's a central mystery of<br />

human cognition why we hear pitches related by powers of<br />

two as being "the same" note. It is the same note but one<br />

step higher. - a new heaven. The ability to detect octave<br />

equivalency is probably built in to our brains, and it isn't<br />

limited to humans.

CHAPTER ELEVEN<br />

NINE<br />

Tet is interpreted as a man in submission<br />

as snake<br />

Tet interpreted<br />

http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Grammar/Unit_One/Aleph-Bet/Tet/tet.ht<br />

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The ninth letter in the Hebrew alefbet is tet - ‏.ט The letter tet<br />

has the numerical value of nine. The least common letter ט -<br />

in the Torah is a Tet.<br />

In Greek it is the letter Theta<br />

The first tet - ט that appears in the Torah is in the word tov<br />

of Genesis 1:4, normally translated as good, but a better<br />

meaning is beneficial. There are other intepretation of tet as<br />

representing evil presence within the creation just as when<br />

light was created darkness was also embeded since<br />

darkenss in simply lack of light. Hence some Kaballists<br />

represent it as s Serpent.. So it is the dialectics of creation -<br />

both good and evil.<br />

“Tet = Snake/Surround .. objectively good but may<br />

be evil, judgment of God.”

NINE CHORUSES OF ANGELS<br />

There are nine choruses of angels are commonly given by<br />

early Christian Fathers<br />

Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite in De Coelesti Hierarchia<br />

(ca. 5th century):<br />

St. Gregory the Great in Homilia (6th century)<br />

St. Isidore of Seville in Etymologiae (7th century) etc.<br />

• First sphere: 1. Seraphim, 2. Cherubim, 3. Thrones;<br />

• Second sphere: 4. Dominations (also translated as<br />

Lordships), 5. Virtues (also trans. as Powers), 6.<br />

Powers (also trans. as Authorities);<br />

• Third sphere: 7. Principalities, 8. Archangels, 9.<br />

Angels.

There are multiple instances in the Bible that utilize the<br />

number nine to fulfill these symbols as well. Jesus Christ<br />

died at the ninth hour after being hung on the cross.<br />

St. Paul's list<br />

fruits of the Holy Spirit number nine:<br />

peace, love, goodness, gentleness, truthfulness, joy,<br />

patience, kindness and self-control.<br />

The judgments of God<br />

In Haggai 1:11 are enumerated in nine particulars:<br />

“And I called for a drought upon the land,<br />

and upon the mountains,<br />

and upon the corn,<br />

and upon the new wine,<br />

and upon the oil,<br />

and upon that which the ground bringeth forth,<br />

and upon men,<br />

and upon cattle,<br />

and upon all the labor of the hands.”<br />

The fruits of the Holy Spirit<br />

"But the fruit of the Spirit is<br />

love,<br />

joy,<br />

peace,<br />

forbearance,<br />

kindness,<br />

goodness,<br />

faithfulness,<br />

gentleness, and

self-control."<br />

The Manifestations of the Holy Spirit<br />

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to<br />

profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit<br />

1. the word of wisdom;<br />

2. to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;<br />

3. To another faith by the same Spirit;<br />

4. to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit<br />

5. To another the working of miracles;<br />

6. to another prophecy;

7. to another discerning of spirits;<br />

8. to another divers kinds of tongues;<br />

9. to another the interpretation of tongues:<br />

But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit,<br />

dividing to every man severally as he will.

In the genealogy of biblical characters,<br />

the time between Adam and Noah is nine generations,<br />

and the time between Noah and Abraham is also nine<br />

generations.<br />

Abraham received direct word from God he was 99 years old.<br />

Logically speaking, the original name of Habram works out to<br />

be the number nine as well. This signifies the spiritual<br />

completion of his life and soul.

CHAPTER TWELVE<br />

TENS, HUNDREDS,<br />

THOUSANDS<br />

The Numbers 10, 100, 1000<br />

In the Old Testament one direct connecttion to number 10<br />

comes from Ten Commandment given to Israel on the Mount<br />

Sinai.

There were 10 Plagues of Egypt before God rescued Israel<br />

out of Egypt.

PEOPLE RAISED FROM THE DEAD<br />

OLD TESTAMENT<br />

1. Elijah raised the son of the Zarephath widow from the<br />

2. Elisha raised the son of the Shunammite woman from the<br />

3. A man was raised from the dead when his body touched<br />

Elisha’s bones (2 Kings 13:20, 21).<br />

NEW TESTAMENT<br />

4. Many saints rose from the dead at the resurrection of<br />

Jesus (Matt. 27:50-53).

5. Jesus rose from the dead (Matt. 28:5-8; Mark 16:6; Luke<br />

24:5, 6).<br />

6. Jesus raised the son of the widow of Nain from the dead<br />

(Luke 7:11-15).<br />

7. Jesus raised the daughter of Jairus from the dead (Luke<br />

8:41, 42, 49-55).<br />

8. Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44).<br />

9. Peter raised Dorcas from the dead (Acts 9:36-41).<br />

10. Eutychus was raised from the dead by Paul (Acts 20:9,<br />

10).<br />

The mention of number 10 in the Bible occurs very often. It<br />

usually refers to the completeness or fullness.<br />

Number 10 in Bible is also about 10 nations who were<br />

hostile to the Israel.<br />

Revelation 17:12: And the ten horns which thou sawest<br />

are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet;<br />

but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.<br />

The 10 kingdoms of Revelation 17 are considered by some

scholars as enumerated in Psalms 83:6-8: These are:<br />

Psalms 83:6: The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites;<br />

of Moab, and the Hagarenes;<br />

Psalms 83:7: Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the<br />

Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;<br />

Psalms 83:8: Assur also is joined with them<br />

But in general it symbolizes a large number of surrounding<br />

nations.<br />

When used in connection with the heavenlies it is the<br />

number of heavenly perfection - 10 plagues, 10<br />

commandments, 10x10 sockets of Tabernacle foundation,<br />

10th of your earnings make the tithe.<br />

The Numbers ten and it's multiples (10,100, 1000)<br />

often illustrates the Fullness of whatever is in view,<br />

without it "necessarily" being the totality. This is<br />

especially true about the symbolism in Revelations<br />

and in parables:<br />

The Parable of the lost coin:"Either what woman<br />

having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece,<br />

doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and<br />

seek diligently till she find it?" Luke 15:8<br />

The Parable of the lost sheep:What man of you,<br />

having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of<br />

them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the<br />

wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until<br />

he find it? Luke 15:3-5<br />

The parable of the vines and silverings of Isaiah:"And<br />

it shall come to pass in THAT DAY, that every place<br />

shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a<br />

thousand silverlings, it shall even be for briers and<br />

thorns. With arrows and with bows shall men come

hither; because All he land shall become briers and<br />

thorns." Isaiah 7:23<br />

A THOUSAND GENERATIONS:<br />

"Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God,<br />

the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy<br />

with them that love him and keep his commandments<br />

to a thousand generations;" Deuteronomy 7:9<br />

"Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which<br />

he commanded to a thousand generations," 1st<br />

Chronicles 16:15<br />

"He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word<br />

which he commanded to a thousand generations."<br />

Psalms 105:8

CHAPTER THIRTEEN<br />

OTHERS<br />

THE NUMBER 12<br />

Twelve spiritually points to the Congregation of God.<br />

A good example would be the twelve brothers, the<br />

twelve sons of Jacob who were the progenitors of<br />

the twelve tribes of Israel. This was the Old Testament<br />

congregation, or Children of God.

Likewise, the significance is passed on after the cross<br />

as the twelve apostles became the New Testament<br />

representative of the congregation or Children of God.<br />

Another example would be the woman who had<br />

suffered many things of Physicians, and none could<br />

heal her. God meticulously points out that it was for<br />

twelve years..<br />

Mark 5:25<br />

• "And a certain Woman which had an issue of<br />

blood twelve years.."<br />

This woman touched but the hem of Jesus garment,<br />

and was made whole. I.e., what was unclean for 12<br />

years was now clean. The garment of Christ is<br />

signifying the Righteousness of Christ. Just as<br />

scripture says we are clothed in the Righteousness of<br />

virtue of Christ!<br />

The number 12 is closely associated in the Bible with the<br />

number three, which represents the holy Trinity, and the<br />

number four, which represents the whole material<br />

realm.

The golden table was to hold 12 cakes of bread made of fine<br />

flour. They were placed there in two rows of six, each loaf<br />

representing one of the tribes of Israel (Lev. 24:8). the whole<br />

called out tribes.<br />

At the last supper, Jesus Christ breaks one loaf of bread<br />

and declares them to be the "Bread of Life," as well as his<br />

divine body. And gives it to his 12 disciples, the nucleus of<br />

his church.<br />

The Old Testament is also full of symbology surrounding the<br />

number 12 and the various meanings of it.<br />

For example, the celestial city was guarded by 12 different<br />

gates, each of which had one of 12 precious gemstones.<br />

The tree of life grows a different type of fruit for each month<br />

of the year: 12 different ones.<br />

A woman is graced by 12 stars resting on her crown.<br />

Both Jacob and Ishmael had 12 sons and there were 12<br />

priests in the Chronicles.<br />

Elisha's altar was made from 12 stones, 12 loaves of bread<br />

for left on a golden table as an offering, 12 names were<br />

engraved on the pectoral, 12 branches confined Aaron and<br />

12 explorers sought out Canaan.<br />

The book of Revelation again mentions the 12 gates,<br />

which are each guarded by an angel so that they number<br />

12 altogether, that must be passed through to reach the<br />

kingdom of heaven.

THE THREE-FOLD<br />

COMBINATIONS OF A<br />

NUMBER<br />

The tripling of a number emphasizes the<br />

characteristics of the number:<br />

Thus;<br />

• 666 is the number of man, and it symbolises fitly,<br />

therefore, the essence of human wisdom, and also of<br />

imperfection.<br />

• 888 is the number or gematria of the name "JESUS."<br />

• 999 is the number connected with judgment, hence<br />

the numerical value of the phrase th orgh mou (tee orgee<br />

mou), my wrath, is 999. The same number is very prominent<br />

in the judgment on Sodom. (See further under Nine.)<br />

The Number 40<br />

The letter Mem is the thirteenth letter of the<br />

Hebrew Alphabet. The letter Mem is equivalent<br />

to forty (40).

Mem is heavily connected with the concept of<br />

Water and womb. As such it is interpreted as a<br />

period of new beginnings, rebirth and<br />

renewals.<br />

“And אלהים Elohiym said, Let the מים mayim (waters) under<br />

shamayim be gathered שמים<br />

together unto one place, and let the dry [land] appear: and it<br />

was so. And אלהים Elohiym called the<br />

dry [land] ארץ 'erets [earth, our body]; and the gathering<br />

together of the waters called he ים yam<br />

[seas]…” - Genesis 1:9-10<br />

Traditionally, Mem means “waters”, “people” “nations”,<br />

“languages” and tongues.<br />

The mem, the letter of “water” (mayim) symbolizes the<br />

fountain of the Divine Wisdom of Torah. It is the spiritual<br />

womb from which we rebirth into a higher world after a period<br />

of gestation.<br />

When the whole mankind turned to selfish and when their<br />

imaginations of their mind became constantly evil after a<br />

period of gestation with 40 days of rain and subsequent

period of preparation Noah and his family were reborn into a<br />

new cleaned earth.<br />

In this way almost all referrence to 40 may be associated<br />

with newbirth to a new realm of existence.<br />

Every time one finds the number forty in Torah, its inner<br />

meaning is the ascent from one level to the next higher one.<br />

In fact the human gestation period is 40 weeks.<br />

THE NUMBER FORTY IN SCRIPTURE<br />

OFTEN ILLUSTRATES A TIME OF<br />

TRIAL OR TESTING A PREPARATION<br />

FOR NEW BIRTH<br />

The letter Mem is the first letter of the word Mayim – The<br />

Hebrew word for water. Mayim- מים starts with an open<br />

mem and concludes with a closed mem. Water, a drash or<br />

parable for Torah. The closed "mem" is used in the first<br />

saying of Creation. The open "mem" is used in the<br />

subsequent nine sayings of Creation. It is a womb of creation<br />

with the Holy Spirit.

In the terminology of Kabbalah, this flow is from keter<br />

(“crown”) to chochmah (“wisdom”).<br />

There are two forms of Mem. One open and the other closed.<br />

One refers to the revealed secrets<br />

of God and the others closed or unrevealed<br />

mysteries.<br />

ם<br />

- The closed, Final Mem, represents the era of Mesiah. The word Mashiach (Messiah) itself begins with a mem. In<br />

the time of the coming of Mashiach, the earth will be filled<br />

with the knowledge of HaShem as the waters cover the sea<br />

(Isaiah 11:9); then, even the closed mem will be revealed.

http://tshuvah.weebly.com/teachings-blog/messiah-in-prophecyscripturethe-final-mem-in-isaiah-97-yshayahu-96<br />

Only once in the entire Torah, in reference to Mashiach, do<br />

we find a closed mem in the middle of a word:<br />

Mem-Sofit letter‏(ם)‏ – EXCEPT for the only exception in all<br />

of Scripture being in Isaiah 9:6/(7) where the closed/final<br />

Mem is used in the middle of a word !…<br />

"Of the INCREASE of His government…”.<br />

In this one and only case, we see that the closed-Mem<br />

appears in the middle of the word “increase/l:marbeh”<br />

While in and of itself, this highly unusual exception ‏.(לםרבה)‏<br />

in the midst of this remarkable passage speaks for itself, yet<br />

early Judaic commentary adds even more interesting<br />

observations…In Judaism, the Closed-Mem is also spoken<br />

of as referring to the closed womb of a woman (One example:<br />

Bahir 84-85). This then points us to this Child in verses<br />

9:5-6/(6-7) being of a super-natural birth, and also points us<br />

back to this verse of Isaiah 7:14: “Therefore the Lord<br />

himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive,<br />

and bear a Son, and shall call His Name ImmanuEl/(El/God<br />

with us).”

efore God selected him to lead his people out<br />

of slavery.<br />

Moses was in the mount of Sinai 40 days<br />

twice (Exodus 24:18, 34:1 - 28)<br />

Moses was in the mount of Sinai with the Lord<br />

for forty days and the Children of Israel were<br />

tried, and they failed the test making<br />

themselves an idol. The second time he<br />

brought in the Law that should govern the<br />

people of God.<br />

Punishment of correction was to be one less<br />

that 40 lashed to the guilty.<br />

Israel in the wilderness 40 years<br />

"And thou shalt remember all the way which<br />

the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in<br />

the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove<br />

thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether<br />

thou wouldest keep His commandments or no."<br />

Deuteronomy 8:2<br />

Only after the whole adults who left Egypt<br />

perished (except the few God selected) they<br />

were allowed to enter Canaan.<br />

Moses sent out spies into Canaan for 40 days<br />

to test and see the land before crossing over.<br />

(Numbers 13:25, 14:34).<br />

Jona<br />

The prophet Jonah prophesied againsst the<br />

City of Nineveh, for forty days, and they were<br />

saved.<br />

Ezekiel

The prophet Ezekiel laid on His right side for<br />

40 days to symbolize Judah's sins (Ezekiel<br />

4:6).<br />

Elijah<br />

Elijah went 40 days and 40 nights without food<br />

or water to Mount Horeb.<br />

Jesus was tested in the wilderness 40 days<br />

"and He was there in the Wilderness forty days,<br />

tempted of Satan." Mark 1:13<br />

Jesus among his disciples 40 days after his<br />

resurrection.<br />

"to whom Jesus showed Himself alive after His<br />

passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of<br />

them forty days, and speaking of things<br />

pertaining to the Kingdom of God." Acts 1:3<br />

40 years after the resurrection Jerusalem was<br />

totally destroyed and the temple burned by the<br />

The Aish Rabbi Replies:<br />

http://www.aish.com/atr/The_Number_40.html<br />

The number 40 has great significance throughout the Torah<br />

and the Talmud. The number 40 represents transition or<br />

change; the concept of renewal; a new beginning. The<br />

number 40 has the power to lift a spiritual state. Consider:<br />

When a person becomes ritually impure, he must immerse in<br />

a ritual bath, a mikveh. The Talmud tells us that a mikveh<br />

must be filled with 40 se'ahs (a measure of water).

Immersion in a mikveh is the consummate Jewish symbol of<br />

spiritual renewal.<br />

It is no accident that in the story of Noah, the rain poured for<br />

40 days, and submerged the world in water. Just as a person<br />

leaves a mikveh pure, so too when the waters of the flood<br />

subsided, the world was purified from the licentiousness<br />

which had corrupted it in the days of Noah.<br />

Moses was on Mt. Sinai for 40 days and came down with the<br />

stone tablets. The Jews arrived at Mt. Sinai as a nation of<br />

Egyptian slaves, but after 40 days they were transformed<br />

into God's nation.<br />

According to the Talmud, it takes 40 days for an embryo to<br />

be formed in its mother's womb.<br />

In Kabbalah, 40 represents the four sides of the world, each<br />

side containing the ten Sefirot (esoteric powers).<br />

When a rabbinical court finds someone guilty of a crime, the<br />

punishment is sometimes lashes, prescribed in the Torah as<br />

"forty less one." The purpose is to bring the offender to a<br />

point of change, transition and atonement.<br />

There are 40 days between the first day of Elul, when we<br />

begin to blow the Shofar to prepare for Rosh Hashana, until<br />

Yom Kippur, the end of the annual teshuva (repentance)<br />

period. These 40 days are the most auspicious time for<br />

personal growth and renewal.<br />

According to the Talmud (Avot 5:26), at age 40 a person<br />

transitions from one level of wisdom to the next. After Moses<br />

led the Jewish people for 40 years in the wilderness, he told<br />

them: "God has not given you a heart to know, and eyes to<br />

see, and ears to hear, until this day" (Deut. 29:3-4). From

here we see that it took the Jewish people 40 years before<br />

reaching a full level of understanding.<br />

Periods of 40<br />

Gen 7:4 Noah’s flood: "For after seven more days, I will<br />

send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights ..."<br />

Gen 8:6 After 40 days Noah opened a window<br />

Gen 25:20 Isaac was 40 years old when he married Rebekah<br />

Gen 26:34 Esau was 40 years old when he married Judith<br />

Gen 50:3 40 days to embalm Joseph<br />

Acts 7:23 Moses was 40 years in Egypt<br />

Acts 7:30 Moses was 40 years in Midian<br />

Exo 16:35 Moses and Israelites 40 years in wilderness. Israelites<br />

ate Manna 40 years. (+ Num 14:33-34; 32:13; Dt 2:7)<br />

Exo 24:18 Moses was 40 days and 40 nights on Mt Sinai (+ Dt<br />

9:9)<br />

Exo 34:28 Moses on Mt Sinai for second time 40 days and 40<br />

nights (+ Dt 9:18)<br />

Num 13:25 Spies were in Canaan for 40 days<br />

Josh 14:7 Joshua was 40 years old when he went in as a spy<br />

Judg 3:11 Israel had peace for 40 years in the time of Othniel,<br />

brother of Caleb<br />

Judg 5:31 Israel had peace for 40 years in the time of Deborah<br />

and Barak<br />

Judg 8:28 Israel had peace for 40 years in the time of Gideon<br />

Judg 13:1 Israel subject to the Philistines for 40 years before<br />

time of Samson<br />

1 Sam 4:18 Eli led Israel for 40 years before the time of Samuel<br />

1 Sam 17:16 For 40 days Goliath challenged Israel each morning<br />

and evening<br />

2 Sam 2:10 Ish-Boshet, son of Saul, was 40 years old when he<br />

became king<br />

2 Sam 5:4 David reigned for 40 years over Israel (+ 1 Kgs 2:11;<br />

1 Chr 29:27)

1 Kgs 11:42 Solomon reigned for 40 years over Israel (+ 2 Chr<br />

9:30)<br />

1 Kgs 19:8 Elijah ran for 40 days and 40 nights from Beersheva<br />

to Mt Horeb<br />

2 Kgs 12:1 Joash reigned for 40 years over Judah (+ 2 Chr<br />

24:1)<br />

Eze 29:11-13 Ezekiel prophesies the desolation of Egypt for 40<br />

years<br />

Jonah 3:4 Jonah prophesies the overthrow of Ninevah in 40<br />

days' time<br />

Jesus fasted 40 days and 40 nights<br />

Jesus 40 days to His ascension

50<br />

Numeric value of = 50<br />

50 is 5 (the number for grace) x 10 (the full manifestation<br />

of)<br />

נ<br />

The 50th year was the jubilee year, when slaves were set free.<br />

(Lev 25:10)<br />

The Law was given to Israel at Mt Sinai at Shavuot, 50 days<br />

after Passover and the Exodus from slavery in Egypt.<br />

The feast of Shavuot was given to commemorate the new harvest.<br />

Lev 23:16 You shall count fifty days to the day after the<br />

seventh sabbath, then you shall present a new grain offering to<br />

the LORD<br />

PENTECOST<br />

Pentecost = Shavuot = Fifty days after Passover<br />

Acts 2:1-4 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all<br />

together in one place ...<br />

Pentecost = Shavuot = Fifty days after Passover.<br />

(2) ... noise like a violent rushing wind ...<br />

(3) ... tongues of fire ... rested on each one<br />

(4) And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit<br />

...<br />

.<br />

+

Appendices

Bible Numerology<br />

Here are a few of the summary of<br />

symbolism as seen by others<br />

I<br />

http://www.bbclandrum.com/index_htm_files/Bible%<br />

20Numerology.pdf<br />

1. Unity<br />

2. Union, Division, Witnessing<br />

3. Resurrection, Divine Completeness, Perfection, Godhead &<br />

Trinity<br />

4. Creation, World<br />

5. Grace<br />

6. Man’s Number, Satan, His Influence<br />

7. Completeness, Spiritual, Perfection<br />

8. New Beginning, New Creation, New Birth<br />

9. Fruit of the Spirit, Divine Completeness, From the Lord<br />

10. Testimony, Law and Responsibility<br />

11. Judgment and Disorder<br />

12. Governmental Perfection, Divine Power, Rule or Authority<br />

13. Depravity, Lost and Rebellious<br />

14. Deliverance and Salvation<br />

15. Rest<br />

16. Love<br />

17. Victory<br />

18. Bondage<br />

19. Faith<br />

20. Redemption, Expectancy<br />

21. Exceedingly Sinfulness of Sin<br />

22. Light, Making Manifest<br />

23. Death<br />

24. Priesthood<br />

25. Forgiveness of Sins<br />

26. Gospel of Christ<br />

27. Preaching of the Gospel, Prophecy

28. Eternal Life<br />

29. Departure<br />

30. Dedication or Blood of Christ<br />

31. Offspring, Seed<br />

32. Covenant<br />

33. Promise<br />

34. Naming of a Son, Endurance<br />

35. Hope<br />

36. Enemy<br />

37. Word of God, Exhaultation.<br />

38. Slavery, Righteousness.<br />

39. Disease, Truth.<br />

40. Trial, Testing, Tribulation.<br />

41. Deception.<br />

42. Israel’s oppression, 2nd Coming.<br />

44. Perdition.<br />

45. Preservation, Inheritance.<br />

46. Holy Spirit, Second Death.<br />

48. Tabernacle, Dwelling Place.<br />

49. Wrath of God.<br />

50. Spirit, Holy Ghost, Israels Jubillee.<br />

51. Divine Revelation (51 books).<br />

54. Security of the Believer.<br />

60. Pride.<br />

65. Apostacy.<br />

66. Image or Idol Worship.<br />

70. Israel’s Restoration.<br />

77. Vengeance.<br />

91. Casting Out.<br />

99. Seal.<br />

100. God’s Election.<br />

105. Calling on the name of the Lord.<br />

119. Resurrection or Lords Day.<br />

120. Divine Period of Probation.<br />

144. The Spirit Guided Life.<br />

153. Fruit Bearing.<br />

200. Insufficiency of Earthly/Fleshly things.<br />

390. Number of Israel.<br />

400. Period Of Divine Perfection.

430. Promise To The Law, Sojourning.<br />

490. Spiritual Perfection, (Seventy x Seven) Israels Complete & Final<br />

Restoration.<br />

600. Warfare.<br />

666. Number of Man, Man of Sin.<br />

888. Ist Resurrection of Saints.<br />

1000. Number of the Glory of God, Divine Completion<br />

II<br />

Biblical numerology<br />

http://asis.com/users/stag/godcount.html<br />

The following table is taken from God Counts.<br />

No.<br />

Meaning<br />

1 Unity; New beginnings<br />

2 Union; Division; Wittnessing<br />

3 Divine completeness and perfection<br />

4 Creation; The world; Creative works<br />

5<br />

6<br />

7<br />

Grace; God's goodness; Pentatuech (first five<br />

books)<br />

Weakness of man; Manifestation of sin ; Evils of<br />

Satan<br />

Resurrection; Spiritual completeness; Fathers<br />

perfection<br />

8 New birth; New beginnings<br />

9<br />

Fruit of the spirit; Divine completeness from the<br />

Father<br />

10 Testimony; Law and responsiblity<br />

11 Disorder and judgement<br />

12 Governmental perfection<br />

13 Apostacy; depravity and rebellion

14 Deliverance; Salvation<br />

15 Rest<br />

16 Love<br />

17 Victory<br />

18 Bondage<br />

19 Faith<br />

20 Redemption<br />

21 Exceeding sinfulness of sin<br />

22 Light<br />

23 Death<br />

24 The Priesthood<br />

25 Repentance; The forgiveness of sins<br />

26 The Gospel of Christ<br />

27 Preaching of the Gospel<br />

28 Eternal life<br />

29 Departure<br />

30 Blood of Christ; Dedication<br />

31 Offspring<br />

32 Covenant<br />

33 Promise<br />

34 Naming of a son<br />

35 Hope<br />

36 Enemy<br />

37 The word of our Father<br />

38 Slavery<br />

39 Disease<br />

40 Trials; Probation; Testings

42 Israel's opression; First advent<br />

44 Judgement of the World<br />

45 Preservation<br />

50 Holy Spirit; Pentacost<br />

60 Pride<br />

66 Idol worship<br />

70<br />

Punishment and restoration of Israel;<br />

Universality<br />

100 Election; Children of the promise<br />

119 Spiritual perfection and victory 7*17=119<br />

120 Divine period of probation<br />

144 The Spirit guided life<br />

200 Insufficiency<br />

600 Warfare<br />

666 Antichrist<br />

777 Christ<br />

888 Holy Spirit; The sum of Tree of Life<br />

1000 Divine completeness and Fathers glory<br />

4000<br />

Salvation of the world through the blood of the<br />

Lamb ( Those who chose between Christ and<br />

Antichrist)<br />

6000 Deception of Antichrist; Second advent<br />

144,0<br />

00<br />

Those numbered of Isreal

III<br />

Biblical Numerology (Numbers<br />

and Meanings)<br />

http://www.biblestudy.org/bibleref/meaning-of-numbers-in-bi<br />

ble/1.html<br />

Number 1<br />

Symbol of Unity. “One” excludes all difference, for there is no<br />

second with which it can either harmonize or conflict. It<br />

marks the beginning. We must begin with God. All our words<br />

and works must be characterized by the first words of the<br />

Bible: “In the beginning GOD.” Nothing is right that does not<br />

begin with Him. “God first” is the voice of Scripture. “Seek ye<br />

first the kingdom of God and His righteousness; and all these<br />

things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:33) is the<br />

testimony of Christ. “God first” is the great proclamation.<br />

Number 2<br />

Two affirms that there is a difference – there is another. One<br />

affirms that there is not another!<br />

This difference may be for good or for evil. A thing may differ<br />

from evil, and be good; or it may differ from good, and be evil.<br />

Hence, it takes a Two-fold coloring, according to the context.<br />

It is the first number by which we can divide another, and<br />

therefore in all its uses we may trace this fundamental idea of<br />

division or difference.<br />

The number two may be, though different in character, yet<br />

one as to testimony and friendship. The Second that comes<br />

in may be for help and deliverance. But, alas! where man is<br />

concerned, this number testifies of his fall, for it more often

denotes that difference which implies opposition, enmity, and<br />

oppression.*<br />

Number 3<br />

Three, therefore, stands for that which is solid, real,<br />

substantial, complete, and entire. All things that are specially<br />

complete are stamped with this number:<br />

•God’s attributes are: omniscience, omnipresence, and<br />

omnipotence.<br />

•There great divisions completing time: past, present, and<br />

future.<br />

•3 persons, in grammar, express and include all the<br />

relationships of mankind.<br />

•Thought, word, and deed, complete the sum of human<br />

capability.<br />

•Three degrees of comparison complete our knowledge of<br />

qualities.<br />

•The simplest proposition requires three things to complete it;<br />

viz., the subject, the predicate, and the copula.<br />

•Three propositions are necessary to complete the simplest<br />

form of argument: the major premise, the minor, and the<br />

conclusion.<br />

•3 kingdoms embrace our ideas of matter; mineral, vegetable,<br />

and animal.<br />

When we turn to the Scriptures, this completion becomes<br />

Divine, and marks Divine completeness or perfection.<br />

Number 4<br />

Now 4 is made up of three and one (3+1=4), and it denotes<br />

His creative works. He is known by the things that are seen.<br />

Hence the written revelation commences with the words, “In<br />

the beginning God CREATED.” Creation is therefore the next<br />

thing – the fourth thing, and the number four always has

eference to all that is created. It is emphatically the number<br />

of Creation; of man in his relation to the world as created.<br />

•Four is the number of the great elements: earth, air, fire, and<br />

water.<br />

•Four are the regions of the earth: north, south, east, and<br />

west.<br />

•Four are the divisions of the day: morning, noon, evening,<br />

and midnight.<br />

•Four are the seasons of the year – spring, summer, autumn,<br />

and winter.<br />

• Four are the great variations of the lunar phases.<br />

Four marks division also. For the river was “parted.” It is the<br />

first number which is not a “prime,” the first which can be<br />

divided. It is the first square number also, and therefore it<br />

marks a kind of completeness as well, which we have called<br />

material completeness.<br />

Number 5<br />

Five is four plus one (4+1). Now we have a further revelation<br />

of a People called out from mankind, redeemed and saved,<br />

to walk with God from earth to heaven. Hence, Redemption<br />

follows creation. Inasmuch as in consequence of the fall of<br />

man creation came under the curse and was “made subject<br />

to vanity,” therefore man and creation must be redeemed.<br />

Thus we have:<br />

1.Father<br />

2.Son<br />

3.Spirit<br />

4.Creation<br />

5.Redemption<br />

These are the 5 great mysteries, and five is therefore the<br />

number of GRACE.

If four is the number of the world, then it represents man’s<br />

weakness, and helplessness, and vanity, as we have seen.<br />

But four plus one (4+1=5) is significant of Divine strength<br />

combined with the impotence of earth; of Divine favor<br />

uninfluenced and invincible.<br />

November 6<br />

Six is either 4 plus 2, i.e., man’s world (4) with man’s enmity<br />

to God (2) brought in: or it is 5 plus 1, the grace of God made<br />

of none effect by man’s addition to it, or perversion, or<br />

corruption of it: or it is 7 minus 1, i.e., man’s coming short of<br />

spiritual perfection. In any case, therefore, it has to do with<br />

man; it is the number of imperfection; the human number; the<br />

number of MAN as destitute of God, without God, without<br />

Christ.<br />

Six, therefore, is the number of labor also, of man’s labor as<br />

apart and distinct from God’s rest. True, it marks the<br />

completion of Creation as God’s work, and therefore the<br />

number is significant of secular completeness.<br />

The serpent also was created on the sixth day.<br />

The Sixth Commandment relates to the worst sin – murder.<br />

The sixth clause of the Lord’s prayer treats of sin.<br />

The number 6 is stamped on all that is connected with<br />

human labor. We see it stamped upon his measures which<br />

he uses in his labor, and on the time during which he labors.<br />

And we see this from the very beginning.<br />

The number 6 is also stamped upon the measurements of<br />

the Great Pyramid, the unit of which was the inch and its<br />

sexagesimal multiples. The first multiple is the foot, 12<br />

inches (2×6); and after this the rises are 18 ( 3 x 6), 24 (4×6),<br />

30 ( 5 x 6), and 36 (6×6 = the yard).<br />

Number 7

We come now to the great number of spiritual perfection. A<br />

number which, therefore, occupies so large a place in the<br />

works, and especially in the Word of God as being inspired<br />

by the Holy Spirit.<br />

Number 8<br />

In Hebrew the number eight is (Sh’moneh), from the root<br />

(Shah’meyn), “to make fat,” “cover with fat,” “to<br />

super-abound.” As a participle it means “one who abounds in<br />

strength,” etc. As a noun it is “superabundant fertility,” “oil,”<br />

etc. So that as a numeral it is the superabundant number. As<br />

seven was so called because the seventh day was the day of<br />

completion and rest, so eight, as the eighth day, was over<br />

and above this perfect completion, and was indeed the first<br />

of a new series, as well as being the eighth. We consider the<br />

connection between 8 and 7 in another section.<br />

Eight is 7 plus 1. Hence it is the number specially associated<br />

with Resurrection and Regeneration, and the beginning of a<br />

new era or order.<br />

Number 9<br />

The number nine is a most remarkable number in many<br />

respects. It is held in great reverence by all who study the<br />

occult sciences; and in mathematical science it possesses<br />

properties and powers which are found in no other number.*<br />

* Among others may be mentioned (1) that the sum of the<br />

digits which form its multiples are themselves always a<br />

multiple of nine; e.g., 2 x 9 = 18 (and 1+8=9); 3 x 9 = 27 (and<br />

2+7=9); 4 x 9 = 36 (and 3+6=9); 5 x 9 = 45 (and 4+5=9), etc.,<br />

etc.; and so with the larger numbers: 52843 x 9 = 475587<br />

(and 4+7+5+5+8+7=36, and 3+6=9). (2) The sum of its<br />

multiples through the nine digits = 405, or 9 times 45.

It is the last of the digits, and thus marks the end; and is<br />

significant of the conclusion of a matter.<br />

It is akin to the number six, six being the sum of its factors (3<br />

x 3=9, and 3+3=6), and is thus significant of the end of man,<br />

and the summation of all man’s works. Nine is, therefore, the<br />

number of finality or judgment.<br />

The number of finality or judgment is committed unto Jesus<br />

as “the Son of man” (John 5:27; Acts 17:31). It marks the<br />

completeness, the end and issue of all things as to man —<br />

the judgment of man and all his works.<br />

It is a factor of 666, which is 9 times 74.<br />

The Gematria (substituting numbers for letters) of the word<br />

“Dan,” which means a judge, is 54 (9 x 6).<br />

The sum of the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet is 4995 (5 x<br />

999). It is stamped, therefore, with the numbers of grace and<br />

finality. The sum of the Greek alphabet is 3999.<br />

What are the 9 judgments of God?<br />

The judgments of God in Haggai 1:11 are enumerated in<br />

nine particulars:<br />

“And I called for a drought upon the land,<br />

and upon the mountains,<br />

and upon the corn,<br />

and upon the new wine,<br />

and upon the oil,<br />

and upon that which the ground bringeth forth,<br />

and upon men,<br />

and upon cattle,<br />

and upon all the labor of the hands.”<br />

Number 10<br />

It has been already pointed out that ten is one of the perfect<br />

numbers, and signifies the perfection of Divine order,

commencing, as it does, an altogether new series of<br />

numbers. The first decade is the representative of the whole<br />

numeral system, and originates the system of calculation<br />

called “decimals,” because the whole system of numeration<br />

consists of so many tens, of which the first is a type of the<br />

whole.<br />

Completeness of order, marking the entire round of anything,<br />

is, therefore, the ever-present signification of the number ten.<br />

It implies that nothing is wanting; that the number and order<br />

are perfect; that the whole cycle is complete.<br />

The Ten Commandments<br />

The Ten Commandments contain all that is necessary, and<br />

no more than is necessary, both as to their number and their<br />

order, while the Lord’s prayer is complete in ten clauses.<br />

The 10 clauses of the Lord’s Prayer<br />

The Lord’s prayer is completed in ten clauses. *<br />

1.The first, God’s sovereignty.<br />

2.The second, God’s manifested Name<br />

3.The third, the realization of God’s kingdom.<br />

4.The fourth first mentions the earth.<br />

5.The fifth, the gift of grace supplying our need.<br />

6.The sixth treats of man’s sin.<br />

7.The seventh pleads for spiritual guidance.<br />

8.The eighth pleads for final deliverance from all evil.<br />

9.The ninth sums up the divine glory (32)<br />

10.The tenth completes the eternal cycles.<br />

* These clauses have the significance of their respective<br />

numbers.<br />

The Tithes<br />

The tithes represent the whole of what was due from man to<br />

God, as marking and recognizing God’s claim on the whole.

The number 10 and redemption<br />

The redemption money was ten gerahs, and thus was<br />

acknowledged both what God claimed, and what man was<br />

responsible to give. Now ten gerahs was half a shekel<br />

(Exodus 30:12-16; Numbers 3:47). Every male that was<br />

numbered, over 20 years of age, must pay this sum and<br />

meet God’s claim. *<br />

* When David numbered the people (2Samuel 24 and<br />

1Chronicles 21), this payment was not made and God’s<br />

claim was not met. Hence the judgment which followed.<br />

But the firstborn were to pay ten times as much; for when<br />

God took the Levites instead of the first-born of Israel, there<br />

were found 22,273 first-born males, but only 22,000 Levites.<br />

So that 273 had to pay the ransom money, which amounted<br />

to ten times ten gerahs. Thus, though the five shekels looked<br />

like a variation, the significance of ten is sustained, for the<br />

five shekels were ten times the “half shekel.” (See Numbers<br />

3:12,13,40-51).<br />

The 10 Plagues of Egypt<br />

The ten plagues were representative of the complete circle of<br />

God’s judgments on Egypt. Exodus 9:14, “I will . . . send all<br />

my plagues.”<br />

The 10 kingdoms controlled by the Antichrist<br />

Antichrist’s world power is comprised in the ten kingdoms,<br />

symbolized by the ten toes on the feet of the image of<br />

Nebuchadnezzar’s dream (Daniel 2:41), and by the ten<br />

horns of the fourth beast of Daniel’s vision (Daniel 7:7,20,24,<br />

etc.; Revelation 12:3, 13:1, 17:3,7,12).<br />

Number 11

If ten marks the perfection of Divine order, then the number<br />

eleven is an addition to it, subversive of and undoing that<br />

order. If twelve is the number which marks the perfection of<br />

Divine government, then 11 falls short of it. So that whether<br />

we regard it as being 10 + 1, or 12 – 1, it is the number which<br />

marks, disorder, disorganization, imperfection, and<br />

disintegration.<br />

The importance of the number eleven is that it signifies<br />

disorder and judgment and is used 24 times in the Bible. The<br />

designation “11th” is used 19 times in scripture. Coming after<br />

10 (law and responsibility), the number 11 represents the<br />

opposite — the irresponsibility of breaking the Law, which<br />

brings disorder and judgment.<br />

In Genesis 11, men rebelled against God and built the tower<br />

of Babel. God judged them by confusing their language,<br />

resulting in chaos. In the eleventh year of Zedekiah, the last<br />

king of Judah, God executed His final judgment against<br />

Judah with the complete destruction of Jerusalem and the<br />

temple and the exile of the remaining Jews to Babylon.<br />

The apostle John saw 11 things in connection with the final<br />

judgment (Revelation 20:12-14).<br />

Number 12<br />

Twelve is a perfect number, signifying perfection of<br />

government, or of governmental perfection. It is found as a<br />

multiple in all that has to do with rule. The sun which “rules”<br />

the day, and the moon and stars which “govern” the night, do<br />

so by their passage through the twelve signs of the Zodiac<br />

which completes the great circle of the heavens of 360 (12 x<br />

30) degrees or divisions, and thus govern the year.

Twelve is the product of 3 (the perfectly Divine and heavenly<br />

number) and 4 (the earthly of what is material and organic).<br />

While seven is composed of 3 added to 4, the number twelve<br />

is 3 multiplied by 4, and hence denotes that which can<br />

scarcely be explained in words, but which the spiritual<br />

perception can at once appreciate, viz., organization, the<br />

products denoting production and multiplication and increase<br />

of all that is contained in the two numbers separately. The 4<br />

is generally prominently seen in the twelve.<br />

The number twelve is found 187 times total in the Bible, 22 of<br />

which are in the book of Revelation.<br />

The significance of the number 12 is that it represents divine<br />

authority and appointment, as well as governmental<br />

foundation and perfection, and shows completeness. Twelve<br />

is also used as a signature of Israel. Truth is symbolized by<br />

144, or 12 x 12.<br />

There are twelve divisions of heaven called the Mazzaroth,<br />

which God uses for signs and seasons. The testimony of the<br />

stars is numerically in harmony with the Bible: “The heavens<br />

declare the glory of God and the firmament shows His<br />

handiwork” (Psalms 19:1).<br />

Number 13<br />

The number thirteen and the enemy of God<br />

The enemies of God and his people, as named in Scripture,<br />

are generally multiples of 13. The primary example of this is<br />

the great enemy himself, Satan. Although we may give the<br />

English for the sake of clearness, the Gematria (the values<br />

formed by the letters of the words themselves) are always<br />

based on the original Hebrew or Greek:<br />

•Satan, in Hebrew = 364 (13 x 28)

•Satan, in Greek = 2197 (133)<br />

•”That old serpent, even Satan” = 2756 (13×212)<br />

•”Ha-Seraph” (Numbers 21:8) = 585 (13×45)<br />

•Beelzebub = 598 (13 x 46)<br />

•Belial – 78 (13×6)<br />

•Dragon (Revelation 12:9) = 975 (13 x 75)<br />

•Serpent = 780 (13×60)<br />

•Murderer = 1820 (13 x 140)<br />

•Tempter = 1053 (13×81)<br />

•The Scape-goat = 585 (13 x 45)<br />

•The Lion (Psalm 91:13) = 338 (13×26)<br />

•”As a Lion” (1Peter 5:8) = 1885 (13 x 145)<br />

•”The Power of the Enemy” (Luke 10:9) = 2509 (13 x 193)<br />

(13×464)<br />

•Fowler (Psalm 91:3) = 416 (13×32)<br />

•”Who is called the Devil and Satan” = 2197 (133)<br />

•”Seven Devils” = 572 (13 x 44)<br />

•”Because the Prince of this world is judged” (John 16:11) =<br />

5577 (132×33)<br />

•”When he speaketh a lie he speaketh of his own, for he is a<br />

liar” (John 8:44) = 7072 (13×544)<br />

The longest book name and number 13<br />

The longest name of a Bible book, Thessalonians, is 13<br />

characters.<br />

Additional commentary on the Biblical Meaning of 13 *<br />

The number thirteen is associated with rebellion and<br />

depravity and is used fifteen times in the Bible. All the names<br />

of Satan are divisible by thirteen. Nimrod, the chief rebel<br />

after the flood, was the thirteenth in the line of Ham. In their<br />

thirteenth year of servitude, the kings of the nations rebelled<br />

(Genesis 14:4). Twelve represents the government of

God and thirteen represents the governments of men in<br />

rebellion against God.<br />

Number 666<br />

The number six hundred sixty six is “the number of a name”<br />

(Revelation 13:17-18). When the name of Antichrist is known<br />

its Gematria (substituting numbers for letters) will doubtless<br />

be found to be 666. But this number has, we believe, a far<br />

deeper reference to and connection with the secret<br />

mysteries of the ancient religions, which will be again<br />

manifested in connection with the last great apostasy.<br />

If six is the number of secular or human perfection, then 66 is<br />

a more emphatic expression of the same fact, and 666 is the<br />

concentrated expression of it; six hundred sixty-six is<br />

therefore the triple of human perfection; the perfection of<br />

imperfection; the culmination of human pride in<br />

independence of God and opposition to His Christ.<br />

The number, however, has to be computed, to reckon, to<br />

calculate, not merely to count or enumerate). See Revelation<br />

13:18. Therefore it is not to be known by gematria merely,<br />

though, as we have said, that will be one of the factors in the<br />

calculation, just as the letters in the word Jesus amount to<br />

888.<br />

But 666 was the secret symbol of the ancient pagan<br />

mysteries connected with the worship of the Devil. It is to day<br />

the secret connecting link between those ancient mysteries<br />

and their modern revival in Spiritualism, Theosophy, etc. The<br />

efforts of the great enemy are now directed towards uniting<br />

all into one great whole. The newspapers, worldly and<br />

religious, are full of schemes as to such a union. “Reunion” is<br />

in the air. The societies for the re-union of Christendom, and<br />

the Conferences for the re-union of the Churches, are alike<br />

parts of the same great movement, and are all making for

and are signs of the coming Apostasy. During this age,<br />

“Separation” is God’s word for His people, and is the mark of<br />

Christ; while “union” and “re-union” is the mark of Antichrist.

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