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Bible Q

Is there any basis to numerology or gematria in the Bible?

Basically the answer to this question is : Yes, for a few very simple Old Testament associations with some numbers – such as 7 for 7 days, and 12 for 12 tribes. No, for most other numbers. And as regards gematria (a rabbinical term) and the assignment of number values to letters in a word, […]

What does the number 666 mean?

The number 666 is the number of the beast in Revelation, the last book of the Bible: This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666. (Revelation 13:18) The “beast” in Revelation is a symbol […]