are a few of the summary of symbolism as seen by others
Union, Division, Witnessing
Resurrection, Divine Completeness, Perfection, Godhead &
Man’s Number, Satan, His Influence
Completeness, Spiritual, Perfection
New Beginning, New Creation, New Birth
Fruit of the Spirit, Divine Completeness, From the Lord
Testimony, Law and Responsibility
Judgment and Disorder
Governmental Perfection, Divine Power, Rule or Authority
Depravity, Lost and Rebellious
Deliverance and Salvation
Exceedingly Sinfulness of Sin
Light, Making Manifest
Forgiveness of Sins
Gospel of Christ
Preaching of the Gospel, Prophecy
Dedication or Blood of Christ
Naming of a Son, Endurance
Word of God, Exhaultation.
Trial, Testing, Tribulation.
Israel’s oppression, 2nd Coming.
Holy Spirit, Second Death.
Tabernacle, Dwelling Place.
Wrath of God.
Spirit, Holy Ghost, Israels Jubillee.
Divine Revelation (51 books).
Security of the Believer.
Image or Idol Worship.
Calling on the name of the Lord.
Resurrection or Lords Day.
Divine Period of Probation.
The Spirit Guided Life.
Insufficiency of Earthly/Fleshly things.
Number of Israel.
Period Of Divine Perfection.
Promise To The Law, Sojourning.
Spiritual Perfection, (Seventy x Seven) Israels Complete &
Number of Man, Man of Sin.
Ist Resurrection of Saints.
Number of the Glory of God, Divine Completion
The following table is taken from
Unity; New beginnings
Union; Division; Wittnessing
Divine completeness and perfection
Creation; The world; Creative works
Grace; God's goodness; Pentatuech (first five books)
Weakness of man; Manifestation of sin ; Evils of
Resurrection; Spiritual completeness; Fathers
New birth; New beginnings
Fruit of the spirit; Divine completeness from the
Testimony; Law and responsiblity
Disorder and judgement
Apostacy; depravity and rebellion
Exceeding sinfulness of sin
Repentance; The forgiveness of sins
The Gospel of Christ
Preaching of the Gospel
Blood of Christ; Dedication
Naming of a son
The word of our Father
Trials; Probation; Testings
Israel's opression; First advent
Judgement of the World
Holy Spirit; Pentacost
Punishment and restoration of Israel; Universality
Election; Children of the promise
Spiritual perfection and victory 7*17=119
Divine period of probation
The Spirit guided life
Holy Spirit; The sum of Tree of Life
Divine completeness and Fathers glory
Salvation of the world through the blood of the Lamb
( Those who chose between Christ and Antichrist)
Deception of Antichrist; Second advent
Final judgement; Zadok
Those numbered of Isreal
Numerology (Numbers and Meanings)
Symbol of Unity. “One” excludes all difference, for there is
no second with which it can either harmonize or conflict. It
marks the beginning. We must begin with God. All our words
and works must be characterized by the first words of the
Bible: “In the beginning GOD.” Nothing is right that does
not begin with Him. “God first” is the voice of Scripture.
“Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness; and
all these things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:33) is
the testimony of Christ. “God first” is the great
affirms that there is a difference – there is another. One
affirms that there is not another!
This difference may be for good or for evil. A thing may
differ from evil, and be good; or it may differ from good,
and be evil. Hence, it takes a Two-fold coloring, according
to the context.
It is the first number by which we can divide another, and
therefore in all its uses we may trace this fundamental idea
of division or difference.
The number two may be, though different in character, yet
one as to testimony and friendship. The Second that comes in
may be for help and deliverance. But, alas! where man is
concerned, this number testifies of his fall, for it more
often denotes that difference which implies opposition,
enmity, and oppression.*
Three, therefore, stands for that which is solid, real,
substantial, complete, and entire. All things that are
specially complete are stamped with this number:
•God’s attributes are: omniscience, omnipresence, and
•There great divisions completing time: past, present, and
•3 persons, in grammar, express and include all the
relationships of mankind.
•Thought, word, and deed, complete the sum of human
•Three degrees of comparison complete our knowledge of
•The simplest proposition requires three things to complete
it; viz., the subject, the predicate, and the copula.
•Three propositions are necessary to complete the simplest
form of argument: the major premise, the minor, and the
•3 kingdoms embrace our ideas of matter; mineral, vegetable,
When we turn to the Scriptures, this completion becomes
Divine, and marks Divine completeness or perfection.
is made up of three and one (3+1=4), and it denotes His
creative works. He is known by the things that are seen.
Hence the written revelation commences with the words, “In
the beginning God CREATED.” Creation is therefore the next
thing – the fourth thing, and the number four always has
reference to all that is created. It is emphatically the
number of Creation; of man in his relation to the world as
is the number of the great elements: earth, air, fire, and
•Four are the regions of the earth: north, south, east, and
•Four are the divisions of the day: morning, noon, evening,
•Four are the seasons of the year – spring, summer, autumn,
• Four are the great variations of the lunar phases.
marks division also. For the river was “parted.” It is the
first number which is not a “prime,” the first which can be
divided. It is the first square number also, and therefore
it marks a kind of completeness as well, which we have
called material completeness.
is four plus one (4+1). Now we have a further revelation of
a People called out from mankind, redeemed and saved, to
walk with God from earth to heaven. Hence, Redemption
follows creation. Inasmuch as in consequence of the fall of
man creation came under the curse and was “made subject to
vanity,” therefore man and creation must be redeemed. Thus
These are the 5 great mysteries, and five is therefore the
number of GRACE.
four is the number of the world, then it represents man’s
weakness, and helplessness, and vanity, as we have seen.
But four plus one (4+1=5) is significant of Divine strength
added to and made perfect in that weakness; of omnipotence
combined with the impotence of earth; of Divine favor
uninfluenced and invincible.
is either 4 plus 2, i.e., man’s world (4) with man’s enmity
to God (2) brought in: or it is 5 plus 1, the grace of God
made of none effect by man’s addition to it, or perversion,
or corruption of it: or it is 7 minus 1, i.e., man’s coming
short of spiritual perfection. In any case, therefore, it
has to do with man; it is the number of imperfection; the
human number; the number of MAN as destitute of God, without
God, without Christ.
Six, therefore, is the number of labor also, of man’s labor
as apart and distinct from God’s rest. True, it marks the
completion of Creation as God’s work, and therefore the
number is significant of secular completeness.
serpent also was created on the sixth day.
The Sixth Commandment relates to the worst sin – murder.
The sixth clause of the Lord’s prayer treats of sin.
The number 6 is stamped on all that is connected with human
labor. We see it stamped upon his measures which he uses in
his labor, and on the time during which he labors. And we
see this from the very beginning.
The number 6 is also stamped upon the measurements of the
Great Pyramid, the unit of which was the inch and its
sexagesimal multiples. The first multiple is the foot, 12
inches (2×6); and after this the rises are 18 ( 3 x 6), 24
(4×6), 30 ( 5 x 6), and 36 (6×6 = the yard).
come now to the great number of spiritual perfection. A
number which, therefore, occupies so large a place in the
works, and especially in the Word of God as being inspired
by the Holy Spirit.
Hebrew the number eight is (Sh’moneh), from the root
(Shah’meyn), “to make fat,” “cover with fat,” “to
super-abound.” As a participle it means “one who abounds in
strength,” etc. As a noun it is “superabundant fertility,”
“oil,” etc. So that as a numeral it is the superabundant
number. As seven was so called because the seventh day was
the day of completion and rest, so eight, as the eighth day,
was over and above this perfect completion, and was indeed
the first of a new series, as well as being the eighth. We
consider the connection between 8 and 7 in another section.
is 7 plus 1. Hence it is the number specially associated
with Resurrection and Regeneration, and the beginning of a
new era or order.
number nine is a most remarkable number in many respects. It
is held in great reverence by all who study the occult
sciences; and in mathematical science it possesses
properties and powers which are found in no other number.*
Among others may be mentioned (1) that the sum of the digits
which form its multiples are themselves always a multiple of
nine; e.g., 2 x 9 = 18 (and 1+8=9); 3 x 9 = 27 (and 2+7=9);
4 x 9 = 36 (and 3+6=9); 5 x 9 = 45 (and 4+5=9), etc., etc.;
and so with the larger numbers: 52843 x 9 = 475587 (and
4+7+5+5+8+7=36, and 3+6=9). (2) The sum of its multiples
through the nine digits = 405, or 9 times 45.
the last of the digits, and thus marks the end; and is
significant of the conclusion of a matter.
It is akin to the number six, six being the sum of its
factors (3 x 3=9, and 3+3=6), and is thus significant of the
end of man, and the summation of all man’s works. Nine is,
therefore, the number of finality or judgment.
The number of finality or judgment is committed unto Jesus
as “the Son of man” (John 5:27; Acts 17:31). It marks the
completeness, the end and issue of all things as to man —
the judgment of man and all his works.
a factor of 666, which is 9 times 74.
Gematria (substituting numbers for letters) of the word
“Dan,” which means a judge, is 54 (9 x 6).
The sum of the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet is 4995 (5
x 999). It is stamped, therefore, with the numbers of grace
and finality. The sum of the Greek alphabet is 3999.
What are the 9 judgments of God?
judgments of God in Haggai 1:11 are enumerated in nine
“And I called for a drought upon the land,
and upon the mountains,
and upon the corn,
and upon the new wine,
and upon the oil,
and upon that which the ground bringeth forth,
and upon men,
and upon cattle,
and upon all the labor of the hands.”
has been already pointed out that ten is one of the perfect
numbers, and signifies the perfection of Divine order,
commencing, as it does, an altogether new series of numbers.
The first decade is the representative of the whole numeral
system, and originates the system of calculation called
“decimals,” because the whole system of numeration consists
of so many tens, of which the first is a type of the whole.
Completeness of order, marking the entire round of anything,
is, therefore, the ever-present signification of the number
ten. It implies that nothing is wanting; that the number and
order are perfect; that the whole cycle is complete.
The Ten Commandments contain all that is necessary, and no
more than is necessary, both as to their number and their
order, while the Lord’s prayer is complete in ten clauses.
10 clauses of the Lord’s Prayer
The Lord’s prayer is completed in ten clauses. *
1.The first, God’s sovereignty.
2.The second, God’s manifested Name
3.The third, the realization of God’s kingdom.
4.The fourth first mentions the earth.
5.The fifth, the gift of grace supplying our need.
6.The sixth treats of man’s sin.
7.The seventh pleads for spiritual guidance.
8.The eighth pleads for final deliverance from all evil.
9.The ninth sums up the divine glory (32)
10.The tenth completes the eternal cycles.
These clauses have the significance of their respective
The tithes represent the whole of what was due from man to
God, as marking and recognizing God’s claim on the whole.
number 10 and redemption
The redemption money was ten gerahs, and thus was
acknowledged both what God claimed, and what man was
responsible to give. Now ten gerahs was half a shekel
(Exodus 30:12-16; Numbers 3:47). Every male that was
numbered, over 20 years of age, must pay this sum and meet
God’s claim. *
When David numbered the people (2Samuel 24 and 1Chronicles
21), this payment was not made and God’s claim was not met.
Hence the judgment which followed.
the firstborn were to pay ten times as much; for when God
took the Levites instead of the first-born of Israel, there
were found 22,273 first-born males, but only 22,000 Levites.
So that 273 had to pay the ransom money, which amounted to
ten times ten gerahs. Thus, though the five shekels looked
like a variation, the significance of ten is sustained, for
the five shekels were ten times the “half shekel.” (See
10 Plagues of Egypt
The ten plagues were representative of the complete circle
of God’s judgments on Egypt. Exodus 9:14, “I will . . . send
all my plagues.”
10 kingdoms controlled by the Antichrist
Antichrist’s world power is comprised in the ten kingdoms,
symbolized by the ten toes on the feet of the image of
Nebuchadnezzar’s dream (Daniel 2:41), and by the ten horns
of the fourth beast of Daniel’s vision (Daniel 7:7,20,24,
etc.; Revelation 12:3, 13:1, 17:3,7,12).
ten marks the perfection of Divine order, then the number
eleven is an addition to it, subversive of and undoing that
order. If twelve is the number which marks the perfection of
Divine government, then 11 falls short of it. So that
whether we regard it as being 10 + 1, or 12 – 1, it is the
number which marks, disorder, disorganization, imperfection,
importance of the number eleven is that it signifies
disorder and judgment and is used 24 times in the Bible. The
designation “11th” is used 19 times in scripture. Coming
after 10 (law and responsibility), the number 11 represents
the opposite — the irresponsibility of breaking the Law,
which brings disorder and judgment.
Genesis 11, men rebelled against God and built the tower of
Babel. God judged them by confusing their language,
resulting in chaos. In the eleventh year of Zedekiah, the
last king of Judah, God executed His final judgment against
Judah with the complete destruction of Jerusalem and the
temple and the exile of the remaining Jews to Babylon.
apostle John saw 11 things in connection with the final
judgment (Revelation 20:12-14).
Twelve is a perfect number, signifying perfection of
government, or of governmental perfection. It is found as a
multiple in all that has to do with rule. The sun which
“rules” the day, and the moon and stars which “govern” the
night, do so by their passage through the twelve signs of
the Zodiac which completes the great circle of the heavens
of 360 (12 x 30) degrees or divisions, and thus govern the
Twelve is the product of 3 (the perfectly Divine and
heavenly number) and 4 (the earthly of what is material and
seven is composed of 3 added to 4, the number twelve is 3
multiplied by 4, and hence denotes that which can scarcely
be explained in words, but which the spiritual perception
can at once appreciate, viz., organization, the products
denoting production and multiplication and increase of all
that is contained in the two numbers separately. The 4 is
generally prominently seen in the twelve.
number twelve is found 187 times total in the Bible, 22 of
which are in the book of Revelation.
significance of the number 12 is that it represents divine
authority and appointment, as well as governmental
foundation and perfection, and shows completeness. Twelve is
also used as a signature of Israel. Truth is symbolized by
144, or 12 x 12.
are twelve divisions of heaven called the Mazzaroth, which
God uses for signs and seasons. The testimony of the stars
is numerically in harmony with the Bible: “The heavens
declare the glory of God and the firmament shows His
handiwork” (Psalms 19:1).
number thirteen and the enemy of God
The enemies of God and his people, as named in Scripture,
are generally multiples of 13. The primary example of this
is the great enemy himself, Satan. Although we may give the
English for the sake of clearness, the Gematria (the values
formed by the letters of the words themselves) are always
based on the original Hebrew or Greek:
•Satan, in Hebrew = 364 (13 x 28)
•Satan, in Greek = 2197 (133)
•”That old serpent, even Satan” = 2756 (13×212)
•”Ha-Seraph” (Numbers 21:8) = 585 (13×45)
•Beelzebub = 598 (13 x 46)
•Belial – 78 (13×6)
•Dragon (Revelation 12:9) = 975 (13 x 75)
•Serpent = 780 (13×60)
•Murderer = 1820 (13 x 140)
•Tempter = 1053 (13×81)
•The Scape-goat = 585 (13 x 45)
•The Lion (Psalm 91:13) = 338 (13×26)
•”As a Lion” (1Peter 5:8) = 1885 (13 x 145)
•”The Power of the Enemy” (Luke 10:9) = 2509 (13 x 193)
•”Your adversary, the Devil, as a roaring lion” = 6032
•Fowler (Psalm 91:3) = 416 (13×32)
•”Who is called the Devil and Satan” = 2197 (133)
•”Seven Devils” = 572 (13 x 44)
•”Because the Prince of this world is judged” (John 16:11) =
•”When he speaketh a lie he speaketh of his own, for he is a
liar” (John 8:44) = 7072 (13×544)
longest book name and number 13
longest name of a Bible book, Thessalonians, is 13
Additional commentary on the Biblical Meaning of 13 *
number thirteen is associated with rebellion and depravity
and is used fifteen times in the Bible. All the names of
Satan are divisible by thirteen. Nimrod, the chief rebel
after the flood, was the thirteenth in the line of Ham. In
their thirteenth year of servitude, the kings of the nations
rebelled (Genesis 14:4). Twelve
represents the government of God and thirteen represents the
governments of men in rebellion against God.
The number six hundred sixty six is “the number of a name”
(Revelation 13:17-18). When the name of Antichrist is known
its Gematria (substituting numbers for letters) will
doubtless be found to be 666. But this number has, we
believe, a far deeper reference to and connection with the
secret mysteries of the ancient religions, which will be
again manifested in connection with the last great apostasy.
six is the number of secular or human perfection, then 66 is
a more emphatic expression of the same fact, and 666 is the
concentrated expression of it; six hundred sixty-six is
therefore the triple of human perfection; the perfection of
imperfection; the culmination of human pride in independence
of God and opposition to His Christ.
number, however, has to be computed, to reckon, to
calculate, not merely to count or enumerate). See Revelation
13:18. Therefore it is not to be known by gematria merely,
though, as we have said, that will be one of the factors in
the calculation, just as the letters in the word Jesus
amount to 888.
666 was the secret symbol of the ancient pagan mysteries
connected with the worship of the Devil. It is to day the
secret connecting link between those ancient mysteries and
their modern revival in Spiritualism, Theosophy, etc. The
efforts of the great enemy are now directed towards uniting
all into one great whole. The newspapers, worldly and
religious, are full of schemes as to such a union. “Reunion”
is in the air. The societies for the re-union of
Christendom, and the Conferences for the re-union of the
Churches, are alike parts of the same great movement, and
are all making for and are signs of the coming Apostasy.
During this age, “Separation” is God’s word for His people,
and is the mark of Christ; while “union” and “re-union” is
the mark of Antichrist.
Rabbi Dr. Hillel ben David (Greg Killian).
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