Biblical numbers and there meaning

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The spiritual significance of numbers is evident throughout the Word of God.Many of the numbers in the Bible have deeper prophetic or spiritual significance.Most of the meanings attributed to numbers in the Bible have to do with prophecy, laws to be followed or punishments inflicted.Two of the most commonly repeated numbers in the Bible are 7 and 40. The number 7 signifies completion or perfection (Genesis 7:2-4; Revelation 1:20). It is often called “God’s number” since He is the only One who is perfect and complete (Revelation 4:5; 5:1, 5-6). The number 3 is also thought to be the number of divine perfection: The Trinity consists of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

The following numbers correspond to the meanings found in the Bible.

No; Meaning

1 Unity; New beginnings

2 Union; Division; Witnessing

3 Divine completeness and perfection

4 Creation; The world; Creative works

5 Grace; God’s goodness; Pentateuch (first five books)

6 Weakness of man; Manifestation of sin ; Evils of Satan

7 Resurrection; Spiritual completeness; Fathers perfection

8 New birth; New beginnings

9 Fruit of the spirit; Divine completeness from the Father

10 Testimony; Law and responsibility

11 Disorder and judgement

12 Governmental perfection

13 Apostasy; depravity and rebellion

14 Deliverance; Salvation

15 Rest

16 Love

17 Victory

18 Bondage

19 Faith

20 Redemption

21 Exceeding sinfulness of sin

22 Light

23 Death

24 The Priesthood

25 Repentance; The forgiveness of sins

26 The Gospel of Christ

27 Preaching of the Gospel

28 Eternal life

29 Departure

30 Blood of Christ; Dedication

31 Offspring

32 Covenant

33 Promise

34 Naming of a son

35 Hope

36 Enemy

37 The word of our Father

38 Slavery

39 Disease

40 Trials; Probation; Testings

42 Israel’s oppression; First advent

44 Judgement of the World

45 Preservation

50 Holy Spirit; Pentecost

60 Pride

66 Idol worship

70 Punishment and restoration of Israel; Universality

100 Election; Children of the promise

119 Spiritual perfection and victory 7*17=119

120 Divine period of probation

144 The Spirit guided life

200 Insufficiency

600 Warfare

666 Antichrist

777 Christ

888 Holy Spirit; The sum of Tree of Life

1000 Divine completeness and Fathers glory

4000 Salvation of the world through the blood of the Lamb ( Those who chose between Christ and Antichrist)

6000 Deception of Antichrist; Second advent

7000 Final judgement; Zadok

144,000 Those numbered of Israel

The final book of the Bible, the Book of Revelation is referred to as the Book of Sevens because the number is so prevalent. Below are examples from both testaments:

7 days in a week

7 Seals – Book sealed by God

7 Angels and 7 Trumpets

7 Angels and 7 Vials

7 Spirits of God

7 Eyes and 7 Horns of the lamb

7 Kings

7 Stars in Christ’s hand

7 Thunders

7 Heads and 7 Crowns of the Dragon

7 Letters to 7 Churches

7 Mountains

7 Golden candlesticks

Christ said 7 things during his crucifixion

Christ instructed to forgive 70 times 7

God rested on the 7th day of creation


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