Using the scriptures for number selections is an old art. There many ways of doing so. We want to bring a few of these ways to your attention here the Pick34 Bible web site. To uncover the numbers mysteries, the numbers secrets you start out with the basics:The Missing PairsWhere are the numbers 44 and 88?We know already that the zero was not known by the time the scripture was written. That is not a mystery any longer. So when when we look at pairs we will not expect a double zero for sure. Let's move on and start out with looking for double pairs: 11(eleven), 22(twenty-two), 33(thirty-three), 44(forty-four), 55(fifty-five), 66(sixty-six), 77(seventy-seven), 88(eighty-eight) and 99(ninety-nine).The long known result shows us one of the most intriguing mysteries yet: There is no 44 written in the bible and also no 88.Here some locations of of the other double pairs:
Is this a coincidence?Not necessarily. There are indications that even numbers had a touch of impurity in the old days. So it is more likely that odd numbers were picked. Interesting.So take a chance the next time you need to pick double pairs: Try the 44 or the 88.
|Double Pair 11|
Goshen, Holon and Giloh—eleven towns and their villages.
Double Pair 22
2 Kings 21:19
Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem two years. His mother's name was Meshullemeth daughter of Haruz; she was from Jotbah.
Double Pair 33
These were the sons Leah bore to Jacob in Paddan Aram, besides his daughter Dinah. These sons and daughters of his were thirty-three in all.
Double Pair 55
2 Kings 21:1
Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-five years. His mother's name was Hephzibah.
|Double Pair 66|
If she gives birth to a daughter, for two weeks the woman will be unclean, as during her period. Then she must wait sixty-six days to be purified from her bleeding.
Double Pair 77
He caught a young man of Succoth and questioned him, and the young man wrote down for him the names of the seventy-seven officials of Succoth, the elders of the town.
Double Pair 99
And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off.