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 Key Numbers of Genesis We are dealing with 10 numbers or digits in our favorite game: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.The Genesis (and we are focusing solely on the first time the number by itself is mentioned in the number form) contains 8 of the 10 numbers: one, two three, four, five, six, seven and eight. The nine only occurs in combinations (“ninety-nine”), the zero does not appear at all. The use of the zero as a number was introduced much later in the history of our civilization.The most common way of using key numbers from Genesis is to sort the numbers based on their occurrence in the scripture:
Now we have found the Key Numbers of Genesis in the correct order: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 3, 8 , 6, (9), (0). And we add the non existing numbers to the end.
|The Number 1|
And God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear." And it was so.
The Number 2
God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.
The Number 4
And there was evening, and there was morning—the fourth day.
The Number 5
against Kedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of Goiim, Amraphel king of Shinar and Arioch king of Ellasar—four kings against five.
|The Number 7|
But the LORD said to him, "Not so ; if anyone kills Cain, he will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.
The Number 3
Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth.
The Number 8
For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner—those who are not your offspring.
The Number 6
Then Leah said, "God has presented me with a precious gift. This time my husband will treat me with honor, because I have borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.