Meaning of Numbers in the Bible
The Number 6

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The Meaning of Numbers: The Number 6

In the Bible, the number 6 symbolizes man and human weakness, the evils of Satan and the manifestation of sin. Man was created on the sixth day. Men are appointed 6 days to labor.

A Hebrew slave was to serve six years and be released in the 7th year. Six years were appointed for the land to be sown and harvested. The number 6 is also associated with Satan in his temptation of Jesus.

The bringing together of three 6's is the number and mark of the end time Beast of Revelation. As such, it represents the very best system of governance that mankind can produce WITHOUT God and under the constant influence of his chief adversary. Man's system on earth is made up of three parts (economic, religious and governmental) all of which are influenced and led by Satan. When 666 is multiplied by 7 it equals 4662, which depicts man’s total imperfection under Lucifer. When added across, 4 + 6 + 6 + 2 = 18; and 18 divided by 3 is 6.

Appearances of the number six

Jephthah (in the East) served six years as a Judge of Israel (Judges 12:7).

The Bible mentions six earthquakes (Exodus 19:18, 1Kings 19:11, Amos 1:1, Matthew 27:54, 28:2, Acts 16:26).

Jesus was accused six times of being demon possessed (Mark 3:22, John 7:20, 8:48, 8:52, 10:20 and Luke 11:15).

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How is the number 6 related to Sorcery?

In the New Testament there are SIX references to people who practiced Sorcery, which is defined as divination by the assistance of evil spirits.

Additional info on the Biblical Meaning of number 6

The word of God records that Christ was asked 6 times, most of the time by those who were self-righteous, to produce a sign to PROVE who he was and the claims he made.

  1. The Pharisees demand a sign after they accuse Christ of casting out demons by the power of Satan (Matthew 12:38, Mark 8:11). Jesus' response was that the only sign that will be given is that of Jonah the prophet.

  2. The Pharisees and Sadducees try to tempt Jesus by asking for a sign (Matthew 16:1).

  3. The twelve disciples, on the Mount of Olives, ask Christ what will be the sign of his Second Coming and the end of the world (Matthew 24:3, Mark 13:4).

  4. Some people who saw him cast a demon out of a person ask him for a sign from heaven (Luke 11:16).

  5. After cleansing Jerusalem's temple at the start of his ministry, some Jews who saw what Jesus did demand a sign (John 2:18).

  6. People who Christ miraculously fed ask him for a sign so that they may believe in him (John 6:30).

Toward the end of his life many people, primarily Jewish religious leaders, had come to believe Jesus was guilty of some kind of crime or heinous sin. Six people, however, are recorded as stating that he was innocent of all the charges leveled against him. Those who found him innocent were Roman Prefect of Judea Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:14), Herod (Luke 23:15), Judas (after the devil left him - Matthew 27:3), Pontius Pilate's wife (Matthew 27:19), one of the thieves on the cross near Christ's (Luke 23:41) and a Roman Centurion who was at the crucifixion (Luke 23:47).

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REFERENCES

Number in Scripture:
Its Supernatural Design and Spiritual Significance

Some information on the meaning of the number 6 derived from
The Holy Bible in Its Original Order, Second Edition


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