Meaning of Numbers: The Number 107
The possible meaning of the number 107 is derived from the occurrence of certain words and from the Psalms.
The Hebrew word Kebes, Strong's Concordance #H3532, is written 107 times in the Hebrew version of the Old Testament. It is recorded the most in the book of Numbers (68 times) followed by Leviticus (13). It is translated as "sheep" or "lamb(s)" in the King James scriptures. Its first use is in Exodus where Moses and Aaron are instructing the Israelites regarding selecting a lamb for observing Passover.
Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year. You shall take it from the sheep (kebes) or from the goats (Exodus 12:5, HBFV).
Appearances of Number One Hundred Seven
King David is believed to have written at least 100 of the 150 Psalms (1 to 71, 107 to 119 and 135 to 150) delineated in the Bible.
The book of Psalms is divided into five major sections in the original Hebrew manuscripts of the Old Testament. Psalm 107 is the first song in the book's final section that runs to song 150. The other sections are Psalms 1 to 41, 42 to 72, 73 to 89 and 90 to 106.
The Hebrew yathar, Strong's #H3498, is recorded 107 times in the Hebrew Old Testament. It is used the most in Leviticus (14) followed by Exodus and Joshua (10 each). The word means to be left over, remain, remain over or a remnant.
And he (Laban), set three days’ journey between himself and Jacob. And Jacob fed and cared for the rest (yathar) of Laban’s flocks (Genesis 30:36, HBFV).
The Psalms and Number 107
Psalm 107 is one of a special group of songs sung during the celebration of God's annual Holy (Feast) Days.
Psalm 107 is the only section or chapter in the King James Bible that contains the same phrase four times. The phrase that is repeated in the KJV is, "Oh that men would praise the Lord" (Verses 8, 15, 21 and 31).
Psalm 107 is a song of thanksgiving and praise to God. It is meant for those redeemed of the Lord and saved from the hand of their enemies (verse 2).
O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His steadfast love endures forever . . . Let them praise the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of man, for He satisfies the thirsty soul and fills the hungry soul with good things.
He turns the wilderness into pools of water and dry ground into watersprings. And He makes the hungry dwell there, so that they may prepare a city of habitation . . . He pours contempt upon nobles and causes them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no path. But He raises up the poor from affliction and sets their families like a flock (Psalm 107:2, 8 - 9, 35 - 36, 40 - 41).
More Info on Biblical Meaning of 107
107 is the 28th prime number. The primes that occur immediately before it are 97, 101 and 103, those immediately after it include 109, 113 and 127.
The Greek word kurios, Strong's #G2962, is commonly translated as "Lord" or "lord" in the King James translation. Many, though not all, of its uses refer to Jesus Christ. The 107 times the gospel of Luke uses kurios is second only to the book of Acts which records it 113 times!
Of the ten most referenced Scriptural books in the New Testament, the book of Leviticus is ranked 9th with 107 references.
The English word "hands" is written 107 times in 105 King James New Testament verses. It is recorded the most in the book of Acts (29 times) followed by Mark (17) and then both Matthew and Luke (13 each). Its first New Testament use revolves around one of Satan's greatest temptations thrown at Jesus Christ at the start of his ministry.
And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone (Matthew 4:6, KJV).
The English word "prayer" appears 114 times in 107 King James Bible verses. It is used the most in the Psalms (34 times) followed by 2Chronicles (12). Surprisingly, the word is written only 31 times in 31 New Testament verses. King David is told, after wanting to build God a "house" for his presence, that the Eternal will instead build him one through his descendants (2Samuel 7:11 - 13). He responds to the Lord through prayer, the first Biblical use of the word.
For thou, O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, hast revealed to thy servant (King David), saying, I will build thee an house: therefore hath thy servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto thee (2Samuel 7:27, KJV).