Meaning of Numbers: The Number 136
The possible meaning of the number 136 is derived from the occurrence of certain words in the King James and in the Bible's original languages.
The English word "honour" ("honor" in non-KJV translations) is recorded 146 times in 136 King James verses. It is penned the most in the book of Proverbs (17 times) followed by the Psalms (14). 50 out of the 136 verses in which it is found are in the New Testament.
Honour (honor) thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee (Exodus 20:12, KJV).
And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour (honor), save in his own country, and in his own house (Matthew 13:57, KJV).
Appearances of Number One Hundred Thirty Six
The Hebrew word arbaiym, Strong's Concordance #H705, occurs 136 times in 124 Hebrew Old Testament verses. It is utilized the most in the book of Numbers (20 times) followed by Deuteronomy (16) and Genesis (15). The word is translated as "forty" or "fortieth" in the King James.
And the flood was forty (arbaiym) days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth (Genesis 7:17, KJV).
The English word "captain" is recorded 139 times in 136 King James Bible verses. It is written the most in the book of Acts (21 times) followed by 2Kings (20) and Jeremiah (19). 23 out of the 136 verses in which it is found are in the New Testament.
And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither (Genesis 39:1, KJV).
For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings (Hebrews 2:10, KJV).
God's Name and Number 136
Entry number 136 in Strong's Hebrew definitions of Old Testament words is Adonay (Adonai). This word, found 438 times in the Hebrew text, is one of the many names of God found in Scripture. The word, which means "Lord," is sometimes used with another name to form the compound reference to God of Adonai (Adonay) Jehovah.
And Abram said, Lord God (Adonay Jehovah), what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord (Adonay), which am but dust and ashes (Genesis 18:27, KJV).
More Info on Biblical Meaning of 136
136 is the product of 2 x 2 x 2 (2 cubed) x 17. Both 2 and 17 are prime numbers.
Interestingly, 136 is equal to adding the first sixteen positive digits or 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 + 10 + 11 + 12 + 13 + 14 + 15 + 16.
136 has a subtle appearance in the King James Bible. The first chapter of Judges has 36 verses.
Mahalaleel (Genesis 5:15 - 17), a man who represents the fifth generation of humans on the earth, has a Hebrew Gematria of his name equaling 136 (40 + 5 + 30 + 30 + 1 + 30). Mahalaleel, who lived from 3574 to 2679 B.C., is the eighth longest lived human at 895 years.