Meaning of Numbers: The Number 175
The possible meaning of the number 175 is derived from the occurrence of certain words in the King James and from Biblical history.
The English word "body" is recorded 175 times in 152 King James Bible verses. It is written the most in 1Corinthians (44 times) followed by Matthew (15) and Luke (13). 136 out of the 175 times the word is penned in Scripture are found in the New Testament.
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days (Numbers 19:11, KJV).
And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell (Matthew 5:29, KJV).
Appearances of Number One Hundred Seventy Five
The English word "elders" is recorded 179 times in 175 King James Bible verses. It is penned the most in Deuteronomy (20 times) followed by the book of Acts (18) and Matthew (13). 60 out of the 175 verses in which the word is found are in the New Testament.
And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt (Genesis 50:7, KJV).
From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day (Matthew 16:21, KJV).
Antiochus Epiphanes becomes the ruler of the Seleucid Empire in 175 B.C. His insistence that Judea adopt Greek culture and practices (Hellenization), especially in regard to worship, will ignite a war. In 167 B.C. the Maccabees start a revolt against Antiochus that will ultimately lead to the Jews earning their independence as a nation for a short period of time.
Abraham and the Number 175
The patriarch Abraham lived from 1960 to 1785 B.C. or 175 years (Genesis 25:7 - 8). His son Isaac made it to the age of 180 (Genesis 35:28 - 29), living five years more than him, while Jacob was around for 147 years or 28 years less.
Interestingly, the number 175 has another link to the patriarch Abraham. The Hebrew word abraham, Strong's Concordance #H85, is written 175 times in 159 Hebrew verses of the Old Testament. It is recorded the most in Genesis (133 times) followed by Exodus (9).
Abram's birth name was changed by God to Abraham in lieu of the Lord's blessing to make him and his descendants great (Genesis 17).
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee (Genesis 17:5, KJV).
Abraham is consider the spiritual father of all those who would later have faith in God and Jesus Christ (Romans 4:11).
More Info on Biblical Meaning of 175
175 is the product of 5 x 5 (5 squared) x 7. Both 5 and 7 are prime numbers.
175 is also equal to 1 + (7 x 7) + (5 x 5 x 5).
The English word "book" is recorded 188 times in 175 KJV verses. It is used the most in 2Kings (34 times) followed by Revelation (28). The word is found an incredible three times in the third to last verse in Scripture.
And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book (Revelation 22:19, KJV).