The Meaning of Numbers: The Number 58
The Apostle Paul arrives in Jerusalem in 58 A.D. shortly before the Feast of Pentecost. He is soon arrested, however, when Jews at Jerusalem's temple claim he has defiled the sanctuary. His arrest by the Romans will set off a chain of events that will ultimately lead to his case heard in Rome by the Emperor!
Paul turns 58 years old in 60 A.D. After languishing in a Caesarea prison for two years his case is revisited by Judea's Roman Governor Festus (Acts 25). The apostle ultimately requests, based on his rights as a Roman citizen, to have his case heard by the Emperor. The governor insures that in the fall of the year He is placed on a boat, escorted by a Centurion, bound for Rome.
Appearances of the number fifty-eight
Book number 58 in the Bible, in most modern translations, is Hebrews. Although debate continues regarding who was the book's author, evidence highly suggests it was the Apostle Paul. The book itself was written early in 61 A.D. when the apostle was in Rome awaiting his trial before the Roman Emperor.
Perverted justice and number 58
King David is the author of Psalm 58. In this song, he denounces the unrighteous judges in the land and the wickedness with which they pervert justice. He also makes the rather startling request for God to break the teeth of these judges to stop them from uttering more pronouncements that are sinful!
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O mighty lords? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men? Yea! In your heart you work wickedness; you weigh out the violence from your hands in the earth.
O God, break their teeth in their mouth; shatter the fangs of the young lions, O Lord (Psalm 58:1 - 4, 6).
Additional info on Biblical Meaning of 58
The only Biblical writings that contain more than 58 chapters are the Psalms and the book of Isaiah.
The KJV Bible chapters of 1Samuel 17, Matthew 13 and 1Corinthians 15 all number exactly 58 verses.