The Meaning of Numbers: The Number 59
The united Kingdom of Israel, in 930 B.C., split into two pieces after the death of Solomon. The biggest piece, which continued to be reference as the Kingdom of Israel, was composed of ten Israelite tribes. The smaller piece, the Kingdom of Judah, was composed of two tribes plus the priestly tribe of Levi. The first ruler of the newly formed Judah kingdom was Solomon's son Rehoboam. He reigned from 930 to 913 B.C. and died at the age of 59.
Paul, in 59 A.D., is in the middle of a two-year stay as a Roman prisoner in Caesarea. He will not leave the city until the following year when he is sent, via ship, to Rome per his request (Acts 25, 27).
Apostle Paul is 59 years old in 61 A.D. In the early part of the year he arrives in Rome, as a prisoner, to await his trial before Emperor Nero.
Appearances of the number fifty-nine
Judah's King Jehoshaphat ruled from 872 to 848 B.C. Consider one of the kingdom's better monarchs, he made his son Jehoram co-ruler in 853. Jehoshaphat then lived only a few more years until he died at the age of 59.
Leviticus 13, Luke 12 and John 8 each number exactly 59 verses.
Number 59 and mercy
Psalm 59 was written by David when King Saul sent men to watch his house in order to kill him (1Samuel 19:8 - 11)! David's pleads for God's protection in his song, then praises his abundant mercy and protection.
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; defend me from those who rise up against me. Deliver me from the workers of evil and save me from bloody men, for behold, they lie in wait for my soul; the mighty are gathered against me . . .
But I will sing of Your power; yea, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my fortress and refuge in the day of my trouble. To You, O my Strength, I will sing; for God is my fortress and the God who shows me steadfast love (Psalm 59:1 - 3, 16 - 17).
Additional info on Biblical Meaning of 59
Book number 59 in the KJV Bible is the book of James. This writing was authored by one of Jesus' half-brothers of the same name. James, according to the Apostle Paul in 1Corinthians 15:7, was blessed with a special post-resurrection visit by Christ just before his ascension into heaven.