Bible Numbers 2.0

Jesus Gives His Disciples Authority

He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me. The seventy returned with joy, saying, Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name! And he said to them, I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I have given you authority to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you. (Luke 10:16-19)1

I have given you authority. The statement relates to the first verse of the chapter where Jesus sent out 70 of his followers to precede him.

This was for a specific purpose and time. It sounds open ended, especially in view of the Great Commission later (Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-20). But where is the authority and power today? The numbers Numerics Gematria verify the truth of the statement on authority. It can only be that believers today are not right with Jesus and not right with God.

ο ακουων υμων εμου ακουει και ο αθετων υμας εμε αθετει ο δε εμε αθετων αθετει τον αποστειλαντα με Υπεστρεψαν δε οι εβδομηκοντα μετα χαρας λεγοντες Κυριε και τα δαιμονια υποτασσεται ημιν εν τω ονοματι σου ειπε δε αυτοις Εθεωρουν τον Σαταναν ως αστραπην εκ του ουρανου πεσοντα ιδου διδωμι υμιν την εξουσιαν του πατειν επανω οφεων και σκορπιων και επι πασαν την δυναμιν του εχθρου και ουδεν υμας ου μη αδικηση (Luke 10:16-19 GNS)2

Five words are dropped from the beginning of verse 16, removing He who hears you hears me. The more important part is what follows. Rejecting Jesus' disciples is equivalent to rejecting him.

Nineteen words are removed from the end of verse 19. This takes away to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you. Only the fact that Jesus gives authority remains in the numeric segment. It is almost as if the numbers Numerics Gematria are showing the current state of Christianity today where there are few if any miracles.

1           2       3                         4
20          60      754                       321
1   2  3    4       5   6  7  8    9    10    11   12  13 14
10- 1- 9    60      1-  8- 5- 100- 600- 40    200- 30- 1- 90
and         the     he rejects                you

5            6                       7      8        9
40           128                     60     9        40
15 16  17    18  19 20 21   22 23    24     25 26    27 28  29
5- 30- 5     1-  8- 5- 100- 5- 9     60     4- 5     5- 30- 5
me           rejects                 the    also     me

10                        11                      12
754                       128                     200
30  31 32 33   34   35    36  37 38 39   40 41    42   43  44
1-  8- 5- 100- 600- 40    1-  8- 5- 100- 5- 9     100- 60- 40
he rejects                rejects                 him

13                                               14
497                                              35
45  46  47  48  49   50 51 52  53 54  55   56    57  58
1-  70- 60- 90- 100- 5- 9- 20- 1- 40- 100- 1     30- 5
who sent                                         me.

15                                        16       17
1091                                      9        69
59   60  61 62  63   64  65 66   67 68    69 70    71  72
200- 70- 5- 90- 100- 80- 5- 500- 1- 40    4- 5     60- 9
returned                                  and      the

18                                          19
319                                         136
73  74 75 76  77  78 79  80  81  82   83    84  85 86   87
5-  2- 4- 60- 30- 7- 10- 60- 40- 100- 1     30- 5- 100- 1
seventy                                     with

20                  21                            22
572                 323                           304
88  89 90  91 92    93  94 95 96 97 98  99 100    101 102 103 104 105
400-1- 80- 1- 90    20- 5- 3- 60-40-100-5- 90     10- 200-80- 9-  5
joy,                saying,                       lord,

23             24          25
20             101         154
106 107 108    109  110    111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118
10- 1-  9      100- 1      4-  1-  9-  30- 60- 40- 9-  1
even           the         demons

26                                                27
726                                               86
119  120 121 122  123 124 125 126 127  128 129    130 131 132 133
200- 70- 60- 100- 1-  90- 90- 5-  100- 1-  9      7-  30- 9-  40
are subject                                       to us

28          29          30                              31
45          700         300                             350
134 135     136  137    138 139 140 141 142 143  144    145 146 147
5-  40      100- 600    60- 40- 60- 30- 1-  100- 9      90- 60- 200
through     the         name                            thy.

32                 33         34
89                 9          460
148 149 150 151    152 153    154 155  156  157 158 159
5-  9-  70- 5      4-  5      1-  200- 100- 60- 9-  90
he said            also       to them,

35                              36            37
998                             200           273
160 61 62 163 164 65 166 167    168 69 170    171 72 173 74 175 76 177
5-  8- 5- 600-80- 60-200-40     100-60-40     90- 1- 100-1- 40- 1- 40
I beheld                        the           Satan

38          39                                  40
690         389                                 15
178  179    180 181 182  183 184 185 186 187    188 189
600- 90     1-  90- 100- 80- 1-  70- 7-  40     5-  10
as          lightning                           out of

41            42                            43
360           641                           366
190 91 192    193 194 195 96 197 198 199    200 01 202 203 204 205 206
100-60-200    60- 200-80- 1- 40- 60- 200    70- 5- 90- 60- 40- 100-1
the           heaven                        falling.

44                 45                          46
273                656                         279
207 208 209 210    211 212 213 214  215 216    217  218 219 220
9-  4-  60- 200    4-  9-  4-  600- 30- 9      200- 30- 9-  40
lo,                I give                      you

47              48
147             455
221  222 223    224 225 226 227  228 229 230 231
100- 7-  40     5-  50- 60- 200- 90- 9-  1-  40
the             authority,3

Numeric Features

Primary Features

(Derived from Revelation 1:8 and grouped for easy reference.)

A.1Numeric total: 14651 = 7 x 7 x 13 x 23. (See feature 2.1.)

A.5Number of letters: 231 = 3 x 7 x 11. (See feature 2.2.)

B.4Every other letter (odd): 7189 = 7 x 13 x 79. (See feature 3.1.)

B.4.2Every other letter (even): 7462 = 2 x 7 x 13 x 41. (See feature 3.2.)

C.3.2First and last letter of each word: 5761 = 7 x 823. (See feature 4.3.)

D.2.3First letter of each verse: 224 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 7. (See feature 1.4.)

D.3.3First letter of each word: 3143 = 7 x 449. (See feature 4.1.)

E.3.3Last letter of each word: 2618 = 2 x 7 x 11 x 17. (See feature 4.2.)

F.2First half of the verses: 8351 = 7 x 1193. (See feature 1.1.)

F.2.2Last half of the verses: 6300 = 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 5 x 5 x 7. (See feature 1.2.)

The Verses

Due to the brevity of the passage, there aren't many features in the verse totals. (N.B. The first and last verses are only partial verses.)

1.1The first two verses (first half): 3046 5305 = 8351 = 7 x 1193.

1.2The second two verses (second half): 4490 1810 = 6300 = 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 5 x 5 x 7.

1.3The first and last words of the first two verses have no feature, but the first and last words of the last two verses do: 1183 = 7 x 13 x 13.

1.4First letter of each verse: 224 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 7.

Words And Letters

2.1Numeric total: 14651 = 7 x 7 x 13 x 23.

2.2Number of letters: 231 = 3 x 7 x 11. SF: 21 = 3 x 7.

3.1Total of odd positioned letters: 7189 = 7 x 13 x 79.

3.2Total of even positioned letters: 7462 = 2 x 7 x 13 x 41. SF: 63 = 3 x 3 x 7. SF: 13.

4.1First letter of each word: 3143 = 7 x 449.

4.2Last letter of each word: 2618 = 2 x 7 x 11 x 17.

4.3First and last letters of each word: 5761 = 7 x 823.

5.1Total of the word positions of each letter's first appearance: 221 = 13 x 17. (No matching feature for the last appearance).

5.2Total of the letter positions of each letter's last appearance: 4069 = 13 x 313. (No equivalent feature for the first appearance).

Conclusion

The numbers Numerics Gematria show God’s hand in the background confirming the authority Jesus granted his disciples. But Jesus is not God, the disciples are not Jesus, and believers today are not the same as the disciples back then. Today, much as we would like to claim the full authority, the few features in this passage would seem to indicate otherwise.

Note 1English reference quotes are from the Revised Standard Version, Thomas Nelson Inc., 1972.

Note 2The Greek GNS text is from Bibleworks 3.0 by Hermeneutika, Michael S. Bushell, 1995, translated into HTML entities. Vowels and punctuation have been removed.

Note 3English translation is from eSword 10.4.0 by Rick Meyers with Interlinear Greek New Testament Keyed to Strongs 1894 Scrivener Textus Receptus.bblx module. Some changes were made by this author so every Greek word would have an English word.

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