Bible Numbers 2.0

Applying The Rules To Exodus 34:6-7

The Hebrew text of Exodus 34:6-7 is given below. Hebrew is read from right to left, and the red section marks the first four words of verse 6.

ויעבר יהוה על פניו ויקרא יהוה יהוה אל רחום וחנון ארך אפים ורבחסד ואמת נצר חסד לאלפים נשא עון ופשע וחטאה ונקה לא ינקה פקד עון אבות עלבנים ועלבני בנים עלשלשים ועלרבעים
1(Exodus 34:6-7 BHS)

The original study did not include the first four words because there were few results. The two verses, with the first four words are looked at briefly in this revised study because they will come up later at the end of this study in Part 6.

There are 37 words and 134 letters in these two verses. Thirty-seven is a prime number, and 134 factors into 2 x 67. These initial results do not look promising. Nothing is divisible by 7 or 13. If these letters were converted to numbers Numerics Gematria the total would be 6734 (2 x 7 x 13 x 37). This is the first promising sign, but there are no other basic features after this. Because of this, the rest of the study will be of the proclamation itself, without these first four words.

The first four words, translated to English are and the lord passed before him. These words form a complete clause that can be dropped from the study. They tell us nothing about God, and they are not a part of what God says to Moses.

The fifth Hebrew word and He proclaimed is included to show how God spoke to Moses. It was a declarative statement. (In this study, Exodus 34:6-7 will be known as The Proclamation).

The words and letters are converted to numbers Numerics Gematria in the table below. (For an explanation on the conversion, see: A Brief Guide To Bible Numbers.)

Exodus 34:6b-7 (Full Numeric Conversion)
  321A
  2626317B
  13121110987654321C
  565105651012019106D
  56510565101200100106E
  י ה ו ה י ה ו ה ו י ק ר א F
 
7654A
22112025431B
2726252423222120191817161514C
112011461486136820121D
20200150650864068200301E
א ר ך ו ח נ ו ן ר ח ו ם א ל F
 
111098A
44772208131B
4140393837363534333231302928C
221316415822061310171D
40040164608220064010801E
ו א מ ת ח ס ד ו ר ב א פ י ם F
 
  141312A
  19172340B
  535251504948474645444342C
  131017121124158201814D
  4010803013046082009050E
  ל א ל פ י ם ח ס ד נ צ ר F
 
  171615A
  456126351B
  63626160595857565554C
  16211761461612114D
  7030080650670130050E
  ו פ ש ע ע ו ן נ ש א F
 
  201918A
  3116129B
  7473727170696867666564C
  11251914651986D
  130510050651986E
  ל א ו נ ק ה ו ח ט א ה F
 
24232221A
409126184165B
8887868584838281807978777675C
2262114616419175191410D
4006215067041008051005010E
א ב ו ת ע ו ן פ ק ד י נ ק ה F
 
  28272625A
  62106102100B
  1009998979695949392919089C
  101421216613101421216D
  105023070640105023070E
  ב נ י ו ע ל ב נ י ם ע ל F
 
32313029A
106680100102B
114113112111110109108107106105104103102101C
12166131021122112161310142D
3070640103003030030704010502E
ו ע ל ש ל ש י ם ע ל ב נ י ם F
 
Word Position: 33A
Word Sum 322B
Letter Position 119118117116115C
Place Value 131016220D
Letter Value 4010702200E
Hebrew (right to left) ר ב ע י ם F

Testing The Rules

Rule 1: Add up all the letter values.
Result: 6174 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 7 x 7 x 7. (Three factors of seven appear.)


Rule 2: Count the number of letters.
Result: 119 = 7 x 17.


Rule 3: Add up the first letter of each word.
Result: 1330 = 2 x 5 x 7 x 19.


Rule 4: Add up the last letter of each word.
Result: 1722 = 2 x 3 x 7 x 41.


Rule 5: Add up the first and last letters of each word.
Result: 3052 = 2 x 2 x 7 x 109.


Rule 6: Add up every other letter (odd positions).
Result: 3388 = 2 x 2 x 7 x 11 x 11.


Rule 6: Add up every other letter (even positions).
Result: 2786 = 199 x 7 x 2.


Not one of the six rules has failed! This is not just an amazing 1 in 117649 chance because there is meaning behind these features. Revelation 1:8 and The Proclamation both described God. Revelation 1:8 provided the rules for finding numeric features in Exodus 34:6-7. The features found were all totals divisible by one of God’s numbers.

(Features found by these six rules will be labelled as Primary Features throughout the rest of this study.)

Seven features found by the six rules doesn't sound like much, but this is just scratching the surface. The rules can be extended, and the other principles can be applied to delve deeper into The Proclamation's complex numeric structure.

1.The Hebrew or Greek text is from Bibleworks 3.0 by Hermeneutika, Michael S. Bushell, 1995, translated into HTML entities. Vowel marks and punctuation from the Hebrew have been removed. Greek accent marks and punctuation have also been removed.

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