Numbers in Genesis.

Numbers in the Bible have meaning. Numbers are infinite. God is Infinite. Numbers always remain the same. Numbers never change. Lord Jesus always remains the Same. Lord Jesus Christ will never change.

–Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the Same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

Representation of the numbers one through thirteen:

the number one: Beginnings God has to be first and foremost, for He is the First and the Last. —Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created heaven and earth.

the number two: Division, unity, Division God removed the rib of a man to create a woman to bring unity. —Genesis 2:22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

the number three: Sin, resurrection: Sin came into the world. Sin came into the world, but God’s Plan for salvation was already in place. —Genesis 3:7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

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Lord Jesus Christ when walking on earth became 33 years.

the number four: Creation,–Genesis 1:14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

the number five: Death, transformation* (see footnote) from one world to the next. Death –Genesis 5 All names are mentioned five times and they die. The transformation from one world to the next. Except for Enoch and Noah–Genesis 5:24. And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. Genesis 5:32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

the number six: The man of sin, wickedness. The DNA of man is corrupted by the fallen angels. This relation brought forth giants. —Genesis 6:4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

the number seven: Completeness, perfection. God’s judgment and ends life on earth. God starts anew. Only one family will be saved. —Genesis 7:1 And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

the number eight: New Beginnings. Eight people Noah and his family went into the ark and the eight family members came out of the ark —Genesis 6:18 But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons’ wives with thee. Genesis 8:16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons’ wives with thee.

the number nine: Fruitful. The earth again was to be populated. —Genesis 9:1 And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.

the number ten: Dominion and king. Nimrod was the first king of Babel, he was the 13th of the generation of Adam. —Genesis 10:10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

the number eleven: Confusion. The building of the Tower of Babel and God caused confusion of the language. Genesis 11:9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

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the number twelve: Governmental foundation. God promised to Abraham and his seed would become a great nation. This nation also would include the gentile church. —Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

the number thirteen: Rebellion, wickedness. Sodom and Gomorrah described. Notice the chapter and the verse Genesis 13:13* But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

the number thirteen: also represents Love 1Corinthians 13 has 13 verses. 1Corinthians 13:13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

The first eleven chapters of Genesis are the foundation of the Bible.

*More chapters in the Bible of wickedness, apostasy idolatry, wrath, a false prophet and the anti-christ,

Chapter of wickedness and idolatry —Deuteronomy 13/ 2 And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; 13 Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;

Chapter of wrath and the day of His fierce anger –Isaiah 13/ 13 Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.

Chapter of rebellion —Hosea 13/ 2 And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, and idols according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.  16 and Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God:

Chapter of the false prophet and the unbelief of the Jews Acts 13/ 6 And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:

Chapter of the anti-christ Revelation 13/ 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

Ecclesiastes is the 21st Book in the Bible, the chapter 7 is the 666th chapter. –Ecclesiastes 7:27 Behold, this have I found, saith the preacher, counting one by one, to find out the account:


1 Thessalonians 4:17-18

  • 1 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout,
  • 2 with the voice of the archangel,
  • 3 and with the trump of God:
  • 4 and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
  • 5 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord

1Corinthians 51:52,53

  • 1 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye,
  • 2 at the last trump:
  • 3 for the trumpet shall sound,
  • 4 and the dead shall be raised incorruptible,
  • 5 and we shall be changed.

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One thought on “Numbers in Genesis.

  1. Jackie this number two keeps coming into play in my life and I am not exaggerating. Everything in two’s. And every day . It seems like a limiting number. Could it be witchcraft? No I am not crazy.

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