Re: 137

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Fri Nov 24 2000 - 14:31:48 MST

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> Anders Sandberg
> > Personally I have always regarded numerology as bunk since it is
> > usually not invariant when you change numbering systems. Hence
> > believers have to claim that there is something very special with a
> > positional decimal system if they want to claim some relevance - not
> > to mention the arbitrariness of alphabets and languages if you start
> > doing gematria.
> In further support of your comments, I'd add that the numeral "666" never
> even occurs or appears in the Bible. The Bible is a translation from Greek
> and Aramaic, and until a few hundred years ago, six hundred sixty and six
> was written thus: DCLXVI, which is actually a list of the Roman numerals
> in descending order.

What is the number in Hebrew?

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