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Amicable numbers.

In the Number Universe there are all kind of numbers with special properties. So have 220 and 284 the property that the sum of all their divisors is equal to the other number. One is to be considered as a proper divisor but not the number itself. In mathematics these numbers are called amicable numbers:

Amicable numbers 220 and 284

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Dividers 220

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Dividers 284

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11 dividers

1

2

4

5

10

11

20

22

44

55

110

sum 284

5 dividers

1

2

4

71

142

sum 220

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This mathematical phenomenon is applied in different ways in the bible text. First we look to Gen.1:1. how it is applied there. The number 220 appears to be related with the six alephs that we find in the first verse. The sum of the letter places of the six alephs represent God, Elohim: 

26+23+15+10+9+3=86=

Gen.1:1

If we make a triangular count of these six alephs like shown in the table below, the outcome is 220:

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sum

א

3

3  

9  

א א

3+9

12  

10  

א א א

3+9+10

22  

15  

א א א א

3+9+10+15

37  

23  

א א א א א

3+9+10+15+23

60  

26+

א א א א א א 

3+9+10+15+23+26

86+

86  

21

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220

So we see that God hides the number 220 under the six alephs that represent Him Self. The aleph of Elohim is the third aleph and can be found on the 10th letter place. If we make a similar count like in the table above, the sum of the first ten triangles appears to be 220 too:

C

lp

Gen.1:1

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sum

3D-D10

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4

  1

ב

1

  1

1

6

  2

ר

1+2

  3

3

8

  3

א

1+2+3

  6

6

9

  4

ש

1+2+3+4

10

10

10

  5

י

1+2+3+4+5

15

15

12

  6

ת

1+2+3+4+5+6

21

21

14

  7

ב

1+2+3+4+5+6+7

28

28

15

  8

ר

1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8

36

36

16

  9

א

1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9

45

45

18

10+

אלהים

1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10

55+

55

112

55

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220

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220

Now appears the 220th word of the bible to be Elohim, , and to be precise the 18th Elohim of the bible text. In verse 18 this is the tenth word. In the table above I have also placed the composite numbers (C). The tenth composite happens to be 18. This becomes already fixed by the first three triangular numbers and the first three composites:

T1+T2+T3=1+(1+2)+(1+2+3)=1+3+6=10

and

C1+C2+C3=4+6+8=18

The number 220 carries in its divisors the number 284. This happens to be the number value of God in Greek: Theos, θεος, 9+5+70+200=284.

Now we are going to see how this mathematical phenomenon is applied in the bible text. First we look for letter 220. This appears to be the 18th mem, , of the bible, and letter 284 is the 50th jod, , of the bible.

Letter 220 and 284 in Gen.1:6 and Gen.1:7

1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from (between) the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

The number value of the mem is 40 and of the de jod 10:

18x mem=18x40=720
    50x jod=50x10=500 -
difference 720-500=220    

So we see that the difference between those 18 mems and those 50 jods is again 220. In the second day (verse 6 till verse 8) is the mem the 23rd letter and the jod the 87th: 23+87=110, equal to the 11th divider of 220. We can also realize that the mem is the third mem in verse six and that the jod is the eighth jod in verse seven, together: 3+8=11.....11th divider of 220 is 110. There seems to be an interaction between letter/word position from the beginning of the bible, from the beginning of a day or the beginning of a verse. So we have to pay attention very well from where becomes counted.

By the way, the letters 220 and 284, the jod and the mem, are the initials of Jesus Christ written in Hebrew: Jeshua Messiach:

Messiach

Jeshua

letter 220

letter 284

מ

י

משיח

ישוע

358

386

744

The 18 mems can be divided into 6 normal and 12 sophit mems:

 6x =    6x40=  240
   12x =12x600=7200 +
                       7440

This number 7440 is 10x 744, 10x the CV of Jesus Messiah, , 358+386=744. In chapter 14 and also in chapter 16 I have already shown the relation between Jesus and the mem.

Word 220 is . When a number contains certain information this number becomes claimed by God, Elohim. That is also here the case. This is the 18th (!!!) occurrence of Elohim of the bible. In verse Gen.1:18 we find this Elohim on the letter places 42, 43, 44, 45 and 46, sum 220, equal to the word number in the bible. This double character becomes also expressed by the order number of 220 for 220 is composite 172, or 2x86, 2x . The aleph, , of this 18th is the 77th aleph of the bible, and is the 3rd aleph in verse 18. In the fourth day (verse 14 till 19) it is the 22nd aleph. The difference between the place in the bible and the fourth day, so in fact the difference between the first three days (verse 1 till 13) and the fourth day is: 77-22=55, which is the tenth divider of 220 whilst 22 is the eighth divider of 220. So the sum of the order numbers of these dividers 22 and 55 is: 8+10=18, equal to the order number of Elohim. Moreover is composite 55=77. The letter places of the the three alephs in verse 18 are: 17, 41 and 42; the sum is 110, equal to the 11th divider of 220.
The number of letters from Gen.1:1 until Gen.1:18 where we find word 220, is 880 or 4x220.

Word 284 is , jom, day. This is word five in Gen.1:23 and word 56 in the fifth day (verse 20 till verse 23). The number value of is 40+6+10=56, equal to the word place in the fifth day (word place +word value=56+56=112, ) Together are word 220 and 284:

Jom Elohim, Gods Day,
86+56=142 (or 2x71)

This number 142 is the fifth divider of 284. By the way, the fifth day has 220 letters (letter 903 till 1122) and the word jom, , starts on the 213th letter of that day, or 3x71, the fourth divider of 284. The verse numbers of day five are: 20, 21, 22 and 23, sum 86 the CV van .
Word 284 is the 9th time that the word day, , occurs in the bible:

9x =9x56=504
504=220+284.

The number 112 of Yahweh Elohim has nine divisors. The ninth divisor is 56. The multiplication of the biggest divisor and its order number is: 9x56=504.

=40+6+10=56.....word 56 in the fifth day

56+56=112

All possible divisors of 112

n

1

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8

9

sum

divisors

1

2

4

7

8

14

16

28

56

136

9x56=504

Now I will look to the relation between letter 220 (18th  ) and word 220 (18th ). 18 is the sum of the first 5 primes: 1+2+3+5+7=18. The sum of the letter places of the first five mems in verse six is 4+10+23+25+30=92 (4x23). 23 is de letter place in verse six of the 18th mem of the bible. The word Elohim ends on the letter mem. This appears to be the 92nd mem of the bible. In verse 18 it is letter 46 or 2x23. So the difference between the number of mems from letter 220 till word 220 is: 92-18=74:

74x =74x40=2960
2960 is the CV of: , Son of Man
2960=2x1480, 2x , Christ

Try to realize that the first 18 mems are composed of 6 normal mems and 12 sophit mems, and have together the number value 7440. It looks like this number becomes split up into 74 and 40. 74 is also the word place where we find letter 284.
Proceeding we look at the relation between letter 284 (50th jod) and word 284 (9th ). The word jom, day, starts with a jod. This is the 183rd jod of the bible. The difference between those jods is: 183-50=133:

133x =133x10=1330
1330 is the CV of , Christ

This is the writing form of the word Christ like we find it in Mat.27:17 word 17. This is the verse wherein Pilate asks the people who shall be released, Barabbas or Jesus, who is called the Christ. The most common used writing form for Christ is , and has the number value 1480 (10x148, 10x , 10x Pesach). This value is fixed with letter 220. For this is the third mem in Gen.1:6. The letter places in the verse of those three mems are: 4, 10 and 23, together 37. Because the mem is 40, we find: 37x40=1480. The three letter places are also mathematical related, for the triangle of 4 is 10, and prime 10 is 23 (T4=10....P10=23).
Verse six has in total 44 letters of which 9x mem. The 9th mem is letter 44 in the verse. The 9th divider of 220 is 44. These nine mems can be divided in 5 normal mems, , and 4 sophit mems, :

5x

=5x40=

200

4x

=4x600=

2400 +

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2600 +

Now is the last mem in verse six the 24th mem of the bible. The nine mems in verse six tie up something for the last one, the 24th: the sum of the first 24 triangular numbers is namely 2600. Realize also that the mem sophit, , is the 24th letter in the alphabet of 27 letters and probably one of the reasons for this special construction here.

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sum

T

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3

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10

15

21

28

36

45

55

66

78

91

105

120

136

153

171

190

210

231

253

276

300

2600

Maybe this is useless information for the reader, but it are anchors with which the letters of the bible are tied up in the Number Universe.
This 24th mem is letter 241 of the bible. This is a mirrored digit anagram of 142, the fifth divider of 284.

3D-T24=2600

An other phenomenon related to the amicable numbers we can find with letter 888, the CV of  , Jesus. This turns out to be the 284th letter in the fourth day. We find this letter in Gen.1:19 in the third word and is the eighth letter in the verse. This letter is de vav, , the 6. It is the 96th vav of the bible: 96x =96x6=576. This number is the CV of the Greek word pneuma, Spirit, (Mat.3:16) In the fourth day this vav is the 31st vav: 31x =31x6=186. This number is the  CV of the word Golgotha, (Mat.27:33). Jesus becomes crucified at the end of the fourth world day, the fourth millennium (see the timeline). Here comes the work in GODS NAME till completion. This becomes expressed by the square of the letters of the Gods name Yahweh: 

= 5-6-5-10.....52+62+52+102=25+36+25+100=186.

Letter 220 is in the fourth day letter 824 of the bible, which is a digit anagram of 284. 824 is the CV of the word God, , like it is used in Mat.6:24. However the most common used writing form is , and has the number value 284 (Mat.1:23). The difference between 888 and 824 is 64, just like the difference between 284 and 220. In one of the former chapters I have written that the name Yahweh appears op the 22nd jod of chapter two. 22x jod is 22x10=220. In the verse the name Yahweh starts on letter 34 and ends on letter 37. So the sum of the letter places in the verse is: 34+35+36+37=142. This is the 5th divider of 284. So the first appearance of Yahweh in the bible is related to both amicable numbers.

Letter 824 is the ajin, , the 70. It is the 32nd ajin of the bible: 32x =32x70=2240 (20x 112). This is the number value of Heb.10:21:

 

Heb.10:21


31     121       99      95   420    220     770   484
 2240

And [having an] high priest over the house of God

high Priest=121+99=220

The core words of this verse are high and Priest. Together they have the number value: 121+99=220. And also the house [of God] has the number value 220. This 32nd ajin is the 7th of the fourth day, which is 7x70=490. This is the CV of the Greek word: , which means betrayed or delivered (Mat.17:22

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The difference between 220 and 284 is 64 or 8x8. The 64th composite is 88, also a kind of double 8. The word places in the bible where we find  letter 220 and 284 are: 58 and 74; the difference is 74-58=16 or 8+8. In verse six we find letter 220 in the sixth word. Word six, המים, is the central word of verse six; the verse has 11 words.

Letter 220 and 284 in Gen.1:6 and Gen.1:7

6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from (between) the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

The sixth prime is 11, and moreover 220 has as de sixth divider eleven. Although the distance from 58 till 74 is sixteen, but up to and including the distance is 17, equal to the sum: 6+11=17. We see that verse 7 has 17 words and that we find letter 284 in the 11th word. This is then the 22nd word in the second day. Letter 284 is de 20ste jod in the second day and the 8th jod in verse 7. We see here an interaction between the day, the verses, the jods and the dividers of  220: the 7th divider is 20, and the 8th divider is 22.

The jod is 10. The triangle of 10 is 55. We find here a parallel with the dividers of 220, for the tenth divider of 220 is 55  (letter 220 is the mem, the 40; 220/40=5,5)

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Dividers 220

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11 dividers

1

2

4

5

10

11

20

22

44

55

110

sum 284

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7

8

9

10

11

 

From here we go further with the 'prime jump': prime 55 is 251, and prime 251 is 1583. Now we have found three numbers: 55, 251 and 1583:

Letter 284 is th 50th jod of the bible and the 20ste jod in the second day.

=10
T1+T2+T3=1+3+6=10
T10=55

1

2

3

3x1583=4749

55

251

1583

The sum of 20 letter places in the bible of the 20 jods in the second day till letter 284 is 4749.

The sum of 20 letter places in the bible of the 20 jods in the second day till letter 284 is 4749.

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12

13

14

15

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17

18

19

20

sum

letter places jod in the bible in 2nd day

199

206

208

210

213

221

224

226

230

233

236

240

243

249

256

259

264

268

280

284

4749

We see here that letter 220, , becomes connected with letter 284, , by a mathematical way. Together the mem and the jod are: 40+10=50, equal to the number of jods until letter 284. In the sixth day this are letter 23 for the mem and 87 for the jod; sum 110 or 2x55. These 2x55 we find as triangle of 10 (jod) and as 220/40 (mem) back. Also is the sum of the first 10 triangular numbers 220:

The sum of the first 10 triangular numbers is 220

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1

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8

9

10

sum

triangle

1

3

6

10

15

21

28

36

45

55

220

3D-T10=220

Possibly this is accentuated because the triangle of four is ten: 1+2+3+4=10=. 4xT4=4x10=40=. 4xT10=4x55=220. For this mathematical reason letter 220 is a mem. Here an image to visualize these numbers. I think that this will help to understand these numbers better.

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Here I will  go deeper into the fact that one letter can contain information or a code. Because the letters have a place in the bible text we can collect all kind of information about that letter:.... which letter is it, how many of this letter can we count from the beginning of the bible, a creation day or a verse etc. I have given already more examples on this site, but I want to give one more. And what letter can I use better for this example than letter 112, for this is the CV of  Yahweh Elohim, . Letter 112 is the letter mem, . This is the eleventh mem of the bible and at the same time the last letter of the fourth time that Elohim occurs in the bible text (Gen.1:4 word 2). In the table below I give the order number, the letter place and the form ( or ):

11x mem until letter 112

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n

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

sum 66

Letter place

14

19

21

57

66

67

78

80

84

90

112

sum 688

The sum of the eleven letter places of the mems until letter 112 is 688, and is the CV of the word Jesus, Ιησου (10+8+200+70+400=688), like the name occurs for the first time in the bible, in the 40th book, the first verse, the third word (Mat.1:1). The number 688 is 8x86. I also want to point out that the 112th triangular number 6328 is, a digit anagram of 2368, the CV of Jesus Christ. These 11 mems can be divided into in 4 normal mems and 7 sophit mems. The 4 and the 7 play also a roll in forming the number 688. The multiplication of these two numbers is 4x7=28. In chapter 16 about the 'prime jump' I have shown that P28=103 and P103=557. The sum of these three numbers is 28+103+557=688, the CV of Ιησου. When we fill in the number value 40 for the normal mem and 600 for the mem sophit, then we find for these mems:

4x

4x40

  160

7x

7x600

4200+

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-

4360

The total number value of these 11 mems is then 4360. This is the gematria of  Isaiah 45:13:

Is.45:13

I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts.

It may be clear that Is.45:13 meant Jesus here. The verses Is.40:3, Mat.3:3, Mar.1:1-3 and John 1:23 affirm this once more:

Is.40:3:

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD (Yahweh), make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Mat.3:3:

For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord (κυριου), make his paths straight.

Mar.1:1-3:

1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; 2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee 3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord (κυριου), make his paths straight.

John 1:23:

He said, I [am] the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord (κυριου), as said the prophet Esaias.

The number 688 is also the number of the cup, poterion, ποτηριον, 80+70+300+8+100+10+70+50=688. This is the cup of which Jesus says in Mat.20:22: ..... Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able. And this is also the cup out of which he gives his disciples to drink and of which he says: For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. (Mat.26:27-28).

The code of letter 112 has also a relation with the amicable number 220. We can make this visible by filling in the letter place of the mem out of the alphabet of 27 letters. The mem normal, , is the 13 letter and the mem sophit, , is 24th:

4x

4x13

  52

7x

7x24

168+

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-

220

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An other interesting phenomenon we can find when we extract the root out of this pair of amicable numbers 220 and 284; the sum of those numbers has a very special outcome. We ignore here the decimal point and use only the first four digits:

√220=14.83.....
√284=16.85.....
    3168

The number 3168 is the CV of the Greek phrase: Lord Jesus Christ (1Cor.8:6):

Κυριος Ιησους Χριστος
800       888       1480
3168  

The question is of cause if this is by chance or meant to be so. Personally I do think the last, for with word 220 and 284 the Day of God, Jom Elohim, , is coded. We know that Jesus plays an important roll in that day. How the bible writer this could code is a riddle to me. The writer must have been familiar with the whole concept of the bible.

 

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There is only one verse in the bible with the number value (220+284=) 504. This happens to be Psalm 136:3:

 

Ps.136:3

Give thanks to the Lord of Lords, for his mercy endureth for ever.

78      170    30     110         95      21
504

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Ps.118:1

for his mercy endureth for ever

 חסדו

 לעולם

 כי

78

178

30

284

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Frank Colijn, October 2008
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