Number 7 (c) Bonnie Moss 2006
Throughout the ages, numbers has fascinated man.
Great thinkers, scientists, mathematicians,
occultists and the general population hold
numbers in awe, for the hidden meanings
they may signify.
From diverse cultures and beliefs, there
is a significant similarity in the interpretation
of numbers. Numbers are an abstract concept.
To the Pythagoreans, numbers carried cosmic
expressions of the divine. They also believed
that numbers are the basic structure of the
universe and everything that exists.
Fast track to modern times, Jung expressed that
numbers are the most primitive expression of
the spirit and the dynamic aspect of the unconscious.
Number seven has profound and mystical
undertones.It is the number of the mystics.
It is a number that denotes wisdom, perfection
and completeness. It relates to spiritual
development.It is a number of self-expression.
Number 7 has been regarded as the number
of mystery.Reading through the bible and
other sacred books, seven always signifies
the mysterious and the spiritual force.
Number seven specifies the blessings, the
gifts of the spirit.In the Articles of Faith,
article seven reads: We believe in the
gifts of tongues, prophecy, revelation,
vision, healing and so forth. Sanctification
leads to perfection. ( Moroni 10)
Biblical Reference to Number Seven:
The Book of Revelation carries strong patterns
of number seven and teaches about number
seven representing the history of mankind
as seven thousand years.
There are seven seals. Each seal represents
a thousand years. Six thousand years of unrest,
turmoil and toil, the seven thousandth brings
blessings, peace and rest. It is believed
that by the completion of the seventh millenia,
the earth will return to eternity.
However,with disobedience and disregard, the
seventh seal is heralded by seven angels with
seven vials of seven plagues to be poured upon
this earth before the return of the Messiah.
The seven days of creation relates to the
seven thousand years.Six days of toil is
followed by the seventh day, a day blessed
for peace and rest.
The seventh day is sanctified.
In the Scripture:
There were 14 generations (seven times two),
from Abraham to David,from David to Babylonian
captivity to Jesus Christ.
Jude 1 :14 : Enoch was the seventh from Adam
Genesis 4:24 Cainís protection- he who
kills Cain shall be avenged sevenfold.
Joseph was the seventh son of Jacob(excluding
sons by maidservants). Joseph received
birthright blessings .
Moses marries one of the seven daughters
Job was blessed with seven sons twice.
Ruth was a greater blessing to her mother-in-law
than the seven sons.
Jacob worked seven years each for the first
and second wife.
The great famine lasted seven years after
seven prosperous years.
David was king of Hebron for seven years
Samuel 2: 24:13
Seven years of famine for Davidís disobedience
1 Kings 6:
Solomonís temple was built in seven years,
dedicated on the seventh month for seven days.
2 Kings 8:1 :
Elisha prophecies seven years of famine.
Fuel from the weapons of war in the Battle
of Armageddon will last for seven years.
Noah releases dove 3 times at seven days interval.
Mourning for the dead lasts for seven days.
Moses turns the Nile into blood for seven days
2 Samuel 12:16 :
Davidís child from Uriahís wife dies on the seventh day.
The walls of Jericho fall after seven priests
blow seven trumpets walking around the city
seven times for seven days.
Seven pillars of wisdom
Jacob bowed before Esau seven times for mercy
Samson weakened when seven locks of hair
were shaved from his head.
In addition to the crown of thorns and the
floggings, Jesus suffered seven wounds- two
in the palms, two in the wrists, two in the
feet and one on the side.