(ORDO NEWS) — A very long time ago, angelic numerology was created with the help of which we could penetrate the world of magic and sorcery. Personalities who were able to know the secret mysteries of this world, life seemed easier, and went much easier. Like many numbers, 666 has always had a strange feel to it.
Since the time of the Maya tribe, this number has been given the guise of both a god and a devil. This is due to the fact that the sixes themselves resemble a spiral that absorbs and contains new sources of information, like a well of knowledge. In numerology, the number 666 means filling the body with consciousness, which then changes the shape of the body at a subconscious level.
The mention of the number 666 in the Bible
In the Bible, the number “666” is used four times. Of these, it is mentioned once in the New Testament as a number under which the name of the apocalyptic beast is hidden:
Here is wisdom. Whoever has a mind, count the number of the beast, for the number is human; his number is six hundred sixty-six.
— John the Evangelist, Rev. 13:18, 15:2
In the Old Testament, the number “666” occurs three times:
- “the sons of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-six” (Ezra 2:13)
- “The weight of the gold that came to Solomon each year was six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold” (1 Kings 10:14)
- “The weight of the gold that came to Solomon in one year [was] six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold” (2 Chronicles 9:13).
Some authors use the last two quotations to interpret the number of the beast mentioned in the Apocalypse.
And yet, for what reason are these three numbers – 666? Why is the number of the devil made up of them? Interestingly, at the very beginning of our era, all human names were encrypted. And, of course, numbers were used for this. Each letter has its own number. And then these meanings in words were summed up among themselves. And if we take into account that the alphabetic letters corresponded to numbers, then it is easy to guess that the three sixes were also a name. A was made up of its letters, the sum of the numerical values \u200b\u200bof which was equal to 666.
It can be assumed that the author of the Apocalypse encrypted the name of the cruel Roman emperor, who forever remained in history as a tyrant, arsonist, a man with unhealthy sexual inclinations and a murderer of his own mother. Interestingly, in those days, coins were already being minted. And on each of them one could see such an inscription: “נרון קסר”. It was translated as “Emperor Nero”. And, having considered the numerical values of the letters, one can understand that the final sum is exactly 666. Why the number of the devil? Well, having learned who this emperor was, it will not be difficult to guess. He kicked his pregnant wife in the stomach while drunk and she died. Then he found himself another, but she was married. Then he forced her husband to commit suicide and married her. In general, he really behaved like a devilish spawn.
It is worth turning to this science when talking about why 666 is the number of the devil. So, the sum of the first 36 numbers is equal to three sixes. At the same time, it is believed that at the age of 36, each person begins to acquire reason and tame his passions. It is also worth noting that the folded squares of the first seven prime numbers also give a total of 666. And it is no secret to anyone that three sevens are a symbol of harmony. So, six hundred and sixty-six is a number symbolizing imperfection and decay.
This is an ordinary analysis, but how much interesting information remains outside of it?
Talking about why 666 is the number of the devil, you can discuss the events that are connected with it in any way. For example, June 6, 2006 – it was almost exactly 10 years ago. Agree, 06/06/06 is a date that is a fatal combination. But nothing bad happened. Although many people were in a panic. Pregnant women sought advice from the hospital to find out what to do if labor begins on that day. Others completely locked themselves with all the locks – they sat at home so that nothing would happen. The rest argued whether the apocalypse would break out on that day. And others joked: they say, there is a 666th page in the Bible.
In fact, in the days marked by the “six” code, a lot of good things happened. For example, in 1906, on June 6, at a meeting of the first State Duma, a law abolishing the death penalty was approved. In 1956, on the same day, Bjorn Borg was born, who became a famous tennis player. And on June 6, 1996, Pol Pot died, who was the bloody leader of the Cambodian revolution.
True, there was one very strange case. Back in the year 1096, on June 6, the stars flickered across the sky like dust. A strange phenomenon, but no negative effects were observed.
18th verse, 13th chapter
This passage from the book of Revelation also deserves attention. It was this verse at all times that was the leader in the number of interpretations and various interpretations. Even in the 21st century, especially believers, or people who are passionate about the mystical theme, “try on” it to modern realities. Perhaps these lines are the answer to the question of why 666 is called the devil’s number, or the number of the devil. At least it looks like the source. And they sound like this: “Here is wisdom. Whoever has a mind, count the number of the beast, for this is the number of a man; his number is six hundred and sixty-six.”
At all times, people try to “substitute” Antichrists for this combination and try to decipher their names as accurately as possible. By the way, there are many candidates. Each church reformer was subjected to deciphering, this fate was not spared even by several Popes of Rome. What can we say about Luther, Napoleon and Hitler. Even Leo Tolstoy received such an “honor”.
616 or 666?
There is an opinion that, perhaps, in the first centuries, when rewriting the Revelation of St. John, a mistake was made, since in a number of early sources (including the most ancient papyrus list of the Apocalypse found during excavations of about 225-275), the number of the beast is indicated as 616 (ΧΙϚ – chi , iota, numerical digamma), and not 666 (ΧΞϚ – chi, xi, numerical digamma). But it is difficult to establish exactly which version is correct. Irenaeus of Lyon also mentioned option 616, but denied that it was correct. The variant “616” can be an argument in favor of the hypothesis presented below about the encrypted name of Nero.
Encrypted name theory
In ancient times, letters also meant numbers, therefore, by adding the numerical values of the letters, one could get the number of the name. Such calculations were called isopsephy (in Kabbalah – gematria) and were extremely popular. For example, in Pompeii, an inscription has been preserved: Φιλω ης αριθμος φμε – “I love the one whose number (name) is 545.” Therefore, some researchers believe that the number 666 can mean any name or concept, the sum of the numerical values of the letters of which is 666.
German theologians (Benari, Gitzig, Reuss), back in the 19th century. hypothesized that the number 666 is the encrypted name “Nero Caesar” (Neron Kesar) in Hebrew writing. In the era of Nero in the eastern part of the Roman Empire, coins were minted with an inscription in Hebrew “נרון קסר”, which means “Emperor Nero” (“Neron Kesar”). If we consider not the letters themselves, but their numerical values, then their sum will be equal to 666. This theory is supported by the fact that in a fragment of a verse found during excavations in Oxyrynchus, it is stated that the number of the devil is 616 (in the Greek notation “χιϛ “). Irenaeus, as noted by Benari’s student, F. Engels, knew about this option. If we take as a basis the correct Latin spelling of “Nero Caesar” (the nasal sound [n] is not transmitted in it, unlike Greek), then the sum of the digital values will decrease by 50 and will be equal to 616, that is, Irenaeus took exactly the Latin spelling. By the way, Ulrich Zwingli used it in his translation of the Bible (Zurich Bible).
In the twentieth century, the German Protestant theologian E. Staufer deciphered the “number of the beast” as the name of the emperor Domitian. Domitian’s official title is Imperator Caesar Domitianus Augustus Germanicus, in Greek: Αυτοκρατωρ Καισαρ Δομετιανος Σεβαστος Γερμανικος. The abbreviated title was minted on Greek coins: A. KAI. ΔOMET. ΣEB. ΓE., whose numerical value is 666.
Staufer argues that “beast” can only mean Domitian because he was ruling at the time the book of Revelation was written.
Another example of the calculations of “finding the beast” can be found in a letter from Derpt professor Getzel to Barclay de Tolly (published by Nevzorov only in 1875, “Historical essay on the management of the military clergy in Russia”, St. Petersburg), which proves that Napoleon I Bonaparte is an apocalyptic beast, since the numerical value of the French inscription of his name is 666, and that he will have to die in 1812, when he will be 42 years old, because the kingdom of Antichrist will last 42 months. The same mention is in the novel “War and Peace” by L. N. Tolstoy. Pierre Bezukhov makes a “count” of the name of Napoleon.
Some representatives of the Protestant churches find the number 666 in the phrase “Vicarius Filii Dei”, which they refer to as “the official title of the office of the Pope.” If we represent the letters of this phrase as Roman numerals (those that are possible, and equating the letter U, which is absent in ancient Latin, to the letter V), then we get the following picture:
|V. . . . . 5I
. . . . . 1
C . . . .100
A . . . . 0
R . . . . . 0
I . . . . . 1
U . . . . . 5
S . . . . . 0
|F. . . . . 0
I . . . . . 1
L . . . . . 50I
. . . . . 1
I . . . . . one
|D. . . . 500
E . . . . . 0
I . . . . . . one
According to some theologians, the phrase “Vicarius Filii Dei” is written on the papal tiara. In their opinion, many data indicate that the phrase “Vicarius Filii Dei” until the middle of the 20th century was the official title of the Pope, this phrase was also used once in the medieval falsification of Constantine’s gift and was used by the Catholic Church itself as evidence of allegedly its the right to universal primacy.
Some theologians consider this interpretation erroneous. In their opinion, there is no evidence of the presence of any inscriptions on the tiara , the phrase “Vicarius Filii Dei” is absent in the title of the Pope, in the medieval falsification of Constantine’s gift, this phrase is applied to the Apostle Peter. Catholic sources deny the existence of such an official title and inscribed tiaras. Some theologians warn against using this “argument” in polemics with Catholics [
In addition, the number 666 was found when calculating the sum of the numbers in the title “Latinus Rex Sacerdos” “Latin Consecrated King”, which a number of Protestant theologians considered as a title adopted by the papacy :
|L. . . . . 50
a. . . . . 0
T . . . . . 0
I . . . . . 1N
. . . . . 0
U . . . . . 5
S . . . . . 0
|R. . . . . 0
E . . . . . 0
X . . . . . ten
|S. . . . . 0
A . . . . . 0
C . . . . 100E
. . . . . 0
R . . . . . 0
D . . . . 500O
. . . . . 0
S . . . . . 0
Readings in Greek and Hebrew were also used:
|In Greek –
|In Hebrew –
רומיית (Romiith, Roman)
|In Greek –
(Church of Italy)
|Λ . . . . . . . . 30
a. . . . . . . . 1
Τ . . . . . . . 300
E . . . . . . . . 5
Ι . . . . . . . . 10
N . . . . . . . . 50
Ο . . . . . . . . 70
Σ . . . . . . . 200
|ר. . . . . . . 200
ו. . . . . . . . 6
min. . . . . . . 40
י. . . . . . . . 10
min. . . . . . . . 10
ת. . . . . . . 400
|E. . . . . 5K
. . . . . 20K
. . . . . 20
Λ . . . . . 30H
. . . . . 8
Σ . . . . 200I
. . . . . 10
a. . . . . one
|I. . . . . 10
T . . . . 300A
. . . . . 1
Λ . . . . . 30I
. . . . . 10K
. . . . . 20
a. . . . . one
Sum = 666
Sum = 666
|Sum = 294 + 372 = 666|
Worship the beast with the number 666
“… small and great, rich and poor, free and slaves, a mark will be put on their right hand or on their forehead, and that no one will be able to buy or sell, except for the one who has this mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Whoever has a mind, count the number of the beast, for this is the number of a man; his number is six hundred sixty-six”
To understand what is being said here, let’s first look at the context.
The apostle John wrote:
»And I saw another beast coming out of the earth; he had two horns like a lamb, and spoke like a dragon… And he performs great signs, so that he brings down fire from heaven to earth before people… And it was given to him to put the spirit into the image of the beast, so that the image of the beast would both speak and act in such a way that everyone was killed who would not worship the image of the beast”
Verse 11, which refers to the beast having “two horns like a lamb,” means:
- false christs
- false prophets*.
[* see Antichrist – 1 John 2:18,19. Matt. 7:15,22; 24:24. Rev. 19:20. Apostates from the holy covenant – Dan.11:30-32. Dan.8:23,24. 2 Peter 2:1,2].
Further, in Rev. 13:15,16, it is written that this two-horned beast (i.e. false Christs and false prophets) will be the initiator of worship and acceptance of the number of the beast 666.
And the most vivid prophetic image of this is shown in the book of Daniel:
“King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden image, sixty cubits high, six cubits wide, and placed it in the field of Deir, in the region of Babylon. Then the herald exclaimed loudly: It is announced to you, peoples, tribes and languages: whoever does not fall down and bow down, will immediately be thrown into a fiery furnace. Therefore, when all the peoples heard the sound of the trumpet, flute, zither, harp, harp and all kinds of musical instruments, then all the peoples, tribes and languages \u200b\u200bfell down and worshiped the golden idol, which Nebuchadnezzar the king set up ”
In Rev. 13:15 it is written: “that everyone who does not worship the image of the beast should be killed.” It was for disobedience to an image 60 cubits high, 6 cubits wide and long that it was decided to throw Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego into a fiery furnace. And this was a prophetic action, pointing to the event of the last days of the wicked world: for there is still time before the time” (Dan. 11:35,36,37.).
The apostle Peter also wrote:
“Beloved! fiery temptation sent to you for testing, do not shy away, as strange adventures for you. For it is time for judgment to begin at the house of God; but if it [begins] with us first, what will be the end of those who disobey the gospel of God?”
(1 Peter 4:12,17).
So, having considered the general essence, then we invite you to a detailed consideration of the prophecy about the beast with the number 666.
What does it mean “there shall be a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads”? (Rev. 13:16)
At the end of the 20th – beginning of the 21st century, there are a lot of theories about the implantation of electronic chips in the arm and head. Undoubtedly, modern technology will be of great service to the last ruler from the devil. But it is important to pay attention to the language of the holy and pure Word of God.
This is what the Scripture says to Israel: “Let these words be that I command you… bind them as a token on your hand, and let them be a bandage over your eyes” (Deut. 6:6,8; 11:18.).
- “To impose on the hand” meant that the law of the Most High must be accompanied by the fulfillment of commandments, action in the Name of God Yahweh (compare: Isaiah.45:1; 63:12. Zech.3:1.).
- “Blindfold over the eyes” – meant that they should have God in their minds, guided by the understanding of the commandment (Prov. 2: 3-11.).
Therefore, among the Pharisees of the time of Christ, it was customary to wear storage (or phylacteries) with the commandments of the Most High on the forehead and on the arm (Mat. 23:5.).
What conclusion can be drawn from the above example?
Pointing to the divinity of the beast with ten horns, false prophets (Rev. 13:11-15.) will seduce many nations, gently forcing them to accept laws and conditions, contributing to the global dictatorship of this new empire (2 Pet. 2:1,2. Rev. 13: 14.16.). AND:
- Those who take the mark on the right hand will mean the ruling trustees (Ezra.7:25,26.), who will act on behalf of this empire – the beast (Dan.11:39.).
- Those who receive the sign on the forehead [forehead] indicate those who will be guided by the ideas and policies of the beast, and will be marked as his slaves (compare: Ezek.9:4. Rev.7:3; 9:4.).
What does “neither buy nor sell” mean from Revelation 13:17
“and that no one will be able to buy or sell, except he who has this mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name” (Rev. 13:17).
If before the coming of the Lord Christ the worship of the true God was at the state level, and had to be supported in every possible way by the Israeli king, then with the advent of the new King and High Priest, this situation changed.
The kingdom of heaven was not the kingdom of earth. This means that those who have been called to the Kingdom of Heaven should not have a close relationship with any other king than Christ.
That is why it was said to His disciples: “If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you” (John 15:19).
Here is what the prophet Daniel wrote about this:
“At the end of their kingdom, when the apostates fulfill the measure of their iniquities, a king will rise up arrogant and skillful in deceit; and his strength will be strengthened, though not by his strength, and he will produce amazing desolations … and destroy … the people of the saints ”(Dan.8:23,24.).
Enlisting the support of apostates from the holy covenant (2 Pet. 2:1-3.), i.e. false Christs and false prophets, who will prove by signs and wonders the godlikeness of the “beast-empire” (Rev. 13:11-15.), this last emperor from the devil will achieve extraordinary power. In fact, this state should become a more powerful and advanced empire than Rome once was (see Rev. 17:8.).
- Just like Emperor Nero, he will be very effective in opposing the true followers of Christ.
- Because of these persecutions, “the love of many will grow cold” Mat. 24:12.).
- Divisions will begin among Christians [the type of which was Judas – Psal.54:13-15.], and other people close to each other (Luke 12:51-53.).
For example, those who opposed conventional worship in the first century were excluded from the synagogue (John 16:2; 9:22). However, this was only a part of what we can expect at the time of the sign of the coming of Christ (Matt. 24:3.).
The end times of the wicked world will begin with what is written in Rev. 12:7-9,12. When the devil is “thrown to the ground”, he will control mankind more than ever. And if he [the devil] did not achieve the worship of Christ, promising Him all the kingdoms of the world (Luke 4: 5-7.), Then at the end of time there will be one of the people who, having bowed down, will receive this power (Dan. 8: 24. Rev. 13:2.).
Those who refuse to have a close relationship with this emperor of the devil [taking the “mark of the beast”] will be outcasts from society. They will not be able to “neither sell nor buy” in the sense that they will be persecuted in every possible way. For example, dismissing from work, taking away property (Abd. 11-13,21.). In the end, their relatives will refuse them (Micah.2:8,9; 7:5-10. Matt.10:34-36.). Left without a livelihood, the followers of Christ will need clothing, food and shelter.
And the words of the Apostle Paul will become more urgent than ever:
“Do not forget hospitality, for through it some, not knowing, showed hospitality to the Angels. Remember the prisoners, as if you were in bondage with them, and the afflicted, as you yourself are in the body” (Heb. 13:2,3).
It is on this basis that the Lord will judge figurative “sheep” and “goats” – Matt. 25:31-45.
666 number meaning in angel numerology
- Due to the negative associations that people have with the number 666, it is believed that this is not the number of an angel at all, but a sign of the Antichrist.
- The truth is that every number has a vibrational meaning that it carries, no matter how it looks in relation to other numbers.
- Your guardian angels understand the true vibrational meaning of the numbers and use them to communicate with you directly.
- The number 6 itself is the balance number. Mathematicians classify the number 6 as the first “perfect” number.
- The number 6 is the only number in existence that is the sum and product of three consecutive integers.
- Seraphim, the highest rank in the angelic hierarchy, are said to have six wings and communicate with humans through our sixth sense.
- These special characteristics make the number six a symbol of balance and special powers unique to the angelic realm.
- In numerology, the number 6 is often associated with balancing and nurturing.
- The number 6 also represents creative thinking and problem solving. Use your imagination to find solutions to problems you never thought you could solve.
On the good side, the number 666 is indeed magical, charged with good. If it appears in fate, this characterizes a person as a compassionate person, a humanist. He loves all living things, treats animals, children with care, helps old and infirm people. He will never refuse to help those who are in a difficult situation. These are the figures of a sacrificial person who is ready to give the last to someone who needs it more than she does. In life, he is very attached to his family. If there is a reduction to 9, the owner receives a charge of courage, will and nobility. Of course, this will help a person to achieve success.
The positive of the number 666 is a harmonious existence, maintaining balance in everything, selflessness, motherly love, calmness, charity and idealism. This is a specific energy with good imaginative thinking and high intelligence.
The other side of the number 666 is the desire for material things. These are people who, despite a certain level of spirituality, are prone to love for rustling banknotes. They are not obsessed, but often put money first. In the negative value of 666, commercialism is inherent. In the lower vibrations, number people can do almost anything to get finances, sometimes they choose a dishonest, illegal way. Subject to gambling, they can get involved there, leaving a bunch of debts.
So the main negative of the number is greed and temptations, which should be avoided. Remind yourself to stay in harmony if you feel like you’re getting carried away. It is the balancing between passions and spirituality that will not let you lose excess energy. For starters, it’s worth changing your attitude to life, and happiness can find its way to you.
The date of your birth
What does this combination mean in your date of birth? Three sixes combined give:
- success and prestige;
- rapid career achievements;
- easy way of life.
If your date contains three 6s at once, you should not worry. The number will help to easily overcome all the vicissitudes of fate, the main thing is not to abandon the spiritual sphere, self-development and help to loved ones. Then the finances will be at a sufficient level.
The true meaning of the number 666
- Whenever a number appears in a series or is repeated multiple times, it gains strength through repetition.
- When the number 666 appears, it is most likely a message from your guardian angels meant to wake you up.
- Are your thoughts and actions aligned with your beliefs?
- Often we become attached to material outcomes, such as the acquisition of money and consumer goods, in the hope that it will bring us happiness and satisfaction.
- When you see the number 666 appear in your life, it may be a reminder from your guardian angels that the spiritual dimension of life is ultimately more important.
666 angelic numerology
- Our guardian angels want us to be happy and fulfilled in all areas of our lives.
- When the number 666 appears regularly in your life, it may be a sign from our angels that we are out of balance.
- When our lives are out of balance, we may become fixated on a particular area of our lives. We fear material losses and lose sight of the big picture.
- To find fulfillment and true happiness, we must replace our fear and insecurities with the knowledge that our guardian angels are with us and ready to help when we need them.
- Seeing number 666 is proof that you may need to focus your thoughts on positive outcomes and let go of thoughts full of fear and loss.
- Like your angels, focus on how you can serve others and you can be sure that your needs will always be met.
- Our guardian angels often communicate with us through numerology, sending us subtle messages about our questions and concerns.
- Now you are seeing the number 666 everywhere and you are probably wondering what message the Angels are sending you. Here are the possible meanings why you keep seeing angel number 666.
Let go of fear, addiction or attachment
Are you out of balance? Are you in an unhealthy relationship or do you constantly have negative thoughts?
The reason you may be seeing angel number 666 is because your guardian angel is observing that you are no longer in balance and he is here to help you find your inner peace again.
The angels are telling you that it’s time to let go of any additions you may have in your life, or change your thoughts and outlook in a more optimistic way.
Don’t worry, it will take some time, just be aware of these signs and trust the process along the way. You are heading.
As soon as you are ready to let go of those people or circumstances in your life that no longer help you, the number 666 means that new events, aspects and new positive people are entering your life.
We tend to think that attachments like feelings, relationships, and objects are positive, but in fact, if you spend too much time focusing on just one particular aspect of your life, you can become off balance. And that is why your guardian angels are sending you a message to reanalyze, to get rid of all the negativity around you and bring you back into balance.
Spend time in nature or with animals
A possible message from your angels is to spend time in nature and connect with the planet and its energy. So many people choose to meditate in nature or just take a walk in the park when they have so many questions about their problems and are desperately looking for answers.
It is such a wonderful therapy and connection to your higher self. If you see the number 666, consider waking up early and taking a walk in the park.
Clearing your mind and reflecting on your life before starting the day is like therapy for your soul. Connecting with nature will raise your energy and vibration and it will help you clear your mind, heal your soul and find balance within you.
Another meaning of angel number 666 is that you should spend some time with animals. So many studies have shown that animals have a healing effect on us.
Although they cannot talk to us, they are extremely intuitive, feel your vibrations and energy, and know when you need them to be there for you, cuddle and love you.
The meaning of number 666 is a great message for you that you should spend time in nature or around animals to heal your soul, find answers to your questions and find the balance you have always longed for.
Focus on your wealth and financial goals
Don’t worry if you started seeing angel number 666 because it is a clear sign of money and wealth. This is a sign to sit down and understand your financial future and goals.
Money is one of the meanings of the numbers 6, 66 and 666. So trust the angels and give prosperity and abundance in your life. The first step you need to take is to organize your wealth goals.
If you are asking yourself how this can be a sign for you when you are lacking money in your life, then this message is just for you. Nothing in this universe is accidental, everything that happens to us, not against us. So what are your financial goals, what are you aiming for in terms of prosperity? Write them down, organize them, make a plan, and have the faith to act because this was the moment your spirit was waiting for.
Your guardian angels are giving you this sign to let you know that it is time to let go of your fears about money and prosperity, and to have the courage and faith to open yourself to the financial abundance you are ready for.
Money is just a tool in our life, how would you like to use it?
Guardian angels are always watching over you, and whenever you need guidance and help, they communicate with you.
Open your heart and accept these messages. Your guardian angels support you and follow you all the time.
The meaning of 666 in the law of attraction
To make room for something new in your life, you need to let go of what is occupying that space. Your guardian angels are sending a message with number 666 to remind you that your thoughts become actions. You’re holding on to things that prevent the law of attraction from bringing what you’re looking for into your life.
Put aside bad behaviors and let go of any toxic relationship. Keep positive thoughts and you will attract positive things.
Your spirit guides want to push you towards new beginnings towards your life purpose, towards more positive thoughts, towards becoming a better person. So look at the bigger picture and try to stay positive. Pay attention to the luck that repeating numbers like 666 will bring you.
Devil’s Number: Modern Perception
As an element of devilish paraphernalia, this number is actively exploited not only in narrow circles of Satanists, but also in popular culture. Some rock bands use it to create an infernal entourage. On the value of the number 666, an advertising campaign was built for the modern version of the film about the birth of the Antichrist “The Omen”. Its premiere was deliberately scheduled for June 6, 2006, so that the date (6/6/06) would resemble the number of the beast. The use of diabolical themes for marketing purposes caused outrage among a number of religious public figures.
Many people have a superstitious attitude towards the number 666. For example, in the Netherlands, the World Community of Evangelical Christians called on all believers on June 6, 2006 to perform round-the-clock shift prayer for protection from the forces of evil. Often, this number, even in everyday situations, is perceived as unlucky and fraught with danger. In this regard, many hotels do not have apartments under this number 666. Also, some transport companies avoid this number in flight names.
Should Christians be afraid of the number 666?
Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeev) notes:
“The Orthodox tradition has always been deeply alien to the magical attitude to numbers. 666 itself is no different from other numbers. Nowhere in the patristic tradition is there the idea that this number itself contains some kind of threat or spiritual danger.
The Metropolitan calls the number 666 in the Bible a kind of mysterious symbol, the meaning of which was not fully revealed either by the author of the Revelation or by any of the Holy Fathers.
Professor of Theology Deacon A. Kuraev urges not to search in panic for the Antichrist by his number:
“Christians do not have to guess whether the Antichrist has come or not, whether he puts his marks or not yet. There is no need to look for the Antichrist: he will present himself to the world.”
So, Orthodox Christians should not depend on numerology and be afraid of any number or symbol. It is not the numbers themselves that can adversely affect our spiritual health, but the wrong attitude towards them. For example, superstitious fear or conscious flirting with dark forces. The human fear of numbers has a clear magical character. Such a pagan perception of the world is a sin, it is incompatible with true Orthodoxy.
Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions regarding the number 666 and its numerological (energy) meaning.
In the book of Revelations, it is mentioned as the number of the beast, which subsequently has strong associations with the devil.
But if you are familiar with the Tarot and have dared to embark on your own path of healing and self-discovery, you will know that the devil in the Tarot is simply a symbol of death and a natural and inevitable cycle that all people go through.
Moreover, death is not only associated with physical departure, but also symbolizes death as the transition or release of one cycle to make room for a new one.
In short, seeing the number 666 is not a bad or “bad” omen.
In general, there is little information about the number 666. Why it is the number of the devil is difficult to say with absolute certainty. But there are more than enough interesting facts about him.
For example, there are many people with psychological illnesses, which are expressed precisely in the fear of the number 666. As a result, this illness was even given a name – hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.
And in the European Parliament there is a seat numbered with three sixes. And no one ever takes it. What about roulette? Has anyone thought about why it is often called nothing more than a ferris wheel? Many shrug their shoulders, probably because of the many losses and the madness of people who could not win. Not at all. The fact is that if you add up absolutely all the numbers available in the roulette, you get exactly three sixes. There is even a legend: allegedly Francois Blanc, a French magician, gave his soul to a demon in order to learn the secrets of roulette. Here, perhaps, is the answer to the question of why exactly 666 is the number of the devil. But this is only one of the versions.
It is interesting that Highway No. 666 in America was renamed not so much because of the notorious superstitions, but because of “crazy hands” – many simply stole signs with the number of the route for gifts. By the way, this route is known for too high statistics of accidents, and even with a fatal outcome. The highway was renamed the 491st – there were no fewer deaths.
The city of Reeves used to have a telephone code 666. It was also changed at the insistence of the residents. The first Apple sold for $666.66. Why? Because Steve Wozniak chose this number because it was convenient to type with just one finger. And there was a markup of 30 percent of the wholesale price. By the way, the width of the dollar banknote is 6.66 centimeters.
And few people know, but the combination of WWW is equal to three sixes! Because the Hebrew number “6” is “W”. And the word VISA? Three sixes are encrypted in it! After all, VI is Roman 6, S is Greek, A is Babylonian. Total – the figure of the demon.
In general, as many opinions as to why the number 666 is considered the number of the devil, there are so many interesting coincidences. In any case, do not give in to superstitions too much.
The appearance of the number 666 in life indicates that you begin to fight for your balance, soulfulness and positive energy. And this means that you should pay attention to loved ones, and become a good “person” in all meanings of the word. They say that until you get rid of greed, all spiritual forces will turn away from you, you will have neither the help of angels, nor the fulfillment of a dream.
You will not be able to reach your intended goals. Try to help your loved ones and relatives more, find your peace of mind, focus on serving the people and people. Be considerate of those around you and you will find your happiness and peace. Who seeks – he can always find.
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