Number 3

Number 3 is one of the most important numbers through Bible, it is a number of harmony, of God’s presence and of completeness. Most of the significant events in Bible were accompanied by this number or by number 7. It is connected to the Holy Trinity, to three patriarchs before the flood – Abel, Enoch and Noah, and three patriarchs after the flood – Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. New Testament has 27 books which is 33 (3*3*3), and it is largely connected with Jesus.

He prayed three times before being arrested, he was put at the cross at the third hour of the day and died at the ninth hour which is 3pm. Number 3 is the number of eternal life, as he was resurrected after three days of being dead. Three people saw the Holy Transfiguration of Jesus, they were” Peter, John and James.

Number three can be translated as the symbol of God’s power. For example, only three people had the permission to ask God any questions: Solomon, Ahaz and Jesus Christ. God gifted three things to Israel: the law of God, the land of Israel and the world to come. The God himself is described in a triple phrase construction, which is very common for Bible: "which is, and which was, and which is to come" (Revelation 1:4). God’s throne is located at the "third heaven".

Number three is widely used in the Bible, it gives the power to actions, harmonizes it and makes it complete. Angels cried three woes to warn that the more are coming, three evil spirits deluded the world until the battle of Armageddon. Three is a number of trials and power that comes aftermath.

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