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Number 5

Number 5 is a symbol of God’s grace. It is also one of the most widely mentioned words in the God’s word. It is also a number that symbolizes God’s kindness and favor to humankind. 25 is 5*5 and it makes “grace upon grace”. (John 1:16). 10 Commandments are easily divided into two parts 5 commandments each, the first one is dedicated to relationships between person and God, and the second one is dedicated to the way people treat people. The God’s law consists of five books, which are called Pentateuch. The New Testament Pentateuch consists of 4 gospels and Acts, which can be considered God’s grace and favor to the humankind.

The direct indication of number 5 symbolism is for example John, who wrote 5 books concerning the grace of God and forever life of the soul. The God’s grace symbolism was seen when Jesus took 5 loaves of bread and transformed them into the amount enough to feed five thousand people. (Matthew 14:17). The instruction given by God in order to build a “tabernacle in the wilderness” were all centered around number five, everything was made out of five components, like 5 curtains, 5 pillars, 5 bars, etc. Also there were 5 ingredients in the holy oil, which was needed to sanctify the tabernacle.

The God’s presence was shown by number 5. The book of Psalms has 5 main chapters. There are 5 offerings to Israel provided by God. (Leviticus). Moses wrote five books. This number shows the God’s plan and influence on humans, his grace and presence.

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