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    The rabbis occasionally employed gematria to help support biblical exegesis, but did not rely on it heavily. They were much more invested in the use of logical reasoning and argumentation to support their positions. Gematria is a numerological system by which Hebrew letters correspond to numbers. This system, developed by practitioners of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism), derived from Greek influence and became a tool for interpreting biblical texts. Just type the words, letters, or name you want to the input above to see the Gematria value. This type of coding practice was thought to be first used back in the 8th century BC. Since then, it has been adopted by the Jewish culture and similar variations have been used in the Greeks isopsephy, Arabic abjad numerals, and English gematria. Where x is the position of the letter in the language letters index (regular order of letters), and the floor and modulo functions are used. For more information, see the Judaism 101 article on the Hebrew Alphabet, the Wikipedia article on Gematria, or JewishGen’s Reading Hebrew Tombstones page. Note that the numbers 15 and 16 are treated specially, which if rendered as 10+5 or 10+6 would be a name of God, so they are normally written ט״ו (tet-vav, 9+6) and ט״ז (tet-zayin, 9+7). If you know the number, you can work back to a meaning expressed in words. Mispar HaPerati Method – Each letter value is the square of its standard method value. If you take the words “Elohim”, “hashamayim” and “vet” you get 888 which is also divisible by 37. Now let’s consider again the numeric value of each word and subsequently of this entire verse. Simply put, for every “good” gimatriya, you can also likely find one with an opposite “meaning”. Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. Stack Exchange network consists of 181 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. This is an old routine for calculating those sublime and mystical numbers of ancient lore. This shows just how easy it can be to port over ordinary object pascal from other systems and get them running on your website or mobile device. Please refer below English Gematria which has English alphabets with value.

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