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Sevens in the Bible: Biblical Sevens and Hidden Sevens
Seven things: - Seven Marys - Seven Hopes - Etc

A Just Man Falleth Seven Times - Seventh Time ?
Seven words used to heal impotent man: John 5:
1) Rise, 2) take 3) up 4) thy 5) bed, 6) and 7) walk

Of seven things in Proverbs 6, the LORD hates six

Holy Kiss: Greeting: Grace unto you, and peace,
from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Bible sevens can be literal or allegoric mystery to solve. Of sevens in the Bible, seven days can be just another week of even-ing and mourn-ing for the host of them vs them prepared for war (is good for nothing, and friend only to the under-taker), or 1 day can allegorically be as a 1000 years and a 1000 years can allegorically be as 1 day. Converted Paul of Saul-->Paul, who writes more New Testament writings than all six other New Testament writers combined, tells us (mystery is made known to us, of them/us) the Bible is all allegory in both "covenants": Galatians 4; And what the script-u-are (of plural and contrary scriptures written aforetime for our learning) saith is: "cast out the bondwoman and her son". Allegory: flush law and result of law: sin and death. Converted Peter, who got converted by reading all Paul's epistles, also tells us to be not ignorant of this one thing: that one day [is] with the Lord as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day: 2Peter 3:8. Psalmist David, who is notably not ascended into the (plural) heavens, tells us: a thousand years in thy sight [are but] as yesterday when it is past, and [as] a watch in the night: Psalms 90:4.

The Seven New Testament Writers
                    1. Matthew (aka publican Levi, upbraided hung jury apostle, writes 1, to lay the foundation)
                    2. John (whose surname is Mark, and whose gospel account is "verily verily", writes 5)
                    3. Luke (had perfect understanding, writes 2, to Theophilus, to set things believed in order)
                    4. Paul (writes 15 of 27: over 50%; 12 of 15 epistles title him as "The Apostle") - midst
                    5. James (clarifier of two religions and two wisdoms, writes 1, to 12 tribes scattered abroad)
                    6. Peter (formerly called "Satan", writes 2, to finally strengthen his scatter brained brethren)
                    7. Jude (writes 1, to re-mind us saved + destroyed afterward by grace + law didn't end well)
                         Note: six writers combined write 12 of 27, but Paul writes 15 of 27; more than all six combined.

The Seven Days of Genesis
                            1. And the evening and the morning were the first day
                            2. And the evening and the morning were the second day
                            3. And the evening and the morning were the third day
                            4. And the evening and the morning were the fourth day
                            5. And the evening and the morning were the fifth day
                            6. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day
                            7. And on the seventh day God ended, blessed, and sanctified
                            Note: the seventh day has no mention of evening and morning, as six other days do.
                                   After the sixth day, prior to the seventh day, (plural) heavens and earth were finished.

What God saw, seven times, in Genesis 1
                                        1. good (not both good and evil)
                                        2. good (not both good and evil)
                                        3. good
(not both good and evil)
                                        4. good (not both good and evil)
                                        5. good (not both good and evil)
                                        6. good (not both good and evil)
                                        7. very good (every thing he made was exceedingly good)

Seven Things Can Count as Nothing Without Charity: 1Corinthians 13
            1. speak with tongues of men and angels (nothing but sounding brass & tinkling cymbal)
            2. have [the gift of] prophecy (you are nothing)
            3. understand all mysteries (you are nothing)
            4. have all knowledge (you are nothing)
            5. have all faith, so as to remove mountains (you are nothing)
            6.
bestow all your goods to feed [the poor] (profits you nothing)
            7. give your body to be burned (profits you nothing)
                Note: having charity, or not having charity, is as having nothing or everything

Seven Things Converted Peter Says Add To Your Faith: 2Peter 1:6
                                                1. virtue
                                                2. knowledge
                                                3. temperance
                                                4. patience
                                                5. godliness
                                                6. brotherly kindness
                                                7. charity (seventh of seven)
                    Note: of faith --> hope --> charity, only the greatest of three things never fails nor forsakes

Biblical sevens can also be obvious or hidden sevens, some hidden as if mystery to solve. Bible scholars generally agree seventh of seven denotes completeness or perfection; Yet perhaps it's either or, not both. For on the tail side of the coin, mirrorly for comparison, the seventh of seven levels of demonic oppression can denote completeness of law to be extinction instead of salvation. Hidden sevens of such biblical sevens can also be comparatively descriptive, as two allegoric mountains in Hebrews 12 seem to bem which both seem to mention seven things; But God and Jesus are only on one of the twain mountains, the latter (Sion) seemingly better, speaking of better things God provided for us of them/us in Hebrews 11. Yet look what's in the midst if each sevenfold, if two mtns compared in Hebrews 12; And what about the "and" x7 concerning Sion?


   "Not Come": Mount Sinai (Law)               "Are Come": Mount Sion (Grace), and x7
  1. - that might be touched                        1. - the city of the living God: heavenly Jerusalem
  2. - that burned with fire                          2. - innumerable company of angels: general assembly
  3. - darkness                                           3. - church of the firstborn: written in heaven
  4. - blackness ... midst                            4. - God: the Judge of all (quick and dead)  ... midst
  5. - tempest                                             5. - the spirits of just men: made perfect
  6. - sound of a trumpet                             6. - Jesus: the mediator of the new covenant
  7. - voice of words (plural)                          7. - blood: that speaketh better things  

But let us remember there is both a stumblingstone to stumble over and fall, from grace to law and a rock of  offence to possibly off end laid in "Sion", which is not "Zion" in the Old Testament (KJV), and that Zion is not even mentioned in the New Testament (KJV). Also let us notice it is "ye" (do err) of ye/you  who are come unto mount Sion, and that it can be a fearful thing to fall into the (plural) hands of the living God in Hebrews 10:31, and fallen is from grace to law in Galatians 5:4. So perhaps there is more to consider than just being better of two things if what's greater of great/greater can also be "greater damnation", and being mediated is for disagreement rather than reconciled for agreement, especially if we're told that only what's greatest of three things is what never fails and never forsakes.

Not to mention other aspects of the seven things of the seven "ands" concerning Sion, like Sion can be only the better thing of twain Zion/Sion instead of what's best for all, and such aleph/tahv can oft be mirrorly reversed such as with/against ... justified/condemned in Mt 12:30-37's 5 either ors, or that Sion can also be thought to be Zion as many modern Bible translations deem it. Not to mention the living God can also be a fall and a fearful thing if such has plural hands: sides: parts still having partiality instead of going on unto the perfection of wholeness: oneness: allness: above: higher than heavens. Not to mention God as Judge (capital J) in the midst of such seven perhaps speaks of a Judge of both the quick and dead as in Acts 10:42's Judge (capital J); But in Mt 22:32; Mk 12:27; Lk 20:38 we're told God is NOT the God of the dead, but only the God of the living. Not to mention a mediator (Jesus) is not [the mediator] of one (God), but God is one: Galatians; Perhaps indicating reconciled is above mediated, which is to say one is not twain, but above twain. Not to mention blood that speaketh "better" things is only better of good/better/best, better of twain things instead of best of three things; As forgiven is better than unforgiven of unforgiven/forgiven, as grace is better than law of law/grace. Yet we are told charity (the "greatest" of "three" things) thinketh no evil to even forgive, and that charity never fails is put on "above" seven things like forgiving one another mentioned in Colossians 3:12-14. So then, perhaps Sion is assocaited with seven things, one being forgiving one another, which is obviously better than desiring vengeance; Yet there is also an asepct that is above such seven things, called charity never fails.

So, maybe we should even look higher than Sion of Zion/Sion if that great city, holy Jerusalem descends out of heaven rather than ascends into heaven: Revelation 21:10. Interestingly, Sion seems to have a sevenfold aspect and occurs seven times in the New Testament KJV; However, along with mention of Sion in Hebrews 12:22 we have "and" (also) x7 to consider, along with the possibility of stumbling on a stumblingstone laid in Sion or being off ended by a rock of offence.

Sevenfold Sion (?) is mentioned seven times in the New Testament:

  1. Matthew 21:5   Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.
  2. John 12:15   Fear not, daughter of Sion : behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
  3. Romans  9:33   As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
  4. Romans 11:26   And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:
  5. Hebrews 12:22   But ye are come unto mount Sion , and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, 
  6. 1 Peter 2:6   Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. 
  7. Revelation 14:1   And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty [and] four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. 

Some Examples of Seven Times and Seventh Time

“And he (Jacob) passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother (Essau)” (Genesis 33)

 “And the priest shall dip his finger of the blood, and sprinkle seven times before the LORD” (Leviticus 4)

 “I will chastise you seven times for your sins” (Leviticus 26)

 “And he (Elijah) said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said, nothing. And he said, Go again seven times. And it came to pass at the seventh time ”. (1Kings 18)

 “A just (man) falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief”. (Proverb 24)

 “Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments”. (Psalm 119)

 “The words of the LORD [are] pure words; [as] silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times” (Psalm 12:6)

 “Let his (Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king’s) heart be changed from man’s, and let a beast’s heart be given unto him; and let seven times pass over him. This matter (is) by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men …” (Daniel 4)

Note: Comment About Seven Times and The Seventh Day
Seven times seems to be a matter of decree with intent of knowing who ruleth. Some perceive it allegory for a seven thousand year period they call the seven thousand year plan of God, based on "a thousand years [is] as one day" (Psalms 90:4 / 2Peter 3:8). However, the same people seem to overlook the entire Bible is "allegory" in both "covenants": Galatians 4; And the seventh day of Genesis 2 has no mention of both "evening and morning" (as six days of Genesis 1 do have); Which is allegory for God and the day(light) of God: the seventh day, do not have both darkness(law) and light(grace). Also the 1,000 years mentioned in Revelation 20 is perhaps 1 day in Acts 12: Easter. For Peter says be not ignorant of this: 1,000 yrs as 1 day AND 1 day as 1000 yrs. The prophetic "third day" is the seventh day, and the seventh day is not another millennium as many presume it to be by they sayers who say it is by saying things like the third millennium for beyond 2,000AD, such John-Paul II did in 1999.

        Some Bible Sevens that are Fairly Obvious Biblical Sevens
  -In Genesis we find seven days, but only six days of work, rest on the seventh day
  -Enoch was the seventh from Adam, who pleased God, but was "not found" (= lost)
  -In Genesis 7 we find clean beasts taken in Noah's Ark by seven, but only for sacrifice
  -In Genesis 29 we find Jacob serving seven years for a bride, but thereby he got stung
  -In Genesis 31 we find Laban chasing Jacob seven days journey, but only for gods
  -In Genesis 41 we find Pharaoh dreams of sevens, but such plenty is followed by famine
  -In Exodus 29 we find seven days required to sanctify the altar, as if it's a bloody mess
  -In Leviticus we find the sprinkling of blood and oil seven times for cleansing
  -In 2Samuel 2 we find David is king in Hebron seven years before he's king in Jerusalem
  -In Judges 6 we find the Israelites are given over to Midian seven years
  -In Judges 14 we find Samson's wife weeping before him seven days
  -In 1Kings 6 we find it took Solomon seven years to build the temple
  -In 2Kings 3 we find restoration at the end of seven years
  -In Psalms 12 we find purification of the earth taking seven times (ages)
  -In Psalms 119 we find David praising his LORD seven times a day
  -In Proverbs 24 we find a just man falleth seven times and riseth up again
  -In Ezekiel 40 we find they went up by seven steps
  -In Ezekiel 44 we find priests were defiled for seven days
  -In  Acts of the Apostles we find seven men appointed as deacons over the people
  -In Revelation Sevens we find seven angels, seven churches, seven seals, seven trumpets, seven vials, seven horns, seven candlesticks, seven stars, seven plagues, seven spirits, seven eyes, seven lamps, seven thunders, seven heads, seven crowns, seven mountains, seven kings, as well as hidden sevens not obvious
  -Mary Magdalene, out of whom came seven demons

                            Seven Brooks mentioned in the Bible
                                    (not counting brook "of" Kison nor brooks "of" Gaash)
                            1. Brook Eshcol: Numbers 13:23
                            2. Brook Zered: Deuteronomy 2:3
                            3. Brook Besor: 1Samuel 30:10
                            4. Brook Kidron: 2Samuel 15:23
                            5. Brook Cherith: 1Kings 17:3
                            6. Brook Kishon: 1Kings 18:40
                            7. Brook Cedron: John 18:1

        Seven Men appointed to serve tables in Acts 6:
            1. Stephen
a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost ... (did law wonders, noted for his martyr-dumb)
            2. Philip (not the apostle Philip, but Philip the evangelist who did miracles in Samaria)
            3. Prochorus
            4. Nicanor
            5. Timon
            6. Parmenas
            7. Nocolas
a proselyte of Antioch (perhaps the founder of Nocolaitans mentioned in Revelation 2)
                Note: Stephen saw Jesus "standing" on the right of God, and it got him both cast out and stoned to death.
                Nicolaitans are noted in Revelation 2:6 and 2:15, notably for their doctrine and their deeds being hated.

    Some Bible Sevens that are Less Obvious Hidden Biblical Sevens: Hidden Sevens:
  - In Genesis 1 God saw only "good" seven times, but "very good" the seventh time
  -In Genesis seven it took seven days to load the ark
  -Seven days are mentioned in John 1 & 2:1 when counting the days, and the third day is the seventh
  - JC healed an impotent man with seven words, rather than help him into troubled water: John 5:1-14
  -Book of Judges is about seven cycles of falling and rising up
  -Blood of Jesus was shed seven times when counting
  -Seven pillars of wisdom are mentioned in Proverbs
  -The covenant was established seven times with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob
  -There are seven covenants and each one is also sevenfold
  -There are seven one's denoting unity of the Spirit in Ephesians 4
  -There are seven baptisms mentioned in the Bible
  -There are seven hopes mentioned in the Bible
  -Seven things are an abomination unto the LORD hates only six of such in Proverbs 6
  -There are seven offices of the body in Romans 12
  -There are seven steps in the prayer of 2Chronicles 20
  -There are seven festivals of the LORD found in the three feasts of Israel
  -Seven loaves become seven baskets of leftovers in Matthew 15
  -Seven angels accompanied Paul into Asia in Acts 20:4
  -Seven trees are mentioned in the Bible in Isaiah 41
  -Seven spirits are mentioned in in Isaiah 11 and four times in Revelation
  -There are seven steps to God's presence in the tabernacle of Moses
  -There are seven marvelous things God did for Israel in Psalm 78
  -There are seven brooks mentioned in the Bible
  -There are seven Marys mentioned in the New Testament
  -There are seven wildernesses mentioned in the Bible
  -There are seven things to add to faith in 2 Peter 1
  -There is a seven part restoration of dead bones in Ezekiel 37
  -There are seven things "now" faith is in Hebrews 11
  -There are seven holy garments mentioned in Exodus 29
  -There are seven reasons for blowing the trumpet in the Bible
  -The lamb of God is worthy to receive seven things in Revelation 5
  -There are seven things Messiah is appointed to do in Isaiah 61
  -There are seven enemies of God the angel led Joshua unto over Jordon
  -The resurrected Christ appeared seven times, the seventh time to seven apostles gone fishing by night
  -There are seven appearances of angels in Acts of the Apostles
  -Seven men went to witness the gift of the Holy Ghost to Gentiles in Acts 11
  -Seven Last Utterances comprise the Easter story in the four gospel accounts
  -Seven times it mentions C of JC is seated at the "right hand" of God

                                    Seven  "I am"s in John's Gospel:
  1. I am the Bread of Life (John 6:35)
  2. I am the Light of the world (John 9:5)
  3. I am the Door (John 10:9)
  4. I am the Good Shepherd (John 10:11)
  5. I am the Resurrection (John 11:25)
  6. I am the True Vine (John 15:1)
  7. I am the Way (John 14:6)
                Seven Results of Disobedience (Law) in Proverbs 1
  1. Calamity: I will laugh at your calamity (Proverbs 1:26)
  2. Fear: I will mock when fear cometh (Proverbs 1:26)
  3. Desolation: when your fear cometh as desolation (Proverbs 1:27)
  4. Distress: when your distress cometh upon you (Proverbs 1:27)
  5. Destruction: when your destruction cometh as a whirlwind (Proverbs 1:27)
  6. Anguish: when anguish cometh upon you (Proverbs 1:27)
  7. No Answer: then they will call, and I will not answer (Proverbs 1:28)

Seven Giants mentioned in the Bible
  1. Og - Deuteronmy 3:11
  2. Sippai - 1Chronicles 20:4
  3. Lahmi - 1Chronicles 20:5
  4. unnamed - 1Chronicles 20:6 - midst
  5. Goliath - 1Samuel 17:4
  6. ishbi-benob - 2Samuel 21:16
  7. Saph - 2Samuel 21:18
           
                    Seven Marys mentioned in the New Testament

    1. Mary: mother of Jesus(called Christ), James(the less), Joses, Salome; called "the other" & "Woman"
    2. Mary: wife of Cleophas; sister of Mary(mother of Jesus): John 19:25
    3. Mary: Bethany, sister of Martha & Lazarus; wiped Jesus' feet with her hair: John 11:2
    4. Mary Magdalene: out of whom came seven demons; the first to see risen Jesus
    5. Mary: of James: Luke 24:10 (Note: "of ____" denotes father or mother in geneologies)
    6. Mary: wife of Zebedee; mother of James & John: Acts 12:12
    7. Mary: who bestowed much labour on us: Greeted by Paul in Romans 16:6


                                                Jericho Sevens
  1. seven walks, of
  2. seven priests, blowing
  3. seven trumpets, for
  4. seven days, with
  5. seven blasts, going around
  6. seven times, on the 
  7. seventh day ... walls fell 

Seventy weeks of Daniel 9:24 are determined for seven reasons
  1. to finish the transgression
  2. to make an end of sins
  3. to make reconciliation for iniquity
  4. to bring in everlasting righteousness
  5. to seal up the vision
  6. to seal the prophecy
  7. to anoint the most Holy

Seven things of the altar in Exodus 27
  1. his horns, upon four corners
  2. his pans, to receive
  3. his ashes
  4. his shovels
  5. his basons
  6. his fleshhooks
  7. his firepans

Seven Priestly Garments in Exodus 29
  1. Coat
  2. Robe
  3. Ephod
  4. Breastplate
  5. Curious Girdle
  6. Mitre
  7. Holy Crown

Seven things the LORD is in Psalms 18
  1. my rock
  2. my fortress
  3. my deliverer
  4. my God
  5. my strength
  6. my buckler
  7. my high tower

The LORD is my (sevenfold) Shepherd (Psalms 23)

                        -He maketh me to lie down in green pastures
                        -He leadeth me beside still waters
                        -He restoreth my soul
                        -He leadeth me in paths of righteousness
                        -He comforteth me
                        -He preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies
                        -He anointest my head

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