Interesting facts about the number of the beast

“Here is wisdom. He who has intelligence, count the number of the beast, for the number is human; his number is six hundred and sixty-six. " John the Theologian, Rev.13: 18, 15: 2 It was this phrase that gave rise to the belief of Christians in the satanic number 666 or the number of the beast.

In studies related to the "number of the beast", a mistake is often made: the number is decomposed into decimal places and represented in the form of three digits 6, with which it is identified. However, at the time of the writing of the Apocalypse, there was no decimal positional number system, which arose in India only in the VI century AD. e.

There is an opinion that, perhaps, in the first centuries, a mistake was made when rewriting the Revelation of St. John, since in a number of early sources the number of the beast is indicated as 616.

In China and other Asian countries, unlike European ones, 6 is a "lucky number", as evidenced by the fact that on June 6, 2006 (06.06.06.) In Singapore there were three times more marriages than usual.

The sum of all the roulette numbers - from 1 to 36 - is 666.

The codes of different goods differ from each other, but there is something that unites them all, without exception - on all continents and on all goods This is the number 666. Everyone can see it on any barcode - two thin parallel lines, which are somewhat longer than all the rest and are always at the beginning, in the middle and at the end of the barcode. These are computer sixes of the second set. They are called "security parallels"

The width of the dollar bill is 6.66 centimeters.