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12

Defining the number Twelve would probably be like this:

12 is the largest even number that can be expressed as the sum of two prime numbers. Being a summation of two prime numbers, number 12 is believed to be the number of strength, conviction, absoluteness and finality. This gives importance to the meaning of number 12. ” Quote from Home of Beliefs.

It further makes a suggestion that the number 12 represents a place of authority as we see examples from the legal system as there are 12 jurors, The Biblical system and the systems further discussed later on the page, and the body’s own 12 Chakras,’ and other places of interest.

There is also a “blessing” or something special about the birthday of those born on the twelfth.
Some whose birthday are on the 12th are:
All these names references from Quote from Home of Beliefs

Julius Caesar
Abraham Lincoln
Edmund Burke
Charles Darwin
George Bush
Pete Sampras
Hugh Jackman
*Plus my son, Joel, whose birthday is 12/12/83.

People born on the 12th of any month possess an artistic bent, which manifests in everything they do – be it cooking, communication or any other endeavor. Their quick-witted personality makes them mass entertainers who radiate vitality. Also, they are friendly and very emotional. People born under the influence of number 12 can be excellent salesperson, or people of authority. Some famous people born on the 12th are: (from Home of Beliefs.)

The Bible says:
The 12 Patriarchs
There were twelve• patriarchs• from (and including)• Shem• (the son of Noah) to Jacob:
1. Shem
2. Arphaxad
3. Salah
4. Heber
5. Peleg
6. Reu
7. Serug
8. Nahor
9. Terah
10. Abraham
11. Isaac
12. Jacob

In The New Testament:
The twelve Apostles.
The twelve foundations in the heavenly Jerusalem.
The twelve gates.
The twelve pearls.
The twelve angels.

Who were the 12 people specially ANOINTED to serve in government?
1. Nadab, Exodus 29:7,9, etc.
2. Abihu, Exodus 29:7,9, etc.
3. Eleazar, Exodus 29:7,9, etc.
4. Ithamar, Exodus 29:7,9, etc.
5. Saul, 1Samuel 10:1.
6. David, * 1Samuel 16:13.
7. Absalom, 2Samuel 19:10.
8. Solomon, 1Kings 1:39.
9. Jehu, 2 Kings 9:6.
10. Joash, 2Kings 11:12.
11. Jehoahaz, 2Kings 23:30

At what age did Jesus first appear in public? 12.

*Twelve legions of  angels  mark the perfection of angelic powers (Matthew 26:53).

*The number 12 is found 187 times total in the Bible, 22 of which are in the book of Revelation.

*12 is also used as a signature of Israel.

*Truth is symbolized by 144, or 12 x 12.

*There are 12 divisions of heaven called the Mazzaroth

*The New Jerusalem has 12 gates of pearls, 12 angels at the gates and the names of the 12 tribes of Israel over the gates. The wall of the city has 12 foundations of precious stones; in them are the names of the 12 apostles. The wall is 144 cubits high (12 x 12). The city is 12,000 furlongs (1,500 miles) square.

And the women with the issue of blood, how many years did she bleed? 12. Mark 5:25

The little girl raised from the dead was how old? 12
Jesus said to her, “Talitha, cumi,” which is translated, “Little girl, I say to you, arise.”..

Twelve is the product of 3 (the perfectly Divine and heavenly number) and 4 (the earthly, the number of what is material and organic).

Added: While seven is composed of 3 added to 4, twelve is 3 multiplied by 4, and hence denotes that which can scarcely be explained in words, but which the spiritual perception can at once appreciate, viz., organization, the products denoting production and multiplication and increase of all that is contained in the two numbers separately. The 4 is generally prominently seen in the twelve.

There is a curious relationship between harmonic and disharmonious content of music and numbers. This same relationship occurs in music, colors, and other physical concepts. It seems as if the Creator creates patterns within patterns and illustrates concepts through numbers. Many patterns that appear in one place are repeated in another. We see this fact throughout life. Time and music both have lower and higher octaves. The octaves of time span a day, a year, and a lifetime. For example the times of the day and the seasons of the year can be compared to the stages of a living entity.

From C to C = 12…. From D to D = 12… etc…

Prominence of the Numbers 7 & 12 in Music and Time
An interesting aside is the prominence of the numbers 7 and 12 in music and time. There are seven whole notes in the octave and 12 half steps in the octave. We also see the prominence of these same numbers in our time divisions – 12 hours each of day and night, 7 days in a week, 12 months in the year.

* FYI for interest: Division of the Octave by Two = Disharmonious, as 2 colors opposite the color chart will clash, same with musical numbers. Isn’t this interesting? If you didn’t catch it read it again. The same is true for the Zodiac as 2 opposites don’t attract (for long).

Magnesium• has the Atomic•  number 12. .

•There are 12 pairs of ribs in the human body – normally.

Twelve men have walked on the Earth’s• moon.

There are 12 stars on the Flag of Europe.

A group of twelve things is called a Duodecad.

The body has 12 cranial nerves

In The Zodiac:
Twelve is a perfect number, signifying perfection of government, or of governmental perfection. It is found as a multiple in all that has to do with rule. The sun which “rules” the day, and the moon and stars which “govern” the night, do so by their passage through the twelve signs of the Zodiac which completes the great circle of the heavens of 360 (12 x 30) degrees or divisions, and thus govern the year.

On 12/12/2012 some declare the end of the world, some say the beginning of world peace, I say it will be my sons 29th birthday.

Oh, and 1 last phenominah about twelve, 12,   1+2= 3 The Trinity

Author Notes
12 is VERY interesting though many would say it is part of numerology. But, The Bible contains numerical absolutes and 12 is just one….

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