THE NUMBER SEVEN

THE NUMBER SEVEN


The number seven in the seven days of Creation is typological and the number seven appears commonly elsewhere in the Bible. These include: Seven days of Creation (Genesis 1) e.g., God rested on and sanctified the seventh day (). Anyone who dares to kill Cain "will suffer vengeance seven times over" (Genesis 4:15).; Lamech in his "Song of the Sword" claims that "if Cain shall be avenged ...

In number symbolism: 7. The sum of the spiritual 3 and the material 4 is 7. In medieval education, students pursued the trivium (grammar, rhetoric, and logic) and the quadrivium (music, arithmetic, geometry, and astronomy), a total of seven subjects, collectively known as the liberal arts.

# The number seven is the fourth prime number as also a Mersenne prime, the first Woodall prime, the fourth factorial prime, the second lucky, and the second safe prime. # Seven is the only number below 15 that cannot be represented as a sum of the squares of three integers. # 1 divided by 7 gives 0.1428571428571429