The study of biblical numerology has long been neglected by serious scholars. Now John Davis offers a reliable, informative analysis of the use of numbers in Scripture. Undergirded by meticulous scholarship, his examination classifies the data relevant to numbers, defines the nature of biblical numbers, and establishes valid and consistent principles for interpreting the use of numbers in the Bible. Includes an extensive bibliography and helpful subject index.
A sane explanation of biblical numerology. Davis explains the conventional, rhetorical, symbolic, and mystical use of numbers in this fascinating study of the structure and syntax of biblical numbers.