COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF THE ORDER
AND
NUMBER OF BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
The original sequence of the books of the Bible differ
somewhat from the sequence that is presently found in the
English Bible. The original* text had the following order:
1. Genesis 12.Isa 23.Zep 34.Esth 45.James
2. Exodus 13.Jer 24.Hag 35.Dan 46.I Peter
3. Lev 14.Ezek 25.Zech 36.Ezra 47.II Peter
4. Numbers 15.Hosea 26.Mal 37.Nehem 48.I John
5. Deut 16.Joel 27.Psa 38.I Chr 49.II John
6. Joshua 17.Amos 28.Prov 39.II Chr 50.III John
7. Judges 18.Obad 29.Job 40.Matt 51.Jude
8. I Sam 19.Jonah 30.Song 41.Mark 52.Romans
9. II Sam 20.Micah 31.Ruth 42.John 53.I Cor
56.Eph 62.I Tim
57.Phile 63.II Tim
58.Col 64.Titus
59.I Thes 65.Phil
60.II Ths 66.Revelation
61.Hebrews
* Original means the Oldest or most original that were
known to the world, at this time.
Some of the books assign themselves, either totally or in
part to a particular scribe's name, while others are
anonymous. The books which reveal (in part or totally) the
scribe's identity are :
Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy ascribe
themselves to Moses and are ascribed to Moses in other
books of the Bible. Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the 12
minor Prophets ascribe themselves to the scribes whose name
the book bears. Psalms is ascribed to David. Proverbs and
Song of Solomon ascribe themselves to Solomon and
Ecclesiastes ascribes itself only to the "son of David"
which most believe to be Solomon. Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah
ascribe themselves to these respective scribes. James, 1
and 2 Peter and Jude bear the names of their respective
scribe. The Epistles of Paul ascribe themselves, with the
exception of Hebrews, to Paul. Revelation ascribes itself
to John.
The anonymous books, therefore, are : Genesis, Joshua,
Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, Job, Ruth,
Lamentations, Esther, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Matthew, Mark,
Luke, John, Acts, 2 and 3 John, and Hebrews.
Moses has 4, Solomon 3, Peter 2, Paul 13. The other
identified scribes have one book each.
The number 66 is 6 -11's (Feature 1). The anonymous
books are 22 or 2-11's. The non-anonymous books are 44 or
4-11's (Feature 2). Of these 44, 22 (or 2-11's) belong to
writers of more than one book and 22 (again 2-11's) belong
to writers of only one book (Feature 3). The sum of the 66
numbers totals 2,211 or 201-11's. We can divide this number
in this manner: the 22 books of the writers of more than
one book have 946 (or 86-11's), while the other 44 have
1,265 (or 115-11's) (Feature 4).
Of the 66 books, 21 are Epistles. Their numbers are
(James to Philemon or 45 to 65). The sum 2,21 for the 66
books can be divided between Epistles and Non-Epistles. The
Epistles have 1,155 (or 105-11's) and the non-epistles have
1,056 (or 96-11's) (Feature 5).
Moses, David, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Hosea, Joel and Daniel
are expressly quoted in the New Testament. The number of
their respective books are 2,3,4,5,12,13,15,16,27,35. The
total sum of these books is (Feature 6) 132 (or 12-11's).
The Numeric Values of the Bible Writer's names are:
Moses 345 Isaiah 401 Jeremiah 271
Hosea 381 Joel 47 Amos 176
Jonah 71 Micah 75 Nahum 104
Zephaniah 235 Zechariah 242 Malachi 101
Solomon 375 Daniel 95 Ezra 278
James 833 Haggai 21 Peter 755
Paul 781 John 781 John 1069
Ezekiel 156 Obadiah 91 Habbakuk 216
David 14 Nehemiah 113 Jude 685
The total sum of these is 7,931 - which is 11 X 7 X
103. Just to show you that can also be expressed as 721-
11's, while the sum of the factors 7, 11, 103 is 121 or 11-
11's (Features 7 and 8).
There may be some that may claim that this could be
accidental or by design. The the number of books in the
Bible should be a multiple of 11 could possibly be
accidental; However, since only every 11th number is a
multiple of 11, then THE CHANCH OF ACCIDENT IS 1 IN 11!
That this number can be divided between anonymous and
non anonymous books in such manner as to be multiples of 11
could also be accident; However, THE CHANCH IS 1 IN 11
TIMES 11 or ONE CHANCH IN 121!
That this number can be divided between the non
anonymous by 11's among the authors of only one book and
those of more than one book could also be accidental;
However, the chanch for it being accident is ONE IN 11
TIMES 11 TIMES 11 or ONE CHANCH IN 1,331.
If we carry out the progressions through the eight
occurances proven above, we concede that each one could be
accidental; However, the chanch for them all being so
becomes ONE CHANCH IN 11 TO THE EIGTH POWER or ONE IN
214,358,881!!!!
Using our pencil and a lot more paper, we find:
The sum of the numeric values of the 26 authors named
as Biblical writers which was shown above as 7931 is a
multiple of seven (Feature 9) as well as eleven . The sums
of the numeric values of the 26 writers (7,931) is a
multiple of 11. Of this number the 21 writers of the Old
testament (3-7's) have 3,808 or 544-7's and the new
Testament writers have (Feature 10) 4,123 or 589-7's. of
the 3,808 belonging to the Old Testament, 2,933 or 419-7's
belong to the writers of the Law and the Prophets, from
Moses to Malachi, and 1,190 or 170-7's belong to the
writers of the hagiographa, from David to Nehemiah (Feature
11). Seven of the 21 Old Testament writers (3-7's) are
expressly named in the New Testament; These are Moses,
David, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, Hosea, Joel. Their numeric
value is 1,554 or 222-7's (Features 12 & 13). The numeric
value of Moses who heads the list and John who closes it,
345 and 1069 equal 1414 or 202-7's (Feature 14)
The Bible begins with the Hebrew word "beginning" and
ends with the Greek word "saint". The Hebrew word occurs in
the following books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers,
Deuteronomy, 1 Samuel, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea,
Amos, Micah, Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Daniel,
Nehemiah and 2 Chronicles. The Greek word occurs in
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John,
Jude, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Ephesians,
Philemon and Revelation. These books total 42 or 6-7's.
take the number of these books in the order of their
respective place and the sum is 1575 or 225-7's.
The possibility of these eight features of SEVEN and the
eight features of ELEVEN occuring together is ONE IN
5,764,801 TIMES 214,358,881 or ONE IN ONE THOUSAND MILLION
MILLIONS !!
It would be IMPOSSIBLE, therefore to claim accident or
conspiracy in the phenomena indicated. The above clearly
demonstrates the design of:
1. THE NUMBER AND ORDER OF BOOKS AS RECEIVED. * feature 1*
2. THE PROPORTION BETWEEN ANONYMOUS AND NON-ANONYMOUS BOOKS
*2*
3. THE PROPORTION BETWEEN BOOKS WRITTEN BY AN AUTHOR OF A
SINGLE BOOK AND THOSE WRITTEN BY AUTHORS OF MORE THAN
ONE BOOK. *3 & 4*
4. THE PROPORTION BETWEEN EPISTLE AND NON EPISTLE BOOKS. *5*
5. THE NUMBER OF O.T. WRITERS QUOTED IN THE N.T. *6*
The Bible was written by some thirty different writers
from many different walks of life over a period of sixteen
hundred years between its first and last writers. If we
assume that it was exclusively written by HUMAN hands, we
cannot account for the mathmatic phenomena demonstrated. If
we assume that a SUPERIOR MATHMATICAL MIND (The Mathmatical
Author of Nature) has planned these phenomena, provides an
immediate and rational explanation of these phenomena and
others found in the Bible.
It is not the desire of this report to provide
anything other than an insight into the immeasurable
intelligence that produced the Bible. The same intelligence
that produced the limitless stretches of space, that
produced the smallest one cell creature, the same one that
created it ALL, is the only source that could have produced
the Bible as it presently stands.
Computers For Christ - San Jose