Hidden in the Bible Scriptures, there is an immense pattern of numbers. This number pattern appears in many ways - in word frequency (how many times a word is used), in the gematria of words, phrases, and verses (the numerical values for the Hebrew and Greek words), as well as in many other forms. Some of these number patterns are discussed further in Prophetic Numbers In Scripture. In this writing we will discuss one particular phenomenon of Scripture, that is of such great significance that it deserves a short writing of its own.

In the Scriptures, the number '42' is highly significant, and speaks of both the "appearing of Messiah," and of "resurrection." Combining these ideas, we see the number 42 speaks of the resurrection life of "Messiah in You." Likewise, we understand the Scriptural significance of the multiplier 100, as designating the greater "glory" of the number it multiplies. As we saw in Prophetic Numbers in Scripture, the number 100 as a multiplier speaks of "Messiah in you to accomplish." This speaks of the glory resulting from the 'Grace' - the power of the indwelling presence of Messiah - to accomplish a task. So we see that the number 4200 is (42 X 100)-- and is thus prophetic of "Messiah appearing in you, to accomplish Resurrection."

Significance of the Numbers

The general understanding of gematria, or the study of the number values and patterns of scripture, is related to the original language text. However, there are abundant numerical features found even within the structure and divisions of the Bible as we know it today. Notwithstanding differing numbering methods for various Bible versions, we see a remarkable set of gematria patterns in the King James Version, which is based on the "Received Text" manuscripts. These numerical patterns do not seem to appear within other versions, despite some digging, at least by this writer.

Chapter and Verse

The Scriptures speak to us, even through the structural elements of the Bible. We understand that when the Scriptures were written, there were no chapter and verse numbers. These were added later, by men. Is it possible, that even though these men later added chapter and verse numbers, that somehow Yahuweh could have superintended their work, in such a way as to place hidden messages or "confirmations" within the numbering system? Let's look at two examples - the 4200th verses of both the New and the Old Testament:

The 4200th verse of the New Testament

First, let's notice the 4200th verse of the New Testament:
"And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands." (Acts 12:7)
The above passage is a highly prophetic verse, and speaks of the resurrection of the Bride. It is not possible to go into much detail here, but to summarize, the scenario of Peter being released from prison, and then being led through the "iron gate," speaks of the resurrection of the Bride. In this "hidden" parable in Acts chapter 12, we see that the Bride will be loosed from the prison of the physical flesh, and will be "resurrected" to a spiritual state, and will be taken beyond the "iron gate" of death in the earthly realm. The fact that this passage is the 4200th verse of the New Testament gives further confirmation of the message of the Bride's coming resurrection.

The 4200th verse of the Old Testament

We have seen a resurrection witness from the New Testament. Now let's notice the 4200th verse of the Old Testament:
"And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him." (Numbers 16:5)
Here we see another remarkable scenario, which appears to be another hidden parable. In this scenario, a statement is made that appears to have a dual meaning. This verse appears to speak prophetically to the entire congregation, which is an unbelieving company, concerning the Bride. At the very moment of the Bride's resurrection, it will be around midnight, Jerusalem time. This message appears to say that in the morning light, after the Bride's resurrection, Yahuweh will reveal to all, by that resurrection, exactly who are His, and who are holy: it is His Bride, the one without spot or wrinkle, the one He will cause to come near unto Him, the one he has chosen - (many are called, but few are chosen).

We are reminded at this point, that the "Sons of Korah" are likewise prophetic of the Bride in many ways, as discussed in The Sons of Korah. To recap, we saw that one of the predominant Bride features of the sons of Korah was that they stood for righteousness, and separated from their father. The result was that "they died not":
"Notwithstanding the children of Korah died not." (Numbers 26:11)
When we look at both the 4200th verse of the New testament, and the 4200th verse of the Old Testament, we see that these are one and the same Resurrection message. These both appear to be hidden parables, each speaking of one aspect of the resurrection of the Bride. So what is the message, and what is its purpose?

The Message to the Bride

Let's look carefully at the 4200th verse of the Old Testament:
"And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him." (Numbers 16:5)
Dear Bride-Candidate, do you see anything in the above reference? Did you notice that this references the 4th book, the 16th chapter, the 5th verse. Might this perhaps be speaking of the 4th "Pagan" month, the 16th day of that month, and the "5" speaking of the Bride? We should dig deeply to see when this date is likely to be the Biblical Tenth Day of the first month (See The Tenth Day). For it is out of the mouth of two or three witnesses, that every matter shall be established.

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"If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief,
and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee." (Rev 3:3)