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Glossary of Numbers in the Bible

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Two
Society--e.g. Adam and Eve
Three
The Heavens--e.g.the Trinity
Four
Earth
Five
Humankind--a head, and four limbs.
Six
Evil, incompleteness and corruption
Seven
Perfections--four plus three--heavens plus earth
Twelve
Harmony
Forty
Completion
Five loafs and two fishes feed the 5000
The "net is filled" for all of human society.
Lazarus spent four days, Jesus three, in the tomb.
Earth vs the heavens.

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