From: Jonathan Ryder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Feb 11 1999 - 11:30:59 EST
oops meant to send to list (sorry jim)
Jim West wrote:
> The site does indeed calculate various numerical values for Greek, Latin,
> and Hebrew words (assuming one spells them correctly, in latin, greek, or
> hebrew forms). And it does correctly assign numerical values to those letters.
> the immediate comment i would have is- so what? gematria might be a fun
> game- but it is virtually (read totally) meaningless for interpretation of
> greek, latin or hebrew texts.
> there is one place- total- in the bible where a writer uses gemtria- and the
> meaning of that passage is clear enough anyway.
For those of us less familiar with passage (or have forgotten/not made
pray do tell.
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