Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 10) – Yod

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Yod.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Yod – Tenth letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes hands, works, power, praise, possession, fear of the Lord.

In 1 Timothy, there are six yod verses: the tenth verse of each chapter. Yod is specifically notable in 1 Timothy because as the 54th book of the Bible, 1 Timothy is the third cycle’s book on the yod spoke of the Wheel, and the yod themes are very clear in each of the tenth verses.

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Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 9) – Tet

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Tet.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Tet – Ninth letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes good (vs evil), fruit, taste, twisting, the serpent, deceit/lies, falling short.

In 1 Timothy, there are six tet verses: the ninth verse of each chapter.

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Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 8) – Chet

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Chet.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Chet – Eighth letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes a fence or wall, life, grace or mercy, renewal, binding together.

In 1 Timothy, there are six chet verses: the eighth verse of each chapter.

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Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 7) – Zayin

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Zayin.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Zayin – Seventh letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes a weapon, judgment, perfection, completion, rest, remember, consider.

In 1 Timothy, there are six zayin verses: the seventh verse of each chapter. 1 Timothy’s numerical themes emphasize 6 and 10, which means some other numbers like 7 aren’t as strong. The chapter themes really color the way zayin is expressed in this book.

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Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 6) – Vav

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Vav.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Vav – Sixth letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes connection, nail or hook, man (created on the sixth day), grammatical prefix for “and” or “but”. Aside from this common prefix, there are no key words that begin with the letter vav.

In 1 Timothy, there are six vav verses: the sixth verse of each chapter. Vav and the number six are profoundly imprinted on the book of 1 Timothy with its many connections and lists of six items. Six is the second most important number for 1 Timothy, after its book number of ten.

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The Purpose of the Wheel

Now that we have an overview of the Wheel in relation to itself, after we’ve begun a detailed examination relation to one particular Book of Scripture, we have enough of a basis to consider why the structure of the Wheel exists at all. Why should there be such greatly detailed structure and consistent themes at many levels from book to chapter to verse to words? There are many reasons, but they may lead to a surprising conclusion.

1. The God who inspired the truth of Scripture to be written in human languages is a God of order and structure.

The structure of Scripture mirrors the organized structure of the mind of God. This is simply the nature of God, to do all things to the highest perfection and detail. By studying scripture, we learn about God, not just by what scripture says, but by what scripture is, because it was made by God, and it represents God to our limited understanding. John tells us right up front: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” The One who became the Messiah is associated with the Word and with God’s revealed truth.

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Cross-section: 1 Timothy (Part 5) – Hey

The systematic cross-section of 1 Timothy continues with Hey.

For a much more in-depth reference on numerical themes and how they correspond to the twenty-two Hebrew letters and are expressed on every level throughout Scripture (even in the books written in Greek), please see the original Bible Wheel book and site. Note that not every verse will thematically carry its numerical theme, but overall, the patterns are clear. If a verse doesn’t thematically carry it, and sometimes even if it does, it tends to have a secondary numerical characteristic that connects, which will also be noted.

Hey – Fifth letter of the Hebrew Alef-bet. Symbolizes breath or spirit, behold, existence, causation, definite article.

In 1 Timothy, there are six hey verses: the fifth verse of each chapter.

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