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The Number of the Beast from the book of Revelations, chapter 13

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Does a major medieval theologian associate the year since Creation 5994=9x666 with the Number of the Beast in Revelation?

A biblical study in 2023 proposes an Interpretation of the Number of the Beast as the Anno Mundi 5994 (=9x666) in combination with the assumption of a Second Coming of Jesus Christ in Glory in the ...
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Rev. 13:18---"Number of a Man" or "Number of Man"?

Rev. 13:18 in, for example, the Douay-Rheims Bible, is given as follows: Here is wisdom. He that hath understanding, let him count the number of the beast. For it is the number of a man: and the ...
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Could "COVID-19" be the name of the beast? (Rev 13:18) [closed]

Greetings to the Community. I come seeking advice from those who currently have much more knowledge about theology than probably I will ever have. Yesterday morning I did this with pencil and paper: C ...
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When was the number of the beast, 666, first identified as referring to Emperor Nero?

The belief that the number of the beast in Revelation, 666, refers to Nero is a common theory now. When was this identification first suggested?
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Is it true there is only one other place in the bible we can find the number 666? [closed]

Is it true there is only one other place in the bible we can find the number 666 ? I read it was related to the amount of the gold king Solomon could gather in one month (or year, I don't remember).
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Six-hundred-sixty-six or six-six-six or six-one-six

Regarding the passage of Revelation 13:18, which is likely the most proper way to present the Beast's number? 600+60+6 (six hundred and sixty six) 6-6-6 (six six six) 600+10+6 (six hundred and ...
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Why is the number 666 considered evil?

People always make jokes about the number 666 and how it's evil and such. What is the basis of this?
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