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Biblical Gematria: 217
Transliteration: 2 1 7
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WordTranslation & MeaningTransliterationStrong's Number
אביתרMeaning: Ebjathar, an Israelite. Usage: Abiathar.ABIThR54
אדרזדאMeaning: quickly or carefully. Usage: diligently.ADRZDA149
אוריMeaning: Uri, the name of three Israelites. Usage: Uri.AVRI221
אחרחMeaning: Achrach, an Israelite. Usage: Aharah.AChRCh315
בארתיMeaning: a Beerothite or inhabitant of Beeroth. Usage: Beerothite.BARThI886
בהירMeaning: shining. Usage: bright.BHIR925
בירהMeaning: a castle or palace. Usage: palace.BIRH1002
ברותהMeaning: Berothah or Berothai, a place north of Palestine. Usage: Berothah, Berothai.BRVThH1268
בריהMeaning: food. Usage: meat.BRIH1279
גדרותMeaning: Gederoth, a place in Palestine. Usage: Gederoth.GDRVTh1450
גדריMeaning: a Gederite, or inhabitant of Geder. Usage: Gederite.GDRI1451
דבורהMeaning: the bee (from its systematic instincts). Usage: bee.DBVRH1682
דבורהMeaning: Deborah, the name of two Hebrewesses. Usage: Deborah.DBVRH1683
חגורMeaning: belted. Usage: girded with.ChGVR2289
חגורMeaning: a belt (for the waist). Usage: apron, armour, gird(-le).ChGVR2290
חטרMeaning: a twig. Usage: rod.ChTR2415
חרדהMeaning: fear, anxiety. Usage: care, × exceedingly, fear, quaking, trembling.ChRDH2731
חרדהMeaning: Charadah, a place in the Desert. Usage: Haradah.ChRDH2732
חרטMeaning: a chisel or graver; also a style for writing. Usage: graving tool, pen.ChRT2747
טבורMeaning: properly, accumulated; i. e. (by implication) a summit. Usage: middle, midst.TBVR2872
טחרMeaning: a boil or ulcer (from the inflammation), especially a tumor in the anus or pudenda (the piles). Usage: emerod.TChR2914
טרחMeaning: to overburden. Usage: weary.TRCh2959
טרחMeaning: a burden. Usage: cumbrance, trouble.TRCh2960
נאפוףMeaning: adultery. Usage: adultery.NAPVP5005
רזיMeaning: thinness. Usage: leanness.RZI7334
שחורMeaning: dinginess, i. e. perhaps soot. Usage: coal.ShChVR7815
שרידMeaning: a survivor. Usage: × alive, left, remain(-ing), remnant, rest.ShRID8300
שרידMeaning: Sarid, a place in Palestine. Usage: Sarid.ShRID8301
תחרהMeaning: to vie with a rival. Usage: close, contend.ThChRH8474
אבגשדתהוזחטיכלמנסעפצקרWhen each letter is counted according to its order in the alphabet (Mispar Katan) with gimel(3) and shin(3) sharing the 3rd spot and the daleth(4) and the tav(4) sharing the 4th spot then the total = 217, i.e. 1+2+3+3+4+4+5+6+7+8+9+10+11+12+13+14+15+16+17+18+19+20=217. This is the order that chapters 1 & 2 of Genesis correspond to.AB[GSh][DTh]HVZChTIKLMNSOPTsQR0
באראהדדThe Seven Holy Letters assigned to each of the Seven Palaces of EL (אל), corresponding to 7 x 31 (EL).BARAHDD0
בגהזרGate of the Inner Sanctuary of the Seven Palaces.BGHZR0
הֶֽעָנָן֙ וְהַחֹ֔שֶׁךְThe Cloud and the Darkness. See Exodus 14:20.HONN VHChShK0
I a k t y b m n NuitFrom the Book of the Law 1:22. The letters are notiquiron of: I am known to ye by my name Nuit. See also 777 for this verse.י א כ ט י ב מ נ נויט0
אורותMeaning: Lights.AVRVTh0
יהוה אלהים גן ב האדםFrom Genesis 2:8; meaning: 'YHVH Elohim garden b the adam'. The 'b' is gotten from it being the first letter of בְעֵ֖דֶן 'in Eden' which is indicated by the word מִקֶּ֑דֶם which means 'from the east' and indicates the first letter of a word, unless it begins with an aleph in which case take the first and second letters.IHVH ALHIM GN B HADM0

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A gematria cipher assigns letters to numbers and thus values to words. The earliest Gematria calculations with the alphabet that we know of were made by writers of the Hebrew Bible. The ciphers likely began as a way to keep track of verses of the creation story which were handed down and memorized through the oral tradition (chanting). Early examples of gematria assigned numerical values to names, and especially the names of God. From these early beginnings a formal system of mathematics developed which grew in complexity and structure until it flourished during the time of the First Temple.

In this system of early math, only the nouns were counted, and other words were reserved to indicate types of calculations. Some words held set values by convention, and this will have made the practice of calculation faster. Another class of words were used to indicate the presence of gematria in a text - for instance 'הנה' which means 'Behold!'. Due to all these conventions, Gematria was as accurate in ancient times as modern math is today, and biblical scribes expected that their readers would know of it. Learning biblical gematria is like taking a seat at the table of the scribe, and becoming a part of his intended audience.

The Gematria ciphers for the Hebrew Bible were transposed to the Greek alphabet by Jewish converts to Christianity and used in the New Testament. However at the time of the Sages the Hebrew Biblical Cipher was hidden, because it was part of the knowledge concerning the Chariot of God, and was considered too Holy to be shared. Soon afterwards, the New Testament cipher was lost by the Christian Churches, to the detriment of general exegesis.

In 1900 the Biblical Ciphers were re-discovered by Aleister Crowley, who transliterated them to our modern alphabet and used them in Liber Al vel Legis and other of his Class A texts. Aleister Crowley used his knowledge of the Merkabah and the biblical ciphers as the architecture behind the Qabalah of Thelema.

In 2015 the biblical ciphers were rediscovered by cryptographer Bethsheba Ashe, the creator of this calculator. She found that these ciphers were akin in their function to the Rosetta Stone that allowed Jean François Champollion to decipher the system of Hieroglyphics used by Ancient Egyptians. Ashe has presented the results of several years of biblical decipherment in her guide to the study of gematria throughout the ages: 'Behold'.

"Shematria is the main hub I go to, to decipher the gematria and notariqon of the Bible and the Book of the Law. I built this site because it's useful, not just to me, but to anyone interested in pursuing a complete exegesis of texts that employ these scribal methodologies. It is my hope that by providing tools to decipher gematria, we shall gain a better understanding of our Holy Books." — Bethsheba Ashe. 

The Shematria Gematria Calculator is a research tool for people engaged in the study of the Bible and other Occult texts.

Shematria converts words to numbers. It makes working out formal gematria calculations easier and faster to do. Shematria accepts calculations in Hebrew, Greek, Arabic & Roman scripts. The calculator only carries ciphers that have been proven to have been used in the Tanakh, the New Testament, the Talmud, or the Book of the Law*.
The Genesis Order cipher is generally used in conjunction with alphabetic acrostics in the Bible (see 777 for the gematria of the 'virtuous wife'). The first two chapters of Genesis are keyed to this cipher.
The Biblical Gematria cipher is the most widely employed gematria cipher in the Bible.
The Reversal Cipher applies the Biblical Gematria cipher values to the letters in the reverse order.
The Standard Hebrew cipher is Mispar Hekhreḥi, and it is chiefly used in Talmudic and Kabbalistic texts.

The name 'Shematria' is a contraction of the words 'Shem' and 'Gematria'. in Hebrew the word 'Shem' means 'name'. The word 'Shematria' has the same gematria value as the word 'Gematria'. A common title for God in Judaism is 'HaShem', meaning 'The Name' (of God). This calculator allows you to add + and subtract - as well as do simple division / and multiplication * (with single letters).

The Gematria Calculator will not count any numbers that you enter if they accompany letters. If you enter numbers only, it will check our database for other examples of words and calculations that match that number.

The Shematria database is curated. Please see our guidelines for submission to our database. The Gematria Bible includes the standard gematria of each word, and it can speak the verses in Hebrew or Greek for you to reveal poetic meter, rhyme, and other features of the text.

To learn more about the formal system of Gematria used in the Bible, please see Behold! The Art and Practice of Gematria by Bethsheba Ashe, on Amazon, Lulu or Barnes & Noble. Also by Bethsheba Ashe — To learn more about Aleister Crowley's gematria, please see 'The Hermeneutics of Aleister Crowley', freely available as a PDF (see above for link).

* With the exception of the experimental Arabic cipher.