The Biblical Gematria Cipher

ב Beth = 2, א Aleph = 1, ג Gimel = 3, ש Shin = 3, ד Daleth = 4, ת Tav = 4,

ה Heh = 5, ו Vav = 6, ז Zayin = 7, ח Cheth = 8, ט Teth = 9, י Yod = 10,

כ Kaph = 20, ל Lamed = 30, מ Mem = 40, נ Nun = 50, ס Samekh = 60,

ע Ayin = 70, פ Peh = 80, צ Tsade = 90, ק Qoph = 100, ר Resh = 200.

The Hebrew Bible is by far the largest repository of Gematria and the most used cipher in it is the Biblical Gematria cipher. This cipher is very similar to Standard Gematria, only the value of the shin is 3 (not 300) and the value of the tav is 4 (not 400). The shin is placed behind the gimel and the tav is placed after the daleth, as this is the order the letters appear in Genesis 1-2, although in actual fact they share the 3rd and 4th place position. This is an impossible aspect to represent in a list format however.

Biblical gematria has been transposed over to the Greek alphabet to be used in the New Testament, and transliterated to the Latin alphabet to be used with English in the writings of Aleister Crowley.

Biblical gematria was a very strong cipher because it is counter-intuitive to have two letters with identical values, twice. 

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