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How many times is 20 mentioned in the Bible? According to the Bible, number 20 could be a symbol of redemption, as well as a symbol of completion and perfection. In some parts of the Bible, number 20 is represented as a symbol of something unclean and something that is not holy. It also means an entire waiting period. Number 20 was used severally in the Bible below as some of the ways number 20 was used: For 20 years, the children of Israel waited to be freed of Jabin, king of Canaan, who oppressed them. God's response was to raise Deborah and Barak, who released the people from bondage (Judges 4 - 5). For 20 years, Jacob waited to get possession of his wives and property and to be freed from the control of Laban, his father-in-law (Genesis 31:38 - 41). In the days of Samuel, the prophet, the Philistines took the ark of the covenant back to their land from Israelites. The ark brought such calamities on the Philistines that after seven months, they gave it back to the Israelites. It ended up in the city of Kirjath-jearim, which is several miles west of Jerusalem. Israel had to wait at least twenty years (1Samuel 5 - 7) before the ark would be moved again. Solomon spent 13 years building his own home and seven years building the house of God in Jerusalem for a total number of 20 years. After Solomon had completed both buildings, Solomon gave Hiram, the king of Tyre, twenty cities in the land of Galilee (1Kings 9:10 - 11). The scriptures record at least 20 separate messages conveyed while a person is sleeping. Among them is; Jacob dreams of a ladder to heaven (Genesis 28:12) and is told in a second one to leave his employer (Genesis 31:10). God promised Abraham that if he found only twenty righteous people in Sodom and Gomorrah, he would not destroy both cities (Genesis 18:31). The book of Hebrews uses over 20 different names and titles for Jesus Christ. Samson was Judge over Israel twenty years (Judges 15:20, 16:31).
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Sources that early Hebrews found the number 17 of significance . In the Bible the number 17 symbolizes "overcoming the enemy" and "complete victory." The early Hebrews found number 17 significant in the following ways: God overcame the sins of rebellious humans when he began to flood the Earth through the rain on the 17th of the second Hebrew month.
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