# Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man;?

"Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six." 1. What is "Six hundred threescore and six"? What is threescore, and why is that line interpreted as 666? You know if they wanted... show more "Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."

1. What is "Six hundred threescore and six"? What is threescore, and why is that line interpreted as 666? You know if they wanted to, I'm sure they had an adequate numbering system to just say "666".

2. "Six hundred threescore and six" is the number of a man. How do you calculate the number of a man?

3. Isn't it WAAAAAAY more likely, that Revelations is political commentary?
Update: a score is twenty. ok.

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