"Four" (cardinal number) was a sacred and complete number with the Hebrews, as well as with several other peoples. It occurs very frequently in theand the .
(3) "Four" occurs frequently in the measurements of the sacred buildings, etc.
(a) of the tabernacle (
(b) of Solomon’s temple (
(c) of Ezekiel’s temple (
(6) Fourscore is also frequent (shemonim) (
(8) The fourth part also frequently occurs (