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Number

NUMBER. The Biblical concept of “number,” the nuclear meaning of which is discrete quantity made manifest in series-principle of the numerical time order in the plus and minus directions. The birth and progress of mathematical theoreticization is not apparent in the pre-theoretical revelation of the Biblical sphere. The background of Biblical numbers The ultimate origin of the concept of number must on the basis of the Christian worldview be traced to the inherent nature of the creation law-ordinances of God. The concept of number is therefore as old as man, the creature “thinking God’s thoughts after him.” Number is one of the basic modalities of the world-order. Neolithic evidence of numbers. The cave paintings and glyptic arts of the paleolithic and mesolithic cultures are evidence of man’s sense of form and relationship. And there is supporting evidence of this sense when an arrangement of multiple simple geometric forms are related to yield a complex design to indicate the a