The Meaning of Numbers: The Number 50
The number 50 derives its interpretation from its partnership to the resulting God"s Holy Spirit. Fifty can be discovered at leastern 154 times in the Bible.
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After Jesus appeared to Mary Magdalene on Sunday morning, April 9 in 30 A.D., he ascfinished to the Father in heaven (John 20:17). His ascension, as a kind of firstfruit from the dead (Revelation 1:5), developed on the day God told the Israelites they were to wave a sheaf created of the firstfruits of their harvest (Leviticus 23:9 - 11). It is on today that the count of 50 days to the Feastern of Penteexpense starts.
In the New Testament, the word Penteexpense originates from the Greek word for fiftieth (Strong"s Concordance #G4005). Also recognized as the Feast of Weeks or Firstfruits, it was on this one-of-a-kind Holy Day that God initially poured his Holy Spirit upon about 120 believers that had actually gathered to keep the day (Acts 1:15, 2). They came to be the firstfruits of God"s spiritual harvest of humans.
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Jesus, as mankind"s brand-new High Priest in heaven, had to initially offer the blood of his sacrifice (30 symbolizes this sacrifice) to God upon the heavenly atonement altar (which 20 represents) before the Divine Spirit could be available to all. This all adds as much as 50, which points directly to the Feastern of Pentecost.
Appearances of the number fifty
Of the 5 longest books in God"s word, the book of Genesis has fifty chapters.
God promised Abraham that if he discovered only fifty righteous world in Sodom and also Gomorrah he would not ruin both cities (Genesis 18:23 - 26).
Noah"s Ark was 300 cubits lengthy, 30 cubits high, and also 50 cubits deep (Genesis 6:15).
The genables which Haman constructed to use on his opponent Mordecai was fifty cubits high (Esther 5:14, 7:9). Haman"s plans, but, to murder Mordecai and have the Jewish civilization exterminated was thwarted by Esther. Ironically, Haguy himself hung from the gallows!
The number 50 and God"s temple
The occupational of keeping God"s tabernacle in the wilderness was so productive that only males that were under fifty years old were permitted to serve (Num. 4:1 - 3).
The number 50 is wstove right into the details God offered to primitive Israel concerning the curtains, customizeds and size required for His tabernacle in the wilderness.
A set of ten curtains were commanded to be made (Exodus 26:1) via each one built from fine linen and also colored blue, purple and also scarlet through cherubim on them. Each curtain wregarding have fifty loops (verse 5) and have actually fifty taches (clasps or hooks) of gold provided to connect the curtains together (verse 6).
A collection of eleven other curtains, made of goat"s hair (Exodus 26:7), were likewise to be crafted for the tabernacle. They, as well, were to be made with fifty loops but the fifty clasps were to be of brass (verses 10 - 11).
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The eastern and also wide side of the tabernacle"s rectangular court was to be fifty cubits wide. If we assume the cubit offered was 18 inches (45.7 centimeters), this intended each side was approximately 75 feet (22.85 meters) in width (Exodus 27:12 - 13).
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The number 50 also symbolizes deliverance or liberty from a burden. God commanded primitive Israel that eincredibly fiftieth year, on the Day of Atonement, that a Jubilee wregarding be declared through the sound of a trumpet (Leviticus 25). During the Jubilee year, all debts were settled in favor of the debtor and inheritances were went back to their rightful owners. Also, those who operated as slave laborers in order to repay a debt were granted their liberty to rerotate house to their families and land.
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