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Meaning is Consistent Across Groups
In the subsections below, the symbolic and representative use and perception of several groups are explained. Examples are given along with links to sources. All of the sources except for one pseudo-Christian group are consistent: 5 represents death and 555 is an amplified powerful source of death.
555 Meaning in the Bible (and the Meaning of 5)
In the Bible, the number 5 is associated with death. Here are some examples:
The number of death: 2 Samuel verses 2:23 (Abner thrusts the hilt of his spear through Asahel just under the 5th rib, killing him.), 3:27 (Joab takes Abner aside and kills Abner, also under the 5th rib. Joab and Asahel were brothers.), and at 2 Samuel 20:10, Joab kills Amasa in the same way, with a sword. These three men were speared or knifed "under the fifth rib." These are the three 5's of 2 Samuel.
The wounds of Christ: When Jesus was on the cross, Roman soldiers wounded him 5 times: Jesus was pierced 4 times in his hands and feet and he was pierced in his side by a soldier checking to see if he was truly dead. In this way, we can see 5 as part of an antichrist spirit. The men who were against Jesus, against the Christ, wounded him 5 times.
The number of division: For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three. (Luke 12:52) It has been prophesied at least three times that I have personally read: The NAR is a Trojan horse that will not be revealed until very late. It will create a division between those who accept it and those who reject it.
A corrupt leader: The 5th king of Israel (10 tribes) was Zimri. He reigned only 7 days, and died by suicide by fire. He was never anointed leader of God's people. Instead, he murdered his master. He set fire to his own castle and burned it down around him. He followed the sin of Jeroboam.
The 5th & worst king of the Hebrews, overall: Jeroboam. He set up a golden calf at Bethel. He appointed rabbis who were not authorized by God. Jeroboam and these false pastors taught idol worship to the people. (Note: Bill Johnson of Redding is a 5th generation pastor).
The number of stones David took into battle with Goliath: This story has major symbolism. Goliath stepped onto the battlefield. He stood 6 cubits high. He wore 6 pieces of armor. And, his spear tip weighed 600 shekels of iron. Goliath represented the demonic; he was 666. David took up 5 stones from a riverbed. But, he killed Goliath with just 1 stone. That stone represents Jesus. In Jesus alone is the power to overcome "all the power of the enemy" (Luke 10:19). God hid some knowledge in this story. I'll leave you to ponder why the 5 stones are included in what I like to call a "living parable", a real event, not simply an analogous story. Compare also with Genesis 3:15b "...he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel."
Consider the two meanings together: division and death. In the war between Israel (Ishbosheth, Saul's son) & Judah (King David), described in 2 Samuel, both these factors are present, and involve 5. The Hebrews were divided. Men died, struck "under the 5th rib".
If you read in the "begats", note the ages of the men when they died. Many die at an age when the last number is "5". Examples: Mahalaleel 895 years; Enos, 905 years. Here are the BlueLetter Bible search results for meaning of 5.
Meaning of 500 in the Bible:
Strong's #500 in the Greek is the word for "antichrist", found in 1 John three times and in 2 John one time.
Meaning of 50 in the Bible:
Strong's #50 is the word for "to be ignorant; or, to sin or to err by mistake".
Meaning of 5 in the Bible:
Strong's #5 is the Greek word "Abba", as used as a formal name for God in prayer. This came about by continued use and tradition. Abba is not actually the name of God; It is a substitute because no one has ever known God's name.
The Word Christ
There is a site saying the word "Christ" appears 555 times in scripture. According to blueletterbible.com, in the KJV, "Christ" is used 571 times. 569 of these are the Greek word Christos, meaning "anointed" (Strong's 5547). I checked all the many Bible versions on the site. None of them have 555 instances of the word Christ.
After many recommendations, I began reading the ASV. I began noticing things I had never seen before. I thought I had just missed them. But, when I cross-checked against the KJV, I found there were significant changes. I prayed for God to show me if this was true. The NEXT day, I received a letter. No return address. Inside was a fold-out flyer explaining who translated the various versions and all the changes and omissions. I only read the KJV now.
Examples of 555
Some examples of 555:
1. The Washington Monument, which is an Egyptian obelisk, is 55 feet wide on all four sides at the base. It towers 555 feet above the ground. It was designed by Robert Mills in 1836. It was constructed in phases between 1848 and 1884. Note the reversal of the last two numbers- doing things backward (like back-masking in music or saying the Our Father prayer in reverse) are typical of magic practices in Satanism. The primary designers of the Washington Mall and the monument itself were Freemasons. Freemasons worship whatever God they choose: Allah, Jehovah, Buddha, or whoever they want. They hold the "one god by many names" doctrine. They collectively use "The Great Architect" as the name of the god they worship in Freemason temples.
They pray to "the Great Architect" in degrees 1 to 29, those 30th degree and above are directed to "keep the Luciferian order," as Albert Pike directed. Interestingly, the 555 feet of the Washington obelisk, converted, is 6,660 inches. Additionally, to further show the bent of those who designed this monument, the footing is 111 feet deep. Summing the obelisk itself and the foundation derives 666 feet. These hard-core practitioners of number magic, or numerology, or some other superstition use 555 and 666 in conjunction.
2. In a warning the Holy Spirit gave me April 3, 2011, I was shown that the stock market descent would begin with a 4.04% percent, one-day, decline. That warning was fulfilled 4 months and 4 days later, on August 8th. Here are links to the original post and the post acknowledging the fulfillment. Look and see how 555 and 666 also manifested on that day:
3. The hard core rock satanic band Slipknot has a song titled Heretic Anthem. In the chorus, 555 represents a heretic. A heretic is a person believing in or practicing beliefs or opinions contrary to orthodox religious (esp. Christian) doctrine.
4. A statue planned for Houston, Texas in 2002 was slated to be built 555 feet tall. Before the architect passed away, the proposed title was "The Spirit of Houston". (Who do you think was behind that one?) Facebook Page Spirit of Houston
5. Adolph Hitler’s favorite number was 555. Hitler’s membership number in the Nazi party was also 555. It followed Hitler wherever he went, apparently.
6. 555 Party- A type of rave party where drugs and licentiousness reign. (Thanks to Urban Dictionary for this one.)
555 Meaning as Used by New Agers Around the Internet
Occult followers such as New Agers, witches, and Wiccans consider 5 to be the number of death (similar to the use of 5 in the Bible. See above.), and they also believe that something is amplified when applied in triplicate! 555, therefore, is an enhanced death power. Wow. Here is the article overviewing the use of triple-5 in covens: Master Number 555
555 Is the title of a horror movie that went straight to video in 1988. It is about a serial killer. 555 Movie
A new age channeler calling herself “Riverwalker” writes in post #555 “Death, the Great Releaser” about “the darkening of the light.” Death the Releaser #555
Love Death 555 was an online role playing game. In this sexually perverse game, players could acquire and use several types of sex toys and interact sexually. It was later deleted by "Spike Toronto." Toronto was the base of the 2nd Wave of the NAR. There remain many caught in the NAR web there. It's teachings have contaminated the area.
555 is also the number used by Wiccans. Here is a post from a witches (er, Wiccans’) forum:
“The number of Wiccans, their official symbol (the pentacle) having 5 points, 5 letter "A"s, and 5 lines (minus the circle)... ...A Witch's sacred number is 555, a Satanist's 666, and a Christian's number would be 777.” -urbandictionary.com post
Joanne, a self-described "angel, psychic, and tarot" reader, says 555 means your angel wants to talk to you to change your life. Joanne says, "555 carries the strong vibrations of making decisions and choices, life changes and new opportunities..." This is similar to Bill Johnson and the NAR, who operate as descendants of Bob Jones, who claimed he receives his power from a female angel named Emma-O. Todd Bentley originally shared that he, too, learned about Emma and met her via Bob Jones. Joanne and the NAR share their angel fascination, as well as the New Age origin of their teachings. Joanne understands who she is. Bill Johnson either does not, or else he is knowingly one of those "wolves in sheep's clothing" of which Jesus warned us (Matthew 7 & 24) and against which Paul warned would creep in to destroy as "slaves of their own appetites" (Romans 16).
555 and 666
Used by Proselytes of the New Apostalic Revolution
The New Apostolic Reformation, more appropriately called the New Apostolic Revolution (NAR) has a history of iniquity coming exposed. In those circles, the number 555 is interpreted by them to be a call sign of God.
Bill Johnson, in his book Dreaming with God, interprets (without explanation) a series of 555 occurrences in his life. He says they are from God Almighty and roughly mean "you should write a book."
Here is another article in which an adept of Bob Jones (leader of the NAR) interprets 555 as some kind of holy sign. Note in the article that he believes “Glory Adios” means glory to God. In fact, “glory a dios” means glory to God. Glory adios, quite contrarily, means ‘goodbye glory.’ Anyone who has spent time debating wayward Christians in forums knows that these spiritual type-o's can be very revealing.
In his article, Lloyd Phillips mentions that several of the other men in the NAR network were seeing this number 555 around the time of May 5, 2005. Bill Johnson published “Dreaming with God” in 2006, after that period. Previously, I have speculated that Bill Johnson based his interpretation of 555 based on synchronicities. This article by Lloyd lends some credibility to that theory. Note how Lloyd’s interpretation is entirely synchronistic. None of the interpretation involves prayer. Also note that Lloyd is incorrect in his understanding of what is on the Washington Monument capstone. Three sides contain mention of the monument’s designers. The east side contains only the words “Laus Deo,” which means ‘praise God.’ God laments, “My people perish for lack of knowledge.” When will people do a little research before believing (and teaching!) things that are incorrect? Lloyd Phillips Article on 555
Side note: The practice of synchronicity came to western, Christian, society via Carl Jung. Jung was a mystic who, in his words, claimed all his theories were based on eastern mysticism, or else came out of conversations with spirits that lived inside him (demons), which he recorded in the famous Novus Libre, or Red Book.
This one is priceless. This person, using some Christian vocabulary, interprets 555 to mean “God’s covenant with YOU.” Note that he is from Toronto, Ontario, site of the first “wave” of strange NAR fire. The second wave was in Kansas City. The third wave is global and lends it’s name to those deceived by it’s prophelying and lying wonders. This writer is nothing short of a numerologist. Update: The blog author, "humanity777" apparently pulled the original post. It does not appear in search results of his blog. [Page deleted by owner].
Okay, humanity777 deleted the page on his blog. However, I found him teaching the same thing in a few different numerology derivatives. Here they are:
“COUNTRYMEN” = 363 5 2974 55 = “49″
“REVELATION” = 9 5 4 5 31296 5 = “49″
“HUMAN BEING” = 8341 5 2 5 9 5 7 = “49″
ALL THREE HOLD THE “555″ OF THE COVENANT OF GOD!
That does not make any sense to me... I suppose one needs a special skill set to get it. But, here is a more simple derivation:
THANKS FOR THE VIBES.
I SIMPLY HAVE TO SEE WHAT VALUE THIS HAS, BECAUSE IT HAS “10″ LETTERS (3133) = “ONE WITH GOD MINISTRIES”:
“RUB-A-DUB-DUB” = 932-1-432-432 = “33″ = LAST ENTRY! THE LIFE OF “CHRIST”, WAS 33 YEARS ON EARTH = “6″ = YOU, THE “222″ WITHIN IT!
ALSO NOTE THE “333″ = THE WILL OF GOD, WITHIN THE FORMATION AND IS ALSO FOUND WITHIN THE VALUES!
“222″ + “333″ = “555″ = THE COVENANT OF OUR GOD!
So, you see... you just need some of those "skills" Napoleon Dynamite was talking about. You start with rub-a-dub-dub, convert that to numbers, then reduce all those numbers to 33. Next, add 3+3 to get 6. But, now break the 6 down into 2+2+2, and call it 222. Interpret 222 to mean "you" and also define 333 to mean "the will of God." Add them up, and you got yourself 555 meaning of "you + the will of God!" Simple, no?
Okay, there is a giant liberty in compressing all the numbers into 33 and not 6 to begin with. Numerologists would complain. It is easy to understand how A is 1 and B is 2. But, why is R equal to 9? Well, to understand, you need to use the Numerology Calculator table.
Basically, this "Christian" in the NAR is using pagan numerology. Even then, he is breaking the rules and using liberties.
I wrote this entire article as an outreach effort to those ensnared in the bondage of the New Apostolic Revival, aka the NAR, aka the "Third Wave". If this article fails to convince you, please also read Lives Destroyed by the NAR. This is a collection of all the people I personally know who got in, and refused to get out. I do not know anyone who went in, remained, and is unscathed.
The Biblical Meaning of 5? Which Bible?
555 Meaning in Various Cultures & Manifestations
Lightning Struck Vatican at 5:55 when Pope Resigned
The day Pope Benedict resigned, lightning struck the Vatican at 5:55 p.m.
Many are looking at the Saint Malachy Prophecy, and the last pope. Those who study scripture believe the Roman Catholic Empire will fulfill the prophecy in Revelation of the False Prophet.
Rome is the origin of Communism, the destruction of the last Christian outpost in the East (Constantinople during the Crusades), the Spanish Inquisition, and the 30 Years' War. Many secret Satanic societies descend from secret groups in Rome. One of these is the Knights of Malta, created to infiltrate and "destroy or annihilate" Protestant groups, national governments, Commonwealth governments, and any other organization not in subordination to Rome.
One Knight of Malta is Rick Joyner, one of the chief NAR leaders.
Two People See 555 Correlated with Trouble
Two people at the following link both saw 555 several times before negative periods of their lives. The first person woke at 5:55 am regularly, and sometimes at 3:33 or at 4:44. It was a stressful summer, she writes:
On the same page, a self-proclaimed "Taoist" notices 555 in his environs several times. Then his life became "a pinnacle of bad luck."
Since many of the NAR teachings and manifestations have very strong parallels with Black Buddhism, it is interesting that this Taoist (another eastern religious philosophy) has 555 in his life- not as a teaching, but as an actual manifesting, continuing, event. Is it one and the same spirit as that which works with Bill Johson and Mr. Lloyd of the NAR?
555 in Gematria & First Use in the Bible
In gematria, the meaning of 555 is less clear. Using the rule of first use, the first 555, according to BibleWheel.com, is “dragon”. However, while most of the uses seem to focus on ‘power’ terms, not all of them are words typically used for evil. For example, “dunamis”, a word used to describe God’s power, is one of the 555 words. I have never studied gematria. So, I am unclear how the 555s are derived from the original Hebrew and Greek words. Where dunamis (Mat 22:29) occurs, the 555 version exists only in the Greek. So, if only the original Hebrew is used in gematria, then 555 holds as evil-use.
Link: 555 in gematria
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Mary Tudor, aka "Bloody Mary"
The 5th child of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. She ruled for 5 years after successfully staging a popular revolt against her sister's installment as queen. She was originally betrothed to Charles V. (That's three 5's).
In 1555, Bloody Mary instituted Heresy laws as part of her effort to force Catholicism on England's Protestants. In all, Mary had nearly 300 people burned at the stake. One historian says the total is 284.
Their crime? They were Christian, not Catholic.
Grocery Tab for $55.05
July 4th, 2012: I stopped at the local natural foods market. My wife and I filled our cart with nuts, kombucha, and some sale items. Once bagged, the cashier gave us the total: $55.05. At first, I thought, "That could mean a negative something or other." I disregarded it as a random number.
However, a few hours after arriving home, I went to the 'fridge to grab a cold beverage. I took a bottle of KeVita to my desk. I turned it horizontal and began to shake it. That is when I noticed a large clump of green algae/fungus growing on the bottom of the bottle.
"Wow," I thought. The 555 really did indicate something unhealthy. (Fungus is the cause of most cancer cases- even if "modern medicine" still conceals this fact.)
555 = Necronomicon, the "Book of the Laws of the Dead"
H.P. Lovecraft alluded several times to a book titled "Necronomicon". In gematria, Necronomicon means "Book of the Laws of the Dead". While it is popularly reported that the Necronomicon does not exist, it is very likely this book does exist. Lovecraft authored horror books. As a man in touch with violent spirits, it is no surprise how Lovecraft came up with the name: It came to him in a dream. Lovecraft referenced the book in several of his stories. In one story, he wrote that the Necronomicon contains information about the Old Ones and gives directions to summon them.
Necronomicon, in gematria, is 555.
Receiving true information, supernaturally, in dreams and visions is a regular occurrence. For example, J.K. Rawling wrote the first 5 books of Harry Potter according to a vision she saw while on a train. Rawling, at the time, according to her own testimony, was an out-of-practice witch. For a massive list of examples: dream inventions
555 is Popular in Former Communist States
I've been living in Ukraine for over a year. I see 555 everywhere. One graffiti artist spray painted it on the side of a bridge. In the market, people love to price things with 555. Prices might be 55 hryvnia and 50 kopeks. Or 5 hryvnia 55 kopek, etcetera. Phone numbers also love 5's and 6's.
A major service provider's call-in number on the side of a bus ends in 55-55. Likewise, a major new taxi company in Kiev has a number ending in four 5's. This month, I saw an ambulance (a skora pomish) in front of a building. The emergency number to call for this ambulance service: 45-55. From punks to entrepreneurs to marketing and even the emergency medical aid, 555 was a promoted number under communism.
For those who still do not know, communism was a Satanic invention. Karl Marx was not the father of communism. This is taught in American history books. It's disinformation. Marx learned from a Satanists and Jesuit priest named Fredrick Engels. Marx, well known to be an atheist, actually became a Satanist.
So, in regions formerly controlled and influenced from Satanic origins, the number 555 is popular and considered something positive.