Definition of gematria in English:
A Kabbalistic method of interpreting the Hebrew scriptures by computing the numerical value of words, based on those of their constituent letters.
- Another important aspect in gematria are the numerical values of letters: A = 1, B = 2…
- He does say that there was special significance in the number 18, since in gematria (an important method of divination among Jews at one time), this was the number equivalent of the word life.
- A rundown of the Hebrew gematria can be found here.
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