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10 Intriguing Facts About 666 You Don't Know


666 is popularly known to be the number of the beast, for the number finds mention in The Book Of Revelations. The Book of revelations, apparently, is the last of the Christin holy scriptures. There are many facts about the number 666 that will intrigue you. One of such interesting facts about 666 is that the number finds mention in the 13th chapter of the book of Revelation. As we are aware, the number 13 has a distinct significance as far as Christian religion. It is believed, according the 13th Chapter of the book of revelation, that a political power inclined towards religion will bring an end to the people of God.

The number, apart from being mentioned in the book of Revelation, can interestingly be tied to a lot of other facts. Fear of the number 666 is a condition that goes by the name Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.

Let us see some interesting facts about the number 666. These facts are sure to blow your mind.

1. 666 is the sum obtained by adding the first 36 natural numbers in the number system. Interesting, isn't it?

2. 666 was the name given to the Mcintosh Seven Dust virus in the year 1998. It doesn't stop there. The bible mentions the number 666 three times. Adding 666 three times gives you 1998. Spooky? Well, read on...

3. 666 in Kabbalistic Judaism signifies the creation of the World.

4. Now this one has to be amongst the most interesting facts about 666... In San Francisco, the Church Of Satan carries the address PO 21 666.

5. President Richard Nixon used the telephone that had the number 666-66666 to contact Austronauts during the 1969 Apollo landing.

6. "Curse" is used 66 times in the New Testament of the bible and in the old testament, 6 times.

7. In Israel, if you wish to make an overseas telephone call , you are required to dial 666 before the overseas number.

8. Heres another interesting fact about 666....the Movie, Omen 666 was released globally on 6.6.06.

9. If you are to take one unit from each of the existing Japanese currency denominations, they'd all add up to..... yes.. 666.

10. In a Roulette wheel, sum of numbers gives you 666.

A lot has been spoken about 666, especially in the context of its relevance in religion. Although a lot has been said, it isn't concretely known if 666 is actually the number of the beast. If it is, we don't what it means in its truest sense.

Read more about: faith mysticism
Story first published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 17:37 [IST]
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