What Does 123 Mean In the Bible?

What Does 123 Mean In the Bible?

When we think of numbers, we typically first think of math! Numbers, of course, are essential to quantifying information and objects. However, this is not the only purpose that numbers have, though it is their primary function. Numbers can have symbolism and special significance, too!

They appear often with special meanings attached to them in a number of places, from classic literature to the text of the Bible. For the purposes of this article, we will be discussing religious and biblical significance. An example of one of these biblically significant numbers is the number 123. There are a few different ways that the number 123 appears and can be interpreted or translated. 

Read on to learn more about the number 123 and its relation to the Christian Bible, specifically, its significance and its appearance in the text as well. 

Meaning of 123 In the Bible

First things first, if you have come across the number 123, you may be wondering what it means, or if it has some special meaning in the Bible. The answer is that the number 123 does have a biblical meaning!

Typically, 123 can be interpreted in the context of the Bible to be symbolic of the Holy Trinity. The Holy Trinity, of course, is made up of the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit. The 1, the 2, and the 3 all represent one part of the Holy Trinity separately. When put together into the 123 formations, they represent the Holy Trinity as a whole.

It is as if the number 123 is counting off the parts of the Holy Trinity one by one. Some numbers do not not appear in the Bible but still have biblical significance. However, this is not the case for the number 123. Read on below to learn more about the number as it appears in the Christian Bible. 

Appearances of 123 In the Bible

As we mentioned above, the number 123 does appear in the Bible. Not all numbers do, after all! It does not appear very many times in the Christian Bible, only occurring 3 times. For instance, one of the times we see the number 123 is in the Psalms. There is a Psalm 123. Psalm 123 is called A Song of Ascents, which was one of the songs that pilgrims sung on their way to Jerusalem. They’re meant to give us a pattern of preparation before meeting with God and His people. Another interesting fact is that the occurrences of all numbers that are 39 or higher in the New Testament can be added together to get the number 123. 

Significance of 123 In the Bible

As we have mentioned above, the number 123 is symbolic of the Holy Trinity, comprised of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. This is its biblical significance and is important for additional understanding of the text of the Bible. 123 occurs in some interesting ways throughout the Bible or in relation to the Church.

For example, Jesus Christ appeared to Madeleine Aumont in the late 1900s in a small village in Low Normandy. He told her that they must build a Glorious Cross, and the arms of the Cross must be 123 meters across. The height of the Cross must be 123 meters x 6 meters. This Cross can be interpreted further to be symbolic of Jesus’ sacrifice and the Holy Trinity, due to these measurements. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to see 123?

There are certain numbers that are simply there to quantify information, and then there are the numbers that appear in your life and have their own symbolism.

Now, this symbolism can be religious symbolism, symbolism in literature, or symbolism according to numerology. In numerology, the number 123 is a positive number and is very uplifting. It is a positive sign when it comes to twin flames or love. The number is moving up a step, so this can also mean that your relationship is moving up a step or becoming more serious. 

What is the meaning of 123 in love?

When it comes to love, the numerology 123 has a positive meaning. If you are in a relationship, or in love, and you see the number 123, this usually means that you and your partner are on a joint path, traveling your path together! You are unified and heading in the right direction.

123 means that you and your partner need to stay connected to each other and to communicate with each other, as this will only make you stronger! You do not want to avoid dealing with any miscommunications, as this can hurt your relationship and affect the joint path that you are traveling together. The number 123 is a reminder to keep your relationship strong.

What does 123 mean in a breakup?

123 is believed to be a positive number in numerology when it comes to love and relationships. It can be a positive sign when in relation to twin flames or soulmates.

However, it can also be interpreted differently if you are no longer in a relationship, or have just gone through a breakup.

Seeing 123 after a breakup is a sign from the angels that, even though you are probably grieving the relationship, you are still in the right place and the end of the relationship was the right thing for you and for your future. 

What is the full form of 123?

Some numbers have additional meanings and interpretations. These are not the symbolisms that we know of in literature, religion, or the practice of numerology. We are not talking about angel numbers in this instance!

Numbers can be interpreted in another way, too. Sometimes, numbers are used as a shorter form of way to get certain messages across, just like the acronyms from texting. The full form of 123, in this instance, is “I Agree”. When we are using 123 as a cyber term, it is a way to show agreement without necessarily typing out the entire sentence or the words! 

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Lucas is a former worship pastor and Hillsong College graduate (2005). He has spoken at churches, conferences and worship events and loves inspiring people to be more than just a Sunday service-goer. He founded 15 Degrees NE and is one of our leading authors.

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