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What’s the meaning of “seven” in the Bible?


“Seventy ‘sevens’ are decreed for your people and your holy city to finish transgression, to put an end to sin, to atone for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the Most Holy Place. Daniel 9:24
            The number “seven” isn’t a lucky number or a blessed number, meaning that if you bet on it or organize around it that somehow things will go your way.
            But it’s a number that has always pointed to God in the Bible.  The number shows the mark of God and separates itself away from other numbers—seven days of creation, seven days of the week, Sabbath day of rest.  But there’s another number, forty, that has a similar pattern. 
            Seventy “sevens” in Daniel points to seventy weeks or seven periods of time.  Scholars have used all kinds of combinations of this number to arrive at 490 years, about the time Jesus showed up after Daniel.  You can see more of that here: https://www.gotquestions.org/seventy-sevens.html
            The number on the jersey of a sports player identifies him from all the other players.  Seven is God’s number, even though He should always be Number One in our lives.