What Does the Number 6 Mean in the Bible and Prophetically?

In the Bible, the number 6 symbolizes man and human weakness, the evils of Satan and the manifestation of sin. Man was created on the sixth day. The men are assigned 6 days at work.

A Hebrew slave would serve six years and be released in the seventh year. Six years have been allotted for the land to be sown and reaped. The number 6 is also associated with Satan in his temptation towards Jesus.

The reunion of the three 6’s is the number and the mark of the end-time Revelation beast. As such, it represents the best system of government humanity can produce without God and under the constant influence of its main adversary.

People have always believed that numbers have special powers. Numbers are often the form of communication with divine forces. But what does this really mean? How do we know that a number is a message that comes to us from the universe? Stay with us and you will find out.

If a number comes to you frequently and you notice that something is different in your life, it means that this number may be a message from your angels.

In fact, a number that is popping up around you all the time can herald major changes that will take place in your life.

Most angel numbers will bring positive changes in your life, so you don’t have to worry. You just have to accept this number and accept the help that your guardian angels are offering you in this way.

Today we are going to discuss number 6, which can also be sent to you from the universe. We will tell you what meanings can be hidden behind this number, but in addition, we will tell you something about the biblical symbolism of the number 6.

This number has been used so many times in the Bible and its symbolism is very important, so you should not miss the opportunity to find out what the number 6 means in a biblical and prophetic sense.

We hope that in this article you will find all the answers you need on the number 6 and its symbolism.

What Does Number 6 Mean?

The number 6 is one of the numbers that your angels will send to you when you need to change something in your life. There are many meanings that can be hidden behind this number, so it is necessary to know what this number means. This will help you interpret the message you have received from your angels and you will know what the universe wants to tell you.

Number 6 Mean in the Bible
Number 6 Mean in the Bible

First of all, we will say that the number 6 is a symbol of altruism, light work and charity. This number reminds you that you need to do something that will benefit others. If you do something good for others, you will serve your soul’s mission in this way and be able to pursue your own life purpose.

The number 6 is also a symbol of the unconditional love that your angels feel for you. They want to improve their life, so they will bring balance and harmony. Your guardian angels will remind you through the number 6 that the family is of great importance in your life, so you must devote sufficient time to the members of your family. I

If angel number 6 is appearing in front of you more than ever, it is a sign that you need to change something related to your home and family. There will be many changes in the future period and you need to be prepared for them, but don’t worry because these changes will be positive.

Often the number 6 is seen as a symbol of indecision. If you continue to see this number around you, it could mean that you are undecided at the moment and need help making an important decision. Seeing the number 6 in your life may mean that now is the time to contact your angels and ask them to help you make a decision.

We can also say that number 6 is a symbol of empathy, stability and problem solving. If you allow this number to come into your life, you can expect all of your problems to be resolved and there to be peace and stability in your life.

The number 6 is also used as a symbol of longevity, so when it appears in your life it can have a positive connotation. Angels often use this number to send us a message that we need to use our intelligence in the future as it can help us achieve our goals in life. Like all other angel numbers, the number 6 will help you find the divine purpose of your life and make progress towards it.

You have seen what the number 6 can mean in general and also what kind of messages your guardian angels can send you through this number. Now is the time to see something about the biblical and prophetic meaning of the number 6.

Human weakness

The number six refers to a lot of things in the Bible, but it is first mentioned in Genesis 1:31 Open in the Logos Bible Software (if available) when God created man on the sixth day.

According to biblical scholars, just as the number 7 usually signifies completion or perfection, especially of God, the number 6 is shy which means it signifies imperfection. More specifically, it refers to man’s imperfection, his sin and his weakness.

As we all know, Adam began to eat the forbidden fruit in the garden and severed the connection between heaven and man, allowing sin to enter the earth. The weakness of man is that the number 6 is called the “man number”.

Joshua and Jericho

The sixth chapter of Joshua is where we read that Joshua and the Israelites walked around Jericho once a day for six days with seven priests, each carrying a trumpet (remember, seven means perfection). It was on the seventh day that the people had to walk around Jericho seven times with the priests blowing the trumpet for the city walls to fall.
God ordered the Israelites to walk for six days to prove their imperfect ability to tear down Jericho. But on the seventh day, God destroyed the city so that He alone would receive the glory. Only God is perfect and he alone can perform perfect miracles. It is not by the power of man, but only by the hand of God.

A precursor to rest

God’s fourth commandment tells us to work for six days and rest on the seventh (Exodus 20: 8 Open in Logos Bible Software (if available), Exodus 31: 12-17 Open in Logos Bible Software (if available)). God may have given us this commandment because He knows our weaknesses so well and we are unable to work continuously seven days a week. I know I can’t.

God also ordered the Israelites to harvest their land for six years and let it rest in the seventh year. The seventh year is called the Year of Jubilee. God’s order is not only a pure agricultural genius, it is also to illustrate the power of God to restore what He has made.

(Curiosity: God also uses the jubilee year as a time to forgive property debts and to give freedom to slaves. See Jacob’s story here.)

Connection restored

Another example of God’s restorative power is his support for the creation of man on the sixth day and the subsequent fall into sin with Jesus’ death on the cross on the sixth day of Easter.

The seventh day of the Passover celebration was the Sabbath, according to the Fourth Commandment. This meant that all legal penalties were resolved on the sixth day of Easter week. So Pontius Pilate and Herod reviewed Jesus on the fifth day and in the early morning hours of the sixth day, so he was nailed to the cross on the afternoon of the sixth day.

Just as man was created in six days, Jesus restored the connection between heaven and man on the sixth day of Easter, paving the way for us to find salvation through his redeeming blood.

Appearances of the number six

Jephthah (in the East) served six years as a Judge of Israel (Judges 12:7).

The Bible mentions six earthquakes (Exodus 19:18, 1Kings 19:11, Amos 1:1, Matthew 27:54, 28:2, Acts 16:26).

Jesus was accused six times of being demon possessed (Mark 3:22, John 7:20, 8:48, 8:52, 10:20 and Luke 11:15).

How is the number 6 related to Sorcery?

In the New Testament there are six references to people who practiced witchcraft, which is defined as divination with the help of evil spirits.

  • In the end time, false prophets and false christs will produce great signs and wonders (sorcery) for the expressed purpose of deception (Matthew 24:24)
  • Apostle Paul’s first missionary journey takes him to the island of Cyprus (Acts 13:4 – 52, 14:1 – 25). He meets with the island’s Governor who is accompanied by Elymas (also called Bar-Jesus), a man who was a false prophet and sorcerer.
  • In Samaria, a man named Simon the Sorcerer observes Philip preaching the gospel and performing a number of miracles. He feigns repentance, gets baptized and follows Philip to see him perform signs and wonders.

    Simon sees, when Peter and John come to the city, that when they lay hands on people they receive God’s Holy Spirit. Simon soon approaches the two apostles and tries to BUY the ability to give the Holy Spirit so that he can further promote his deceptions (Acts 8).

  • While visiting Philippi during his second missionary journey, the apostle Paul runs into a slave woman “possessed with a spirit of divination” (Acts 16:16). Her masters use her soothsaying skills to make money.
  • Traveling Jewish exorcists, using various charms, incantations and so on, pretend to heal people and cast out demons (Acts 19:13).
    • The seven sons of a Jewish chief priest named Sceva try, but fail miserably, at casting out demons (Acts 19:14 – 16).

The biblical and prophetic meaning of the number 6

We know that the Bible was written thousands of years ago. Like many other numbers, the number 6 is used in the Bible so many times and its biblical symbolism is very important.

In fact, there are reports that this number occurs 148 times in the Bible, while it is only used 7 times in the Quran. If you understand the importance of the number 6 in the past and in what context it was used in the Bible, you can better understand its symbolism.

The first thing we have to say is that in the Bible the number 6 is used as a symbol of a man’s weakness. This number can also represent evil and Satan, it is so often used as a negative symbol in the Bible. The Bible says man was created on the 6th day, so it’s more of a biblical fact about how important number 6 is in this book. Additionally, it is said that God created all things on Earth in just 6 days. The number 6 can be seen not only as a symbol of a man, but also as a symbol of a man-animal.

The number 6 is also used as a symbol of sin and imperfection in the Bible. The number 6 is also used in the Bible as a symbol of work, as a man was supposed to work 6 days and sow the land during the 6 year period.

According to the Bible, the world was flooded by God when Noah was six hundred years old. It is also written that Lia had 6 children and that a Hebrew slave should only work 6 years and after this period he should be released. The 6th commandment is that we must not kill anyone.

There are also many other biblical facts about the number 6. The judge of Israel, whose name was Jephthah, served during the period of 6 years. Solomon’s throne had 6 stages. There were 6 earthquakes mentioned in the Bible and we also have to say that Jesus Christ was allegedly possessed by a demon 6 times.

The Bible also says that the angels of the Seraphim had 6 wings. Peter received the vision of God at hour 6.

There are many biblical facts about the number 6 and Jesus Christ. He was 6 years old when he started attending the Carmelite school. According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was conceived on the 6th day and was also crucified on the 6th day. Sometimes the number 6 can represent the passion and suffering of Jesus Christ on the 6th day. It is also written that 6 executioners flogged Jesus that day.

It is also said in the Bible that it took Joshua 6 years to conquer Canaan. In Genesis chapter 6, God speaks of and announces the great flood.

There are many numbers that are used 6 times in the Bible, such as 19, 27, 52, 127, 6,000, 70,000 and also some other numbers. Another interesting fact is that the word “paradise” has been used 6 times in the Bible.

In the New Testament, people who practiced witchcraft were mentioned 6 times. We know that the number of the beast or the number of the Antichrist is the number 6 repeated three times, in fact it is the number 666.

In this chapter, you can clearly see that the number 6 is a very common number in the Bible, so it is used over a hundred times. We have already talked about some of the most important places in the Bible where the number 6 is used.

Now when you know all these Bible facts and know what number 6 can prophetically mean, we will tell you what it can mean if number 6 appears very often in your life and what you should do in these situations.

Additional information on the biblical meaning of 6

The word of God records that Christ was asked 6 times, most often by hypocrites, to produce a sign to prove who he was and the statements he made.

The Pharisees demand a sign after accusing Christ of casting out demons by the power of Satan (Matthew 12:38, Mark 8:11). Jesus’ response was that the only sign that will be given is that of the prophet Jonah.

The Pharisees and Sadducees tempt Jesus by asking for a sign (Matthew 16: 1).

The twelve disciples on the Mount of Olives ask Christ what will be the sign of his second coming and the end of the world (Matthew 24: 3, Mark 13: 4).

Some people who have seen him cast a demon out of a person ask him for a sign from heaven (Luke 11:16).

After cleaning the temple in Jerusalem at the start of his ministry, some Jews who saw what Jesus did demanded a sign (John 2:18).

The people Christ miraculously fed ask for a sign so they can believe it (John 6:30).

Towards the end of his life, many people, mainly Jewish religious leaders, came to believe that Jesus was guilty of some form of heinous crime or sin. However, six people were recorded as saying he was innocent of all charges against him.

Those who found Jesus innocent were the Roman mayor of Judea Pontius Pilate (Luke 23:14), Herod (Luke 23:15), Judas (after the devil left him – Matthew 27: 3), Pontius’ wife Pilate (Matthew 27:19)), one of the thieves on the cross near Christ (Luke 23:41) and a Roman centurion who was at the crucifixion (Luke 23:47).

Why do you see number 6?

If you have the feeling that the number 6 is appearing more than usual in your life, it is probably a sign that your angels have come to visit you. They have been watching over you for a long time and have come to you with a clear mission: to help you. If you are going through a difficult time right now, your angels will help you overcome any problems and live your life in peace and harmony.

The number 6 is a symbol of positive things that will come into your life. There will be many positive changes in all aspects of your life. Therefore, you should not ignore angel number 6 when you see it in many different situations, but you should think more about its symbolism.

As we have said before, angel number 6 will motivate you to maintain balance in your life and take control of your own life. When you receive the angel number 6, you should keep in mind that it is also a biblical number with very important prophetic meaning.

We have already explained what the number 6 means in the biblical sense and we hope you will think about it next time when you see the number 6.


Thus, the number 6 of the Bible concerns man and his work. It means the shortcomings of man and the corruption he has added to the world created by God. However we mathematically represent the six, it simply means corruption and imperfection. It shows man as someone devoid of God. Since it was created on the sixth day of creation, this number is permanently stamped on it and it will carry this number forever. The number six denotes not only human labor, but also human suffering. Since the perfection of God is corrupted by human corruption, man is bound to suffer from sorrow. Man has been given six days to work and do work and one day to rest and this is also seen in the modern age. It is also true that the creation ended on the sixth day i.e. God completed the creation of the world on the sixth day, therefore, it also represents secular perfection.

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