Twenty-nine, the tenth prime number, is, as we know, the number of days in February each leap year. It is the total number of years that Saturn takes to orbit the sun and is the rough number of days in a lunar month.
The atomic number of copper is twenty-nine. Did you know, 60% of our copper consumption is in the form of electrical wiring? Twenty per cent is used in plumbing and a further 15% in industrial machinery.
There are twenty-nine letters in the Turkish and Finnish alphabets and the Phoenicians had twenty-nine cuneiform signs. This was a form of primitive alphabet that relied on symbols rather than letters.
According to Raymond Abellio (1907-1986), a French writer, the number twenty-nine represents the “christico-terrestrial” life, i.e. Jesus’ life on Earth. It is also said to represent solidarity in conflict.
The number twenty-nine has been used eight times in scripture. They are as follows:
As you can see, none of these verses refers to Jesus; therefore, it is uncertain where Abellio got his idea!
Apparently, the number 3000 is used twenty-nine times in the Bible as is the word “universe”. The name Jacob is referenced in twenty-nine different books of the Bible. Finally, the word “Passover” is used twenty-nine times in the New Testament.
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Rev'd Martin Wheadon