Summary: FOURTEEN is the number that represents DELIVERANCE or SALVATION. It is used 26 times in our KJ Bible. FOURTEEN, is 2 x 7 which implies a double measure of spiritual perfection and completion. 1. Jesus’ ministry in the flesh was completed
#17~FOURTEEN BIBLE NUMBER MEANINGS 2-14-12
FOURTEEN is the number that represents DELIVERANCE or SALVATION.
It is used 26 times in our KJ Bible. FOURTEEN, is 2 x 7 which implies a double measure of spiritual perfection and completion.
1. Jesus’ ministry in the flesh was completed.
2. Jesus’ sacrifice ended or completed the need for animal sacrifices.
It was the FOURTEENTH day of the first month of the Jewish year when the children of Israel were DELIVERED from Egyptian bondage, and from the stroke of judgment, which fell upon the firstborn of the Egyptians.
Exodus 12:6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.
The number FOURTEEN is found THREE times in connection with Christ’s coming into the world, and His primary purpose was to SAVE, or DELIVER His people from their sins.
THREE** (God is in it)
Matthew 1:17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are FOURTEEN generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are FOURTEEN generations, and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are FOURTEEN generations.
When He came the first time, He come to die for every ones sins, He did not come to heal the sick or raise the dead, or work all the other miracles that He did, all of these were signs to the Jews that He was truly their promised Messiah, these were Messianic signs.
1 Corinthians 1:22 For the Jews require a sign--
Luke 19:10 points out His mission; "For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost."
The SALVATION of the soul takes place when a person believes in the Lord Jesus Christ and Him alone, at which time; he comes under the blood of Christ, "Our Passover".
But the body will not be delivered from the bondage of corruption until the resurrection of the believer or the rapture of the saints, and then the redemption of our body takes place.
Let mind remind us that FOUR is the number that denotes CREATION; In Romans 8:19-23 we find the word CREATURE OR CREATION FOUR times.
(Romans 8:19-23) 19For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.
20For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,
21Because the creature** (creation) itself also shall be DILIVERED from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
22For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. 23And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
This explains why the numbers FOURTEEN and THREE would go together here. FOURTEEN is for DELIVERANCE and THREE is for the RESURRECTION. -- To do with the redemption of our body. At the resurrection we will be in glorified bodies.
1 Corinthians 15:52-- for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed --
Philippians 3:21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body
1 John 2:2-- but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
Israel was DELIVERED from the plague in Egypt on the FOURTEENTH day. THREE days later they passed through the Red Sea, which is a figure of the RESURRECTION.
Then they sang a song unto the Lord. In that song, they said, "The Lord is my strength and song, and He is become my SALVATION." (Exodus 15:1-2)
Jacob worked fourteen years for his uncle Laban in order to be able to marry his daughter Rachel. The first period of seven years Laban allowed him to take Leah for wife, the older sister of Rachel, and after the second period of seven years, he could finally marry Rachel. And Jacob had of Rachel fourteen son and grandsons.
Genesis 46:19-22 The sons of Rachel Jacob’s wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. 20And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bare unto him.
21And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.
22These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls were fourteen.
There were FOURTEEN sons and THREE daughters of Heman who were singers in the house of the Lord.
1 Chronicles 25:5 And God gave to Heman FOURTEEN sons and THREE daughters. 6All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of the LORD,