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  Book Numbers
Book numbers come at the end, and arrange books about the same subject so that they can be given useful order on the shelf and a unique location in the collection.
Book numbers do not usually reflect the subject of a book, but instead are based on external attributes such as author name or year of publication.
Books about the same subject need to be ordered in a useful and helpful manner so that users can find the books arranged in an informative way that will save their time in choosing a title.
www.miskatonic.org /library/book-numbers.html   (0 words)

  
  PlanetMath: Book of Numbers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Unlike other uses of numbers in the Bible, the numbers in the Book of Numbers are understood to be actual enumerations and not chosen for their symbolic value because of their mathematical or numerological properties (as is the case with the Book of Revelations).
The title Book of Numbers was used by John Conway and Richard Guy for their book on number theory.
This is version 5 of Book of Numbers, born on 2007-01-29, modified 2007-02-28.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/BookOfNumbers.html   (216 words)

  
 Elastic Press - Publishing at the edges of reality and fantasy
Numbers rule our lives: clocks, calendars and deadlines; salaries and benefits; tax codes and pin numbers; mortgages, bills and credit limits; the FTSE and the Dow Jones; mobiles, land lines and pagers; binary strings of digitised information held for and about us, instantly accessible.
In this unique collection of 21 stories, some of the world's finest fictioneers examine the effect of numbers on humankind's past, present and future.
From the rewriting of history through the thrill of the roulette wheel to the codes controlling the starships, each of these tales engages with numbers in innovative, entertaining and meaningful ways.
www.elasticpress.com /numbers.htm   (0 words)

  
 Exploring Numbers
The book of Numbers is a bridge between the events at Mt. Sinai (Exodus and Leviticus) and Moses’ last words to the Israelites before they entered the Promised Land (Deuteronomy).
Numbers is the fourth volume in a series of books on lsrael’s history.
Numbers is encouraging for Christians because it reminds us that, in spite of our weaknesses and failures, God remains faithful to his purpose for us, even when we, like the Israelites, are stubborn and self-centered (2 Corinthians 8:6).
www.wcg.org /lit/bible/law/numbers.htm   (1487 words)

  
 NUMBERS
Numbers is the book that tells us what happened during the 40 years of wandering in the wilderness.
The book of Numbers is written on the plains of Moab at the close of the Wilderness Wanderings.
Throughout the book of Numbers, we are constantly impressed with the unfaithfulness of Israel in contrast to the faithfulness of the Lord.
www.angelfire.com /nt/theology/numbers.html   (6360 words)

  
 BOOK OF NUMBERS - Online Information article about BOOK OF NUMBERS
The first is as evidently meant to serve as an introduction to the book as the last is to serve as its conclusion.
On the contrary, no book in the Hexateuch gives such an impression of incoherence, and in none are the different strata which compose the Hexateuch more distinctly discernible.
The main difficulty in Numbers is to determine to which stratum of P certain sections should be assigned.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /NEW_NUM/NUMBERS_BOOK_OF.html   (3663 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - NUMBERS, BOOK OF:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The book covers a period of more than thirty-eight years, namely, from the first day of the second month of the second year after the Exodus (i.
Sinai, to take the number of those able to bear arms—of all the men "from twenty years old and upward," the tribe of Levi being excepted, and to appoint princes over each tribe.
There is abundant evidence that the Book of Numbers was not written by Moses, and that it was not contemporary with the events which it describes.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=364&letter=N&search=numbers   (2906 words)

  
 Spiritual Warfare in the Book of Numbers | TheResurgence
Numbers begins abruptly with God speaking to Moses in the tabernacle commanding a census to be taken of the men over age twenty in each tribe who are able to go out to war.
Numbers declares that it is these very ones God frees from demonic oppression that He transforms into holy warriors through the Word and Spirit.
The book of Numbers suggests that many supposed evangelicals have chosen to replace the Bible with idle (or is that "idol"?) speculation in the area of spiritual conflict.
theresurgence.com /chuck_huckaby_1995-01_spiritual_warfare_in_the_book_of_numbers   (4056 words)

  
 Book of Numbers - Bible Survey
The Book of Numbers essentially bridges the gap between the Israelites receiving the Law (Exodus and Leviticus) and preparing them to enter the Promised Land (Deuteronomy and Joshua).
Numbers 12:6-8, "When a prophet of the LORD is among you, I reveal myself to him in visions, I speak to him in dreams.
The importance of the Book of Numbers is indicated by its being referred to in the New Testament many times.
www.gotquestions.org /Book-of-Numbers.html   (536 words)

  
 Book of Numbers - Theopedia
Numbers is more than a book about "numbers" or numerical issues.
The translators of the Septuagint gave it the name "Numbers" because of the books census lists found in chs.
The rest of Numbers (20:22 - 36:13) may be seen as more preparation to enter the land of Canaan.
www.theopedia.com /Book_of_Numbers   (551 words)

  
 Read This: Adam Spencer's Book of Numbers
One is the number of times snails have sex in their lives.
This book is arranged into 100 chapters each one or two pages long, beginning with a number from 1 to 100 prominently displayed at the top of the page.
Each day after that the students chose one number to be read before class, and they were responsible for keeping track of the numbers that had already been selected.
www.maa.org /reviews/spencernumbers.html   (696 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: The Book of Numbers: Books: John H. Conway,Richard Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Book of Numbers lets readers of all levels of mathematical sophistication (or lack thereof) understand the origins, patterns, and interrelationships of different numbers.
Though number theory does not lend itself to fun and games, the authors take such joy in the order and patterns of numbers that you can't help being fascinated by what is actually a fairly difficult subject.
Many of the numbers covered in the book are named after the person most responsible for making it famous, an aspiration that most mathematicians would no doubt confess to.
www.amazon.ca /Book-Numbers-John-H-Conway/dp/038797993X   (1243 words)

  
 A Yale Book of Numbers, Historical Statistics of the College and University 1976 - 2000
A Yale Book of Numbers, Historical Statistics of the College and University 1976 - 2000
A Yale Book of Numbers, Historical Statistics of the College and University, 1701-1976.
Average Salary for and Number of Yale Faculty, 1975-1998
www.yale.edu /oir/pierson_update.htm   (866 words)

  
 Book of Numbers, In the Wilderness
Numbers, fourth book in the Old Testament of the Bible, derives its name from the census lists at the beginning and middle of the book.
The Book of Numbers, the fourth of the books of the Pentateuch, called in the Hebrew be-midbar, i.e., "in the wilderness." In the LXX.
This book is of special historical interest as furnishing us with details as to the route of the Israelites in the wilderness and their principal encampments.
mb-soft.com /believe/txs/numbers.htm   (521 words)

  
 Book Numbers and Author Indicators
After the fiction designation or the DDC classification number is determined for a library item, the second part of creating a unique call number is the Book Number.
The book number is made up of indicators for the author, the title, the date and the copy.
Not all call numbers will have all of these indicators in their call number, but being able to use these various indicators in the necessary combinations makes it possible to devise a unique call number for each item in the library collection.
www.lili.org /forlibs/ce/able/course7/49booknumbers.htm   (505 words)

  
 THE BOOK OF NUMBERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Book of Numbers was called that by the Septuagint (Greek translation of the OT) because of the two censuses (chs.
The Book of Numbers tells of the trials, and passing of one entire generation that had rebelled against the Lord, and the rise of the next.
Therefore, the Book of Numbers, together with the other four books of the Pentateuch, should not be dismissed as mere history, which some modern day Christians are apt to do, but to be taken in its entirety as part of God's revealed Word.
home1.pacific.net.sg /~eze/bible/numbers/numintro.htm   (393 words)

  
 Numbers, Book of (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
It is so called because it contains a record of the numbering of the people in the wilderness of Sinai (1-4), and of their numbering afterwards on the plain of Moab (26).
This book is of special historical interest as furnishing us with details as to the route of the Israelites in the wilderness and their principal encampments.
But, after all, "what this book was is uncertain, whether some writing of Israel not now extant, or some writing of the Amorites which contained songs and triumphs of their king Sihon's victories, out of which Moses may cite this testimony, as Paul sometimes does out of heathen poets (Acts 17:28; Titus 1:12)."
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/numbersbookof.html   (326 words)

  
 Numbers. A Bible Commentary. Index. Daily Bible study.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Two separate traditions of the Nephilim - Numbers chapter 13 verse 33 - The Nephilim reappear in the book of Numbers after being wiped out in the flood (Genesis chapter 6 and 7).
Politically motivated editing in the story of Balaam - Numbers chapter 25 to 31 - The book of Deuteronomy was set in Moab, and bans conflict with Moabites.
The book of Numbers is hostile to Moabites, and this suggests a possible source for the story of Balaam in its original form in the Northern Kingdom of Israel.
www.awitness.org /bible_commentary/numbers/index.html   (168 words)

  
 THE BOOK OF NUMBERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Book of Numbers was called that by the Septuagint (Greek translation of the OT) because of the two censuses (chs.
The Book of Numbers tells of the trials, and passing of one entire generation that had rebelled against the Lord, and the rise of the next.
Therefore, the Book of Numbers, together with the other four books of the Pentateuch, should not be dismissed as mere history, which some modern day Christians are apt to do, but to be taken in its entirety as part of God's revealed Word.
home.pacific.net.sg /~eze/bible/numbers/numintro.htm   (393 words)

  
 The Elastic Book Of Numbers edited by Allen Ashley
Numbers are involved in every part of our lives, from communication to finance, birth dates and astrological fortune-telling to hard scientific formulae.
While 'The Elastic Book Of Numbers' is not strictly Science Fiction or fantasy - despite references to space travel and alien life - there is enough here located within the realm of the mysterious and unknowable, events and characters on the edge of society to appeal to readers of fantasy and speculative fiction.
Numbers make a fascinating topic for a collection of short stories, even if in this instance the tales are not as varied and fantastic as some may expect.
www.sfcrowsnest.com /articles/books/2005/nz7948.php   (539 words)

  
 Know Your Numbers: The Beige Book [Fool.com] October 13, 2006
While it may be tempting just to glance at the headline numbers and move on to other, more exciting things, in doing so you risk missing something buried in the secondary data that adds an important detail to the overall release or, in some cases, contradicts the conclusion you might draw from the headline.
The Beige Book, officially titled Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, is a report that collects a variety of types of information, then condenses it into a brief but detailed overview of the state of the economy.
Since the Beige Book is prepared using economic data that in many cases are already available to the public before the Fed report, it's rare to find surprises about overall national economic conditions.
www.fool.com /investing/general/2006/10/13/know-your-numbers-the-beige-book.aspx   (1034 words)

  
 The Book of NUMBERS - Holy Bible
This is the number of the children of Israel, of their army divided according to the houses of their kindreds and their troops, six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
Number the sons of Levi by the houses of their fathers and their families, every male from one month and upward.
This is the number of the people of Caath that go in to the tabernacle of the covenant: these did Moses and Aaron number according to the word of the Lord by the hand of Moses.
www.angelfire.com /ia3/thepath/numbers.htm   (10678 words)

  
 Numbers
Introduction, Outline, and Selected Bibliography for the Book of Numbers, by David Malick at the Biblical Studies Foundation.
Numbers, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
The Book of Numbers, verse by verse commentary, Robert Nguyen Cramer, BibleTexts.com.
www.textweek.com /pentateuch/numbers.htm   (297 words)

  
 BibleGateway.com: Search for a Bible passage in over 35 languages and 50 versions.
All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families.
All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were counted and listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families.
37 The number from the tribe of Benjamin was 35,400.
www.biblegateway.com /passage/?book_id=4&chapter=1&version=31   (978 words)

  
 Book of Numbers - Theopedia
Numbers is more than a book about "numbers" or numerical issues.
The translators of the Septuagint gave it the name "Numbers" because of the books census lists found in chs.
The rest of Numbers (20:22 - 36:13) may be seen as more preparation to enter the land of Canaan.
theopedia.com /Numbers   (551 words)

  
 MyJewishLearning.com - Texts: Numbers: In the Wilderness
The Book of Numbers is composed of narrative, legislation, and archival records.
The major locale of the book is the desert, that is, the Sinai Peninsula, and especially its eastern part, the Negev.
The name of the book is an English rendering of the Latin Numeri, which in turn was a translation of the Greek Arithmoi, chosen in recognition of the extensive statistical material which opens the book.
www.myjewishlearning.com /texts/bible/What_is_the_Torah/numbers.htm   (1119 words)

  
 THE BOOK OF NUMBERS:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
            The Book of Numbers focuses on the journey of Israel from Sinai wilderness to the plains of Moab (in Transjordania) facing the promise land.
The Book of Numbers is about the journey of a people close to the heart of God.
Narrate the stages of Exodus according to the Book of Numbers.
www.geocities.com /jpaculba/numbers.htm   (1166 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Book of Numbers: Books: John H. Conway,Richard Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Book of Numbers lets readers of all levels of mathematical sophistication (or lack thereof) understand the origins, patterns, and interrelationships of different numbers.
Though number theory does not lend itself to fun and games, the authors take such joy in the order and patterns of numbers that you can't help being fascinated by what is actually a fairly difficult subject.
This is a marvelous book written by two very distinquished mathematicians with a knack for teaching and fascinating their readers.
www.amazon.com /Book-Numbers-John-H-Conway/dp/038797993X   (0 words)

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