60 occurrences in 14 translations

'Number' in the Bible

And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)

For he was one of our number and was allotted a share in this ministry."

They were praising God and enjoying the good will of all the people. Every day the Lord was adding to their number those who were being saved.

And none of those who were not of their number dared to join and associate with them, but the people held them in high regard and praised and made much of them.

For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.

After him rose Judas the Galilean in the days of the census, and drew away a number of people after him; and he perished, and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered abroad.

"But as the time drew near for God to fulfill the promise he had declared to Abraham, the people increased greatly in number in Egypt,

For unclean spirits came out from those who had them, crying with a loud voice; and a number of those who were ill and broken in body were made well.

So they, having given their witness and made clear the word of the Lord, went back to Jerusalem, giving the good news on their way in a number of the small towns of Samaria.

But Ananias said, Lord, I have had accounts of this man from a number of people, how much evil he has done to your saints at Jerusalem:

And news of it went all through Joppa, and a number of people had faith in the Lord.

And saying these words, he went in, and saw that a great number of people had come together;

and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught a significant number of people. Now it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.

When Peter realized what had happened, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where a large number of people had gathered and were praying.

And for a number of days he was seen by those who came with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses before the people.

Now when the meeting was ended, a number of the Jews and of the God-fearing Gentiles who had become Jews, went after Paul and Barnabas: who put before them how important it was to keep on in the grace of God.

But when the Jews saw such a great number of people, they were full of envy and said evil words against Paul's preaching.

The same thing happened in Iconium; they entered the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.

As they were proclaiming the good news in that city, they discipled a large number of people. Then they went back to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch,

And when Paul and Barnabas had no small disagreement and discussion with them, it was decided that Paul and Barnabas and some of the others of their number should go up to Jerusalem [and confer] with the apostles (special messengers) and the elders about this matter.

Then the apostles and the elders, together with the whole church, resolved to select men from among their number and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, [both] leading men among the brethren, and sent them.

"Since we have heard that some of our number to whom we gave no instruction have disturbed you with their words, unsettling your souls,

But Paul and Barnabas kept on in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of God, with a number of others.

and from there to Philippi, a Roman colony, which is a leading city of that district of Macedonia. We stayed in that city for a number of days.

And this she did on a number of days. But Paul was greatly troubled and, turning, said to the spirit, I give you orders in the name of Jesus Christ, to come out of her. And it came out that very hour.

And when they had given them a great number of blows, they put them in prison, giving orders to the keeper of the prison to keep them safely:

Then some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, including a great number of God-fearing Greeks, as well as a number of the leading women.

But the Jews, being moved with envy, took with them certain low persons from among the common people, and getting together a great number of people, made an outcry in the town, attacking the house of Jason with the purpose of taking them out to the people.

Consequently, many of them believed, including a number of the prominent Greek women as well as men.

And Crispus, the ruler of the Synagogue, with all his family, had faith in the Lord; and a great number of the people of Corinth, hearing the word, had faith and were given baptism.

For I am with you, and no one will make an attack on you to do you damage: for I have a number of people in this town.

(Now the total [number] [of] men was about twelve.)

And a number of those who had faith came and made a public statement of their sins and all their acts.

And a great number of those who were experts in strange arts took their books and put them on the fire in front of everyone: and when the books were valued they came to fifty thousand bits of silver.

You both see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost the whole province of Asia, this man Paul has persuaded and misled a considerable number of people by saying that gods made by hand are not gods!

And there were a number of lights in the room where we had come together.

After we had been there for a number of days, a prophet named Agabus arrived from Judea.

You therefore do not be persuaded by them, because more [than] forty men of {their number} are lying in wait [for] him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have done away with him. And now they are ready, waiting for {you to agree}."

Five days after this, Ananias the High Priest came down to Caesarea with a number of Elders and a pleader called Tertullus. They stated to the Governor the case against Paul.

Then when the ruler had given him a sign to make his answer, Paul said, Because I have knowledge that you have been a judge over this nation for a number of years, I am glad to make my answer:

And having been made clean, I was in the Temple, but not with a great number of people, and not with noise: but there were certain Jews from Asia,

When Paul arrived, the Jewish leaders who had come down from Jerusalem surrounded him and began bringing a number of serious charges against him that they couldn't prove.

"When, therefore, a number of them came here, the next day I took my seat on the tribunal, without any loss of time, and ordered the man to be brought in.

For I, truly, was of the opinion that it was right for me to do a number of things against the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

We sailed slowly for a number of days and with difficulty arrived off Cnidus. Then, because the wind was against us, we sailed on the sheltered side of Crete off Cape Salome.

And as the harbour was not a good one in which to be for the winter, the greater number of them were for going out to sea, in order, if possible, to put in for the winter at Phoenix, a harbour of Crete, looking to the north-east and south-east.

For a number of days neither the sun nor the stars were to be seen, and the storm continued to rage until at last all hope of our being saved vanished.

And [when] Paul had gathered a large number of sticks and was placing [them] on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat [and] fastened itself on his hand.

And when they had appointed him a day, they came to him into his lodging in great number; to whom he expounded the matter, testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חקר 
Cheqer 
Usage: 12

יחשׂ 
Yachas 
Usage: 21

כּבד 
Kobed 
Usage: 4

מכסה 
Mikcah 
Usage: 2

מנה מנא 
M@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 28

מנין 
Minyan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

מפקד 
Miphqad 
Usage: 4

מת 
Math 
men , few , few , friends , number , persons , small , with
Usage: 21

ספר 
Caphar 
Usage: 161

ספר 
C@phar 
Usage: 1

ספרה 
C@phorah 
Usage: 1

עדף 
`adaph 
Usage: 9

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

פּקדּה 
P@quddah 
Usage: 32

ἀριθμέω 
Arithmeo 
Usage: 1

ἀριθμός 
Arithmos 
Usage: 18

ἐγκρίνω 
Egkrino 
make of the number
Usage: 1

καταλέγω 
Katalego 
Usage: 1

καταριθμέω 
Katarithmeo 
Usage: 1

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

συγκαταψηφίζω 
Sugkatapsephizo 
Usage: 1



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