The Number Twelve

Most Relevant Verses

Revelation 21:12

She had a wall great and high, with twelve doors, and at the doors twelve angels; and names on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the town had twelve bases, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.

John 6:13

So they took them up: twelve baskets full of broken bits of the five cakes which were over after the people had had enough.

Jeremiah 52:20

The two pillars, the great water-vessel, and the twelve brass oxen which were under it, and the ten wheeled bases, which King Solomon had made for the house of the Lord: the brass of all these vessels was without weight.

Genesis 42:32

We are twelve brothers, sons of our father; one is dead, and the youngest is now with our father in the land of Canaan.

Leviticus 24:5

And take the best meal and make twelve cakes of it, a fifth part of an ephah in every cake.

1 Chronicles 6:63

And to the sons of Merari, by their families, twelve towns were given by the Lord's decision, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun.

Revelation 22:2

In the middle of its street. And on this side of the river and on that was the tree of life, having twelve sorts of fruits, giving its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree give life to the nations.

Numbers 7:86

The weight of the twelve gold spoons of spice for burning was ten shekels for every one, by the scale of the holy place; all the gold of the spoons was a hundred and twenty shekels;

John 11:9

Then Jesus said in answer, Are there not twelve hours in the day? A man may go about in the day without falling, because he sees the light of this world.

Ezra 8:35

And those who had been prisoners, who had come back from a strange land, made burned offerings to the God of Israel, twelve oxen for all Israel, ninety-six male sheep, seventy-seven lambs, twelve he-goats for a sin-offering: all this was a burned offering to the Lord.

Joshua 3:12

So take twelve men out of the tribes of Israel, a man from every tribe.

Daniel 4:29

At the end of twelve months he was walking on the roof of his great house in Babylon.

Acts 7:8

And he made with him the agreement of which circumcision was the sign. And so Abraham had a son, Isaac, and gave him circumcision on the eighth day; and Isaac had a son, Jacob, and Jacob was the father of the twelve heads of the families of Israel.

Exodus 24:4

Then Moses put down in writing all the words of the Lord, and he got up early in the morning and made an altar at the foot of the mountain, with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.

Genesis 17:20

As for Ishmael, I have given ear to your prayer: truly I have given him my blessing and I will make him fertile and give him great increase; he will be the father of twelve chiefs, and I will make him a great nation.

Numbers 17:2

Say to the children of Israel that they are to give you rods, one for every family, for every chief, the head of his father's house, making twelve rods; let every man's name be placed on his rod.

Numbers 7:84

These were the offerings given for the altar by the chiefs of Israel, when the holy oil was put on it: twelve silver plates, twelve silver basins, twelve gold spoons;

Genesis 35:22

Now while they were living in that country, Reuben had connection with Bilhah, his father's servant-woman: and Israel had news of it.

Numbers 33:9

And from Marah they went on to Elim: and in Elim there were twelve water-springs and seventy palm-trees; and they put up their tents there.

Revelation 12:1

And a great sign was seen in heaven: a A woman clothed with the sun, and with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.

2 Samuel 17:1

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me take out twelve thousand men and this very night I will go after David:

Luke 22:30

So that you may take food and drink at my table in my kingdom, and be seated like kings, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 15:27

And they came to Elim where there were twelve water-springs and seventy palm-trees: and they put up their tents there by the waters.

Luke 2:42

And when he was twelve years old, they went up, as their way was, to the feast;

1 Kings 7:15

He it was who made the two brass pillars; the first pillar was eighteen cubits high, and a line of twelve cubits went round it; and the second was the same.

1 Kings 4:7

And Solomon put twelve overseers over all Israel, to be responsible for the stores needed for the king and those of his house; every man was responsible for one month in the year.

1 Kings 10:20

And twelve lions were placed on the one side and on the other side on the six steps: there was nothing like it in any kingdom.

1 Kings 11:30

And Ahijah took his new robe in his hands, parting it violently into twelve.

1 Kings 18:31

And Elijah took twelve stones, the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the Lord had said, Israel will be your name:

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