The Number Twelve

Most Relevant Verses

Revelation 21:12

It has a great and high wall that has twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on [the gates] which are of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel--

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them [are] twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

John 6:13

So they gathered [them], and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.

Jeremiah 52:20

The two pillars, the one sea, and the twelve bronze oxen that [were] under the kettle stands which King Solomon had made for the {temple} of Yahweh--there was not a weight for the bronze of all these vessels!

Genesis 42:32

We [are] twelve brothers, the sons of our father. One is no more and the youngest [is] with our father now in the land of Canaan.'

Leviticus 24:5

"And you shall take finely milled flour, and you shall bake [with] it twelve ring-shaped bread cakes: each one [shall be] two-tenths [of an ephah].

1 Chronicles 6:63

To the Merarites twelve cities [were] allotted according to their clans out of the tribe of Reuben, out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun.

Revelation 22:2

in the middle of its street, and {on both sides of the river} [is] the tree of life, producing twelve fruits--yielding its fruit according to every month--and the leaves of the tree [are] for the healing of the nations.

Numbers 7:86

the twelve golden dishes filled [with] incense, each dish [weighing] ten shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, all the gold of the dishes one hundred and twenty;

John 11:9

Jesus replied, Are [there] not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks around in the daylight, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

Ezra 8:35

The exiles that returned from captivity offered burnt offerings to the God of Israel; twelve bulls for all Israel, ninety-six rams, seventy-seven lambs, and twelve goats as a sin offering. All was a burnt offering to Yahweh.

Joshua 3:12

So then, take twelve men from the tribes of Israel, {one from each tribe}.

Daniel 4:29

At the end of twelve months he was walking on the [roof of] {the royal palace} of Babylon.

Acts 7:8

And he gave him the covenant of circumcision, and so he became the father of Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day, and Isaac [did so with] Jacob, and Jacob [did so with] the twelve patriarchs.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of Yahweh, and he rose early in the morning, and he built an altar at the base of the mountain and [set up] twelve memorial stones for the twelve tribes of Israel.

Genesis 17:20

And [as for] Ishmael, I have heard you. Behold, I will bless him and I will make him fruitful, and I will multiply him {exceedingly}. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.

Numbers 17:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and take from among them twelve staffs, {a staff from each family} from among all their leaders according to their families' households. Write the name of each man on his staff,

Numbers 7:84

This [was] the dedication of the altar on [the] day of anointing it, from the leaders of Israel: twelve silver plates, twelve silver bowls for drinking wine, twelve golden dishes;

Genesis 35:22

And while Israel was living in that land Reuben went and had sexual relations with Bilhah, his father's concubine. And Israel heard [about it].

Numbers 33:9

They set out from Marah and came to Elim, and in Elim [there were] twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees, and they camped there.

Revelation 12:1

And a great sign appeared in heaven: 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, "Please let me choose twelve thousand men, and I will set out and pursue after David {tonight}.

Luke 22:30

that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 15:27

And they came to Elim, and twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees were there, and they encamped there at the water.

Luke 2:42

And when he was twelve years [old], they went up according to the custom of the feast.

1 Kings 7:15

He cast the two pillars [out of] bronze; eighteen cubits [was] the height of the first, and a cord of twelve cubits would encircle the second pillar.

1 Kings 4:7

Solomon had twelve governors over all Israel, and they sustained the king and his palace, {each one was to sustain for each month of the year}.

1 Kings 10:20

Twelve lions [were] standing there, six on each of the six steps {on either side}; nothing like this was made for any of the kingdoms.

1 Kings 11:30

Ahijah took hold of the new cloak which [was] on him and tore it into twelve pieces.

1 Kings 18:31

Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of God came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

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