'Six' in the Bible
In the six hundred and first year of Noah's life, during the first month, the flood water began to evaporate from the land. Noah then removed the ark's cover and saw that the surface of the land was drying.
Then Leah said, "God has given me a good gift. This time my husband will exalt me, because I've borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.
I've lived in your house these 20 years serving fourteen years for your two daughters and another six years for your flocks. During all that time you changed my wages ten times.
For six days you are to gather it, but on the seventh day, the Sabbath, there won't be any."
Six days you are to labor and do all your work,
because the LORD made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them in six days. Then he rested on the seventh day. Therefore, the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
"When you acquire a Hebrew servant, he is to serve for six years, and in the seventh he is to go out a free man without paying anything.
"You are to sow your land and gather its crops for six years,
You are to do your work for six days, but on the seventh day you are to refrain from work so that your ox and donkey may rest, and so the son of your maidservant and the alien may be refreshed.
The glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. Then on the seventh day he called to Moses from within the cloud.
Six branches are to extend from its sides, three branches of the lamp stand from one side of it and three branches of the lamp stand from its other side.
Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers are to be on the other branch, and so for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.
A calyx is to be under the two branches that extend out of the stem; a calyx is to be under the next pair of branches that extend out of the stem; and a calyx is to be under the last pair of branches that extend out of the stem, and so for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.
You are to join five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and you are to double over the sixth curtain at the front of the tent.
On the west you are to make six boards for the rear of the tent,
six of their names on one stone, and the six remaining names on the other stone. Engrave them according to their order of birth.
Work may be done for six days, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does work on the Sabbath is certainly to die.
It is a sign forever between me and the Israelis, because the LORD made the heavens and the earth in six days, but on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.'"
"For six days you are to work, but on the seventh day you are to rest; even during plowing time and harvest you are to rest.
For six days work is to be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy day, a Sabbath of complete rest in dedication to the LORD. Anyone who does work on that day is to be executed.
He joined five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves.
For the rear of the tent on the west he made six boards,
Six branches extended from its sides, three branches of the lamp stand from one side of it, and three branches of the lamp stand from its other side.
Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on the other branch, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.
A calyx was under the two branches that extended out of the stem; a calyx was under the next pair of branches that extended out of the stem; and a calyx was under the last pair of branches that extended out of the stem, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.
Six days you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a sacred assembly. You are not to do any work. It's a Sabbath to the LORD wherever you live.
Arrange them in two rows six in each row on a ceremonially pure table in the LORD's presence.
For six years you may plant your fields, and for six years you may prune your vineyard and gather its produce.
They brought their offering into the LORD's presence, consisting of six covered carts and twelve oxen one cart each from two leaders and an ox from each one. After they presented them in front of the tent,
You are to set aside six towns of refuge from the towns that you will be giving to the descendants of Levi, where someone who kills a human being may run for shelter. In addition, give them 42 other towns.
Six days you are to labor and do all your work,
"When a fellow Hebrew male or female slave is sold to you and serves you for six years, then in the seventh year you are to set them free.
Don't view this as a hardship for yourself when you set him free, for he will have served you for six years twice the time of a paid worker. Then the LORD will bless you in all that you do."
Eat bread without yeast for six days. Then on the seventh day, hold an assembly to the LORD your God. Don't do any work."
March around the city, all the soldiers circling the city once. Do this for six days,
On the second day they marched around the city once and then went back to camp. They did this for six days.
Maarath, Beth-anoth, and Eltekon, for a total of six cities and villages.
Nibshan, Salt City, and En-gedi, for a total of six cities and villages.
Jephthah governed Israel for six years. Then Jephthah died and was buried somewhere in the cities of Gilead.
So he said, "Take your cloak and hold it out." She did so, and he measured out six units of barley and placed them in a sack on her. Then she left for town.
Then she related everything that the man had done for her. Ruth also said, "He gave me these six units of barley and told me, "Don't go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.'"
The period of David's kingship in Hebron lasted seven years and six months.
He reigned over Judah for seven years and six months in Hebron, and he reigned over all of Israel including Judah for 33 years in Jerusalem.
After those who were carrying the ark of the LORD had taken six steps, he sacrificed oxen and fattened animals,
Later on, there was another battle at Gath, where there was a very tall man with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot 24 in number who had also been fathered by giants.
The lower structures were five cubits wide, the middle structures were six cubits wide and the third structures were seven cubits wide. Offsets were placed all around the Temple so that beams would not protrude through the walls of the Temple.
Six steps led up to the throne, which had a round canopy fastened to the rear of the throne and armrests on each side of the seat and two lions standing on either side of each armrest.
Twelve lions were placed on both sides of the six steps leading to the throne, and nothing comparable was made for any other kingdoms.
Joab had his entire army of Israel stay there for six months until he had eliminated every male in Edom.
During the thirty-first year of the reign of King Asa of Judah, Omri became king over Israel. He reigned for twelve years, six of them at Tirzah.
So Joash remained hidden with her in the LORD's Temple for six years while Athaliah reigned over the land.
At this, the man of God became angry at him and told him, "You should have struck five or six times! Then you would have attacked Aram until you would have destroyed it! But as it is now, you'll defeat Aram only three times!"
These six were born to him in Hebron, where he reigned for seven years and six months.
Shecaniah's son was Shemaiah, and the six sons of Shemaiah were Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat.
Shimei had 16 sons and six daughters, but his relatives did not have many children, nor did their entire family multiply like the Judeans did.
Azel had six sons. Their names were Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan all of these were the sons of Azel.
Azel had six descendants with these names: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan these were the descendants of Azel.
There was also a battle at Gath, where there was a very tall man with six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot for a total of 24 digits who was a descendant of the Rephaim.
from Jeduthun, these six of his descendants: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, mentored by their father Jeduthun, who played a lyre and prophesied, giving thanks and praise to the LORD;
Each guard corresponding to each guard, on the east six descendants of Levi were assigned for each day, on the north four for each day, on the south four for each day (as well as two pairs of guards assigned to the storehouse),
Six steps led up to the throne. A golden footstool was attached to the throne, which had armrests on each side of the seat and two lions standing on either side of each armrest.
Twelve lions were placed on both sides of the six steps leading to the throne, and nothing comparable was made for any other kingdom.
Joash remained with them for six years, hidden in God's Temple while Athaliah reigned over the land.
Our daily requirements were one ox and six choice sheep, along with various kinds of poultry prepared for me. Every ten days there was a delivery of an abundant supply of wine. Despite all this, I refused the governor's allotment, because demands on the people were heavy.
Each young woman's turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus at the end of the twelve month period, at which time she was treated according to the regulations for women. This process completed the period of her beauty treatments six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and cosmetics for women.
"He will deliver you through six calamities; and calamity won't touch you throughout the seventh.
Here are six things that the LORD hates seven, in fact, are detestable to him:
The seraphim stood above him. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he was flying.
"At the end of seven years, each of you is to set free your fellow Hebrew who has sold himself to you and has served you for six years. You are to send him out from you with no further obligation." But your ancestors didn't obey me or pay attention.
All of a sudden, I noticed six men approaching from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north. Each of them held a destructive weapon in his hand. Among them there was one man, clothed in linen, who was equipped with a writing set at his side. They went in and presented themselves beside the bronze altar.
All of a sudden, we were at the exterior wall that completely surrounded the Temple. The man whom I had observed held a measuring reed that was six cubits long as measured in cubits that were a cubit and a handbreadth long. As he measured the thickness of the wall, he measured out one reed. Its height was also one reed.
The retaining wall in front of the guardhouses measured one cubit wide. It stood one cubit from the wall to the guardhouses, which were six cubits square.
Next he brought me to the Temple and measured its door jambs at six cubits wide on each side of the structure.
Then he went inside and measured the door jambs at two cubits wide and the doorway at six cubits high. The doorway was seven cubits wide.
Next, he measured the Temple walls at six cubits high and the width of the side chambers at four cubits around all four sides of the Temple.
I observed a raised platform that surrounded the Temple, and the foundations of the side chambers were a full six cubits deep.
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The inner, east-facing courtyard is to remain shut during the six working days of the week, but on the Sabbath day it is to be opened, as well as on the day of the New Moon.
""The burnt offering that the Regent Prince is to present to the LORD on the Sabbath day is to consist of six lambs without defect, a ram without defect,
Furthermore, each New Moon there is to be a young bull presented without defect, six male lambs, and a ram without defect.
Some time later, king Nebuchadnezzar built a golden statue, making it 60 cubits high and six cubits wide. He set it up in the Dura Valley within the province of Babylon.
Six days later, Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
Six days later, Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain to be alone with him. His appearance was changed in front of them,
I'm telling you the truth there were many widows in Israel in Elijah's time, when it didn't rain for three years and six months and there was a severe famine everywhere in the land.
But the synagogue leader, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, told the crowd, "There are six days when work is to be done. So come on those days to be healed, and not on the Sabbath day."
Now standing there were six stone water jars used for the Jewish rites of purification, each one holding from two to three measures.
Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived in Bethany, where Lazarus lived, the man whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
The Spirit told me to go with them without hesitating. These six brothers went with me, too, and we entered the house of the man from Caesarea.
Elijah was a person just like us, and he prayed earnestly for it not to rain, and rain never came to the land for three years and six months.
Each of the four living creatures had six wings and were full of eyes inside and out. Without stopping day or night they were saying, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, who is, and who is coming."
In this case wisdom is needed: Let the person who has understanding calculate the total of the beast, since it is a human multitude, and the sum of the multitude is 600, 60 and six.
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