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First and Last

Thus says the L-ORD, the King and Redeemer of Israel, the L-ORD of Hosts: "I am the first and I am the last, and there is no God but Me" - Isaiah 44:6
In this section we are going to observe yet another magnificent display of numerical balances in Genesis 1:1. This one is very beautiful in its consistency and perfection. Please fasten your seat-belts and go slow..

As before, the Gematria of Genesis 1:1 is:

2701 = 37*73 (mirror reflection of prime factors)

Likewise the PRIME INDEXES[1] are mirror reflective:
The 12th prime number is 37
The 21st prime number is 73 (note the mirror reflection in 12/21)

The CENTER WORD in Genesis 1:1 is: את

This word contains the first and last letters of the Hebrew alphabet, hinting to the Biblical teaching that G-d is first and last (Isaiah 44:6).

 ת ש ר ק צ פ ע ס נ מ ל כ י ט ח ז ו ה ד ג ב א את has the first and last letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Notice that א and ת are MIRROR REFLECTIVE in their positions in the Hebrew alphabet[2].

את is also the shortest word in the verse and has no translatable meaning, hinting to the sublime, non-physical nature of G-d (similar to the central "Yud" in the 28 letter triangle as we saw).

 Center Word of First Verse בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ 913 203 86 401 395 407 296

Of the 7 word gematrias, 401 is the only prime number (prime numbers are divisible only by themselves and 1). This too hints on G-d who is the Prime existence.

Prime Factors

Every number is either a prime or has a unique "signature" of prime factors.
The prime factors of the 7 numbers are:
 913 = 11*83 203 = 7*29 86 = 2*43 401 = Prime 395 = 5*79 407 = 11*37 296 = 2*2*2*37

Sum of prime factors:
 11+83+7+29+2+43 +401 +5+79+11+37+2+2+2+37 Total Sum=751

Interestingly, the 37th prime number = 157 (=mirror reflection of 751).
(in many ways, Genesis 1:1 is built around the number 37)

Let us see if this symmetry persists

Balance of Prime Factors

Amazingly:
 11+83+7+29+2+43 =175 401 5+79+11+37+2+2+2+37 =175 perfect balance of primefactor sums around את=401
notice also that 175 has same digits as 751

 175 | 401 | 175

Prime Factor Indexes

If we convert the primes to their indexes:

11 is the  5th prime number
83 is the 23rd prime number
2 is the 1st prime number (1 is defined by mathematicians as being in a category of its own)
7 is the 4th prime number
etc.

Thus:
 Prime Factor Indexes 913 = 11*83 = 5th prime * 23rd prime 203 = 7*29 = 4th prime * 10th prime 86 = 2*43 = 1st prime * 14th prime 401 = 79th Prime 395 = 5*79 = 3rd prime * 22nd prime 407 = 11*37 = 5th prime * 12th prime 296 = 2*2*2*37 = 1st prime3 * 12th prime

The sum of the prime indexes BEFORE את=79th prime are:
(5+23)+(4+10)+(1+14)=57

The sum of the prime indexes  AFTER את=79th prime are:
(3+22)+(5+12)+(1+1+1+12)=57

Thus, we have a perfect symmetry of prime indexes around the center word index את=79th prime=401

 57 | 79 | 57

Keep in mind there is no logical reason whatsoever for prime numbers to be related to their indexes. Prime numbers are found by trial and error. There is no mathematical formula for calculating them.

To Summarize:
 Sum of Left/Right prime factors = 175 | 401 | 175 Sum of Left/Right prime indexes = 57 | 79 | 57

Amazingly, the reciprocals of these numbers gives:
 1/175 = 0.0057.. 1/57 = 0.0175..

Notice how all these numbers have digit root = 4. את is the 4th word in the verse.
 751 = 7+5+1 = 13 = 1+3=4 175 = 1+7+5 = 13 = 1+3=4 175|401|175 = 1+7+5+4+0+1+1+7+5 = 31 = 3+1=4 57|79|57 = 5+7+7+9+5+7 = 40 = 4+0=4

The story is not over...

Prime Factor Digital Roots

The prime factors of the 7 numbers and their digital roots are:
 913 = 11*83 = (1+1)=2(8+3)=11=1+1=2 203 = 7*29 = (7)(2+9)=11=1+1=2 86 = 2*43 = (2)(4+3)=7 401 = Prime = (4+0+1)=5 395 = 5*79 = (5)(7+9)=16=1+6=7 407 = 11*37 = (1+1)=2(3+7)=10=1+0=1 296 = 2*2*2*37 = (2)(2)(2)(3+7)=10=1+0=1

The sum of the prime digital roots BEFORE את
=2+2+7+2+2+7=22

The sum of the prime digital roots  AFTER את
=5+7+2+1+2+2+2+1=22

Thus, we have a perfect symmetry of prime factor digital roots around the center word את=prime=401=4+0+1=5

 22 | 5 | 22

Prime Factor Index Digital Roots

If we convert the primes to their indexes and calculate their digital roots:

As before,
11 is the  5th prime number
83 is the 23rd prime number
2 is the 1st prime number (1 is defined by mathematicians as being in a category of its own)
7 is the 4th prime number
etc.

Thus:
 Prime Factor Indexes Digital Roots 913 = 11*83 = 5th prime * 23rd prime = (5) (2+3)=5 203 = 7*29 = 4th prime * 10th prime = (4)(1+0)=1 86 = 2*43 = 1st prime * 14th prime = (1)(1+4)=5 401 = 79th Prime = (7+9)=16=1+6=7 395 = 5*79 = 3rd prime * 22nd prime = (3)(2+2)=4 407 = 11*37 = 5th prime * 12th prime = (5)(1+2)=3 296 = 2*2*2*37 = 1st prime3 * 12th prime = (1)+(1)+(1)(1+2)=3

The sum of the prime index digital roots BEFORE את=79th prime are:
(5+5)+(4+1)+(1+5)=21

The sum of the prime indexes  AFTER את=79th prime:
(3+4)+(5+3)+(1+1+1+3)=21

Thus, we have a perfect symmetry of the prime factor index digital roots around the center word את=79th prime =(7+9)=16=1+6=7
 21 | 7 | 21

Alternating +/- Sum of Prime Factors

Amazingly, even the alternating +/- sum of the PRIME FACTORS are also perfectly balanced. Observe the amazing fact that the alternating +/- sum of the PRIME FACTORS point right back to the center word value and the only prime word value (401).

 11 - 83 + 7 - 29 + 2 - 43 + 401 - 5 + 79 - 11 + 37 - 2 + 2 - 2 + 37 =401

Alternating +/- Sum of Prime Factor INDEXES

Incredibly, the exact same pattern is revealed within the PRIME INDEXES. The alternating +/- sum of the PRIME INDEXES of the Genesis 1:1 Prime Factors points right back to the PRIME INDEX of 401 (the 79th Prime = 401):

 5 - 23 + 4 - 10 + 1 - 14 + 79 - 3 + 22 - 5 + 12 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 12 =79 The 79th PRIME = 401!

Alternating +/- Sum of Prime Factors Before/After

This same alternating +/- PRIME FACTOR symmetry exists before/after the central 401 prime.

The +/- sum of the prime factors BEFORE את=401:
11 - 83 + 7 - 29 + 2 - 43 =-135

The +/- sum of the prime factors AFTER את=401:
5 - 79 + 11 - 37 + 2 - 2 + 2 - 37=-135

Thus, we have a perfect symmetry of +/- prime factors around the center word את=401

 -135 | 401 | -135

Alternating +/- Sum of Prime Factor INDEXES Before/After

Incredibly, the same before/after symmetry is revealed in the PRIME INDEXES.

The +/- sum of the PRIME INDEXES BEFORE את=79th prime:
5 - 23 + 4 - 10 + 1 - 14 =-37

The +/- sum of the PRIME INDEXES AFTER את=79th prime:
3 - 22 + 5 - 12 + 1 - 1 + 1 - 12=-37

Thus, we have a perfect symmetry of +/- PRIME INDEXES around the center word את=79th prime = 401

 -37 | 79 | -37

note: the above numerical balances were originally discovered by Leo Tavares[3].

Summary

 Sum of all prime FACTORS = 751 The 37th prime number = 157 (mirror reflection of 751) Balance of Left/Right prime FACTORS = 175 | 401 | 175 (mirror and 175 same digits as 751) Sum of Left/Right prime INDEXES = 57 | 79 | 57 (mirror symmetry) 1/175 = 0.0057.. and 1/57 = 0.0175.. Balance of Left/Right prime FACTOR digital roots = 22 | 5 | 22 (mirror symmetry) Balance of Left/Right prime factor INDEXES digital roots = 21 | 7 | 21 (mirror symmetry) +/- Sum of Prime FACTORS = 401 (same as center word) +/- Sum of Prime Factors INDEXES = 79 (79th Prime=401) +/- Balance of Left/Right prime FACTORS = -135 | 401 | -135 (mirror symmetry) +/- Balance of Left/Right prime factor INDEXES = -37 | 79 | -37 (mirror symmetry)

Let us now look at some various other findings related to the 401 prime...

Other - Multiples of 401

 Word Gematrias בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ 913 203 86 401 395 407 296

Another interesting mathematical fact around the 401 prime is that all the other words in Gen.1:1 can be combined to form a multiple of 401:
 395+407 = 401*2 913+395+296 = 401*4 913+913+203+395+395+395+395 = 401*9 913+913+913+86+395+395+395 = 401*10

These combinations do not exceed 7 numbers and Genesis 1:1 has 7 words.

Other - Super Primes

As before, the center word in Genesis 1:1 is: את and contains the first and last letter of the Hebrew alphabet. According to the mystical writings, the verse can also be read "In the Beginning, G-d created את", i.e. the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet. These 22 letters were the building blocks of creation. According to our sages, G-d first created the 22 letters and then afterwards used them to create Heaven and Earth.

Interestingly, the 22nd "super-prime" number is 401.

"Super-prime" numbers are defined as primes whose index is also a prime number.

Here are the first 25 "super-primes":
 # super prime 1 3 2 5 3 11 4 17 5 31 6 41 7 59 8 67 9 83 10 109 11 127 12 157 13 179 14 191 15 211 16 241 17 277 18 283 19 331 20 353 21 367 22 401 23 431 24 461 25 509

Also interesting is that 401 is the 79th prime number and 79 is the 22nd prime number.

Other - Mid-letter Symmetry

Let us now look at yet another layer of numerical symmetry.

 Word Gematrias בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ 14 letters 14 letters

Genesis 1:1 has 28 letters. Half of those (14) are in the first 3 words and the other half in the last 4 words. This splits the verse in half, revealing yet another axis of symmetry. There is also an "At-nachta" (pause) cantilation note at the 3rd word - "Elokim" which further confirms the split.

Let us examine the balance of words in this split.

 Word Gematrias בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ 913 203 86 401 395 407 296 14 letters 14 letters

 Multiplying the first half (first 3 words): 86*203*913 =15939154 digit sum = 1+5+9+3+9+1+5+4 = 37 sum of hundreds = 15+93+91+54 = 253 sum of thousands = 15+939+154 = 1108 Multiplying the second half (last 4 words): 296*407*395*401 =19082162440 digit sum = 1+9+0+8+2+1+6+2+4+4+0 = 37 sum of hundreds = 1+90+82+16+24+40 = 253 sum of thousands = 19+082+162+440 = 703

Notice how both halves share the same digit sum (37) and sum of hundreds (253).
Both 37 and 253 are important "Star of David" numbers - the 3rd and 7th stars respectively (=37)
The sum of thousands 703 is also an important number in Genesis 1:1 (and 703 = 37th triangle number).
According to Oren Evron, 1108 reduces to 1+108=109, a very important number and the gematria of עגול (circle). This is a huge topic.

Roshei Teivot (first letters)
Interestingly, the primes of the Roshei Teivot (first letters) also display this 3/7 relationship.

 Roshei Teivot of first 3 words בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹ-הִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ בְּבָּאֱ = 3rd Prime (5)

According to the Zohar (Hashmatov Chelek Aleph, 251a) the Heaven and Earth were created by the Divine Name אֵ֥-הַוְהָ = 17.
This Divine Name is in the Roshei Teivot of the last 4 words:

 Divine Name בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ אֵ֥-הַוְהָ = 7th Prime (17)

Thus, the Roshei Teivot (first letters) of Genesis 1:1 are split into 5/17. Interestingly, these are the 3rd and 7th prime numbers respectively (37).

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Footnotes

• [1] the prime indexes can be checked at https://www.numberempire.com/numberfactorizer.php return to text
• [2] in the "At-Bash" reversal these 2 letters interchange return to text
• [3] he told me it is fine to use his findings provided he is cited as the discoverer return to text