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Sturdy Foundation

Semantically, mathematically, and geometrically, the primary split in Genesis 1:1 is 703/1998
Primary Split in Verse
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
1998 703

Semantically, the natural split is:
"In the beginning, G-d created the Heavens (mystical worlds)
      and the earth (physical realm)"

Geometrically, 703 is the base of the Triangle of 28 letters.

Numerically, both 703 and 1998 are divisible by 37.

Sturdy Foundation Numbers

703 = sum of thousands for 2701 (2+701 = 703).

999 = sum of thousands for 1998 (1+998 = 999).

Both 703 and 999 are rare sturdy foundation numbers.
347+428+927=1702 (1+702=703)
244+242+535+681=1702 (1+702=703)
So too for all powers. The sum of thousands always reduces back to 703.

Likewise for 999:
997+002+999=1998 (1+998=999)
996+005+996+001=1998 (1+998=999)
So too for all powers. It always reduces back to 999.

The only numbers that act like this for sum of thousands are 999,703, and 297.

297 is related to 999 in that it's sum of hundreds is 2+97 = 99.
Both these numbers 297 and 999 are rooted in the properties of 9 as we'll see.
Interestingly: 1998 + 8991 (mirror reflection) = 297*37

Thus, 703 is unique. No other number not rooted in 9 acts like this.
7+0+3 = 10
Interestingly: 703 + 307 (mirror reflection) = 1010

Both 9 and 10 represent ordinal perfection.

10 represented by 703 is the perfection of the Collective (Klal).
9 represented by 1998 is the perfection of the Units (digits) (see Maharal Avot 3:13, the units go until 9).

Sturdy Balance of Words

In addition to the above sturdiness in the sum of thousands, the verse exhibits another sturdiness:
Gematria of First Verse
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
913 203 86 401 395 407 296
Multiplying Gematrias of Words:

Sum of the Thousands:
(same as the Gematria)

Doing the same for the Arizal's "previous letters" transformation of the verse (see "Pi and Genesis" for more details of this transformation):
Gematria of First Verse
(Arizal's previous letter Transformation)
אקארטש אקא אכדטל אש דרלטל האש דאקפ
611 102 64 301 273 306 185
Multiplying Gematrias of Words:

Sum of the Thousands:

Thus, we see another sturdiness in 2701 and 1998 and Genesis 1:1.
Namely, not only their sum of thousands is unchanging (703, 999) but also the balance of words and even their order in the Hebrew alphabet is also fine-tuned and sturdily built around 2701 and 1998.

As before, 703 represents 10 while 1998 represents 9.

10 represents ordinal perfection while 9 represents units perfection.

The number 9 also represents absolute Truth.

The Hebrew word for truth "Emet" has Gematria of 441 = 4+4+1 = 9 (small gematria).

9 is a sturdy number in that any number multiplied by 9 always reduces to 9.
For example:
9*2 = 18 = 1+8=9
9*43 = 387 = 3+8+7 = 18 = 1+8 = 9
So too for all numbers. It always reduces back to 9.
This perfection is unique to 9.

In that sense, 9 is the sturdiest of all digits and thus represents absolute truth which is universal and unchanging.
(we see this sturdiness also in physical light which represents absolute truth and whose absolute speed is the only thing unchanging in the universe. Even time and space yield to it, contracting and dilating to preserve its absolute speed.)

The Hebrew word for truth is also sturdy.
אמת spans entire Hebrew alphabet like
the foundation of a building which spans the whole building

According to the Talmud, Truth is the "seal of G-d". For it contains the first, middle, and last letter of the Hebrew alphabet (of the 27 Hebrew letters, Mem is the exact midpoint). So too, G-d "was, is, and always will be" (R.Moshe Shapiro).

The Talmud also brings that each letter stands on a firm base like bricks unlike the word falsehood whose letters all stand on one leg (Shab.104a).

Our sages said the world was created with Truth (Baal HaTurim Gen.1:1), as written: "the beginning of Your word is truth" (Ps.119:160).

"Truth" corresponds to the sixth sefira - the Sefira of Yesod (see right picture). Yesod, as its name implies, its lights are the FOUNDATION of the world (Yesod is also the 9th Sefirah if one counts the 3 higher Sefirahs).

Interestingly, the sixth milui (letter expansion) of "Truth" = 1998.
Milui (letter expansion) of אמת
(Small Gematria)
א מ ת
אלף מם תו
12 8 10
1st Milui Total=30
(small gematria)
1st Milui = 30
Repeating this same expansion again gives:
2nd Milui = 70
3rd Milui = 161
4th Milui = 372
5th Milui = 862
6th Milui = 1998

"Truth" also appears in the Sofei Teivot (end letters) 6 times in the creation account. The first appearance is in the first 3 words of Genesis 1:1 (Baal HaTurim).
Last Letters form "Truth" (Baal HaTurim)
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
ת א ם
אמת Truth

Likewise, in the 3 concluding words of creation
(recited in the Friday Night Kidush)
וַיְבָ֤רֶךְ אֱלֹהִים֙ אֶת־י֣וֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִ֔י וַיְקַדֵּ֖שׁ אֹת֑וֹ כִּ֣י ב֤וֹ שָׁבַת֙ מִכָּל־מְלַאכְתּ֔וֹ אֲשֶׁר בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים לַעֲשֽׂוֹת
א ם ת
      אמת Truth      

Thus, here too the word "Truth" spans the entire creation account (first 3 words and last 3 words), like the foundation of a building which spans the whole building.

Interestingly, "Truth" appears again in the Sofei Teivot (end letters) of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th words of Genesis 1:1.

Last Letters form "Truth" (Baal HaTurim)
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
א ם ת
אמת Truth

And again in the exact center of the verse.
Center Letters form "Truth"
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
ם את
אמת Truth

It is also hidden as a Gematria in the 2nd "Lifnei" (previous letter) which digs to the root.
Gematria of First Verse (previous letter Transformation)
אצאקחר אצאא איגחכ אר גקכחכ דאר גאצע
Total=441 = "Truth"

Thus, Truth appears 6 times in the first 5 words which equal 1998. In the first 3 words, the next 3 words, the central letters, hidden in all 5 words as Gematria, in the 6th milui (letter expansion), and as we'll see soon - in the first word (913).

Hence, the 1998 split of Genesis 1:1 and indeed the entire creation account is firmly founded on the sturdy foundation of truth.

10th Merkaba Number

As before, the word "Truth" appears SIX times in Sofei Teivot (last letters) of the creation account.
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים(Genesis 1:1)
בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת (Genesis 1:1)
וַיַּ֧רְא אֱ-לֹהִ֛ים אֶת הָא֖וֹר(Genesis 1:4)
וַיִּבְרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֔ים אֶת (Genesis 1:21)
וַיַּ֤רְא אֱ-לֹהִים֙ אֶת־כָּל(Genesis 1:31)
בָּרָ֥א אֱ-לֹהִ֖ים לַעֲשֽׂוֹת׃ (Genesis 2:3)

Notice how all 6 instances of "Truth" involved G-d's Name "Elokim".

This Name of G-d refers to G-d's attribute of Justice and Truth (the Netziv's commentary says it also refers to the precise laws of nature which do not go out of their bounds)

Notice also that all 6 instances used the letter "Mem" of "Elokim" which is the center letter of "Emet" (truth) and center letter of the Hebrew alphabet.

Incredibly, there is one unique instance in all of the Tanach (Bible) for Sofei Teivot (end letters) of אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים (Elokim). In the book of Isaiah:
"For I am the L-ord, Who loves justice,
hates theft in a burnt offering; I will give their work in
truth and make an everlasting covenant with them" (Isaiah 61:8)
כִּ֣י אֲנִ֚י יְ-הֹוָה֙ אֹהֵ֣ב מִשְׁפָּ֔ט שֹׂנֵ֥א גָזֵ֖ל בְּעוֹלָ֑ה וְנָֽתַתִּ֚י פְעֻלָּתָם֙ בֶּֽאֱמֶ֔ת וּבְרִ֥ית עוֹלָ֖ם אֶכְר֥וֹת לָהֶֽם
  א ל ה י ם֙  
      between the words: "justice" and "truth":
אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים Last Letters:      

"Justice" and "Truth" are both related to the Name "Elokim" such as: "for justice belongs to Elokim" (Deut.1:17) and "but the L-ord Elokim is truth" (Jer.10:10).

Thus, this is obviously too coincidental to be a coincidence.

I asked Oren Evron, an Israel expert on Genesis 1:1, and he wrote back almost immediately:
שֹׂנֵא גָזֵל בְּעוֹלָה וְנָתַתִּי פְעֻלָּתָם = 1990
1990 = Merkaba (3-Dimensional star of David)
Not only is it a Merkaba, but this Merkaba is the sum of all Star numbers until 541 = Israel!!
Meaning it is also a Star of David 3-Dimensional Pyramid, where the base is Israel = 541:
1 + 13 + 37 + 73 + 121 + 181 + 253 + 337 + 433 + 541 = 1990 (see chapter "Star of David")
It is the 10th Merkaba number!!!! (7th is Merkaba of Havaia).
I think this is Merkaba of Elokim. Since Israel is connected to Elokim.
Furthermore, the Tetrahedrons of this Merkaba are 165!!!!
So you form this 10th Merkaba by using 2 Pyramids of 1330 each.
The cancelled part = 1990 - 1330 = 660. So you get 4 Tetrahedrons of 165 each (for the cancelled part).
This requires further investigation. Wonderful finding!!!!!!!!!
the small gematria is 91! = Havaia Elokim
This finding is a diamond!:)

Geometric Properties

As before the 6th Sefira is Yesod. It is the foundation of the world and is associated with Truth.

The 3 Gematrias of Truth are:
Standard Gematria=441
Ordinal Gematria=36
Small Gematria=9

Our sages said the world was created with Truth (Baal HaTurim Gen.1:1), as written: "the beginning of Your word is truth" (Ps.119:160).

Interestingly, the Torah's first word "Beresheit" (in the beginning) has gematria of 913. Taking the FIRST 913 LETTERS of the Torah and summing their ordinal Gematrias gives 10431
Observe how all the subgroups of 10431 are related to "Truth".
10431Sum of Thousands=10+431=441(Standard Gematria of Truth)
10431Sum of Hundreds=1+04+31=36(Ordinal Gematria of Truth)
10431Sum of Digits=1+0+4+3+1=9(Small Gematria of Truth)

Prior to 10431 there are NO other numbers that gives this result.

As we saw, in the first five words which have Gematria of 1998, "Truth" appears multiple times. Interestingly, Genesis 1:1 has Gematria of 2701. The primary numerical and geometric split is 703/1998. Both 2701 and 703 are triangular numbers (73rd and 37th triangles respectively). Thus, 2701 dots can be arranged as a perfect triangle with a top triangle of 703 dots and a base of the remaining 1998 dots hinting that Yesod/Truth which corresponds to 1998 is the foundation of the world. 703 = "v'et Haaretz" (the earth). (see below picture)
And in the Zohar (Mishpatim 116a):
"the Sofei Teivot (end letters) in Genesis 1:1 בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת   spell 'Emet'.. since those who speak truth uphold the world, for truth is the middle pillar of the world and through it the building of the world stands'"
Interestingly, the Tikunei Zohar (50b) teaches there are 36 (=6*6) hidden Tzadikim (righteous) in every generation on whose merit the world stands. The Tzadik is associated with the Sefirah of Yesod, as written "Tzaddik Yesod olam" (the tzaddik is the foundation of the world) (Mishlei/Proverbs 10:25).

According to the Kabala, the Sefira of Yesod is the KEY TO WISDOM and is associated with Yosef HaTzadik. Before one can merit to acquire true torah wisdom, he must rectify his own sefirah of Yesod. Yesod itself is called "mafteach" (key) in the secret of the 1000 keys [of wisdom] (Etz Chaim shaar 34, ch.2, klal 16).

Interestingly, in Tanach there is one single instance of "mafteach" (key) in Sofei Teivot (end letters. there are no instances in roshei teivot/first letters). By Yosef Hatzadik who received the keys of wisdom:
"And Pharaoh named Yosef Zaphenath Pa'neach" (Gen.41:45)
(he who explains hidden things)
וַיִּקְרָ֨א פַרְעֹ֥ה שֵֽׁם יוֹסֵף֘ צָֽפְנַ֣ת פַּעְנֵ֒חַ֒
  מ פ ת ח
end letters: מפתח (key)
For Yosef was given the keys to divine wisdom due to his rectifying his Sefira of Yesod. So too, for anyone who merits to rectify his trait of Yesod as is known from holy books.

Also interesting: the base of the Triangle of 28 letters is וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ with Gematria of 703. The last letter is Tzadik ץ (90) and the rest has Gematria of 703-90=613.
Similarly, the whole verse is 2701. Without the ץ (90), it is 2701-90=2611=2+611=613.
Another hint, the Tzadik who keeps the 613 mitzvot is the foundation of the world.

And if you have 6 Tzadikim, "Vav" tzadikim, you get 90*6 = 540.
They are rov (majority) minyan and when they all look at each either they form a circle with the center point, that added is 541 = Yisrael! This formation comes naturally from the formation of letters in the first verse in a specific star of david formation that can be formed due to the fact that 2701 is a triangle (Oren Evron).

וְאַתֶּ֧ם תִּֽהְיוּ־לִ֛י מַמְלֶ֥כֶת כֹּֽהֲנִ֖ים וְג֣וֹי קָד֑וֹשׁ - "you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" - Exodus 19:6

וְעָ֥שׂוּ לִ֖י מִקְדָּ֑שׁ וְשָֽׁכַנְתִּ֖י בְּתוֹכָֽם - "they shall make Me a sanctuary and I shall dwell in their midst" - Exodus 25:8
=2701 (Gadol+letters)

בני ישראל = 1998 (Triangle Gematria)

שבת - Sabbath = 703 (w/kollel)

Central Pillar

Yet, another hint that truth is the central pillar of the world is in the middle word of the verse - את which spells the first and last letters of "truth".
Center Letters form "Truth"
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
ם את
אמת Truth

As before the word Gematrias of the first verse are:
Word Gematrias of First Verse
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
913 203 86 401 395 407 296
The middle word את has Gematria of 401. Of the 7 word gematrias, 401 is the only prime number.

The prime factors of the 7 numbers are:
The sum of the prime factors to the right of 401 are:

The sum of the prime factors to the left of 401 are:
5+79+11+37+2+2+2+37=175 (discovered by Leo Tavares)

Thus, in this sense the verse is STURDILY balanced around the center word את which has the first and last letters of "truth". There is lots more to say on this 401 prime and the horrendous STURDINESS around its balance of prime factors, as we'll see in the section "First and Last", be'H.

Unique Word Combinations

Genesis 1:1 contains 7 words. These 7 words can be combined into 27-1 = 127 unique combinations.

Of all these 127 word combinations, only one of them has a Gematria with a factor of 441="Truth".

This word combination is א-להים את השמים - the middle 3 words of the verse.

Word Gematrias of First Verse
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱ-לֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ
middle 3 words
א-להים את השמים = 882 = 441*2 = 441+441.
א-להים את השמים = 36 = 6*6 (Gematria Ketana).

Another hint that Genesis 1:1 is balanced on "truth".

More on 6

more interesting facts on 6 - the number of "Yesod"
As before, "Truth" = 441 (Standard Gematria) = 212.
21 is the 6th triangle number - 1+2+3+4+5+6=21.
62 = 36 (Ordinal Gematria of "Truth")
6, 62, 66, 666 are all triangular numbers.
The Zohar calls 6 - Ot Kashut (the letter of truth)
The 6th Torah portion (Aliyah) corresponds to Yesod and is considered the most important one.

6 is a number full of symmetries.
6 is defined as a "perfect number" since it is the sum of its divisors.
Namely it is divisible by 1,2,3 and 1+2+3=6
Another perfection: 1*2*3=6

The 6th Hebrew letter is Vuv which represents a connecting line - the job of the Tzadik (righteous) is to connect the physical with the spiritual. This is the essence of Judaism.

Interestingly, the first time "Vuv" appears at the head of a word in the Torah is in Genesis 1:1 "the Heavens AND (Vuv) the Earth". This teaches on the essence of the "Vuv" which represents connecting heaven and earth, i.e. the spiritual with the physical - this is man's job.

The Hebrew word for 6 is שש. The two "shins" consists of 6 Vuvs, a hint to 6*6=36. Six also represents the 6 orders of the Mishna (oral torah) while 10 represents the 10 commandments (the written torah). Through studying and fulfilling the Torah one connects the physical with the spiritual.

The Milui (letter expansion) of Vav is:וו (12) or ואו (13).

12*12 = 144 and 21*21 = 441 (mirror symmetry in 12/21 and 144/441)
13*13 = 169 and 31*31 = 961 (mirror symmetry in 13/31 and 169/961)

This mirror symmetry is unique to 12 and 13

6 also represents the physical world as we will see (section "6 days and Sabbath"). There are 6 weekdays (time) and 6 directions of space from a center point - up, down, east, west, north.

Last but not least, the 6-pointed star (Magen David) represents Yisrael.

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