Many theories exist in large quantities on the use and importance of numbers. Most of the scholar and theorists agree on the importance of set of numbers 1, 3 through 7, 10, 12, 14, 40, 50, 70, 300 and 666. Some of the other scholars and theorists include other numbers as well.
The assigned number meanings in Bible relate to prophecy, the proper laws has to be followed or else you may get punished. The common Biblical number is 7. The Earth and everything which is in it was completed by lord according to Genesis within six days and the seventh day is complete Rest Day. The number seven is treated as the perfect time number; times for religious feasts are established on number seven.For the people of Israel the numbers 6 and 12 are important. The number 6 is for the wicked Judgement and 12 is for the number of original tribes of Israel as well as for the people at rest.Redemption and wrath came in Old Testament, in the form of the numbers 5 and 10. Tithing is set at 10 percent, while the curses are given 5 but with two chances in redemption.
In the study of bible numbers, number seven is treated as the “Perfect number of the God“. The numbers such as Seventh and Sevens are used 582 times throughout the Bible from Genesis through Revelation. The books of the Bible which contain Bible prophecy --Daniel and Revelation--contain 42 mentions of the number 7. The number seven is treated as the divine worship the number of completion and the last day is the Rest day.
The number 1 is for beginning, number 3 generally refers to three parts of God in Christianity. Father, son and Holy Spirit. The number four is for four corners of the Earth. The number six is for Beast, Man and Satan. Seven is the perfect number of God. Ten is for government, law, restoration and the amount of money god deserves from your income. 12 is the apostolic number and 12 tribes of Israel as well. The number 14 is for Passover. The number 40 is used for Judgement, probation and testing. 50 is the number of Jubilee. 300 is treated as a meaningful faithful remnants and 666 is the “sign of the beast” or Antichrist.
40 is the another number which is often used. For instance, the Great Flood lasted 40 days, and Moses fled to Midian at age 40 and stayed there for 40 years. Moses also was up on Mount Sinai for 40 days to receive the Ten Commandments, the Israelites spent 40 years wandering the desert, and the spies spent 40 days in Canaan after the Exodus. The fasting of both Elijah and Jesus lasted 40 days, and after the Resurrection, Jesus spent another 40 days on earth. The Judges of the Old Testament had 40-year terms, and the Old Testament Kings Saul, David and Solomon reigned for 40 years each.
Most of the religious scholars cautioned magical powers against to the patterns of numbers found in Bible. The Hebrew alphabet letters are based on numbers. Later, numerical mysticism evolved in certain Jewish sects, and through the German Kabbalists, a numeric interpretation system--gematria--was developed. Although the number 7 is considered God's perfect number, the number 10 was considered perfect by the early Greeks and Hebrews.