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What do you think

 about the Bible Codes?  Are they real or not?


Asked by turtldov at 10:01 AM on Jun. 5, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (23)
  • I had a conference with a rabbi about them a few years ago. They were quite impressive. It's practicall yimpossible (and this has been proven by statistical studies) that those codes can be coincidences. So no, not anyone can find such codes anywhere. I'm seeing by the responses that not many people know what the Bible codes are. Here's a website that explains it.



    Answer by momto2boys973 at 5:22 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • LOL really? Anybody can find a code in anything if they look hard enough.

    Answer by daps at 10:03 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Bible code? What is a bible code?

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:01 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Not real. I think if God has something to say he wont use codes.

    Answer by gemgem at 10:02 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • As in Dan Brown's fiction? No. The Bible has lots of symbolism but it's always explained in the Bible itself.

    Answer by Lexylex at 10:12 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • First off book, chapter and verse. Second you can't just take a few words out of context, and make them fit what you want.

    Answer by daps at 11:14 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I'm very leery of them.I don't put my faith in them.The Bible is parabolic.Even Jesus spoke in parables and then had to explain the meanings to his apostles.The Bible interprets itself,if you study diligently.No need for "codes" of any kind.Just my take on it.

    Answer by MistyBlueMom at 1:12 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Not. It "shifts the focus of biblical apologetics from the essential core of the gospel — the death, burial and resurrection of Christ (1 Cor. 15:1-4) — to esoteric speculations.” .... Hank Hanegraaff

    Answer by -Eilish- at 10:43 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I never question the Bible, or God's work, so BUMP!

    Answer by ambr2006 at 10:04 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I dont think they are true but they are interesting to think about.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 10:13 AM on Jun. 5, 2011