Geek-matria 5

Continuing my “Geek-matria” theme I took a few moments to convert today’s date (10-10-10) from binary into a number, and then to find out the words that had that numeric value according to Gematria.

(With appreciation to Bill Heidrick for his work on this site)

Today date equates to 42. Of course, any self-respecing computer geek knows the significance of that number. But the Hebrew words that have that numeric value are:

HayVauLamedAleph a god, God.
AlephMemAleph cubit, ell; pr.n. “Mother” — an alternate name10 of the 3rd Sephira Binah, (67)
HayLamedHayBet terror, sudden ruin.
HayHayLamedBet terror, sudden ruin; pr.n. “Timid” or “Shy” of the mother of the tribes of Dan and Naphtali.
YodLamedBet destruction; lack, nought, nothing; without.
HayLamedDaletGimel greatness, majesty (of God); renown.
LamedChetDalet to be afraid.
ChetLamedDalet to trouble, make turbid.
VauHayYodVauDaletVauHay (31); pr.n. “Praise ye Yah”.
ZainLamedHay this.
HayLamedZain to lift or draw (water).
LamedDaletChet to be slack, to leave off, cease, desist, rest, fail, let alone, abstain; failing, frail; forbearing; destitute, forsaken; resting-place; the grave.
DaletLamedChet to hide; to dig; pr.n. “Concealment”; hidden or indefinite time; duration, life, age; the world; mole.
LamedAlephBetTet pr.n. “God is Good”.
LamedBetYod to flow or run; to sound aloud, shout; to bring; a stream; a blast, signal; the Jubilee.
DaletBetKafVauYod pr.n. “Yah is Glorious” — name of the mother of Moses.
YodBetLamed a lion.
HayBetHayLamed a flame; blade or point.
HayZainLamed to turn aside.