Did you ever wonder why there are 7 colors in a rainbow? Why didn’t G-d create it with 8? or 6?
Ever wonder why G-d created the world in 6 days and then rested on the 7th? Why not in 5 and rest on the 6th?
In Judaism, numbers are more than a quantification. Each number has an inner meaning and that expresses itself everywhere we find that number.
Join me as we uncover the deeper meaning of the numbers 6, 7 and 8, and we realize how connected all these seemingly disparate “sevens” really are.
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Relationship between 6 and 7 (Hebrew), Maharal – https://www.sefaria.org/Derech_Chaim.5.15.16?lang=he&with=all&lang2=he
Relationship between 7 and 8 (Hebrew) Maharal – https://www.sefaria.org/Tiferet_Yisrael.1.3?lang=he&with=all&lang2=he
Bris overrides shabbos (Hebrew), Maharal – https://beta.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=14201&st=&pgnum=9