The Meaning of Number 33

The number 33 is connected to a promise or the promises of God. The 33rd time Noah’s name is used in Scripture is when God makes a special covenant or promise with him. The Eternal promises to not destroy the entire world again with a flood and seals His pledge with the sign of the rainbow (Genesis 9:12 – 16).

The 33rd time Abraham’s name is used in the Bible is when Isaac, the child of promise, is born to him when he is ninety-nine years old (Genesis 21:1 – 2).

Thirty-three also derives some of its meaning from the total number of times ‘three’ or ‘third’ is used in the book of Revelation. Because it is the product of 3 times 11 it can represent God’s judgment. Thus, Revelation illustrates God’s complete, final judgment of the world, which is ultimately accomplished in the final three-and-one-half year (1,260 days) period leading up to the second coming of Jesus Christ.

Appearances of the number thirty-three

The divine name of God, Elohim (Strong’s Concordance #H 430), is initially mentioned in the very first verse of Genesis 1. Elohim appears 33 times in Genesis’ story of creation. Thirty-three is also the numeric equivalent of the word AMEN.

 Letters: God name in Quran from the 99 names; number 33 is the Great  (adheem )  ع ظ ي م, Alphabetic Calculation: =  1051

 The significance of thirty-three is also seen at Jesus’  accession to heaven at the age of 33. His sacrifice, made in 30 A.D., was the fulfillment of countless prophecies and promises concerning the Savior of man.

In Spiritual Numerology, the numbers 11, 22, and 33 are the three ‘Master Numbers’, the highest being 33 … This highest of the master numbers was the age of the Master Initiate (Jesus) at his departation , resurrection and ascension, giving more esoteric accents. The ’33’ symbolizes the highest spiritual conscious attainable by the human being.”

In Freemasonry, the highest order is the  33 degree of the Scottish rite. The Scottish Rite within Freemasonry was established in 1801 with the formation of the Mother Supreme Council at Charleston, South Carolina. Perhaps it was no accident that Charleston was the birthplace of the Scottish Rite, being situated just 15 miles south of the 33rd parallel. 

 The United Nations – may also find significance in the number 33. Take a look at the UN flag and you’ll see a world globe divided into 33 sections, encircled by olive branches. Coincidence, or is there some deeper meaning?

Or, are the so-called “Powers That Be” orchestrating events to coincide with certain numbers considered in esoteric circles to be influential, powerful, or even magical?

the 33rd Degree Parallel runs,  the parallel runs right through Baghdad,  Damascus , and Libya,  with the ancient town of Babylon only about 25 miles away from Baghdad. Also passes in Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Afghan and Pakistan,  India, and the disputed lands between china and India,  Tibet, Japan, Part of USA, Morocco,  Atlantis area, and Portugal. In fact, when you look closely to a map of the world , you will realize that the Plain of Meggido is located almost exactly on the 33rd Degree Parallel! Isn’t it interesting that the final “Battle of Armageddon” will be fought on the 33rd Degree Parallel? Thus, the final “battle”, or slaughter of the ages, will be fought on the 33rd Degree Parallel! 

The number 33 is a number with special significance. In the field of Numerology thirty-three is the highest of the “Master Numbers”. It symbolizes a Master Teacher. The number of a world harmony and balance of powers. Spiritual creation, the transformation of thinking, understanding the essence of being, wise use of time and effort.

 In the English version of GENESIS, GOD is mentioned 33 times. Jesus is believed to have been 33 years old when He died. Many Christians consider the “perfect age” to be 33.

 In the year 33 AD the Assyrian Church was founded by Thomas, Bartholomew and Thaddeus. Mircea Eliade establishes that there are 33 major religions in the world today. 33 is the total number of vertebrae of the spinal column of the Human body, in which pass 33 pairs of nervous groups. 33 is the number of Perfect graphs with 3 vertices. Also 33 x3 = the 99 names of God mentioned in Quran.

 The 33rd degree is the highest degree within the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite (Freemasonry). The Animal Kingdom is divided into 33 phyla. The Sun will rise at the exact same spot on the horizon every 33 years. 33 is the smallest integer that cannot be expressed as a sum of different triangular numbers.

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53). As the final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944,Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health.

James Shelby Downard (1913-1998)’s seminal essay, “Sorcery, Sex, Assassination and the Science of Symbolism” analyzed the 1963 President John F. Kennedy assassination in terms of geography, names, and symbols. Kennedy was shot while riding in the back of a limousine on Elm Street in Dallas, Texas, just south of the 33rd degree of latitude, the 33rd Parallel. The United States .

Significant though it was, the JFK assassination is only one among many calculated murders that have happened along, or close to, the 33rd Parallel. The number of murders of people of high position and key witnesses along the 33rd Parallel is significant. In addition, the three most well-known centers of paranormal activity are on or near the 33rd Parallel: Atlantis, the Great Pyramids, and the Bermuda Triangle.

                           The number 33 is seen in different areas of life:

The human foot has 33 muscles. The number of turns in a complete sequence of human DNA equals 33. The Holy Bible, New International Version, uses the word “thirty-three” seven times in seven verses. 

Jesus  having begun his three-year ministry at about the age of 30 (Luke 3:23), must have died on the cross and rose again at the age of 33. The Catholic Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) divided his Divine Comedy into 100 Cantos: one Canto for the introduction, 33 Cantos for the Inferno, 33 Cantos for the Purgatorio, and 33 Cantos for the Paradiso. Masons and their confederates may note that Dante placed the traitors to their guests in a deep pit of Hell in his 33rd Canto of the Inferno.

Chronology of Significant Events at the northern 33rd degree of latitude: 2589 B.C. to 1963 A.D.

– Year 2589 – 2566 BC. The Great Pyramid was built in Egypt at a location not far south of 30 degrees latitude, and on 31 degrees longitude. How the Great Pyramid was built is unknown. Herodotus estimated that it would have taken 30 years and 100,000 slaves. 

– 1704-1662 B.C. The Babylonian empire was based in Babylon, near the 33rd Parallel. The empire stretched from the Persian Gulf to the middle Euphrates River and upper Tigris River regions. Hammurabi, the last great king of the first dynasty, developed his legal code and ordered it to be incised on a basalt column and placed in the temple of Shamash, the god of justice, for all to see.

– 1500 B.C. Tel Megiddo: One of the most important archaeological mounds , Tel Megiddo has the remains of historic Megiddo, a fortified city that sat strategically on the ancient trunk road from Egypt to Syria and Mesopotamia. Near the 33rd Parallel, Tel Megiddo has served as an important junction and battlefield throughout history. Excavations have uncovered the ruins of 25 cities dating from 4,000 to 400 B.C. Ruined structures, now visible, belong to the fortified “chariot city” built by King Solomon in the 10th century B.C. An ancient water system, dating from the 9th century B.C., is well preserved. It is a phenomenal piece of engineering which has a big shaft, sunk 120 feet through rock, meeting a tunnel cut more than 200 feet to a spring outside the city. The spring was hidden by a wall and camouflaged by a covering of earth.

– 1025 – 945 B.C. Tyre, Lebanon: Home of King Hiram and the mythological Hiram Abiff, the Terrible Twosome of Masonic legend. Tyre is less than 20 miles north of the 33rd Parallel. Hiram was the King of Tyre in the reigns of David and Solomon.

Circa 29 A.D. At Caesarea Philippi, near the 33rd Parallel, Jesus  predicted his own death (Matthew 16:22).

– 1500s In Spain (33rd Parallel?) , renegade Jesuits and Franciscans took the name Alumbrados (Enlightened). They believed in direct contact between the human soul and the Holy Spirit. ?? Which prompted the Inquisition to issue three edicts against the group.

– 1861 On April 12, Confederate forces fired on the Union’s Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, igniting the Civil War. Charleston, at the 33rd Parallel, is known officially as “the Mother Lodge of the World.” This Lodge had been founded by Moses Lindo as the King Solomon Lodge. 

– On August 6, 1945 at 8:15 a.m. United States B-29 bomber Enola Gay, on Mission No. 13, dropped an atomic bomb called “Little Boy” on Hiroshima, Japan near the 33rd Parallel. This was “Day One” of a new age, the Nuclear Age. 

– 1946 On August 19, 1946, Bill Clinton, the 42nd President, was born in Hope, Arkansas, at the 33rd Parallel. 

– 1963: The Kennedy Assassination ;  JFK Sr. was shot from the front and killed in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas near the 33rd Parallel on 11/22/63 (11 + 22 = 33). Dealey Plaza is the site of the first masonic temple in Dallas. 

                     Arsenic atomic number is 33.  Arsenic is Poison.

Thank you for reading. Be kind, Keep open mind, Dont believe in superstitious , Let Science and faith guide you and seek the truth always.

Steve Ramsey, PhD.        Calgary, Alberta- Canada.

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