Properties of the number 25
Represent the Universal Word of God, according to Abellio.
According to saint Augustin, the number 25 represents the Law.
Represent the multiplication of creatures which overlap on the double world of the spirit and the matter, according to R. Allendy: "it is the life graduating on all plans and evolving by the opposite polarity game".
According to prescriptions of Yahweh given to Moses, starting from the age of 25 years old, the Levite exercised his ministry and do duty in the Tent of Meeting. (Nb 8,24)
The Temple that the king Solomon builds for Yahweh had 25 cubit of high. (1 K 6,2)
The twenty five of each month, the pagan cult proceeded to sacrifices on the altar of the holocausts. (1 M 1,59)
The wait of Abraham who during 25 years hopes the birth of the announced son (Isaac).
The Gospel of Barnabe enumerates on the whole 25 miracles of the Jesus Christ.
The particular judgement of an entity after his death happens ahead the Elders, named the 24 Old men, plus the Christ sits on the royal throne, giving a total of 25 Judges.
Formerly, during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the priest made on Species 25 signs of Cross:
3 signs on the offerings, 5 signs preparing the transubstantiation, 1 blessing on the Bread, 1 blessing on the Wine, 15 signs for the remainder of prayers recited.
According to visions of Ann-Catherine Emmerich, the duration of the trip of the Three Magi was 25 days and the distance covered between their point of junction and Bethlehem was 672 leagues.
According to visions of Ann-Catherine Emmerick, there had 25 paths converging to the Tower of Babel and 25 tribes took part in the building work.
Luke wrote his Gospel 25 years after the Ascension of Jesus, according to visions of Ann-Catherine Emmerick.
The apostle John was 25 years old when he was called to the apostolate. Similarly, it is at the age of 25 years old that Judas Iscariote was made apostle of Christ, according to visions of Ann-Catherine Emmerick.
Mahomet was 25 years old when he married a widow, named Khadidja.
The portico dedicated to saint James of the basilica of saint Peter in Rome, named also "the gold gate", is opened traditionally by the Pope every 25 years. The Church declares indeed that there is a Holy Year every 25 years and 1975, as the year 2000, are Holy Years.
The 25 precepts of Mahâvira of the Jainism.
The magic square using the first 25 numbers is associated with the Mars planet and has for sum 65.
It is the length of the sacred cubit in inch.
It is the number of days approximately that takes the sun to do a complete rotation on itself.
Anniversary of marriage: silver wedding.
The number 25 is used 31 times in the Bible. In Ezk 40,30, the numbers 25 and 5 are used, but this verse does not appear in the Bible of Jerusalem. It is however present in other biblical translations such as the NRSV.
The numbers 600 and 12000 are used 25 times in the Bible.
The words "In all truth", are pronounced by the Christ 25 times in the Gospel of John. The Holy Spirit is quoted 25 times in Gospels.
Last modification: December 19, 1998