Properties of the number 34
Symbolize the power of realization of the man.
Represent the evolution which results from the cosmic organization and the natural law, according to R. Allendy.
Symbolize the axis of the world.
Age of saint Stephen when he was lapidated, according to visions of Mary Agreda.
Thirty four years is the number of years that lasted the pontificate of Peter the apostle.
The brother Joseph-Francis tells that one day he saw in vision the crowning of thorn of Our Lord during his passion. By three times, one had removed and replanted the crown and, each time, thorns penetrated in his head, leaving 34 deep wounds. One of them would have crossed the cranium, penetrated in the brain and emerges forwards on the right side, close to the face, as indicates on the shroud of Turin.
Padre Pio said about himself: "I am a priest who prays". One day, to his superior who asked him how much rosaries he recited per day, Padre Pio answered "Beh!... to my Superior, I have to tell the truth! I recited thirty four of it!".
Dante, considered as being a great initiate, devoted 33 songs of his Divine Comedy to the Purgatory, 33 to the Sky and 34 to the Hell.
To the verse 34 of the chapter II of Koran it concerns the revolt of Satan.
The number 34 had an significant role in astronomical calculations of ancient peoples. In the north of the American State of New Mexico, in the region of Chaco Canyon, we find several prehistoric temples, of which one of the most famous is the Casa Rinconada. It is a circular temple builds according an astronomical cycle of 34 days corresponding to the 34 boxes localized on the circular wall and which are separated by equal intervals. For example, with 24 tours of 34 boxes, they obtained exactly the cycle of Mars and Jupiter conjunction of 816 days. Other planetary cycles could be also calculated in a similar way. Another similar circular temple, and as famous as the Casa Rinconada, is the Kiva of Chetro Ketl, having 29 squares. With this last they could calculate others astronomical cycles such as the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.
On January 24, 1968, Frederick C. Watts, Felmingham, Norfolk, GB, establishes a Guinness record by writing 34 times the Our Father (that is to say 9452 letters) on a surface of 2.1 cm x 1.8 cm (dimension of a postage stamp).
The magic square of 34, using the first 16 numbers:
16 3 2 13 5 10 11 8 9 6 7 12 4 15 14 1
The numerical values of Hebrew word AL AB meaning "God the Father", and HEVIE meaning "Angels of the 7 cups", gives each one 34.
The number 34 is used 2 times in the Bible.
The number 200 is used 34 times in the Bible.
The word devil is used 34 times in the Bible - 1 time in the OT and 33 times in the NT.
Last modification: December 19, 1998