Properties of the number 90
It is the cosmic solidarity, not more in principle, but realized in the Universe, according to R. Allendy.
An compass opens to ninety degrees indicates a balance between the forces of the spirit and the matter.
According to Thibaut Of Langres, this number symbolizes the angels, 2+4+6+8+10+12+14+16+18 = 90, in relations with the woman that Jesus cured, held curved by Satan during 18 years, which has for effect to put her in company of angels.
This number corresponds to the Hebraic letter "tsade", and to the 18th mystery of the Tarot: the moon.
The Virgin Mary remained 90 days with Elisabeth for the birth of John the Baptist.
Contrarily to the French and Scottish Masonic Rites, which count each one 33 degrees, the Masonic Rite of Misraïm, of Egypt, is of 90 ranks divided into 33 symbolic ranks, 33 philosophical ranks, 11 mystical ranks and finally 13 cabalistic ranks. Although this rite is superior to the Scottish by the number of degrees, it remains inferior in intrinsic value. The Scottish rite was always regarded as the essence of the freemasonry.
In Elides, country of old Greece, there were 90 senators.
In 6th century, the Latin poet named Ausone wrote on the number 3 a poem of 90 verses: 90 = 3x3 + 3x3x3x3.
The number 90 is used 5 times in the Bible.
The book of Numbers of the OT uses on the whole 90 different numbers, of which the higher is 675000 (Nb 31,32).
In 90 places in the NT all the prayers and all the thanksgivings are addressed to the Father. The words crime, sick, Holy Spirit and the verb to punish are used 90 times in the Bible.
Last modification: December 19, 1998