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Ngohnai June 12, 2016 at 1:52 pm

I am really confuse and worried… What exactly is 666 today? Is it the social security card or unique identity card?

Jack Wellman June 12, 2016 at 3:29 pm

It is the number of man but the bottom line is for all who have turned to God and trusted in Christ will be saved. Those who fear God have no need to fear man. It is not the Soc. Security number, no.

lucky patcher apk July 25, 2016 at 10:15 pm

I really really love your writing style. keep moving bro.

John Owoniyi August 27, 2016 at 10:25 am

Yeah!….. You may be right to some extent; but what i think and feel about it has to do with our individual phone and it’s number. Because everyone is addicted to it . It’s make us far away from family and God.
We can buy, sell, banking, booking and through our phone our location can be detected by Google and other devices.

imelda August 27, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Jack, will God’s children be alrdy rapture by the time 666 is imposed for buying and selling? Else plenty will die of hunger because we refuse the mark right ?

Jack Wellman August 27, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Hello Imelda and thank you for your question. God has not appointed us unto wrath and we know that the Bible says that our children are sanctified, so I can’t see children going through this. I think Jesus comes for all who believe in Him, and since children may not be at the age of accountability (whatever that age is), they will not have to face this tribulation.

D Baker June 29, 2018 at 1:18 am

I believe the Bible speaks about Christ’s children being taken to heaven before the number law is enforced. I also believe the Bible says that those that have not been saved will have the choice of being beheaded and going to heaven or accept the number. Please check your Bible to ensure I am correct.

Jack Wellman June 29, 2018 at 8:52 am

Hello D. Baker. Thank you for your comment. Can you tell us chapter and verse to show that we have a choice of being beheaded or accepting the number? I can’t find it in the Bible, so if you are sure you are correct, then you must know Scriptural reference.

jeff schon August 27, 2016 at 4:04 pm

These are scary times for the unsaved. But for the believers we should not be scared, but be a light in the dark.

SPD August 27, 2016 at 9:35 pm

things seem to be really tough for the believers to be survived…
well what do you mean by big “A” then ?

MasterChief August 28, 2016 at 2:37 am

Heywell I got a ? That I will ask who gave the devil the number 666 because I’m trying to understand who gave him that number and I know that God is the only one who knows why they gave the devil the number 666

subhash k.r August 28, 2016 at 2:51 am

Praise the Lord God Bless You
In the name of JESUS
Thank you for your Explaination we learn more about 666.

John C. Brooks August 28, 2016 at 1:28 pm

But the number is not 666. It is six hundred, three score, and six. You CAN add them up to a total of 666, but nowhere does it tell you to do so. If the number is an identification number, it is unlikely it would be a 3 digit number. That could only acomodate 999 people, and no population on earth is that small. Consider six hundred, three score, and six as a social security number:
600-60-0006. Whatever ID system is in place at the time, the Biblical number will probably fit better than 666. God knows what He is doing.

Walter August 28, 2016 at 2:01 pm

Focusing on prophecy mostly produces Fear (wrong kind), and weird theology. Been there, done that. Keeping it simple, judgment will be about: if we know & are walking with Jesus.
The “antichrist” is not mentioned in Revelation anywhere, big or little “A”, only in the letters of John. Besides, there are are no capital letters in the Greek NT. Popular prophecy theology does not make accurate Biblical interpretation.

Becky August 28, 2016 at 9:50 pm

Hello Mr. Wellman!
I had a brief question concerning the last paragraph of this article. What do you mean by “those who are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life have nothing to fear from the beast nor anything to worry about the number 666 and having the mark of the beast be on them (Rev 13:8).” I’m just seeking some clarification, because I like I’m misunderstanding what you mean by saying “having the mark on them”. Thank you for your time!

Sincerely,
Becky

tapani annila November 26, 2016 at 8:54 am

Number 666 contents 18 times 37 – corresponding with 111, 222, and so on. 666 is emphasized 6. Number 7 is correspondingly 777, the number of Jesus, perfection. Bible says that 666 is number of man, and satan affects in him/her finally bad works. Jesus rescues us from the coming wrath. 1 Ths.letter 1:10.

Randall Williams November 26, 2016 at 9:26 am

I failed to find AntiChrist in Rev 13. I really hate that people add “The AntiChrist” into revelation. AntiChrist is only found in 1 and 2 John. Its addition into Revelation is much like the adding of 3 wise men, when the number of wise men is never mentioned.

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 9:56 am

There are dozens of references to the small “a” anti-Christ in 1st and 2nd John but not “the” anti-Christ, with a capital “A.” Yes, you are right about the wise men. There numbers are more likely than just 3…the Bible never mentions how many. Thank you Mr. Williams.

Jack Wellman March 11, 2019 at 10:13 am

Great point Mr. Williams. Thank you sir. You are right.

Michael Wooten September 28, 2019 at 9:45 am

Randall Williams, The antichrist is anyone that don’t believe in Christ that’s why in 1John 2:18 says there are many antichrists. So in Revelation 13 the beast caused many to take the mark. The beast is the antichrist.

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.
1 John 2:18 KJV

Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Revelation 13:18 KJV

Jack Wellman September 28, 2019 at 10:10 am

You are so right Mr. Wooten. Thank you for your comment sir.

Alex November 26, 2016 at 9:54 am

So people who trust in God will not have to put the mark ? Or what will happen to them ? What is being saved from this ??

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 10:02 am

I don’t believe anyone that God saves will be lost and those who have the “mark” have a mindset in their minds to do what the Devil wants. If you trust in Christ, you won’t trust in man or the marks that the enemy wants to put on all people. Those who have trusted in Christ, even though they die, will yet live again (says Jesus).

August November 26, 2016 at 10:30 am

This one scares me. My Social Security Number ends with that number. But i trust Jesus to take control of my life.

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 10:43 am

There is no fear for the child of God. I suggest you read John chapter 10 and 11 and chapter 6 as well as (most of all) Romans 8. I think this will give you peace of mind.

Zurry November 26, 2016 at 10:33 am

I totally believe this and always have. I come from the deep south where the Bible is your life line. GOD sending you to Hell for taking a number for I’D purposes contradicts God’s intelligence and wisdom. remember’ God wants you to live and thrive not refuse a number or Mark on your body so you can starve to death..that doesn’t make any sense.as long as you are 100% a believer in him and his great works and his kingdom and walk with God in your heart and soul it doesn’t matter about this Mark..if your Saved and you believe you shall have everlasting life in his kingdom . I truley believe that if they Mark your hand or forehead it will be your Birth certificate number..GOD Bless, not let your heart be troubled, for God is the way to Eternal life in his Kingdom..

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 10:41 am

Spot on the mark Zurry. You said it perfectly. Thank you.

Eme November 26, 2016 at 3:17 pm

I am confused my license has three sixes NOT together but non the less they are on my license.
Should I be concerned? Should be worried at all?

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 3:25 pm

It doesn’t mean anything my friend. Please don’t worry about it.

Kathryn November 26, 2016 at 3:35 pm

My Birth date is 4/6/66. People said I was cursed to have that date. I was scared for years. I am a Christian an I am not scared anymore. I have Christ in my life so I have nothing to fear. I still get a little confused…

mark bellar November 26, 2016 at 5:15 pm

If God rained down manna for 40 years for Moses people, would he not take care of Abrahams decendents? Would he not do for you as well? Matthew 6:25-34New International Version (NIV)

Do Not Worry
25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life[a]?

28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith? 31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Jack Wellman November 26, 2016 at 6:20 pm

Spot on Mr. Bellar. Thank you sir.

Hilary December 9, 2016 at 1:03 am

There is this ponzi scheme called mmm going on in my country right now and some other countries too and it’s been really helpful cos things are really tough in Nigeria. In the scheme, you register and provide financial assistance to other participant(s) depending on the amount you can afford and after 30 days, you get 30% of the amount you provided from other participants too. Am a Christian by religion, I know I haven’t really measured up lately. I stumbled upon another site “MMM United” and this time, MMM United unites participants from different countries. My concern is
1. the resemblance between “MMM” and “666” digit.
2. The global nature of the scheme.
3. And its relationship with money.

Do you feel its a concern?

Tubemate April 13, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Vicarivs Filiis Dei
using Roman number
i=1 v=5 x=10 L=50 c=100 D=500 M=1000

Read more: http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/what-does-666-mean-a-bible-study/#ixzz4e9sm7f11

Wayne Lewis July 8, 2017 at 1:46 pm

Sharia Law
Daniel 7:1-8 ( KJV )
Great Beasts

In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed: then he wrote the dream, and told the sum of the matters.

Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea.
And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.
Daniel 7
The first was like a lion,(lion of Justice symbol of England) and had eagle’s wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, (Uncle Sam and the eagle) and a man’s heart was given to it. (England and the USA)

Revelation 6
And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer. (Christian Nations)

Daniel 7
And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, (symbol of Russia red bear) and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh. (Russia or communist)

Revelation 6
And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.
And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth,(cold war) and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword (Red Communist)

Daniel 7
After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it. (China or Asian descent )

Revelation 6
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. (Trade)

Daniel 7
After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns. (Middle East)

Revelation 6
And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come and see.
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
(Muslims)

Dan 2
{And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as iron that breaketh all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.
And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, (5 on each foot not together as yet) part of potters’ clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
And as the toes of the feet (10 Nations not fully together yet) were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.
And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, (Muslims are all over the world) even as iron is not mixed with clay. (Now you know why the Muslims can’t get along with each other)
And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, (Jesus) and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.}

Dan 7
I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
And the ten horns (10 toes(10 Nations not fully together yet) out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.
And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: (Sharia law) and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time. (3-1/2 years)

Revelation 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.
And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, (3-1/2 years) from the face of the serpent.
And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Dan 7
But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
Hitherto is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart.

Joe Holder July 8, 2017 at 3:14 pm

I believe that the study of numbers dates back to Egyptians as they were first to believe in them. They were also known as Masons whose order still is a great power today.
In earlier scripture when Christ put his hand to his forehead as meaning into the mind and as to the hand could that not be taking money or reward into the hand. It is a symbolic taking and not a physical mark.

Jack Wellman July 8, 2017 at 3:36 pm

Hello Mr. Holder. Can you tell me what chapter and verse it says that Jesus put His had to His forehead? I think the context of the chapter will tell us what this was about, if it was in Scripture (for I can’t find it) but I agree, I don’t think it’s a physical mark or a micro chip but the person’s hand intentionally doing it. Thank you sir. Very insightful.

Stephen Rajan July 8, 2017 at 7:02 pm

We the humans are losing our identity very soon and will be known by numbers only. We will be known to our own Kith and Kin , and also to the strangers at large by our identifiable number. We will be doing everything in our life based only on that number. Bible is being preached almost all over the world. Once the Word of God reaches everyone and with the smartphone in the hands of all of us, Sin will creep in our minds inviting Satan to come in. Then Jesus will come again to set the world right. Praise the Lord.

A July 9, 2017 at 12:33 pm

Just wondering if 666 meant 666th descendant of somebody and the mark is his/her insignia or logo…can this be considered even possible?

Jonah July 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm

666 is real! Spiritual gifts is real! Because I already saw it! I saw it! I saw a three scars in my daughters forehead and the 6 in my feet! That’s the time I speak in tongues then Tammy blood pressure is high!

Jack Wellman July 25, 2017 at 7:42 pm

Thank you John. I think the greatest mark someone could receive is to reject Jesus Christ. John writes in John 6:66 ” After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him.” Other than that, I don’t believe the scars on your daughter’s forehead mean anything according to Scripture. The 6 scars on your feet do not indicate anything from the Bible.

Alan Peters July 29, 2017 at 2:53 pm

The Beast with the number 666 arose as a result of the UN Resolution of the same number during the Gulf War in 1990.

There were 10 Resolutions in total passed by the United Nations Security Council between August and October 1990. The first, number 661, imposed a complete embargo on all imports from and exports to, Iraq and Kuwait, with minor exceptions for certain medical supplies.

Resolution 666, passed on 13 September 1990, modified 661 to allow other trading, in particular, food and medical supplies for humanitarian reasons, because 1000’s of civilians, including children were dying of starvation and illness. Therefore it was certainly the case that “no one could buy or sell” at that time, in Iraq or Kuwait, unless they had the “number of the Beast” (666) on their trading documents.

So the number of the beast is the number of a resolution made by the second beast which we have identified as the United Nations. The only discrepancy is that John says that they, (the traders) had to have the mark on their forehead or their right hand, but the mark was actually required on the trading documents.

The mark 666 would have obviously been placed at the top, (head) or on the right hand side of the documents, for maximum visibility and not on the forehead or right hand of the trader!

A natural slip of the pen, in the process of making many copies over the centuries! But good news that this is yet another apparently frightening beast which has appeared, done what he had to do and disappeared into obscurity! He will definitely not be bothering us in “the Last Days” and causing us to have implants in our hands or in our heads!

Tiffany January 30, 2018 at 8:12 pm

Do u read the or preach from king James version?

Jack Wellman January 30, 2018 at 8:31 pm

Hello Tiffany. The ESV is generally used in print here at our site but I personally use the KJV for preaching. I no longer use the NIV in print articles but the ESV.

Randall April 5, 2019 at 8:34 pm

This is not biblical but if i had to guess about 666, The devil the father the son the Antichrist the spirit the false spirit or demon spirit. Anyone that is against Christ is a Antichrist. But there is only one true Antichrist

Randall April 5, 2019 at 8:44 pm

If anyone is left behind to see who the Antichrist is, you have been left behind at the RAPTURE. If you don’t believe in the word Rapture. 2 Cor. 12:2 = caught up.

Jack Wellman April 6, 2019 at 10:39 am

THe word you state for rapture is caught up but you are saying that Jesus will come again for us to rapture us and then come a 3rd time to judge the world. The word rapture is not in the Bible and caught up could simply refer to 1 Cor 15. I am sorry you think this is not biblical. You have several errors you’ve made but I won’t go into that. Please try not to be so judgmental with others on the rapture just because they don’t believe in it and you do.

Robyn S September 28, 2019 at 9:55 am

Thank you for everyone’s input! I have learned from this! It is a bit confusing tho! But, thank you all

God Bless

PamelaBoyd September 28, 2019 at 5:05 pm

To me if correct mark of beast number 666, is culmination of numbers dived into sixes that all must use in todays time , not the addition of each number but having 18 numberded into 6 ,s for instance we all have social security numbers ,such as there are 9 numbers, then add your zipcode of 5 numbers, , then the next four numbers added onto zipcode , example S.S 222 22 2222+zip 222222+ last four thats been addedcafter zipcode in last few years 2222, now see what we have 222222222 22222 2222 total of 18 numbers , Now count off 6 numbers at a time , you see 666

Dave September 28, 2019 at 5:25 pm

Some commentaries share that the mark of perfection was 777, like Holy, Holy, Holy. So 666 would be second best. The mark of the world, or worldly man. Worldly ppl don’t go to heaven





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