I found this text on my phone.

Is there a genius out there that is able to tell me what this means?

🕳️💊🦬🐂 👙💩👙👋🆎♾️🌬️🖖8️⃣💞


I received a similar message again:

🕳️💊🦬🐂 א👙💩👙👋🆎♾️🌬️🖖8️⃣💞

Edit II:

A new message... it's all Greek to me:

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    $\begingroup$ This looks like you sent these messages on WhatsApp. $\endgroup$
    – mathlander
    Mar 16 at 17:09
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    $\begingroup$ Yeah, have you worked out what it means? $\endgroup$
    – David
    Mar 18 at 10:48
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    $\begingroup$ Yeah, it's on the right side which means you sent it. $\endgroup$ Mar 18 at 14:42
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    $\begingroup$ It's a puzzle. What does it mean? $\endgroup$
    – David
    Mar 19 at 10:13
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    $\begingroup$ For the sceptics in comments above, suspend belief... Imagine the OP is just forwarding on the messages they received :) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Mar 20 at 9:59

2 Answers 2


The top half:

HOLE+E(an abbreviation for the drug Ecstasy)+BI(‘s on)+BULL making HOLY BIBLE

The bottom half is referring to:

GENESIS 1:1 in HEBREW: enter image description here


Here is the rebus decoded: BRA-SH*T-BRA-‘ELLO-HIM(AB is a male name)-ETERNAL-SHHM(wind/blowing sound)-V-EIGHT-HEARTS

Speed up this video x2 from 0:46 and you will see it sounds a lot like the Hebrew!

Edit 1:

Is cluing Hebrew and the passage because of the ALEPH symbol (the passage starts with it) and since the message is now reading from RIGHT TO LEFT (Hebrew is read that way).

Here is what is think is going on with edit 2:

It is the New Testament Matthew 1:1 which when roughly translated from the Greek passage into English: Βίβλος γενέσεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ υἱοῦ Δαυὶδ υἱοῦ Ἀβραάμ.


Bible 📖 of the genesis 🧔‍♀️ 🌊 (Genna+seas) of Jesus ♾️🧔🏽‍♀️ Christ 👑(the king) son ☀️ of David ✡️ son ☀️ of Abra 👙 ham 🐖.

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    $\begingroup$ I think this must be it, well done! And explains the backwards message too. Any idea on Edit II? Thought it might be either a continuation or the same passage in Greek? $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Mar 22 at 12:46
  • $\begingroup$ For part II, I think you need to pay more attention to the rubric. $\endgroup$
    – David
    Mar 26 at 3:49
  • $\begingroup$ I am giving you the opportunity to get the second part right. You haven't identified the text correctly. Please be patient. $\endgroup$
    – David
    Mar 27 at 15:56
  • $\begingroup$ Oh I see what it is $\endgroup$
    – PDT
    Mar 27 at 16:48
  • $\begingroup$ Got it 😃 nice puzzle btw $\endgroup$
    – PDT
    Mar 27 at 17:04

It seems like some emojis are modifiers, so we need to modify the words based on what the modifiers want. Additionally, the second image has the second line reversed, so to solve it probably needs to be backwards in some way.

hole seems like it modifies the middle of a word, thus pill could either be pl, or pol. ox seems like it would 'ex' out a letter, so cow becomes ow in all likelihood; I cannot think of how else you could modify it, and also combine with pl or pol; hence, the first word is "plow".

The second line is trickier since reading the intent behind some of these is tough. However, i believe I understand the first bit. A two-piece swimsuit is missing the middle, hence the middle of the word must be dropped - however, why not use the hole emoji again? perhaps to add complexity? Regardless, if my reading is correct, this gives us, in all likelihood, 'st' and 'we'. Could also be 'pp' and 'we', but 'st' seems more likely to be used in a sentence, especially if the sentence needs to be reversed, as very few words end with 'pp' besides shorthand such as 'app'.

AB is most likely a modifier to take the first two letters - the main question is, how do you read the infinity sign? would we take 'in', or is this a trick and we're expected to read it as a lemniscate/lazy eight? this gives us the option of either 'in' or 'le'.

For this next one, I am a bit lost. A wind/blow modifier on what I can only assume is Spock. I think this means a jumble or rearrangement is necessary, but it would probably need to be in context with the rest of the sentence, as you can't do much with the current letters; it may also need to be split into two words, e.g. with 'ks' being part of one word, and 'cop' being part of another.

The final one is a bit easier to understand, eight (ate), and love. so you'd bite off a letter or two for love, leaving 'ove'/'lov', or 've'/'lo'.

To sum it up, this gives 'st' 'we' 'in'/'le' 'spock' 'ove'/'lov'. Of course, this still has to be reversed.

west is likely for the final(?) word, though nwest/niwest (newest) might be possible, and/or lwest/lewest (lowest)... depends how much warping of the words are allowed. I'll assume little to no warping for now, since 'plow' was straightforward. On the other end, I really don't like the 'v' being part of the answer, it messes things up too much with such a dearth of vowels, so I imagine the bite is 2 letters off love, giving 'lo'. this would nicely make 'look' or 'looks', taking the 'ok[s]' from our jumbled Spock, but then the remaining letters don't make anything nice. 'Lock[s]' could work instead, taking the 'ck[s]' from Spock. this leaves '[s]po', and that will fit with 'le', thus giving 'pole[s]'.

So our three words are 'west' 'pole[s]' 'lock[s]', along with 'plow' from the first line. All together, this gives us the final answer, "Plow west, pole locks" (I presume the intent is to combine 'pole' and 'locks', though I am unsure if it's trying to be pollock, pillock, or Polack).

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    $\begingroup$ I think this is a bot. $\endgroup$ Mar 20 at 16:05
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    $\begingroup$ Should I be offended that you dislike my way of reasoning? I admit the answer is highly improbable, but if I'm on the right track then maybe someone else might find the correct solution with a different combination of letter removals. My main reasoning is the doubling up of the bikini emoji, by the way; it seems highly unlikely that any phrase would want that, twice, so I figured they had to be modifiers. If those are modifiers, then it's probable there are other modifiers, and I worked them out from there. $\endgroup$
    – user88705
    Mar 20 at 16:58
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