All of the following can be connected

  1. 4
  2. 29 - 32
  3. 25
  4. 13

to a well known figure. Who can it be and how ?


You are possibly thinking of

Jesus of Nazareth, founder of the Christian religion.


is the number of gospels in the New Testament, describing his life, teaching and actions. OR it's the year of his likely birth (4 BCE) -- the way of numbering years common in the West is based around an estimate of his birth date now thought unlikely to be right.


is the approximate year of his death.


is the date of the festival of his birth (25th December), although so far as I know no one actually thinks he was really born then.


is the number of people present at the so-called "Last Supper". (This is alleged to be the reason why 13 is considered an unlucky number in many Western cultures.)

It's a "numerical divine connection" because

Christians consider Jesus to be God incarnate.

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  • $\begingroup$ I would say no *scholars* really believe 25. I think most laymen actually do. $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Sep 1 '17 at 15:35
  • $\begingroup$ @Gareth McCaughan, well, got all correct except the 2nd one, though that is arguable ! $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Sep 1 '17 at 15:35
  • $\begingroup$ Could about-equally-plausibly be his age at death, I guess. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Sep 1 '17 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ The same answer to basically every question in kids' sunday school... $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Sep 1 '17 at 21:57
  • $\begingroup$ "Now, children, can you tell me what's small and has a really bushy tail, and buries nuts over the winter?" "I'm sure the answer must be Jesus, but it sounds like a squirrel!" $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Sep 2 '17 at 10:06

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