The Number “44”

 

Meaning and Symbolism

  • When used in the occult the number 44 is most often used as similitude number for Christ. It is often invoked and perverted in order to harness the Christ energies and turn them upside down.
  • 44 is sometimes referred to as the 4th “Master Number”
  • According to R. Allendy, “this number must logically link the principle of the periodic mutations of the nature to the cosmic manifestations of those”.
  • J. Boehme calls numbers 44, 45 and 46 the trinity of the human life.

In the Bible

  • The final part of Jesus’ earthly ministry is 44 days long. This period began on the day he was crucified, which was Wednesday, April 5 in 30 A.D. (Nisan 14 in the year 3790 according to the Hebrew calendar used in the Bible). It ended on the day he gave his final instructions to his disciples and ascended to heaven from the Mount of Olives, which occurred on Thursday, May 18 (Iyar 27).
  • The 4th book of the Bible, the book of Numbers, contains 1288 or 400+400+400+44+44 verses. It is 44 times shorter than 3×444 or 666+666.

Biblical Occurences

  • The number 10000 is used 44 times in the Bible.
  • The sum of the occurrences of all numbers of the Bible higher or equal to 144000 gives 44. And on the whole, 44 books of the Bible use the number 3.
  • The word tribulations is used 44 times in the Bible – 11 times in the OT and 33 times in the NT

Other Religion

  • The Vatican occupies 44 hectares in the city of Rome.
  • It is told that one day a journalist interviewed Brother Andrew. At a certain moment, he would have said to him: “I doubt extremely that you made more than four faults”, and the Brother Andrew to answer: “Not only four, but forty-four and more”, which made well laugh the journalist.
  • The Bouriates knew 99 gods, divided into 55 goods and 44 bad. These two groups of gods would fight for a very long between them.
  • The god Chronos was surrounded by 44 assistants, 22 principals and 22 secondaries, according to the Phoenician named Sanchoniaton.
  • It misses to the New Testament 44 verses to reach the total number of 8000 verses, this one representing the celestial beatitude.

In General

  • The name of a mysterious savior of Poland prophesied by the Polish national poet Adam Mickiewicz in his masterpiece dramatic poem Dziady (Forefathers): In scene 5 of act 3, the priest Piotr announces a “reviver of the nation” who is to bring back the lost freedom of Poland, and describes him with these words:

Born from a foreign mother, his blood of ancient heroes, And his name will be forty and four.

  • In Aleister Crowley’s “Book of Lies” he wrote The mass of the Phoenix in “Book 44”
  • +44 is the name of the band including Blink-182 vocalist/bassist Mark Hoppus and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.
  • In the song “44 Fours” by Jay Z, he rhymes the words four, for and fore 44 times. This song is a follow up from the song 22 two’s.
  • Vicks Formula 44 is a cough suppressant
  • The number of the French department Loire-Atlantique
  • A blues song, Forty-Four, also known as “44 Blues”
  • Mark Twain’s The Mysterious Stranger features Satan’s supposed nephew, whose alternate name in parallel works is “44”.
  • The number of candles in a box of Hanukkah candles.
  • An agent in the American Television series Get Smart goes under the title of 44, usually assigned to small, enclosed, unexpected spots, to meet Maxwell Smart, agent 86.
  • Number 44 (Russian: Номер 44) is the Russian localized title for a 2015 American-British mystery thriller film Child 44.
  • In an operation to capture Zulkifli Abdhir and Abdul Basit Usman, 44 of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force died during the Mamasapano clash, they were later dubbed as The Fallen 44 or SAF 44.
  • Former Portuguese prime-minister José Sócrates is known as “Prisoner 44”.[
  • +44 is the code for international direct-dial phone calls to the United Kingdom.
  • In the song “44 Bars” by Logic, his verse is exactly 44 bars long.
  • +44 is the code for international direct-dial phone calls to the United Kingdom.

Sports

  • A poker game in which each player is dealt four cards down and four cards are dealt face down on the table in a row. The first three cards on the table are “community” cards and may be used in any player’s hand. The fourth card and any card matching it in rank is wild, and can also be used in a hand (each player is guaranteed one wild card). For each of four rounds, one “community” card is flipped up and a round of betting occurs. After the last round, the winner is the person with the highest poker hand.
  • 44 Is the Number Used By 5-Time British Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton since the 2014 season (In which he won his 2nd championship).

The Tower of Lights memorial are constructed of two batteries of 44 bulbs each and shown for exactly 33 days after the towers fell.