WARNING ON BIBLE “NUMERICS” AND “THEOMATICS” By Marcia Montenegro There are many false ideas that are given credibility, such as Ivan Panin’s Bible. Dr. Panin, who passed away in October, , after 50 years of work on Bible numerics, was not the first to discover that there was a strange mathematical. Ed.) Ivan Panin. Bible Numerics, as it is known and practiced today, is indissolubly connected with the name of Ivan Panin of Aldershot, Ontario, who made.

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A lack of the necessary time to investigate in depth what we hear about, and a nible that there are better ways to spend our time. Objections to the Method Eventually Panin’s research led him to claim that pannin as he called it was capable of establishing that any passage of Scripture was inspired. This time in Russia saw many of the upper classes iban their luxurious homes to go to the factories and teach the less fortunate, for which efforts they were tortured, often to the point of insanity or death.

Books about Bible Numerics Not by Mr. Yet in reality the large number of sevens was not all that impressive, since finding ten features of seven or its multiples, 14, 21, 28, etc. Finding himself exiled at the age of 18, he emigrated to Germanywhere he held citizenship from to Assurance of Salvation Rebellion in the Church.

Ivan Panin

His emphasis on seven made his claims seem more believable because of the prominence of the number seven in the bibke text of Scripture, especially in the book of Revelation.

For the skier of the same name, see Ivan Panin skier. The discovery settles many questions of text.

Ivan Panin had emigrated to the US in from Russia. He was a firm agnostic. Chronicles of Narnia Books and Movies: Thus what Panin perceives to be irrefutable evidence for inspiration because of the low probability of the features he identifies is not nearly as irrefutable as he would have us believe. Since that time many other learned skeptics have been confronted with the same evidence, and not one has been able to discredit it. Mathematically, the probability of these three features occurring together is 1 that is, the result is certain to occurbecause the other two features must follow if the number is Banks, a worthy successor of Dr.


It proves that the books of panim present Bible, and they alone, have the required features. Since Panin had so many features of seven to choose from, he could always persist until he had found his self-imposed ten features of seven. This page was last edited on 23 Augustat More startling numerucs is the fact that this individual was a converted Russian Nihilist, a Harvard scholar, and a mathematician.

Panin demonstrated, either that every writer of Scripture was an unparalleled literary and mathematical genius, or that he wrote as he was moved by the Holy Ghost.

Eventually, after finding five more features involving the number seven, Partin says that this is sufficient to establish that there is a numerical design embedded in the Greek text, and that on the basis of this the passage is inspired.

The editorial section had actually devoted several months to a jvan of the truths of Christianity; Ivan Panin did not know this at the time, having not seen the paper for years.

During this time Mr. I think the answer can be found in one or more of the following I forget the source I have adapted these from: A lack of tools to investigate it ourselves-in this case a lack of knowledge of Hebrew and Greek, and likely a weak background in probability theory.

Pages summarize Panin’s work. Like the Bereans of old see Acts Moreover, Panin warns the reader that there are many pitfalls into which the inexperienced handler of Bible numerics is likely to fall; in particular, to verify any but the simplest of features requires the authentic Greek text that Panin himself published in and titled The Numeric Greek New Testament. Those who attend our Bible Seminars deserve better proof of inspiration than Panin’s sevens or the Bible codes.

Thus the ordinary reader cannot verify any but the simplest feature of the reported pattern of sevens.

Ivan Panin Bible Numerics – Numerical Patterns In Scripture, Chance, Or Design?

Furthermore, the difference between the tens 70 and the units and tens 77 is also 7 feature 5etc. If you are one who believes that you have invisible, immortal soul that flies off on the wings of angels to heaven when you die, then this is undoubtedly the ‘right’ answer. Retrieved from ” https: He was the author of a volume, Structure of the Bible and of a revision of the New Testament based upon his numeric discoveries.

A Proof of the Verbal Inspiration of Scripture. This booklet was completed shortly before his death in However, if the comma is placed after “today” there is no pattern, enabling Panin to say that the comma must be placed after “thee”. Reflecting on the work of Drosnin and others, we can only sorrow that they wasted so much time’discovering’ ambiguous, if not trivial, messages. Remember to include your own mailing address.


Should we then conclude that verse 2 is not inspired? Whilst numerical patterns of seven are very numerous in the Scripture text, patterns based on lesser numbers occur even more often. Panin became well known as a firm agnostic— so well known that when he discarded his agnosticism, and accepted the Christian faith the newspapers carried headlines telling of his conversion.

Until his death inIvan Panin labored continuously on the discovery of numerical patterns throughout the Hebrew language of the Old Testament and the Greek language of the New Testamentoften to the detriment of his health. Partin informs us we can check for ourselves, he says that this passage in Greek contains words, or 23 x 7 feature 1which occur in forms, or 15 x 7 feature 2with a vocabulary of 77 words, itself 11 x 7 feature 3.

The number of words refers to the Greek words; classification into vocabulary, forms and figures requires a knowledge of Greek; and compilations of these data are subject to the investigator’s discretion. Oddly enough, the vocabulary he arrives at for the New Testament contains 5, words not a multiple of 7whilst Strong lists 5, words x 7.

Ivan Panin – Wikipedia

At the ivaj of 22 he emigrated to the United States and entered Harvard Universitywhere he spent four years, picking up Greek and Hebrew, and graduating in with a Master of Literary Criticism. He uses the opening words of Scripture: It settles disputes of long standing as to some portions which scholars have said should be eliminated from the Bible. Why should we waste time on ambiguous codes when convincing proof of inspiration is abundant in the plain text of the Scripture?

For example, when I began to write this article I was sitting in a blue chair 1 of 28, or 7 x 4, chairs in our house – feature 1 on a Tuesday 1 of 7 days in the week – feature 2.