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Various Gematria Permutations

Gematria /ɡəˈmeɪtriə/ (Hebrew: גמטריא‬ גימטריא‬, plural גמטראות‬ or גמטריאות‬, gematriot) originated as an Assyro-Babylonian-Greek system of alphanumeric code or cipher later adopted into Jewish culture that assigns numerical value to a word, name, or phrase in the belief that words or phrases with identical numerical values bear some relation to each other or bear some relation to the number itself as it may apply to Nature, a person's age, the calendar year, or the like. A single word can yield multiple values depending on the system used.

1. אי"ק בכ"ר - in gematria each of the Hebrew letters is assigned a numerical value - the first nine letters the values 1 through 9, the next nine letters the values 10 through 90, and the last three letters and five finals the values 100 through 900. In the permutation, a letter may be replaced with either of the letters in the same row.

2. אח"ס בט"ע - in this permutation, the 1st, 8th, and 15th letters of the alphabet may be exchanged with each other, the 2nd, 9th, and 16th, etc.

3. א"ב ג"ד – in this permutation, each letter is exchanged with the following one, with the last being replaced with the first.

4. א"ת ב"ש – in this permutation, the 1st letter of the alphabet is exchanged with the last, the 2nd with the 2nd to last, etc.

5. א"ל ב"ם - in this permutation, the 1st letter of the alphabet may be replaced with the 12th, the 2nd with the 13th, etc.

Note: The classical Gematria does not have any letters with a value greater than 400. To have all numerical values ​​up to 1000, more letters would be required than the Hebrew alphabet. One solution consisted in assigning numerical values ​​specific to the final letters; they are counted after those of the alphabet:

With the 5 final letters one can count up to 999, and even up to one thousand with the final aleph.

MORE: Read the Post about the gematria Atbash Cipher Method - אתבש.