gematria definition

  • noun:
    • A Kabbalistic way of interpreting Hebrew words, based on numerical values of letters.
    • A cabalistic system of Hebrew Biblical interpretation, consisting in substitution for a word of every other the numerical values of whose letters offered the exact same sum.
    • A Kabbalistic way of interpreting Hebrew words, considering numerical values of letters.
    • A cabalistic system of Hebrew Biblical interpretation, consisting in the replacement for a word of any other the numerical values of whose letters gave similar sum.

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