The Sign of Elul
The month of Elul is of the Constellation of Virgo מַזַּל בְּתוּלָה.
As established elsewhere, the birth of Mashiach was on Rosh HaShanah, paralleling the birth of Adam the first man.
It follows that the preceding month of Elul symbolizes the virgin that give birth to Mashiach, as it is written:
|הִנֵּה הָעַלְמָה, הָרָה וְיֹלֶדֶת בֵּן,וְקָרָאת שְׁמוֹ, עִמָּנוּ אֵל.||behold, the young woman shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14)|
While at the simple level, it is “the young woman” הָעַלְמָה that shall conceive, but at a deeper, concealed level, it is the prophecy of “the virgin”, which in Hebrew is הַבְּתוּלָה in the month of Elul that precedes Rosh HaShanah.
The root for the “younger woman” עַלְמָה is the same for “hidden, concealed” עָלוּם.
This is because at the simple level, the young woman can’t be a virgin, otherwise Mashiach would have been born at the time of Prophet Isaiah, but at the concealed level, the young woman must be the virgin at her proper time, as will be revealed presently.
The process of pregnancy starts with conception and ends with birth.
The Hebrew phrase for “And the virgin shall give birth” וַתֵּלֶד הַבְּתוּלָה in gematria is 888, which is exactly the gematria of “The Mashiach” spelled out as follows:
|Spelled out||הה מם שין יוד חית||888|
This comes to reveal that the virgin shall give birth to Mashiach. As it is written:
|כִּי-יֶלֶד יֻלַּד-לָנוּ, בֵּן נִתַּן-לָנוּ,וַתְּהִי הַמִּשְׂרָה, עַל-שִׁכְמוֹ; וַיִּקְרָא שְׁמוֹ פֶּלֶא יוֹעֵץ, אֵל גִּבּוֹר, אֲבִי-עַד,שַׂר-שָׁלוֹם||For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)|
Using an ELS (Equidistance Letter Skip) of seven from the beginning of the verse, the following nine letters are revealed to have an exact gematria of 888, as follows.
The nine letters can be permuted to mean: Command the lamb to us, צַו אֶת שֶׂה לָּנוּ, i.e. the lamb that was slain.
And the Virgin Conceived a Son
According to the rabbis, the optimal time from conception to birth is 271 days, in accordance with the gematria of the Hebrew word for “pregnancy” הֵרָיוֹן which is 271.
There are exactly 271 days from the 1st day of Chanukah to the 1st day of Rosh HaShanah, as follows:
|9th Month||Kislev||5 Days||Conception,
|10th Month||Tevet||29 Days|
|11th Month||Shevat||30 Days|
|12th Month||Adar||29 Days|
|1st Month||Nisan||30 Days||2nd trimester|
|2nd Month||Iyar||29 Days|
|3rd Month||Sivan||30 Days|
|4th Month||Tammuz||29 Days||3rd trimester|
|5th Month||Av||30 Days|
|6th Month||Elul||29 Days|
|7th Month||Tishrei||1 Day||Birth|
It can be derived that the conception of Mashiach was on the 1st day of Chanukah, which is the 25th day of Kislev (the 9th month).
“Candle of Chanukah” נֵר חֲנֻכָּה in gematria is 333, which is the starting point, the time of conception.
The end point is the “Sign of Virgo is Elul” מַזַּל בְּתוּלָה אֱלוּל, which in “atbash” has a gematria of 1111, as follows:
|Sign of Virgo is Elul||מַזַּל בְּתוּלָה אֱלוּל|
|Atbash||יע”ך שאפכ”ץ תכפ”ך||1111|
The concept of “atbash” is mirror image, in that the birth of the virgin at the end of Elul mirrors the conception of the virgin at the end of Kislev.
Astonishingly, the “staring point” in gematria is exactly the same of the “end point” in “atbash”, which is 1111, as follows:
|Conception||And the virgin conceived a son||וַתַּהַר הַבְּתוּלָה בֵּן||1111|
|Birth||Sign of Virgo is Elul||מַזַּל בְּתוּלָה אֱלוּל||1111 (atbash)|
1111 is also the gematria of the following verse:
|נֵר יְהוָה, נִשְׁמַת אָדָם||The candle of YHVH is the soul of man (Pro 20:27)|
“Candle of YHVH”נֵר יְהוָה in gematria is 276, which is the same gematria of “Spirit of Adonai” רוּחַ אֲדֹנָי. Since Adonai juxtaposes YHVH, so does Spirit juxtapose Candle.
If we substitute “Miriam the Virgin” for “young woman” in the original verse of Isaiah 7:14, the gematria of the verse is transformed to exactly 276 x 10 = 2760, i.e. the full revelation of the Candle of YHVH as the Spirit of Adonai, as it were:
|הִנֵּה מִרְיָם הַבְּתוּלָה, הָרָה וְיֹלֶדֶת בֵּן וְקָרָאת שְׁמוֹ, עִמָּנוּ אֵל||behold, Miriam the virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14 revealed)|
Mashiach is called the firstborn (222), who was conceived on the 1st day of Chanukah as the Candle of Chanukah (333), the sum in gematria is exactly the same as “Mashiach is Immanuel” (555), as follows:
|Candle of Chanukah||נֵר חֲנֻכָּה||333|
|Mashiach is Immanuel||מָּשִׁיחַ עִמָּנוּ אֵל||555|
When Holy Spirit is received (subtracted) by Miriam, the result is 333, which is exactly the gematria of Candle of Chanukah נֵר חֲנֻכָּה, as follows:
|Holy Spirit||רוּחַ הַקֹּדֶשׁ||623|
The secret of 333 is the gematria of Yeshua minus Yeshua in ordinal number, as follows:
|Ordinal||16 + 6 + 21 + 10||(53)|
Israel the Virgin
At the collective level, Israel is called the Virgin of Israel בְּתוּלַת יִשְׂרָאֵל. The first appearance of this phrase is in this week’s Parashah.
The birth of a child involves four stages, after the order of the four worlds, and with Mashiach in particular, the four stages parallel the four holidays, as follows:
|Four Stages of Descent||General (all baby)||Particular (Mashiach)||Timeline|
|World of Emanation||The moment of marital union||1st day of Chanukah||1st day|
|World of Creation||The moment of conception, i.e. something from nothing||8 days of Chanukah||Week 1|
|World of Formation||The formation of the limbs||Pesach||Week 15|
|World of Action||The moment when the baby is born into the world||Rosh HaShanah||271st day|
Astonishingly, the gematria of three Holidays with the Virgin is exactly the same gematria of the three Worlds with Holy Spirit, as follows:
|Holy Spirit||רוּחַ הַקֹּדֶשׁ||623||Virgin||בְּתוּלָה||443|
|Action||עֲשִׂיָה||385||Rosh HaShanah||רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה||861|
1541 is the gematria of Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל when Alef is counted as both 1 and 1000.
At the collective level, Israel as the Virgin gives birth to Mashiach; at the individual level, the virgin of Israel is Miriam who became conceived by the Holy Spirit on the first day of Chanukah, which is the 25th day of Kislev the Sign of Sagittarius.
The gematria for each phrase is exactly 2009, as follows:
|In the 25th day of Kislev the sign of Sagittarius||בְּעֶשְׂרִים וַחֲמִשָּׁה, לְכִּסְלֵו הַמַזַּל קַשָּׁת||2009|
|The Virgin of Israel in the Holy Spirit||הַבְּתוּלַת יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּרוּחַ הַקֹּדֶשׁ||2009|
And These are the Generations
2009 is exactly the gematria of the first verse in the Book of Matthew when rendered in biblical Hebrew after the manner of Torah, as follows:
|וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת יֵשׁוּעַ הַמָּשִׁיחַ בֶּן דָּוִד וּבֶן אַבְרָהָם||And these are the generation of Yeshua the Mashiach, son of David and son of Abraham (Mat 1:1)|
Specifically, the first two words וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת follow exactly the pattern of the generation of King David in the book of Ruth, as follows:
|וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת פָּרֶץ, פֶּרֶץ הוֹלִיד אֶת-חֶצְרוֹן||And these are the generations of Perez: Perez begot Hezron (Ruth 4:18)|
The gematria of “And these are the generation” וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת is exactly 888, alluding to Mashiach, as discussed above.
In the entire Hebrew Bible, the word תּוֹלְדוֹת is spelled defectively (missing Vav) except for two cases, which are the generations of the heaven and earth and the generations of David.
|אֵלֶּה תוֹלְדוֹת הַשָּׁמַיִם וְהָאָרֶץ||These are the generation of the heaven and the earth…(Gen 2:4)|
Noticeably, the first word is without the prefix “Vav” in its first appearance, and it follows that the first word in the book of Matthew must have the prefix “Vav” to establish the connection with the generation of David.
The generation of the heaven and earth alludes to Adam being the first man, thus the three generations with the full “vav” would have completed the three letters of Adam, with each letter of Adam being the initial letter of Adam, David, and Mashiach, as follows:
|Adam, David, Mashiach||מָּשִׁיחַ||דָּוִד||אָדָם|
|These are the generations||וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת||וְאֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת||אֵלֶּה תּוֹלְדוֹת|
The average number is 2658 / 3 = 886, which is the gematria of “Kingdom of Heaven” מַלְכוּת שָׁמַיִם.
Adam is the one by whom the Kingdom of Heaven was lost, and David is the one by whom the Kingdom of Earth was established, but Mashiach is the one by whom the Kingdom of Heaven will be restored.
The generation of David and Mashiach is 888 + 888 = 1776, which is exactly the gematria of Gen 1:4:
|וַיַּרְא אֱלֹהִים אֶת-הָאוֹר, כִּי-טוֹב; וַיַּבְדֵּל אֱלֹהִים, בֵּין הָאוֹר וּבֵין הַחֹשֶׁךְ.||And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness. (Gen 1:4)|
As discussed elsewhere, this is when the primordial 36 lights were concealed (as there are 4 tagins on the first “tet” ט, hence 4 x 9 = 36). This is the Light of Mashiach which is revealed with the 36 lights of Chanukah, as symbolized by the conception of Mashiach.