Throughout much of history, it has been common for poor people to not be able to write the language they speak.
In Hebrew, Aramaic & Greek, every letter is also a number.
Read ALL of REVELATION 13. Verse 18:
"Here is wisdom. Let whomever has understanding count the number of THE BEAST, it is the number of a person, and that number is Six Hundred & Sixty Six.
Calculate the MARK OF THE BEAST which is the number of a name (Rev. 13:17)...
(H/A)=Hebrew/Aramaic. (G)=Greek. *=ALL 3. Print & Highlight (alternating colors) between || to make more readable. I recommend (H/A) as the original.
A=*1(G:long7)| B=*2| C= see K,Q,S| D=*4| E=(H/A:0)(G:5)| F=(H/A:80)(G:300)| G=*3| H=(H/A:5)(G:0)| I=(H/A:0)(G:9)| J=see G,Y| K=(H/A:20)(G:10)| L=(H/A:30)(G:20)| M=(H/A:40)(G:30)| N=(H/A:50)(G:40)| O=(H/A:0)(G:short60,long600)| P=(H/A:80)(G:70)| Q=(H/A:100)(G:10)| R=(H/A:200)(G:80)| S=(H/A:60)(90)| T=(H/A:9)(G:100)| U=(H/A:6)(G:200)| V=(H/A:2)(G:0)| W=(H/A:6)(G:200)| X=K+S| Y=(H/A:10)(G:9)| Z=(H/A:7)(G:6)
SPECIAL COMBOS: CH=(H/A:8)(G:400)| PH=F| SH=(H/A:300)| TH=(H/A:400)(G:8)| TS=(H/A:90)| PS=(G:500)