Richard, I will respond shortly. And no, I do not get frustrated with your "obstinacy" ... we seek the truth, and it causes me to examine some of my conclusions.
Thanks for your "standards" for gematria to be inspired.
And thanks for those comments about Ivan Panin.
I had often wondered why Vernon Jenkins, Richard and the author of Theomatics gave no credit or mention of him.
However, I believe it was Panin that pointed out about the controversial last 12 verses of Mark. Apparently some "scholars" are in doubt as to their inclusion in the canon.
Mark consists of 678 verses. If the last 12 are removed ... ...