Good to be chatting again, my friend!

Yes, but the value of John 1:1 is not a semiprime though it does share the elegant factor reversal reminiscent of Genesis 1:1

Gen. 1:1 = 37 x 73

John 1:1 = 39 x 93

So again, we seem to be back to some inconsistency and cherry picking. But I guess you could try for a little more consistency and continue your theme of semiprimes by noting that John 1:1 can be written as a symmetric product of two semiprimes 39 and 93. But that's not the only way it could be written. You are free to choose from eight possible combinations.

3 x 3 x 13 x 31 = 9 x 13 x 31 = 9 x 403 = 3 x 39 x 31 = 117 x 31 = 3 x 13 x 93 = 13 x 279 = 39 x 93

Now the fact that one of them "semi-matches" (pun intended) a pattern you found in Genesis 1:1 is definitely intriguing to one who already believes that God coded the Bible, but from a skeptical point of view the inconsistencies and cherry picking makes it seem more likely to be chance.

That is indeed an curious coincidence. But the final step introduces the "trick" that makes it seem not quite so "amazing" because adding reversed digits often produces a symmetric result.

133 + 331 = 464

148 + 841 = 989

etc. It get's messed up if you need to carry a digit, but you get the idea.

So how many four digit numbers have the property like the one you found? That's easy to figure out. Consider four digits in the range (0,9)

abcd + dcba = 3773

a + d = 3

b + c = 7

We have two conditions on four digits. The solutions are

(a,b,c,d)

(0,3,0,7)

(0,3,1,6)

(0,3,2,5)

(0,3,3,4)

(0,3,4,3)

(0,3,5,2)

(0,3,6,1)

(0,3,7,0)

(1,2,0,7)

(1,2,1,6)

(1,2,2,5)

(1,2,3,4)

(1,2,4,3)

(1,2,5,2)

(1,2,6,1)

(1,2,7,0)

(2,1,0,7)

(2,1,1,6)

(2,1,2,5)

(2,1,3,4)

(2,1,4,3)

(2,1,5,2)

(2,1,6,1) <<<< WOW?

(2,1,7,0)

(3,0,0,7)

(3,0,1,6)

(3,0,2,5)

(3,0,3,4)

(3,0,4,3)

(3,0,5,2)

(3,0,6,1)

(3,0,7,0)

So there are 28 numbers that could randomly result in the coincidence you found so amazing. Seen in this context, it's "wow" factor seems somewhat diminished.

But what if it came out to be 7337? I know you would have like that because you use that number below. That introduces another 28 possible random chances.

And what if it came out to be 3^7 + 7^3 or some other symmetrical combination of 3 and 7? How many numbers can be expressed as symmetrical combinations of 3 and 7? It's kind of like the Game of Fours. We now are in the unlimited field of "interesting number forms" and we are back to cherry picking from an infinite ocean.

I know it FELT stunning to find this coincidence, but you had to use a "trick" that tends to create symmetric numbers, and then were lucky enough to find that yielded a number you have been obsessed with for many years.

This is why I enjoy analyzing other's people's numerology. I was once totally convinced that the coincidences I had found were signs of design. I no longer believe this, but it was pretty hard to shake the sense one gets from the patterns in Genesis 1:1 and John 1:1. But I think a careful analysis will dispel this illusion.

I didn't know that the sum of the prime factors was symmetric. I can see why you find that intriguing but I can't ignore the inconsistency. You used one method to get 3773 (sum all the indexed primes to find the 2161st prime and then reverse the digits and add) and a different method to get 7337 (sum all the primes indexed by composites and subtract the 2368th semiprime to get 7337). That seems like a LOT of gymnastics just to get a couple numbers that relate to the factors of Genesis 1:1 (with which you've been obsessed for years).

Bottom line: I've seen enough coincidences in my life to know that they are common as dirt, and with enough effort, you can "find a path" (no matter how convoluted) between any two numbers. Add to this fact that coincidence tend to evoke a sense of wonder, like they were designed, and add to that the belief that the text was designed by God himself, and we have a perfect brew guaranteed to create the illusion of design.

Here's the key to it all. Mathematics is RIGOROUSLY CONSISTENT. I have never seen any form of numerology that was consistent.

This is why I can't believe you discoveries are anything but a random coincidence. But don't despair! As you can see, I love analyzing this stuff and my mind is open so I hope the conversation continues.

Great chatting, my old friend. You've really come a long ways in your presentation.

Richard

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