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Original Bible FAQ

We discovered that the original Bible (Hebrew) was created by GOD, since it is encoded with messaging to humanity on 4 different levels. The original Bible has remained unaltered: 1,197,000 million Hebrew letters, 305,490 words, 23,206 verses, 929 chapters, in 39 books. Each of the 22 Hebrew letters is coded with two unique numbers between 1 and 510. As a result, each word or verse, is coded with meaning. The original Bible is the global source for 724 human-mistranslated books that lack the code, such as KJV.
Each of the 22 Biblical Hebrew letters is coded with two unique numbers between 1 to 510. Hence, each word in the original Bible is coded with a numerical value and a meaning. The patented code2GOD system comprises 32 mathematical methods that decode GOD’s messaging to humanity from the original Bible. It was invented by Don Karl Juravin. The findings provide answers to life’s most sought-after questions such as: “What is our purpose in life?”, “What is after death?” or, “How to maximize life?”

We have scientifically determined that words and verses in the original Bible are coded with social and scientific information that are more advanced than today’s science. As such, it can’t be a document created by a mere human in a cave. Therefore, the original Bible was created by a super-intelligent entity named in the original Bible as “GOD אלהים” and “YHWH יהוה” (known as Lord). Only the “GOD” entity can describe the genesis period with the encoded mathematical formulas.

Logically, believers who think that the original Bible was created by humans, assembled over time, are praying on a history book and guiding their lives based on an archeology book. Logically, if you believe that GOD created the universe, GOD can also make the Bible appear without the need for “inspiring human writers” to write it.

While the original Bible was created by GOD and is encoded with messaging to humanity on four different levels, any human translation becomes merely a “story of the Bible” written based on a human understanding and interpretation of the complex, coded original Hebrew Bible. Since only the Hebrew letters, words, and parables are embedded with the code, any translation will lose any divine messaging and become merely a story, as understood by a mere human.

Can a human interpretation, or mistranslated book, like KJV, be really holy? Is that the Word Of GOD or the word of another man?

GOD (Elohim אלהים coded 86) is not necessarily the same as Lord (YHWH יהוה coded 26). While GOD is a classification (like saying human, animal, or plant), YHWH is the name of the entity. The YHWH name is the combination of the words: past (היה), present (הווה), and future (יהיה).
We can scientifically determine, with the highest certainty, that YHWH is the creator of:

  • The 22 Hebrew letters
  • The Hebrew language, and
  • The original Bible

It is highly likely that YHWH brought into existence earth and life forms. It is likely that YHWH was brought the universe into existence. There is also a high probability that GOD is directly or indirectly, responsible for our daily lives, events, and what humans consider to be random, unknown, uncertain, or simply, luck.
We are researching the scientific difference between GOD and YHWH. For now, we assume the term “GOD,” which can be anything and everything, from a particle to the entire nature, or the universe.

Letters: 1,197,000; Words: 305,490; Verses: 23,206; Chapters: 929; Books: 39

code2CODE value: 78,091,262

Shortest verse: 9 letters in 1 Chronicles 1:1
אדם שת אנוש Adam, Sheth, Enosh,

Longest verse: 193 letters in Esther 8:9
ויקראו ספרי המלך בעת ההיא בחדש השלישי הוא חדש סיון בשלושה ועשרים בו ויכתב ככל אשר צוה מרדכי אל היהודים ואל האחשדרפנים והפחות ושרי המדינות אשר מהדו ועד כוש שבע ועשרים ומאה מדינה מדינה ומדינה ככתבה ועם ועם כלשנו ואל היהודים ככתבם וכלשונם
Then were the king’s scribes called at that time in the third month, that [is], the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth [day] thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which [are] from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language.

The 305,490 Biblical letter distribution: 

א95,683 • ב65,215 • ג10,080 • ד32,370 • ה101,964 • ו129,592 • ז9,099 • ח27,598 • ט6,310 • י137,842 • כ47,469 • ל88,302 • מ98,929 • נ55,093 • ס7,635 • ע44,811 • פ18,284 • צ14,977 • ק16,278 • ר68,065 • ש58,198 • ת63,206

א7.99% • ב5.45% • ג0.84% • ד2.70% • ה8.52% • ו10.83% • ז0.76% • ח2.31% • ט0.53% • י11.52% • כ3.97% • ל7.38% • מ8.26% • נ4.60% • ס0.64% • ע3.74% • פ1.53% • צ1.25% • ק1.36% • ר5.69% • ש4.86% • ת5.28%

1 Genesis בראשית Bereshit • 2 Exodus שמות Shmot • 3 Leviticus ויקרא VaYekra • 4 Numbers במדבר BaMidbar • 5 Deuteronomy דברים Dvarim • 6 Joshua  יהושע Yehoshua• 7 Judges שופטים Shoftim • 8 Samuel 1 שמואל Shmuel • 9 Samuel 2 שמואל Shmuel • 10 Kings 1 מלכים Melachim • 11 Kings 2 מלכים Melachim • 12 Isaiah ישעיהו Ishahaiah • 13 Jeremiah ירמיהו Yermiyahu • 14 Ezekiel יחזקאל Yechezkel • 15 Hosea הושע Hoshe-ah • 16 Joel יואל Yoel • 17 Amos עמוס Amos • 18 Obadiah עובדיה Ovadiah • 19 Jonah יונה Yona • 20 Micah מיכה Michah • 21 Nahum נחום Nachum • 22 Habakkuk חבקוק Chavakuk • 23 Zephaniah צפניה Zephaniah • 24 Haggai חגי Haggai • 25 Zechariah זכריה Zechariah • 26 Malachi מלאכי Malachi • 27 Psalms תהלים Tehilim • 28 Proverbs משלי Mishlei • 29 Job איוב Eyov • 30 Song of Songs שיר השירים Shir a-shirim • 31 Ruth רות Rut • 32  Lamentations איכה Eicha •33 Ecclesiastes קהלת  Kahelet • 34 Esther אסתר Ester • 35 Daniel דניאל Daniel • 36 Ezra עזרא Ezra • 37 Nehemiah נחמיה Nehemiah • 38 Chronicles 1 דברי הימים Divrei HaYamim • 39 Chronicles 2 דברי הימים Divrei HaYamim

Joel Book Explainer Video

This video explains Joel on basic level 1 as a translated story (the 4 Bible understanding levels) with 80-90% accuracy (thanks to the BibleProject)
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Book of Joel STATS

GOD’s messaging to humanity is mathematically encoded in each word and verse within the original Bible. Can you find God’s messaging in the 39 books’ stats?
  • Words: 957 (0.313% of Word Of God of total 305,490 words)
  • Letters: 3,872 (0.323% of Word Of God of total 1,197,000 letters)
  • Verses: 73 (0.315% of Word Of God of total 23,206 verses)
  • code2GOD value: 227,748 of 78,091,262 

Shortest verse: 24 letters in Joel 2:18ויקנא יהוה לארצו ויחמל על עמוThen will the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.

Longest verse: 101 letters in Joel 2:20ואת הצפוני ארחיק מעליכם והדחתיו אל ארץ ציה ושממה את פניו אל הים הקדמני וספו אל הים האחרון ועלה באשו ותעל צחנתו כי הגדיל לעשותBut I will remove far off from you the northern [army], and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.

  • Start word: דבר
  • Last word: בציון
  • Middle letter: In position 1936 is ת, in position 1937 is הJoel 2:19
  • Middle word: In position 479 is ויחמלJoel 2:18
The original Bible was created using the 22 Hebrew letters. See Bible FAQ.
  • א231 ב185 ג66 ד98 ה355 ו500 ז22 ח89 ט14 י470 כ165 ל262 מ356 נ175 ס31 ע119 פ63 צ59 ק76 ר214 ש178 ת144
  • 500 ו470 י356 מ355 ה262 ל231 א214 ר185 ב178 ש175 נ165 כ144 ת119 ע98 ד89 ח76 ק66 ג63 פ59 צ31 ס22 ז14 ט
  • 12.91% ו12.14% י9.19% מ9.17% ה6.77% ל5.97% א5.53% ר4.78% ב4.60% ש4.52% נ4.26% כ3.72% ת3.07% ע2.53% ד2.30% ח1.96% ק1.70% ג1.63% פ1.52% צ0.80% ס0.57% ז0.36% ט

Joel Book FAQ

Academic studies (Britannica) of the translated book of Joel. Doesn’t replace the scientific discoveries of code2GOD.

The Book of Joel, the second of the Twelve (Minor) Prophets, is a short work of only three chapters. The dates of Joel are difficult to ascertain. His references to a locust plague may refer to an actual calamity that occurred.

The prophet used the situation to call the people to repentance and lamentation, perhaps in connection with the festival of the New Year, the “Day of Yahweh.” “‘Yet even now,’ says the Lord, ‘return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.’” In the remaining section of the book (chapter 2, verse 30 to chapter 3, verse 21), Joel, in apocalyptic imagery, predicts the judgment of the nations—especially Philistia and Phoenicia—and the restoration of Judah and Jerusalem.

The book relates nothing about Joel except his name and that of his father. An analysis of the text further indicates that Joel lived during the period of the Second Temple of Jerusalem, for this book reflects the liturgy that was then in use.

Joel 1:4 – “What the locust swarm has left the great locusts have eaten; what the great locusts have left the young locusts have eaten; what the young locusts have left other locusts have eaten.”

Joel 2:3 – “Before them fire devours, behind them a flame blazes. Before them the land is like the garden of Eden, behind them, a desert waste – nothing escapes them.”

Joel 2:12 – “Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning”

Joel 2:25 – “I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten…”

Joel 2:28 – “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.”

Joel 2:32 – “And everyone who calls on the name of the LORD will be saved; for on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be deliverance, as the LORD has said, even among the survivors whom the LORD calls.”

Joel 3:10 – “Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.”

Joel, son of Pethuel was a prophet in the Southern Kingdom of Judah. The Book of Joel is apocalyptic in nature, referring to the “Day of the LORD” throughout the Book (Joel 1:15, 2:1, 2:11, 3:4, 3:14, and in some translations 4:14). Chapters 1-2 refer to a plague of locusts which ravaged Judah at the time.

Chapter 2 speaks of God’s mercy (2:13-14), and the end reveals a future time of Divine intervention. Chapter 3 relates the Day of Judgement and the salvation of God’s children. The “Valley of Jehoshaphat” (3:2 and 3:12) is a symbolic name for the place of the Last Judgement.

The most noted passage is the outpouring of the Spirit in Chapter 3:1-5 (or 2:28-32), which is quoted by Peter the Apostle in his first speech before the people in Acts of the Apostles 2:17-21. Luke sees the Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit, as the fulfillment of this passage.

The book of Joel centers on prophecies that Joel made after the land of Judah was afflicted with a severe drought and a plague of locusts. These prophecies tell of many signs to precede the Second Coming of the Savior, especially a great outpouring of the Spirit upon all flesh (see Joel 2:28–29).

One fulfillment of this prophecy occurred on the day of Pentecost in New Testament times, when the Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon a multitude, who heard the preaching of the Lord’s Apostles and understood the words in their own language.

This event caused Peter to say, “This is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel; and it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” (Acts 2:16–17).

The First Temple of Jerusalem was built as an abode for the Ark and as a place of assembly for the entire people. The building itself, therefore, was not large, but the courtyard was extensive. The Temple building faced eastward. It was oblong and consisted of three rooms of equal width: the porch, or vestibule; the main room of religious service, or Holy Place; and the Holy of Holies, the sacred room in which the Ark rested. A storehouse surrounded the Temple except on its front (east) side.

Temple of Jerusalem, either of two temples that were the center of worship and national identity in ancient Israel. In the early years of the Israelite kingdom, the Ark of the Covenant was periodically moved about among several sanctuaries, especially those of Shechem and Shiloh.

After King David’s capture of Jerusalem, however, the Ark was moved to that city. This action joined Israel’s major religious object with the monarchy and the city itself into a central symbol of the union of the Israelite tribes. As the site for a future temple, David chose Mount Moriah, or the Temple Mount, where it was believed Abraham had built the altar on which to sacrifice his son Isaac.

The First Temple was constructed during the reign of David’s son, Solomon. Other sanctuaries retained their religious functions, however, until Josiah abolished them and established the Temple of Jerusalem as the only place of sacrifice in the Kingdom of Judah.

The purpose of Joel in referring to this terrible plague is to warn the people that the Day of the Lord is at hand unless they repent. This great swarm of insects is the Lord’s army; He is at their head; and they come to do the work entrusted to them, which is the destruction of the wicked.

But repentance may avert the judgment, and this is the message of the prophet to his countrymen. They respond to his exhortations, and he is then commissioned to announce the removal of the plague.

He was warning them that God was bringing destruction upon them because of their sins. It may be taken also as a symbol of God’s final judgment on those who have transgressed the laws of God and are unrepentant. The wickedness that scorns God’s mercy and refuses every offer of salvation has within itself the seeds of death. `The soul that sinneth, it shall die,’ said Ezekiel; and all history bears witness to the truth of this statement. There is no escape from that edict, except through repentance.

“The principal thought in Joel’s prophecy is the idea of the Day of the Lord, a time in the future when the Lord Himself will directly interpose in the affairs of men. That day will be one of terror, and also of blessing. It will sift out the righteous, and bring judgment upon the wicked. This was mentioned in connection with the prophecy of Zephaniah.

The locust outbreaks and attacks on people’s property represent destruction and devastation. Due to their incredible ability to destroy crops and property, swarms of locusts are used as a symbol of evil forces throughout the Bible.

In a more hopeful vein, the second chapter of Joel poetically describes an attack by an army of soldiers in imagery like that found in Revelation and Jeremiah, where an apocalyptic world is invaded by an army of soldiers who look like locusts.

Yet there is a promise of relief from the bad times brought on by locusts in Joel 2:25: “I will give back to you the years that the locust has eaten.” If locust outbreaks represent bad times, either societal or personal, this verse gives us hope. A bad time, for example, a period with a depressed mood, a job loss, or a bad relationship, will end and our spirit will be restored according to Joel 2:25. God speaks through the prophet Joel with a promise to “give back” happiness. There are many good years of farming, of living when the locusts won’t swarm.

Besides representing a sudden stroke of bad luck, a locust outbreak may represent the frustration of loss after much personal effort, the futility of working without God’s blessing. In a lengthy, Old Testament warning listing curses for the Israelites’ disobedience to God, the Bible says, “You will sow much seed in the field but you will harvest little, because locusts will devour it” (Deuteronomy 28:38).

The Valley of Josaphat (variants: Valley of Jehoshaphat and Valley of Yehoshephat) is a Biblical place mentioned by name in the Book of Joel (Joel 3:2 and 3:12): “I will gather together all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Josaphat: “Then I will enter into judgment with them there”, on behalf of my people and for My inheritance Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations and they have divided up My land.”; “Let the nations be roused; Let the nations be aroused And come up to the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit to judge all the nations on every side”.

This location is also referred to as the Valley of Decision. It is the location of Jehovah‘s inflictions on Zion‘s enemies. The Bible mentions the Valley of Jehoshaphat only twice and identifies it as the final place where God will judge the nations that will gather in this valley in order to try to destroy Israel.

The book of Joel describes this event as a gathering of all of the armies of the world into this Valley, where the Lord will pronounce judgment on all of them. The predicted and foreseen number of deaths is so extraordinarily high on this day of divine judgment that it will take seven months for the Israelis to burry all of the dead men (Ezekiel 39:12-16). The dead ones will have their resting place under the soil of Israel and will never return home.

By the time Joel was called to minister to Judah, the Southern Kingdom had been in a state of disarray and decline for years, both economically and spiritually.

Rival nations and city states such as Tyre, Sidon, and Philistia had made frequent incursions into Israel, and a recent locust plague and drought had devastated Judah’s economy (Joel 1:4). Needless to say, Judah was weak from the inside out. It was a time of national mourning, where, as Joel writes, “all the trees of the field dry up. Indeed, rejoicing dries up from the sons of men” (Joel 1:12).

Like many biblical prophets, Joel was sent by God to get the people’s attention in a time of depression and decline. However, unlike many prophets, Joel does not address specific sin or idolatry on the part of the Judah. Rather, he uses the recent calamity of the locust plague to teach a prophetic lesson.

Speaking to the elders of Judah, Joel calls all members of society to take seriously the current locust plague. Because as bad as this calamity was, it was nothing in comparison to what was to come from God if the people did not repent and turn back to Him.

Looking back at the economic hardship brought on by the locust plague was intended to encourage the people to look forward to the great and terrible Day of the Lord, a phrase mentioned nineteen times by eight different Bible prophets, including Isaiah, Ezekiel, Amos, Obadiah, Zephaniah, Zechariah, Malachi, and Joel.

There are over 30 mentions of locusts in the Bible, in 17 books. Bible passages with detailed images of locusts and historical accounts of locusts’ devastation to crops are found in Exodus, Psalms, Jeremiah, Joel, and Revelation.

A locust is a special kind of grasshopper that adapts its body and behavior to swarm when environmental conditions are right—usually when there’s a lot of rainfall. Then their remarkable transformation in brain, color, size, and attraction to one another draws them into swarms damaging crops over wide areas of land. A frightening fact about locusts is a 10 to 16-fold increase in locust numbers occurs from one generation to the next.

Probably the most familiar Biblical description of locusts is found in Exodus. When Moses asks Pharaoh to “Let my people go” (Exodus 10:3b)—let the Israelites leave their miserable bondage in Egypt—and Pharaoh doesn’t respond, God takes over by releasing ten plagues on Egypt. The eighth plague is a locust attack.

The plagues are designed by God to display his power, “. . . that you may know that I am the Lord” (Exodus 10:2b) and convince Pharaoh to listen to Moses’ request. The plague of locusts comes between the plague of hail, which flattens important ancient Egyptian crop plants like flax and barley, and the plague of darkness, which makes the bare earth even more desolate. Moses warns the Egyptian leaders in advance of the eighth plague. (Exodus 10: 4-6.)

The first division of the book gives a vivid description of a plague of locusts, accompanied by drought. Ezra C. Dalby, writing in Land and Leaders of Israel, made reference to the overwhelming calamity of a plague of locusts. He quoted a witness of a plague: “In less than two months after their (the locusts’) first appearance, not only was every green leaf devoured but the very bark was peeled from the trees, which stood out white and lifeless, like skeletons. The fields were stripped to the ground.”

Even Arab babies left by their mothers in the shade of some tree, had their faces devoured before their screams were heard.’ “Brother Dalby, who was principal of West Seminary in Salt Lake City, wrote: “Nothing can stop the locusts in their resistless march; they climb walls, enter houses by doors and windows, and even gnaw the woodwork of the rooms. Like a powerful army, they march through the land, leaving desolation behind them.


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