What does the number 9 symbolize in the bible?
In the Bible, not all numbers have a symbolic meaning.
Even those numbers that do have a symbolic meaning, do not necessarily have a symbolic meaning every time the number is used.
The number 9 does not seem to have a symbolic meaning; but seems always to be a literal number.
The Bible is a book of history and prophecy - - thus it does not need to be a complicated book of numerology, as if every number has a deeper meaning.
It all depends on the numbers you are asking about. For example, number seven is described as the number of God or better said, the perfect number because many people in the Bible have used it and God has told them to do "this" seven times and "that" will happen. Ask the specific numbers and I'll answer you with the correct answer. or the Book "Numbers" or the number 666? Numbers in the Bible refer…
A: Numerical symbolism is a sign of superstition, and there are several numbers in the Bible that genuinely did have symbolic meaning to the biblical authors. The number 500 is one such number with no discernible symbolic meaning. In Paul's epistle, the risen Jesus appeared to 500, but this was something Paul believed to have happened, not a symbolic event.
This may be done to symbolize one's belief of the teachings of the bible. If buried with someone, as in a funeral burial, this could symbolize the departed's dedication to Christianity. In places where any type of religion is being prosecuted, the Bible may be buried to hide it from the authorities. There may be instances where it is done out of disrespect for Christianity.