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Who knows two hundred twenty-three?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:

  • Upvote all interesting answers.

  • Accept the best answer.

  • Go on to the next number.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

The eighteen years following any non-leap year have 223 months.

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Compare mi.yodeya.com/questions/6720 – msh210 Apr 6 '11 at 18:45

Birth of Avraham until the Brachos that Yitzchak gave:

100 until Yitzchak

60 until Yaakov

63 until the Brachos

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Birth of Avraham until the death of Yishmael:

86 until Yishmael

137 until Yishmaels death

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