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Who knows two hundred twenty-seven?

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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On the Posuk "אִשָּׁה כִּי תַזְרִיעַ וְיָלְדָה זָכָר" the Baal HaTurim says that the gematria of זכר is ברכה.

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I haven't looked for the source, but the K'li Yakar is quoted as having said that the difference between forgetting (shachach = 328) and remembering (zachar = 227) is the 101 times one must review Torah.

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Ramban to Sh'mos 12:40 discusses the Jews' being in Egypt for 227 years.

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A Marla Gibbs (of "The Jeffersons" fame) vehicle.

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Aww, am I supposed to somehow intuit why I got the downvotes? –  Seth J Jun 24 '12 at 23:49

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