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A fellow pointed out to me that the first verse of Matos & first verse of Masei have the exact same Gematria of 3324. Has anyone seen any Seforim that talk about the similar Gematria between these two verses?

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  • Since we're on the topic, does anyone talk about whether all gematrios are meaningful, or are some/almost all of them just because everything has a number? Does a gematria need a mesorah or ratification by a mekubal?
    – MichoelR
    Commented Jul 10, 2023 at 16:30
  • @MichelR judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/ask Commented Jul 10, 2023 at 16:39
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    @MichoelR I believe this new book addresses your question amazon.com/Gematria-Refigured-Conveys-Through-Numbers/dp/…, although I have not read it myself
    – Joel K
    Commented Jul 10, 2023 at 18:03
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    @MIchoelR That is why I gave you a link to ask your question. Commented Jul 10, 2023 at 21:15
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    Interesting question and an interesting coincidence. In addition to these pesukim, in במדבר ל:ב and in במדבר לג:א, there are six additional pesukim in Tanach with this gematria: שמות ו:כט, במדבר כז:ד, דברים לד:ג, שופטים י:יד, ישעיהו נג:ב, ירמיהו מו:כא. Interesting that 5 of the total 8 are in Chumash. Also interesting that our two in Matos/Masei are at the start of a parsha pesucha/stuma (as expected for a parshas hashavua) and also the pasuk at שמות ו:כט (within Parshas VaEra).
    – EraserX
    Commented Jul 11, 2023 at 20:11

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