Who knows one hundred seventy-nine?
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The 1939 white paper passed the House of Commons with 179 nays to the 268 ayes.
Supposedly (but I have no good source), אלקים appears in 179 verses of בראשית.
Supposedly (but I have no good source), מימרא דה׳ appears in אונקלוס 179 times. Perhaps someone has a script that can check this.