Who knows two hundred twenty-three?
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The eighteen years following any non-leap year have 223 months.
Birth of Avraham until the Brachos that Yitzchak gave:
100 until Yitzchak
60 until Yaakov
63 until the Brachos
Birth of Avraham until the death of Yishmael:
86 until Yishmael
137 until Yishmaels death