Who knows two hundred twenty-six?

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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Rambam Hilchos Sefer Torah 9:10 says that the Sefer Torah the Rambam wrote for himself had 226 Dafim.


צפון = 226

צפון is one the Simanim of the Seder. It is also the Hebrew word for North.

  • Ironically also the word "וְיִרְדּוּ֩" in Bereshis 1:26 ("and" subdue/descend)
    – Re'eh
    Commented Oct 16, 2020 at 3:40

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