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:
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On the Posuk "אִשָּׁה כִּי תַזְרִיעַ וְיָלְדָה זָכָר" the Baal HaTurim says that the gematria of זכר is ברכה.
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.
Ramban to Sh'mos 12:40 discusses the Jews' being in Egypt for 227 years.