Interesting study of “Purification” as an ongoing process

25 occurrences in the ESV bible of “seven times

Seven days and seven weeks also have similar implications.

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Genesis 33:3

He himself went on before them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

 

Leviticus 4:6

and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle part of the blood seven times before the Lord in front of the veil of the sanctuary.

 

Leviticus 4:17

and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.

 

Leviticus 8:11

And he sprinkled some of it on the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all its utensils and the basin and its stand, to consecrate them.

 

Leviticus 14:7

And he shall sprinkle it seven times on him who is to be cleansed of the leprous disease. Then he shall pronounce him clean and shall let the living bird go into the open field.

 

Leviticus 14:16

and dip his right finger in the oil that is in his left hand and sprinkle some oil with his finger seven times before the Lord.

 

Leviticus 14:27

and shall sprinkle with his right finger some of the oil that is in his left hand seven times before the Lord.

 

Leviticus 14:51

and shall take the cedarwood and the hyssop and the scarlet yarn, along with the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the bird that was killed and in the fresh water and sprinkle the house seven times.

 

Leviticus 16:14

And he shall take some of the blood of the bull and sprinkle it with his finger on the front of the mercy seat on the east side, and in front of the mercy seat he shall sprinkle some of the blood with his finger seven times.

 

Leviticus 16:19

And he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleannesses of the people of Israel.

 

Leviticus 25:8

The Year of Jubilee

“You shall count seven weeks[1] of years, seven times seven years, so that the time of the seven weeks of years shall give you forty-nine years.

[1]Or Sabbaths

 

Numbers 19:4

And Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

 

Joshua 6:4

Seven priests shall bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark. On the seventh day you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow the trumpets.

 

Joshua 6:15

On the seventh day they rose early, at the dawn of day, and marched around the city in the same manner seven times. It was only on that day that they marched around the city seven times.

 

1 Kings 18:43

And he said to his servant, “Go up now, look toward the sea.” And he went up and looked and said, “There is nothing.” And he said, “Go again,” seven times.

 

2 Kings 4:35

Then he got up again and walked once back and forth in the house, and went up and stretched himself upon him. The child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.

 

2 Kings 5:10

And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored, and you shall be clean.”

 

2 Kings 5:14

So he went down and dipped himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God, and his flesh was restored like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

 

Psalm 12:6

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.

 

Psalm 119:164

Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.

 

Proverbs 24:16

for the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.

 

Daniel 3:19

Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with fury, and the expression of his face was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. He ordered the furnace heated seven times more than it was usually heated.

 

Matthew 18:21

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?”

 

Matthew 18:22

Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.[1]

[1]Or seventy-seven times

 

Luke 17:4

and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”

 

--------------------------------The Word LOVE appears Seven times in Revelation! WOW!--------------------------