# What does the number 12 stand for?

**number 12**is a symbol of faith, the church and divine rule. The

**number 12**features prominently in the Bible. The Old Testament Book of Genesis states there were

**12**sons of Jacob and those

**12**sons formed the

**12**tribes of Israel. The New Testament tells us that Jesus had

**12**apostles.

Considering this, what does the number 12 mean spiritually?

In the most of cases **number 12** is actually a representation of authority and perfection. This **number** can also represent the church and faith in general. It can be also used as a symbol of divine rule, actually the symbol of the perfect government of God.

Secondly, is 12 a holy number? The numbers 1,2 and 3 are all prime numbers and are symbolic of creation through the **holy** trinity. The **number 12** would be reduced in numerology as 1+2=3, which means that the **number 12** is also symbolic of the trinity. Two times twelve is 24 and half of **12** is 6.

Also question is, why is 12 the perfect number?

**Twelve** is a sublime **number**, a **number** that has a **perfect number** of divisors, and the sum of its divisors is also a **perfect number**. Since there is a subset of **12's** proper divisors that add up to **12** (all of them but with 4 excluded), **12** is a semiperfect **number**.

Why do I keep seeing the number 12?

The frequent appearance of the angel **number 12** means that you **should** be devoted, kind, and obliging. Therefore, people who have a problem being this can see the angel **number 12** as a sort of bad luck. The angel **number 12** signifies perfect harmony.