ⓘ 613 (number)


ⓘ 613 (number)

613 is a prime number, the first number of prime triplet, middle number of sexy prime triple p − 6, p, p + 6. It is the index of a prime Lucas number.

613 is a centered square number with 18 per side, a circular number of 21 with a square grid and 27 using a triangular grid. It is also 17-gonal.

613 is the sum of squares of two consecutive integers, 17 and 18, and is also a lucky number and thus a lucky prime.


1. Judaism

The 613 commandments Hebrew: תרי"ג מצוות ‎: taryag mitzvot, "613 Mitzvot" - 613 is the number of mitzvot in the Jewish Torah.

In Judaism, Kabbalah the number 613 is very significant, every complete entity is seen as being divisible into 613 parts: 613 parts of every Sefirah; 613 parts of divine mitzvot in the Torah; 613 parts of the human body.

The pomegranate is said in Judaism to have 613 seeds.


2. Other occurrences

The number 613 hangs from the rafters at Madison Square Garden in honor of legendary New York Knicks coach Red Holzmans 613 victories.

The Beatles mentioned "love" in their lyrics 613 times.

In Scandal, the secret agency is known as B613.