This is classic, first they come up with many ideas on how to get 666 then at the end they say it is all wrong!
*** Awake! November 22, 1966 ***
[Note: not available on 1993/1995/1999 CD-ROM]
There is no place in the Bible that encourages one to try to link the letters of certain words with mystical numbers in order to uncover mystical truths. Such a practice originates, not with the Bible, but in ancient Babylon.
Editors Note: Using this same 6+6+6 formula:
Charles Taze Russell
1234561 2345 6123456 = 666]
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