Number 7

Meaning of Number 7

Number 7 is the number of perfection, security, safety and rest.

number 7Seven contains the number three of the heavens and soul with the number four of the earth and body.

The Pythagoreans called the number 7 “the Septad”.

The seven colors of the rainbow.

Isaac Newton identified the seven colors of the rainbow as red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

There are seven days in a week.

There are seven notes to the diatonic scale.

There are seven letters in the Roman numeral system.

Seed of Life

 seed of lifeSeven circles form the symbol called “The Seed of Life”.

The Seed of Life symbolizes the six days of creation.

The central circle symbolizes the day of rest.


7 Chariot Rider WaitesLibra is the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac. (September 22 – October 24)

Number seven is the number of Neptune.

Number seven is lucky for Cancer and Pisces.

In the Tarot, seven is the card of the Chariot.

The Chariot is symbolic of the need to focus.  Reversed it signifies inabilities to see things through.

September means “the seventh month” in Latin.

The British fifty pence (50p) coin is a heptagon (seven sided).

Nitrogen (N) has the atomic number 7.

Number 7 is the international country calling code for Russia.

Lotus Seven was an open top, two-seater sports car.

The opposite sides of a dice always equal the number seven when added.


Do Not Say Seven

It is common superstition that saying the word “seven” is bad luck at a craps table. Players refer to the number seven as “it”. Some players may even refer to seven as “the devil”.

It is considered equally bad luck if the stickman gives a player dice with a total of seven face up.

According to an old superstition, breaking a mirror will bring you seven years of bad luck.

Snow White

Seven is the number of dwarfs in the fairy tale, Snow White.

The seven dwarfs were named:

Bashful – Doc – Dopey – Grumpy – Happy – Sleepy – Sneezy.

Seventh President

Andrew Jackson Presidential CoinAndrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. 1829 – 1837.

Andrew Jackson supported slavery and Indian Removal. Around 45,000 American Indians were relocated.

He owned over a hundred slaves who worked hard on his cotton plantation.

Jackson opposed The Second Bank of the United States. He was the first President to invite the public to the White House in honor of his first inauguration.

Hit by Lightning

Roy Sullivan (1912 –1983) was hit by lightning seven times and survived all of them. He was a U.S. park ranger in Virginia.

Birthday of Everyone

The seventh day of the Chinese New Year is known as “All Men’s Day” or the birthday of everyone!

The Secret Language of Birthdays

Seven Lucky Gods

Seven Lucky GodsIn Japan there are Seven Lucky Gods. They have a ship called Takarabune, the Treasure Ship.

Treasure boat JapanThey arrive in town every New Year and give gifts to all worthy people.

Children will often receive red envelopes decorated with the Takarabune. Inside they find money gifts.

The names of the Lucky Gods are: Hotei – Jurojin – Fukurokuju – Bishamonten – Benzaiten – Daikokuten – Ebisu

The Festival of Seven Herbs (Nanakusa no sekku) is celebrated on January 7th of every year. The Japanese eat a seven-herb rice porridge for good health and longevity.

The Hindu Wedding       

In Hindu weddings the bride and groom walk around the holy fire seven times during the wedding ceremony. A priest will read mantras as they are walking around the fire. After they have walked around the fire seven times, they take seven steps together. They say a vow for each of the seven steps.

The Red String

Rachel'sTomb 1910Some Kabbalists wear a red string tied around their wrist. Many believe it is an amulet that will protect them against the evil eye.

Others say the red string helps them strengthen their character by remembering the good qualities of the biblical matriarch, Rachel.

Long strands of red string are wrapped seven times around the tomb of Rachel before they are cut to make bracelets.

The tomb of Rachel is close to Bethlehem. Thousands of pilgrims visit the tomb every year. This picture is from 1910.

The Big Dipper/The Plough

Cherokee peace flagThe Cherokee peace flag had the seven stars of the Big Dipper as the motif. The stars were red on a white field.

On the Cherokee war flag the colors were the other way around; seven white stars on a red field.

There are seven Cherokee clans. Cherokee national flag

On the Cherokee flag the seal is surrounded by seven yellow seven-pointed stars. (The black star in the corner represents all those who died on the Trail of Tears.)  

Beheaded within the Tower of London

Seven people have been beheaded privately on Tower Green within the walls of the Tower of London.  Tower of London

William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings -June 13, 1483

Anne Boleyn,2nd wife of King Henry VIII – May 19, 1536

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury -May 27, 1541

Catherine Howard,5th wife of King Henry VIII -February 13, 1542

Jane Boleyn, sister-in-law of Anne Boleyn- February13, 1542

Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Day Queen- February 12, 1554

Robert Devereux,2nd Earl of Essex  – November 10, 1601        

Seven Dials Seven Dials in London is an intersection of seven roads. Today one will find a shopping village at Seven Dials. The picture shows the Seven Dials Sundial Pillar.

Agatha Christie wrote a mystery novel called “The Seven Dials Mystery”.

Seven Sisters is a district of the London Borough of Haringey, North London. The name is originates from seven elms which were planted in a circle on an area known as Page Green.

The group was known as the Seven Sisters by 1732 Seven Sisters station is a National Rail and London Underground Victoria Line station.

The “Seven Sisters” of Moscow is a group skyscrapers designed in the Stalinist style.

The Seven Sisters is a waterfall made up of seven separate streams in Geirangerfjord, Norway. The tallest one has a free fall that measures 250 meters.

The Seven Bridges of Köningsberg

Seven Bridges KoningbergThe city of Königsberg in Germany (now named Kaliningrad in Russia) was on both sides of the Pregel River, which included two large islands which were linked together and the mainland by seven bridges.

The Seven Bridges of Königsberg is a famous historical mathematical problem.

The challenge presented was to find a walk through the city that would cross each bridge completely once and only once.

The islands could not be reached by any route other than the bridges.

Leonhard Euler (1701 -1783) was a Swiss mathematician and physicist. He set out to find a solution.

After taking on the challenge Euler concluded that the problem has no solution. The conclusion by Leonhard Euler in 1735 laid the foundations of graph theory.      

Se7en (1995) is the title of an American crime film directed by David Fincher and written by Andrew Kevin Walker. It stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey and Kevin Spacey.

The murders in the movie correspond to each of the seven deadly sins.

Se7en is the stage name of South Korean pop singer Choi Dong-Wook (born November 9, 1984). He has won many awards.

Lucky 7 (2003) is a TV film starring Patrick Dempsey and Kimberly Williams. It is about a woman whose dying mother predicts she will marry her seventh boyfriend.

USS Hope (AH-7) was a hospital ship (launched 30 August 1943) was nicknamed Lucky 7

There are seven continents – Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.


The tangram is a puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans. tangram

The objective is to form a specific shape (given only a silhouette) using all seven pieces.

There are thousands of different tangram challenges for enthusiasts.


 Seven Lucky Crazy Girls

In Las Vegas go seek out the Riviera Hotel and find the bronze statue of the Seven Vegas Showgirls lined up in a row with their derrières showing.

For good luck in this gambling city it has become popular to run each of their bottoms, which by the way stay shinny from all the rubbing.

The statue is named “No Ifs, Ands, Or…”. It weighs 1,540 pounds and was made by Michael Conine.

The Seven Valleys of the Bahá’i Faith

The Nine-Pointed Star is a symbol of the Bahá’i Faith.

The Seven Valleys, is a book written by the founder, Bahá’uillah (1817-1892). It describes the seven mystic stages of which a seeker must travel towards God. The Bahá’i Faith was founded in Persia.

Bahá’i teaches monotheism and claim to be a fulfillment of all prior religions. Today they have followers around the globe.

Bahai PanamaThe Seven Valleys are:

1. The Valley of Search

2. The Valley of Love

3. The Valley of Knowledge

4. The Valley of Unity

5. The Valley of Contentment

6. The Valley of Wonderment

7 The Valley of Poverty and Absolute Nothingness

 Bahá’i Temple in Panama

Maya died 7 Days after giving birth to Siddhartha

Maya was the birth mother of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. It is told she died of joy seven days after giving birth to Siddhartha and joined the gods.

 Siddhartha was raised by his mother’s sister, Mahapajapati Gotami. Maya immediately went to the Buddhist heaven called Tavatimsa.

 After Gautama received Enlightenment, he went to visit his mother in Tavatimsa. The name “Maya” means love in Sanskrit.


  1. 7 the best number ever! Cause my favourite singer’s name is se7en ^^ and his fans are called lucky 7

  2. I too don’t understand I’m working on a book and now start to discover that seven appear so much. Let me give you some example 1 don’t want seven years studies as I look at the seven classes. 2 I exchange letters with seven people from seven cities 3 seven names with the seventh as seven 4 One of the seven with seven letters mailed me seven cards 5 Seven verses read seven times 6 Seven players scored seven goals 7 I finally studied seven years and made seven trips. I just don’t understand cause there are many many more. Any body to throw light on this?

  3. I was born 17/07..I am already feeling the blessings in my life and the ones ahead..

  4. unnamed player

    I think 7 is anagram of 2, but in (outside from core) our world, it is 3+4, which had indians for instance in their flags and their genetics. Flower home rose for example, have 7 sepals on the buds, because rose relates to the ancient kind of plants (she is manifest “3”(z) in our world, but our outside world is matrix (4) =7). She can’t exist here without that 4. But rose is something like metis in genetic, it is were “z,s” sometimes before, without sound “r”, which was transformed in “Z+r(r is oxygene, acids) – rose. Rosana is ancient plants i think.
    Nitrogen (aZot) have 7 atoms because he relate to the our core “z,1”, but he inhabit at the atmosphere (in the matrix 4), he is did colds, winters for us, it is metals. So it is same formula (3+4=7). So i think in the beginning of times, the metal core was reacted with hot (hot is 2) and then after this reaction turned out in nitrogen, thats why 7=2 in some kind, and thats why he have exactly 7 atoms.
    Now it stay clear, why our gods present in number 7, it is earthcore (3) that released in matrix (4)…. I think all three first numbers (123) present inside earthcore world.
    But seven is weird number because his middle would be 4, it is strange…….

    • unnamed player

      It is same 1(7) but without 2 (-), dead one, thats why 7 represent number of family, we create children and then after slowly dieing. Family – sloven. SEM’ya. Letter F is reduction of S – samily.

      • unnamed player

        And thats why sign Libra stay seventh , because it is sign of real relations in edge of winter, or in start of spring, like doing all animals. I think only in winter we can trully beloved somebody……Thats why in that period exist the most beautiful peoples, it is right time for fetus i think……

        • unnamed player

          In the past days, ursa major was staying rough at the middle of north pole may be. Ursa is mouse. Maybe there in that stars living our kins.

  5. 7 represents the Persian lucky number: My Dad died on the 7th.
    9 represents September which is ITP Awareness month, plus my Nephew whom like my Dads only son’s birthday is 7-9.
    21 represents the start of Spring and is the start of the Persian New Year. Nowruz and the day my Dad checked into the ER. The start of his journey to his New beginning! In Persian culture it is celebrated as New Life.
    17 which my Dad spent 17 days in the hospital before passing.

  6. Hello

    I was born 7.7.73. When I add all numbers is 7. My first & last name adds to 7 too. Any comments?
    It would be great to read some feedback, meaning?
    Thank you

    Good luck to Everyone!!

  7. Hi!
    Born 3-7-73 and I often see 3s, 7s or if no 7s, 3s and 4s.
    Seeing 777 has happened quite a few times and it always makes me very happy 🙂
    Significance of birthdate?

    Thank you for your lovely tales of seven!

  8. I see number 7 all the time, in songs, books, radio, TV etc what does this mean?

  9. I like what you’ve written about the number 7. I’ve written a book, “7 Types of Queens, Kings Desire,” and I expressed how how powerful the number seven is. No, I’m not trying to have 7 wives, even though I am single. My goal is to inspire women from around the world to be the best woman possible. Also, I was born on February 7th! I’m blessed & fortunate! Thank God!!

    • I am interested to read that book. I am amazed that my own “queen” exhibits all the best traits of my other seven girlfriends, but seems to expand each trait sevenfold the best I had hoped possible. I am curious to find out if she has her expression in each of the seven fields you describe.

  10. I just want to know what do you if someone was born with a number seven on him because i was born with it so tell me please whats the meaning

    • If you are born with the number 7 on you, you are extremely fortunate and blessed. Count your blessings and be open to the opportunities that come your way. Play your cards right and your whole life must be a success. Enjoy your life – love, live and prosper!

  11. birthdate 7/7/80
    Is this significant?

    • I think that it is both arbitrary that we call that day, that number, aqnd that the very name of the date has a resonant frequency that harmonizes with the divine flow of ages. We are each a still point within which passing frequencies resonate.

  12. I loved the way in which you have unveiled all the characteristics of this number. 7- the number denoting the seed of life, the colors of rainbow, the days in a week, lucky gods in Japan, you have explained all of them so beautifully, it’s like unveiling their characteristics one by one to make sure everyone understands them, and gets to know their importance. Just loved it!

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