hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (UNCLASSIFIED)

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Nov 7 16:18:37 UTC 2013

On Nov 7, 2013, at 7:58 AM, "Mullins, Bill CIV (US)" <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:

> Subject:      Re: hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (UNCLASSIFIED)
> Pardon a direct question.  Is this fear of "666"?



Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (derived from Ancient Greek roots ἑξακόσιοι [hexakósioi, "six hundred"], ἑξήκοντα [hexékonta, "sixty"], and ἕξ [héx, "six"]; literally meaning "fear of [the number] six hundred sixty-six") is the fear that originated from the Biblical verse Revelation 13:18, which indicates that the number 666 is the Number of the Beast, linked to Satan or the Anti-Christ.

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