Numbers have tremendous power in numerology. Numerology says that every number has a significance, so when you come into contact with a specific number you might wonder why it has appeared to you.
In numerology, there are some numbers that are considered unlucky. There are many numbers between 4 to 666 included in this list of unlucky numbers that can change everything you see or feel around you. Let's find out which are those unlucky numbers and why these numbers are considered unlucky around the world.
People in most of the East Asian countries consider 4 as the most unlucky number. In China, people are so superstitious about this number that they consider it the worst number. The reason behind it is that the pronunciation of the number 4 is "si" in Mandarin, which spells similar to “death” in the Mandarin language. This concept of superstition is so strong among Chinese people that buildings in China do not have the 4th, 13th, 14th, and 24th floors.
In Chinese culture, the number 9 is also considered unlucky. The reason behind it is that the sound of 9 spelled in Mandarin is somewhat similar to torture and misfortune. So, the Chinese people like to avoid this number too.
This number is considered unlucky in almost every country in this world. You will come across many buildings and lifts that do not have the 13th floor in most of the Western countries. It is believed that Judas Iscariot was the 13th guest at the last supper with Jesus, and he was the one who betrayed Jesus and caused his crucification. So, the number 13 is considered unlucky in Christianity.
People of Japan consider the number 24 as unlucky as well as dangerous. They believe that the sound of 24 spelled in Japanese is similar to stillbirth, i.e., the birth of a dead child. That’s why Japanese people like to stay away from the number 24.
In Afghanistan, people avoid the number 39. When the number 39 is spelled in Afghan language, it is heard quite similar to ‘dead cow’, a slang used for ‘pimp’ in Afghanistan.
The number 43 is also considered unlucky in Japanese culture. The argument that Japanese people give for it is the same as the number 24. This superstition is so strong in Japan that most of the hospitals do not have room number 43 in them.
The final inclusion to this list is the devil’s number 666. The number’s infamy originated from the Bible, where it is stated to be the number of ‘The Beast’. The number 666 has produced many controversies throughout history, with many people attributing it to the devil or the antichrist.
Do you recall ever encountering one or more of these numbers? If so, what happened to you afterward? I am curious as to what you think about this.