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Equidistant Letter Sequences in the Book of Genesis

Doron Witztum, Eliyahu Rips and Yoav Rosenberg
Statistical Science
Vol. 9, No. 3 (Aug., 1994), pp. 429-438
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2246356
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Equidistant Letter Sequences in the Book of Genesis
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Abstract

It has been noted that when the Book of Genesis is written as two-dimensional arrays, equidistant letter sequences spelling words with related meanings often appear in close proximity. Quantitative tools for measuring this phenomenon are developed. Randomization analysis shows that the effect is significant at the level of 0.00002.

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