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The letter "Ayin" is the sixteenth letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

It is the first letter of the word Ayin which means "eyes,", representing Divine Providence, - the "Eyes of G-d" in control of the world.

According to the Kabballah - The eye possesses five Divine powers. The right eye possesses five states of kindness, whereas the left eye possesses five states of severity or might.

The numerical value is seventy (70) representing:

Seventy archetypal nations and languages
Seventy oxen sacrificed on Sukot
Seventy Jewish souls that descended to Egypt.
Seventy elders chosen by Moses
Seventy years of King David
Seventy years of the Babylonian exile.

Listen to the sound of this letter


For additional insights to the Hebrew Alphabet and the mystical aspects associated with these letters visit the : Gal Einai Institute in Jerusalem.
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