613 (number)

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Cardinalsix hundred thirteen
(six hundred thirteenth)
Greek numeralΧΙΓ´
Roman numeralDCXIII

613 (six hundred [and] thirteen) is the natural number following 612 and preceding 614.

Mathematical properties[edit]

613 is a prime number, the first number of prime triplet (pp + 4, p + 6), middle number of sexy prime triple (p − 6, pp + 6). It is the index of a prime Lucas number.[1]

613 is a centered square number with 18 per side, a circular number of 21 with a square grid and 27 using a triangular grid. It is also 17-gonal.

613 is the sum of squares of two consecutive integers, 17 and 18, and is also a lucky number and thus a lucky prime.


The 613 commandments (Hebrew: תרי"ג מצוות‎: taryag mitzvot, "613 Mitzvot") - 613 is the number of mitzvot in the Jewish Torah.

In Judaism, Kabbalah the number 613 is very significant, every complete entity is seen as being divisible into 613 parts: 613 parts of every Sefirah; 613 parts of divine mitzvot in the Torah; 613 parts of the human body.

The pomegranate is said in Judaism to have 613 seeds.

Other occurrences[edit]

The number 613 hangs from the rafters at Madison Square Garden in honor of legendary New York Knicks coach Red Holzman's 613 victories.[importance?][citation needed]

In Scandal, the secret agency is known as B613.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "What's Special About This Number?". Archived from the original on 2018-02-23. Retrieved 2013-04-28.