gematria

noun
ge·​ma·​tria | \gəˈmā‧trēə, ˌgēmə‧ˈtrēə\
plural gematriot\ -​ēˌōt \

Definition of gematria 

1 : a cryptograph in the form of a word whose letters have the numerical values of a word taken as the hidden meaning

2 : the cabalistic method of explaining the Hebrew Scriptures by means of the cryptographic significance of the words

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History and Etymology for gematria

Late Hebrew gīmaṭrīyā, from Greek geōmetria

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