According to R. Allendy, this number represents “the evolution, 7, continuing in the eternal mechanism of the world, 40, by a personal effort and a fight – 4+7 = 11; 1+1 = 2”.
Forty seven is considered as being the number of the Law.
With the Cross, The Bishop wrote on the ground, during the dedication of a Church, 47 signs: 23 letters of the Latin alphabet from the North-West to the South-East, and 24 letters of the Greek alphabet from the North-East to the South-West.
Forty seven names of Pharaoh are listed on the Tables of Saqqarah.
It is the numerical value of the verse of the Genesis where it is written: And God saw that it was good.
One day the Lord tells to Vassula that the new Name that he carried was Y H Sh W H. By using the gematria in “n”, the numerical value of this name is 47 = 10+5+21+6+5. This Name of glory was given to Jesus, the innocent Victim, after his death. The Just to justify us becomes himself curse, since it is written: “Anyone hanged is accursed” (Ga 3,13). And “accursed” in Hebrew gives also 47 = 1+20+6+20.
The psalm 47 is the first song of the divine Reign. It talks about the union of the nations as only one people to which unite the descendants of Abraham so as to rent the Eternal under only one chief, the Christ. The last word of this psalm is “climbed”, numbering 47 = 14+16+12+5, like the Name of Jesus glorified Y H Sh W H = 47.
The name of Adam, the word leprosy and the verb to stone are used 47 times in the Bible.
In the three synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) 47 times it is spoken about demons.