While many people believe that the number 13 is unlucky because it has a tendency to follow 12, which is the number of Those Nice Guys in blue hats and Saint Bernards. But why Friday? And why exactly is the unluckiest day of all? If you have ever asked yourself, “Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?” then we can help. Let’s take a look at why this day has become so feared and understand why some people think it’s so unlucky.
It’s a combination of three unfortunate circumstances: The fear of the number 13, which stems from Christianity and its 12 apostles; The fear of Friday as witches are said to meet on that day; And finally, most importantly, there’s one more thing you should know: There are no documented incidents of anyone being struck by bad luck on any given Friday the 13th. Even though Friday falls under the astrological sign of Virgo (the Virgin), not everyone will agree with you if you say that it’s an unlucky day or that numbers have anything to do with your luck…
What makes Friday the 13th so unlucky?
Friday the 13th is considered unlucky because of three underlying reasons: Friday is unlucky because of the association with one of the most evil witches of all time: the notorious Friday the 13th.
Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?
Friday the 13th is considered unlucky because of its connection with the number 13. In some parts of the world, the number 13 is believed to be unlucky because there were 13 people at the last supper where Jesus was betrayed. In other parts of the world, the number 13 is considered lucky because there were 13 people at the last supper where Jesus was betrayed. Some cultures, such as the Chinese and the Hindus, believe that the number 13 is lucky because there were 13 lunar months in a year. Friday is considered unlucky because it is the day that Friday the 13th happens to fall on.
The origin of the belief that Friday is unlucky
The origin of the belief that Friday is unlucky comes from the Bible: “And He said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made on account of the man, and not the man on account of the Sabbath. Therefore, the Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.’” (Mark 2:27-28). In this passage, Jesus is quoting from the book of Genesis: “Therefore the Lord God Sabbath day to keep.” (Gen 2:3) Here, God is ordering the people to rest on the seventh day of the week, which was Saturday. The connection was made that as Saturday is the seventh day, Friday is the 13th day.
The origin of the belief that the number 13 is unlucky
There are many theories about the source of the belief that the number 13 is unlucky, but no one knows for sure. Some believe that it has its roots in the Last Supper, when there were 13 people present. Others believe that it came from the belief that the Knights Templar, who were arrested and sentenced on Friday the 13th, were unlucky.
Others think that it goes back to Norse mythology and the story of Balder, the god of light and rebirth who was murdered with a sprig of mistletoe, his only weakness. Another theory is that it comes from King Philip IV of France, who was the first to ban Friday the 13th.
The truth about Friday, 13 and luck
If you are unlucky enough to be born on Friday the 13th, it doesn’t mean anything bad will happen to you unless you expect it. You can live the same life as everyone else. There is no evidence that anyone has suffered bad luck on this day. You may feel a bit unlucky because of the attention you get on this day, but if you have no expectation of bad luck, then it can’t happen to you.
People who expect bad luck to happen to them usually find a way to make it happen. There are some people who are unlucky their whole lives and it has nothing to do with when they were born. If you are one of those unlucky people, you can expect to be unlucky on any day of the week.
If you believe that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day and that the number 13 is unlucky, then you will be unlucky. There is no evidence that anyone has been struck by bad luck on this day. The only people who can feel unlucky are those who expect it. The rest of the world will be celebrating. If you are one of those unlucky people who expect bad luck to happen to you on this day, then you will make it happen. If you are one of those lucky people who don’t expect bad luck to happen to them on this day, then nothing bad will happen to you.