: in direct conversion, it is no longer necessary to enter the thousand separation sign before the Jewish numeral '5' standing for 5,000 (for coins minted after 1981 (to present day)).
Dating of jewish calendar
: it is a must to enter the thousands separation sign (') between the symbols ת and ה for coins minted since 1981, in spite of the fact that it doesn't actually appear on the coin's date inscription.
If you omit this sign, you'll get an incorrect result.
If one wants to manually convert the Hebrew number to Arabic numerals, one should firstly define the numerical value of every letter and then add them all up.
Again, Jewish script, like Arabic, is right-to-left-based.
Here is an example: 1991 AD = 5751 Hebrew = = 1 50 3×5 = 5751.
And you can check this out with the Creounity Time Machine, by the way!
Because the human mind is limited, and therefore lacks the ability to conceive of God who is perfect.
So the Torah describes God in familiar terms, in order that we should grasp aspects of God's character.
As far as approximate calculations are concerned, that fact can be omitted, as the average year duration coincides with the Gregorian calendar.