The Spiritual Meaning of 333: Do You See It Everywhere?

Published by
Lauren Edwards-Fowle, M.Sc., B.Sc.

The universe communicates with us in a wide variety of ways, we just need to be awake enough to listen. Synchronicity and numerology are two compelling tools our spiritual guides use to reach us, through apparent coincidences and unique or repeating numbers with intense meanings. The spiritual meaning of 333 is particularly powerful.

Becoming aware of these spiritual messages is the first step to understanding your path and purpose in life, but it’s not enough. You need to pay attention, be open and trustful, knowing you are being guided. You need to be brave enough to trust your intuition, knowing it will show you the way.

Focussing on numerology, different combinations of repeating numbers are ascribed to different meanings, often based on their biblical significance. These number sequences are often called angel numbers because they are believed to be a message from your guardian angels or spiritual guides.

Today, we’ll be looking at the spiritual meaning of 333, or 3:33. Spoiler alert: if you’ve seen this number everywhere, the Universe is smiling upon you!

Where do you see angel number 333?

If your guides are communicating with you through numerology, you might find that you keep seeing the same number patterns everywhere around you. The more aware of this phenomenon you become, the more you’ll notice!

You might repeatedly see 3:33 on the clock, see bus number 333 everywhere (or buses 3 and 33, or three 3 buses), notice some graffiti, get a new phone number, credit card number, license plate, or any other identifying number. You could see it anywhere numbers appear in sequence.

If you see it so often that it’s impacting your conscious awareness, there’s a good chance you’re on the receiving end of a spiritual message.

What is the spiritual meaning of 333?

The number 333 has several spiritual meanings, all of which are highly positive, loving, and encouraging. It means your prayers, requests and questions are being answered, and your spirit guides are by your side.

Depending on your spiritual beliefs, you can read the below interpretations of 333 in the Bible and other religious traditions.

The spiritual meaning of 333 in the Bible

In Scripture, the number 3 has associations with new life, abundance, balance, and spiritual awakening:

  • On the 3rd day of creation, God made the grass, the plants that give seed, and the trees that give fruit (Genesis I.II)
  • The Holy Trinity is comprised of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, or the Mind, Body, and Soul (Matthew 28.19), signaling the three-fold nature of Divinity
  • Jesus was dead for three days and nights before his resurrection

It’s a number associated with positive energy and overflowing with life force. When it is tripled, as in 333, its impact is also three-fold.

The spiritual meaning of 333 beyond the Bible

The number 3 also has similar associations in other religious traditions.

  • It has associations with the Ascended Masters, figures from all world religions who have ascended to the Divine
  • In neopagan and nature religions, the Triple Goddess is embodied by three distinct aspects of the Divine Feminine: the maiden, the mother, and the crone; or New Life, Giving Life, and Transformation
  • In Tarot, card number 3 is the Empress, an abundant, sensual woman personifying the Divine Feminine, Fertility, Nurturing, and Prosperity

Here too we see this number’s association with new life, abundance, and spiritual awakening.

What does angel number 333 mean for me?

Rest assured, your spirit guides are with you, ready to help and reassure you. They have been supporting the development of your natural gifts all your life.

The number 333 is a sign meaning that you are now being called upon to use them for the betterment of the world. Now is the time to manifest your desires and goals, with a compassionate yet single-minded focus.

The appearance of 333 in your life means that you are completely and unconditionally loved and protected. It means that you are following the right path to your purpose in life. You have reached a moment of perfect harmony with yourself and the Universe.

So work hard to maintain this state! 333 is a powerful spiritual symbol of encouragement and strength in this regard.

It’s really a sign that your spiritual awakening is unfolding. Your natural gifts are taking on a stronger, more impactful significance for yourself and others. Your guides or angels are sending a message, bearing witness to this and supporting you in your own transformation. They are calling you to remain open, aware, and trusting so that you can continue along this path.

What should I do if I keep seeing 333 everywhere?

1. Be Still, Be Quiet, and Listen

As is the want of the Ego, it will react with fear and mistrust, trying to protect you from your potential and true purpose in life. Thank it, love it, cherish it, so that its voice quietens down.

In this stillness, listen with your mind, your body, and your soul, and sustain this state of inner peace. This is your most authentic and most receptive state. Meditation and creative activities help to quieten the mind and open you to the Universe.

2. Channel and Speak Your Truth

Use only words that are in harmony with your soul, so that you are expressing only your authentic self. But most importantly, use words! The love and support of your guides are there to help you release the silence born from trauma or fear.

Come back to your power by vocal expression. This will enable healing for you as well as those around you. Channel your creativity and communication to lean into collaboration, and most importantly, don’t be afraid to reach out for assistance.

3. Use Your Abilities

The gifts you and your guides have been developing throughout your life make you an essential part of the Universe. We are all individual aspects of the Universe, connected by our energies as One.

Consequently, each of our purposes is to in some way be co-creator of the Universe, expanding the natural abilities we were born with to give our gift back to the Source. Use these to empower yourself and others, raising the vibration of the Earth.

4. Live with Purpose and Intentionality

Angel number 333 reminds you that at this point in your life, you need to take action. Get clear about what you want and manifest it. Make decisions based on love and positive energy, grow from your discomforts and hardships, acknowledge your inner truths, and head out into the world with purpose.

Have the maturity to own up to your mistakes and forgive yourself, and the discernment to eliminate what doesn’t bring you joy and happiness. This way, you make room for new blessings.

5. Break Away from Negative Cycles

Pay attention to the patterns and repetitive cycles in your life, especially the negative ones. Know that you are loved and supported in breaking out of these spiritual chains. 333 is a message that you need to focus on keeping your energy positive and listen to your intuition. Take action.

6. Continue to Work on Your Personal and Spiritual Growth

Focus on acknowledging your inner truth and working on maintaining your open, receptive, and releasing state of being. Keep your energy clear and your vibrations at a higher frequency, leaning into positivity, love, and inspiration. Commit yourself to the path of spiritual growth, and show up for yourself.


Published by
Lauren Edwards-Fowle, M.Sc., B.Sc.