Julia Boccagno

As the world carries on with its normal routine despite his prediction that the world would end this past Saturday, Christian numerologist David Meade clarified that the end of the world is still imminent.

Specifically, Meade says the world’s end will begin October 15, 2017. That’s when, Meade says, “Jupiter crosses the womb region of Virgo.”

“That’s when the action starts,” he continued. “Hold on and watch — wait until the middle of October and I don’t believe you’ll be disappointed.”

“Nothing is expected to happen in September. It is possible at the end of October we may be about to enter into the 7-year Tribulation period, to be followed by a Millennium of peace.”

David Meade, on his website

Clarifying his earlier prediction, Meade says the “mainstream” got it wrong in thinking something “visible” would happen on September 23.

“I don’t believe that. The actual event of the beginning of the Tribulation occurs on October 15,” he said.

Meade’s previous apocalyptic prediction garnered public attention last week when he said the solar eclipse on August 21 acted as a precursor to the end of the world. In an interview with The Washington Post, Meade explained that his prediction was based on an analysis of biblical verses and numerical clues.

“Jesus lived for 33 years. The name Elohim, which is the name of God to the Jews, was mentioned 33 times [in the bible],” Meade said. “It’s a very biblically significant, numerologically significant number.”


September 23 marked 33 days since the solar eclipse.

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Meade believes in the decades-old conspiracy that a 10th planet dubbed Nibiru will cross or collide with the Earth, which would lead to a seven-year period of rapture, followed by a millennium of peace.

But NASA has repeatedly debunked the conspiracy, denying the existence of a 10th planet. NASA’s director of planetary science said most recently on September 20 that it is too early to confirm the existence of the so-called Planet X.

“What we’re seeing is an early prediction based on modeling from limited observations. It’s the start of a process that could lead to an exciting result.”

Jim Green, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division