618. And how do we know that the shewbread comes from the King's table? Because of what is written: "and he said to me: This (Heb. Zeh) is the table that is before Hashem" (Yechezkel 41:22), AND THE NUMERICAL VALUE OF 'this' (Heb. zeh) refers to the twelve countenances. Moreover, whoever can do so, should arrange and establish on his table four loaves in each Shabbat meal, which at three meals MAKE TWELVE LOAVES, WHICH ARE the twelve countenances.
619. And you might wish to suggest that from the Torah we learn about six CHALLOT, as only double the bread WAS REQUIRED FOR EACH OF THE THREE MEALS, MAKING A TOTAL OF SIX ONLY, NOT TWELVE. HE ANSWERS, we cannot mention Vav (= 6), without also mentioning its companion Vav namely Vav Vav, THE SOUND OF THE PRONOUNCED VAV, the six from above downwards, and the six from below upwards. AND they parallel the six steps that are in the upper Throne and the six steps of the lower Throne, Six OF THE UPPER THRONE are concealed, while six are in the open. AND THIS IS THE SECRET OF THE VERSE: "The secret things belong to Hashem our Elohim: but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever" (Devarim 29:28).