Augmented by the first word of the following verse, Genesis 1:1 acquires further significance. The sequence of 8 words runs as follows:

Observe that the sum of these 8 words is 3003 - the total of the numbers named when counting to 77. It is therefore the 77th triangular number - as represented below.

The 8th word is thus seen to provide a perfect plinth for the first verse:

The triangle represented by the sum of the 6th and 7th words also serves to bind the the 8th word securely to the first 7, because it is seen to be coordinated both with the Genesis 1:1 triangle (formed from 2701 counters) and with the hexagon (formed from 1801 counters) representing the sum of the sequence of words 4-8, inclusive, thus: