What is the significance of the number 12 in scripture?

The number twelve is mentioned in scripture about 187 times. The first indication of twelve was back in Genesis chapter 28:10 in the story of Jacob's dream.  Twelve sons, twelve tribes, the women bleeding for 12 years, and the twelve Apostles are all other uses of the number 12.

What does it signify?

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