What does the word degree signify?

As the word implies, a degree is merely a grade or step, or preparation, as one grade is but preparatory to another higher, and so on to the sublime. A degree sometimes, means a class or order, but not in Freemasonry. — ( Genesis 28:12 )

Biblical Reference

Genesis 28:12

And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.

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