Skill, wisdom, adroitness, elasticity, craft, cunning, deceit, theft. Sometimes occult wisdom or power, sometimes a quick impulse, a “brain-wave”.
Double Letter in the Major Arcana
Double Letter is a term from the Sepher Yetsirah referring to the Hebrew Letters associated with the seven planets.
In the Tarot, the Double Letter is found in the Major Arcana
The Hebrew letters and the planets are:
- Beth – Mercury
- Gimel – Moon
- Daleth – Venus
- Kaph – Jupiter
- Peh – Mars
- Resh – Sun
- Tau – Saturn
Pure, exalted and gracious influence enters the matter. Hence, change, alternation, increase and decrease, fluctuation
Love, beauty, happiness, pleasure, success, completion, good fortune, graciousness, elegance, luxury, idleness, dissipation debauchery, friendship, gentleness, delight.
Good luck, transformation.
Quarrel, combat, danger, ruin, destruction of plans, sudden death, escape from prison.
Glory, gain, riches, triumph, pleasure, frankness, truth, shamelessness, arrogance, vanity, manifestation, recovery from sickness, but sometimes sudden death.
The matter of the question itself, synthesis, the end of the matter, may mean delay, opposition, obstinacy, inertia, patience, perseverance, persistent stubbornness in difficulty. The crystallization of the whole matter involved.
Skill, wisdom, adaptation. Craft, cunning, depending on dignity. Sometimes occult wisdom.
Change, alternation, increase and decrease. Fluctuation.
Beauty, happiness, pleasure, success, luxury, dissipation.
Skill, diplomacy, address, subtlety; sickness, pain, loss, disaster, snares of enemies; self-confidence, will; the Querent, if male.
Change in fortune.