Mercury

Mercury rules Gemini and Virgo. Mercury is associated with the eighth sephirah Hod on the Kabbalistic Tree of Life and rules communication.

This planet is related to the 2nd Major Arcana the Magus or Magician and the Hebrew letter Beth meaning “a house”.

1 The Magus – Book of Thoth

1 The Magus – Book of Thoth

Skill, wisdom, adroitness, elasticity, craft, cunning, deceit, theft. Sometimes occult wisdom or power, sometimes a quick impulse, a “brain-wave”.

6 The Lovers – Book of Thoth

6 The Lovers – Book of Thoth

Openness to inspiration, intuition, intelligence, second sight,
childishness, frivolity, thoughtfulness divorced from practical
consideration,

9 The Hermit – Book of Thoth

9 The Hermit – Book of Thoth

Illumination from within, secret impulse from within; practical plans derived accordingly. Retirement from participation in current events.

1 The Magician – Rider-Waite

1 The Magician – Rider-Waite

Skill, diplomacy, address, subtlety; sickness, pain, loss, disaster, snares of enemies; self-confidence, will; the Querent, if male.