Meaning of hebrew letters

Name of letter

Shape

Numerical

value

The letter's meaning

ALEF

א

1

God: One, Unique, Ethernal

BET

ב

2

Duality, diversity, plurality, blessing

GIMEL

ג

3

Charity, zenith

DALET

ד

4

Dimensions, relations and space.

HE

ה

5

Divinity, distinction, specificity

VAV

ו

6

Wholeness, redemption and transformation.

ZAYIN

ז

7

Spirit, sustenance and struggle.

CHET

ח

8

Transcendence, divine grace and life.

TET

ט

9

Goodness

YOD

י

10

Creation and metaphysical

KAF

כ

20

Crown and realization

LAMED

ל

30

Teaching, learning, intention and direction.

MEM

מ

40

The revealed and the hidden

NUN

נ

50

Loyalty, soul and apparition.

SAMEKH

ס

60

Support, protection and memory

AYIN

ע

70

Vision and perception

PE

פ

80

Word and silence

TZADI

צ

90

Justice and humility

QOF

ק

100

Sanctity and cycle of growth

RESH

ר

200

Choice between greatness and degradation

SHIN

ש

300

Divine power but also corruption

TAV

ת

400

 Truth and perfection