The Eights are aligned with the Major Arcana Card of Strength. This alliance is brought in to sharp focus with the seriousness and intensity that Eights bring to the situation of their individual suit. This intensity leads toward permanency.
The Eight, when laid on its side, is the symbol of infinity. Standing up, it indicates the processes of endeavor and connections. The Eight can signify a strong artistic association.Kabalistic Association to Number 8 – Hod, splendor, form, intelligence. Hod is on the left Pillar, which is passive and female in that it brings the force from the right Pillar into form. The three upper Sephiroth form a triangle pointing upward; the next three, a downward triangle, which is that of the individuality. The third triangle, also pointing downward, is that of manifestation and personality. Hod is the sphere of Mercury – Hermes, the god of science and books, who works in the mental realm in a scientific manner; Hod is the scientist in us as Netzach is the artist.If all four 8s appear in your spread you must allow the artistic energies an appropriate outlet.