The Knight of Swords Tarot

What is the Knight of Swords Tarot

The Knight of Swords is a card that belongs to the third suit (Swords) of the fifty-six cards called Minor Arcana in a traditional seventy-eight tarot card deck. Used for both playing and divination, its suit element is air and court element is air.

How is the Knight of Swords Depicted in the Tarot Card

The Knight of Swords is illustrated as a young man clad in a shining armor raises a sword high in the air while riding a white horse amid a battlefield. His cape, decorated with birds’ images, fly in the air as the horse runs at high speed. The harness of the horse is designed with symbols of butterflies and birds.

Violent and stormy clouds fill the sky above as the windstorm blows the trees harshly at the backdrop.

Meaning of Knight of Swords in the Tarot Card

The Knight of Swords represents new ideas and thoughts that require an implementation to get success in life. The sword stands for justice and triumph. The white horse signifies purity, strength, courage, and intellectual energy while the butterflies and birds on the harness symbolize transformation.

The sky and the clouds depict mental clarity and divulgence of secrets.

The Knight of Swords as a Person (Significator)

The Knight is a highly energetic person who can quickly move from here to there at the drop of a hat. However, he is extremely immature and impatient with a tendency to win an argument at any cost. His presence in your life will take away all your energy, leaving you exhausted and frustrated.

As Feelings

The thoughts coming across in the mind of the Knight turn into feelings that are interconnected as well as interchangeable.

As Action/Advice

The Seeker should forget about the old ties and start with an agenda in life as soon as possible. The new paths created will give immense satisfaction at the end.

The Knight of Swords Tarot Card Meaning: Upright

The Knight of Swords

Keywords: Dogmatic, fast-moving, multitasking, fighter, problem-solver

Interpretation: According to this position, you are so obsessed with the ultimate fulfillment of your preconceived ideas and notions that the hurdles and challenges on your path do not appear to you. As you lack preparation to face them, the consequences could be ugly.

In the pursuit of achieving your goals, don’t overlook the practical problems you may have to face. Use your basic intellect to understand the crux of a situation rather than displaying a youthful valor.

In Love and Relationship Reading

Keywords: Whirlwind romance, pure-hearted love

Interpretation: If you are committed, your relationship will be taken to new heights in terms of romance and emotions.

The ones looking for a new relationship are going to be romantically favored in this period.

Knight of Swords Tarot Reading in Other Situations

Career and Work: Your high energy drive and determination will help in achieving your dreams. If you are planning a career change, do it right away.

Finance and Business: An unexpected financial gain will occur soon in your life. Moreover, you have tons of opportunities to make money.

Health: The appearance of the card in this position indicates positive news. So, if you are suffering from an illness, your recovery will take place soon.

The Knight of Swords Tarot Card Meaning: Reversed

The Knight of Swords Reversed

Keywords: Disillusioned thinking, carelessness, extravagance, incapacity

Interpretation: In the upside-down position, it indicates that you are wasting your energy and enthusiasm in the wrong direction. Your thinking is disorganized and unpredictable, causing the wrong selection.

To gain freedom and independence, you are acting like a rebellious, impatient teenager. Slow down before you have a serious burnout.

In Love and Relationship Reading

Keywords: Frequent arguments, love/hate relation

Interpretation: Clash of egos between you and your partner will leave no room for communication. You might not break up, but an on and off relationship is predicted as per the reading.

Knight of Swords Tarot Reversed Reading in Other Situations

Career and Work: At your workplace, you might have a hard time coping with the tremendous pressure, meeting deadlines and handling your subordinates. Don’t be arrogant and focus on bridging the communication gaps.

Finance and Business: As you are displaying a hesitant behavior, some really good financial opportunities might be missed. Deal with a professional expert when it comes to handling your investments.

Health: The appearance of the card in this position indicates positive news. So, if you are suffering from an illness, your recovery will take place soon.

The Knight of Swords in Different Positions in a Tarot Spread

Past: You don’t feel confident enough to take up new challenges due to the extreme criticism faced in the past.

Present: As most things are not going according to your plans, you are no longer interested to start something by yourself. However, too much ignorance will not fetch you any success.

Future: Your work will be critically analyzed by someone influential. Use your good communication skills to stick to your point.

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