King of Pentacles Tarot Card

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What is the Meaning of the King of Pentacles Tarot Card?

In traditional tarot, the King of Pentacles is quite a busy card!

We see a man seated on a large throne with one hand grasping a golden scepter while the other holds up a pentacle.

All around him, and all over his robes, are grapes. Despite the scene being overrun by fruit and vines, his face is serene.

The symbolism being shown in the card is important.

A grapevine stands for abundance, transformation, and blessings; and there sure are a lot of them.

The King of Pentacles embraces calmness amid the chaos in his portrait.

When he appears to you in your tarot readings, he brings with him good news and peace.

Since he is a Court card, he may sometimes represent an actual person in your life. This will be a man who values good work ethic and is perceived as a pillar of stability.

king-of-pentacles-tarotThe Upright King of Pentacles Meaning

The position of King of Pentacles in your spread is important in understanding his purpose.

In your past position, he signifies a foundation of stability and confidence.

It’s possible that you’ve forgotten your strength while caught up in your current situation.

While the past is the past, it’s important that you draw lessons from it and apply it to your present.

In your present position, the King of Pentacles brings with him a period of peace.

If you feel that life is currently up in the air, it will sort itself out soon.

The future position is the best place for the King of Pentacles to show himself.

This means that any chaos and turmoil in the present has a good outcome for you.

Since this is a court card, the King could also be signifying a person in your future.

Depending on the type of spread and the other cards that have come up in it, this person could be a lover or an investor in a project you’ve worked hard to get off the ground.

Regardless of the circumstances, the future comes together in a way that suits you.

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Work and the King of Pentacles

You’d be hard pressed to find a card more career oriented than the King of Pentacles.

When he shows up as an answer to your work related questions, it’s a good sign that you’ll see a promotion or raise directly related to your own efforts.

If you already have a stable job, he urges you to consider areas in which you could improve your productivity.

If you are currently looking for work, this is a sign that you will find it.

As long as you’re diligent in your search and have an honest résumé, your period of unemployment will soon come to an end.

Love and the King of Pentacles

In regards to your love life, the King of Pentacles is a good omen. If you’re single, he signifies a new love that will sweep you off your feet.

Be yourself and keep your heart open. Love is right around the corner!

If you are already in a relationship, the King is a reminder that your partner cannot read your mind. Address any concerns you have and work on fixing issues together.

There is a comfortable future ahead of you, as long as you’re both on the same page.

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The King of Pentacles and Finances

The King of Pentacles is a very attractive card to see in your financial spread. When he shows up, it means that you can expect an increase in your cash flow, as long as you’ve been working for it.

If you’ve made any investments, it’s also a sign that they’ll soon be paying off.

Even though more money will be coming it, it’s a good idea to take care of your necessities instead of going on a shopping spree.

Meaning of the King of Pentacles in Health

When it comes to your health, the King of Pentacles points more towards mental health than physical health.

If you’ve been feeling ill, it’s likely that it stems from stress as opposed to a more serious issue.

Make an appointment for a checkup if you feel that you need one, but chances are meditation and a couple mental health days will do just the trick.

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The King of Pentacles in Reversed Position

A reversed King of Pentacles shows fear that the future will not be stable. To combat these negative feelings, it’s important that you are making an honest effort towards your goals. Don’t allow yourself, or anyone else, to hold you back.

King of Pentacles Combinations

When the King of Pentacles appears with The Tower, The Devil, or Death from the Major Arcana, it means that these chaotic events won’t have as much of an effect on your life as they would standing alone.

The King offers a sort of protection while you maneuver through the hard times. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

The Queen of Pentacles paired with the King of Pentacles is a sign of harmonious partnership, specifically in love.

These cards are considered a “soulmate” pairing, which is fantastic news for those who are actively searching for love.

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