King of Swords Tarot Card

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What is the meaning of the King of Swords card?

The King of Swords card stands for an intellectual person, with analytical thinking and ethics.

He enjoys intellectual challenges, understands a problem quickly and is an adept of argument and debate.

Because he is communicative, he often serves as a group spokesperson, being able to communicate ideas successfully.


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The presence of the King of Swords card tells of a high morality and ethical leader who encourages high standards and is against dishonesty and cheating.

He is very honest, impartial and objective.

king-of-swords-tarotThe Upright King of Swords Tarot Card Meaning

As said before, the King of Swords is a symbol of a powerful, opinionated, intellectual and forceful man in someone’s life. He might represent someone of high authority in your life.

The apparition of the King of Swords in your reading indicates that you have to remain detached and objective, with a clear mind of the situation.

The Upright King of Swords encourages you to use your intellect and logic to get to the heart of the matter.

You must be rational and use clarity to prove your point. This is not the time to listen to your emotions.

Often, the King of Swords represents an adviser who can provide you with the knowledge and the best pieces of advice for your problem.

The King of Swords and Work

This card often represents the law and legal system, being an archetypal professional. He is an expert in the field of law, business, education or science.

If you are looking for a job, the presence of this card in your reading suggests that a dark haired man may be in the position to hire you.

You will have to impress him though, in order to get the job.

What is the Meaning of King of Swords in Love?

The King of Swords card indicates that when it comes to love, his partner must be in a certain way and meet pretty high standards.

If you are the partner of this person, you will have to accept him/her as they are, because they are strong, intelligent and opinionated.

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Health and the King of Swords Card

You may have to be careful with your health. If you have unspecific symptoms, go to your doctor and see what it’s all about. Don’t ignore this!

King of Swords and Finances

The benefit you will be reaping from your advisers will be seen in your financial status. It is possible that a great deal of money will come your way.

You can also consider being generous toward others.

Reversed King of Swords

The Reversed position of the King of Swords indicates that something dreadful has happened to the brilliant and intelligent person that was in upright position.

He has turned into a tyrannical and manipulative man, using his intelligence in order to fulfill his selfish needs.

When the King of Swords appears in a reading, it may tell you that you are undecided about where your opportunities are and the direction you want to follow.


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What you must realize is that the longer you wait to make your decision, the longer it will take for you to be accomplished.

Combinations of the King of Swords tarot card

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