Swords Tarot Cards Meanings

Swords Tarot Cards Meanings

The Suit of Swords helps to tell thoughts and personal things.  The Swords are there to look deep into the mind, and the element of the Swords is the element air.  These cards can remind you of what you have done and the fears and challenges seen to reach goals.

These are cards that are mainly represented in the Swords suit.  These cards can be associated with conflict, and not all people can reach their goals or what they are working towards.  The Swords also represent personal intellect and how you can see things instead of how the emotions control you logically.

Suit of Swords

Many cards are found in the suit of Swords, including:

  • Ace of Swords
  • Two of Swords
  • Three of Swords
  • Four of Swords
  • Five of Swords
  • Six of Swords
  • Seven of Swords
  • Eight of Swords
  • Nine of Swords
  • Ten of Swords
  • Page of Swords
  • Knight of Swords
  • Queen of Swords
  • King of Swords

Ace of Swords

The first card in the Suit of Swords card is the Ace of Swords.  This means a new start in life, and aces always will mean a new beginning.  The Swords can bring about change without there being a warning.  Aces, most of the time, represent a new goal or idea.  You might see yourself coming out in life.

The Ace of Swords shows achieving things and being victorious.

Two of Swords

The Two of Swords card is the second card found in the Suit of Swords.  This card means balance, and where two halves will equal a whole one.  There can be two halves meaning a male or female or something good or something bad.  This card is balanced but is not always about action.  Focus on your information.

The Two of Swords card shows decisions being made and knowing what options you have.

Three of Swords

The third card of the suit of Swords is the Three of Swords card.  This card is not a fully positive or a fully negative card.  This can be a bad card when it comes to love because it can mean a lukewarm relationship. This is a card in which positioning really determines meaning.

The Three of Swords represents being depressed or losing someone.

Four of Swords

The Four of Swords card is the fourth card in the suit of Swords.  This card shows a knight and a tomb, and three different swords on the wall. This can be a depressing card in some circumstances, but can also be a positive in others. Pay close attention to the positioning.

The Four of Swords can represent getting rid of your problems and learning to be alone in life.

Five of Swords

The fifth card in the suit of Swords is the Five of Swords. This card is one that you should prepare for if you draw.  This card can mean conflict and can take you into a time when hard things will happen.  This will not be something scary, but it will be hard.  So don’t worry about things.

The Five of Swords means loss and being in some type of conflict.

Six of Swords

The sixth card in the suit of Swords is positive.  It is more positive than the other cards in the suit, and this can be a period that you are ready for change and that you are going to grow in life. Growth is sometimes painful, but it will be worth it in the end.

The Six of Swords means traveling and being responsible for some change.

Seven of Swords

The seventh card in the suit of Swords is the Seven of Swords.  This card symbolizes all possibilities.  Do not jump to conclusions about your life. It can be a good thing to learn to step back and assess a situation without immediately reacting.

The Seven of Swords represents someone stealing and being deceptive.

Eight of Swords

The eighth card in the suit of Swords is the Eight of Swords.  This card shows a scary scene of a blindfolded woman surrounded by swords.  She doesn’t know what to do but not doing anything is a bad choice.  There will be a way out, but it will not be painful.

The Eight of Swords represents being stuck and frustrated in life and trying to win impossible obstacles.

Nine of Swords

The ninth card in the suit of Swords card is the Nine of Swords.  This is a negative card and shows someone waking up from a nightmare and having grief and sadness.  The nine swords are on the wall beside his bed, and he has a quilt with red roses and zodiac symbols.  Again, this is seen as a bad card, but you have to interpret it by taking the whole reading into account.

The Nine of Swords card shows grief and fear.

Ten of Swords

The Ten of Swords is the tenth card in the suit of Swords.  This card is not very positive.  It shows a man that is on the ground and has ten swords on his back.  This card is seen as destructive and dark, but you have to consider the whole reading to interpret it.

The Ten of Swords shows failure and being hopeless.

Page of Swords

The eleventh card of the suit of Swords is the Page of Swords.  This card is very positive and has energy behind it.  This can stand for a real person that comes into your life and might even be younger than you or at least have the energy of someone who is younger.

The Page of Swords represents being restless and trying hard to make things happen.

Knight of Swords

The Knight of Swords is the twelfth card in the suit of Swords.  This card is positive, especially when it looks at the other cards in the deck.  This card can help you to expect better things to come.  You might have better news for a younger male that you know.  Expect to get good news.

The Knight of Swords represents logical thinking and being ruthless.

Queen of Swords

The thirteenth card is the Queen of Swords, and this card will represent someone in your life.  This person is most likely a mature woman who gets mad fast.  You might know who that is as they are already part of your life. If you are uncertain of this person, they will soon make themselves known.

The Queen of Swords represents maternal energy, independence, and having good gut feelings.

King of Swords

The last card in the suit of Swords is the King of Swords.  This card shows seriousness and can represent a strong male in your life.  This is someone that has authority over you. This authority can be in any area of your life.

The King of Swords represents making a decision and being authoritative.

Knowing the meaning behind each card can make it easier to understand when they show up in a reading.