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Knight of Swords Tarot Card: Upright, Reversed, & Love Meanings

Knight of Swords Card Meaning

The Knight of Swords in Tarot stands for being direct (blunt), authoritative (overbearing), incisive (cutting), knowledgeable (opinionated), and logical (unfeeling). On the one hand, the Knight of Swords has a keen intellect, speaks clearly with authority, and is a master of logic. On the other, he can be tactless, convinced of his own superiority, and undiplomatic. He can be relied on for his analytical lucidity. Being indifferent to the feelings of others, he does not tolerate stupidity.

Upright Knight of Swords Card Meaning

When the Knight of Swords is upright in a Tarot reading, it may mean you need to check whether you force your views on others. Does speaking your mind often get you in trouble? Does this trait make your colleagues critical of you? If the answer is yes, maybe it's time to change these aspects of the Knight of Swords that are visible in you.

Reversed Knight of Swords Card Meaning

When the Knight of Swords is reversed in a Tarot reading, it could mean that you allow your heart to rule your head and are afraid to speak your mind. It can also mean a big opportunity is headed your way, one you're not necessarily prepared for but that you should take anyway. It can also mean rudeness, cynicism, and being a follower.

Knight of Swords Card Love Meaning

The Knight of Swords in a Tarot love reading is an indication of some work that needs to be done in the romance department. If you're single, you might soon be in a relationship with someone who possesses the qualities of the Knight of Swords, or maybe you are that person. If you're in a relationship, it can also indicate that you're involved with someone who possesses the qualities of the Knight of Swords, or you are that person. It can also mean that you and your partner might need to put in some work to get your relationship back on solid ground.

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