Knight of Swords

Knight of Swords

Upright Meaning

  • Courage & Strength
  • Coming in very fast
  • Military/Government

Reversed Meaning

  • Tyranny
  • Destruction
  • Legal problems
  • Flaky

I am fearless.

Knight of Swords Overview

The Knight of Swords is a card of courage and strength. As you can see by the fast moving clouds, the horse’s mane, and the feather on the knights helmet, the is immense speed in the energy of this card. While the Knight of Wands is hasty in his energy, the Knight of Swords is fast! Should this card show up in a reading it could indicate something happening at a rapid pace. Particularly a matter that could come and transform things before anyone has time to think about it. Which sometimes can be best, especially if we tend to over analyze everything to death. Because the swords have a structure and organization to them, this card can represent the military of government. When reversed in a reading, the results are destructive, with a possibility of some hardship or calamity arriving. This could also indicate someone who is very flaky.

Questions for You to Meditate On

How do I handle situaitons where things are moving quickly?

What role does precision and order play in this situation?

How can things fall apart when they are rushed into too quickly?