Read King of Swords meaning and description including upright and reverse tarot interpretation.
King of Swords Tarot Meanings
King of Swords shows a king on a small throne, sitting outside and holding a large sword. This King is not so concerned about materialistic possession, he is more interested in logical thought and being a pro-active and rational leader. He knows how to control his emotions and is a very smart and strategic leader, thinking through his plans before executing them.
This card represents a lawyer, doctor or military person, who has an influence in the Tarot reading.
King of Swords General Meaning
When you draw this card you are being asked to develop the qualities of the King of Swords in yourself. Believe that you have his strength of character inside you which can help you confront any confusion or difficulties in your life. Trust that all answers to all questions lie within you, in order to help you move through any periods of darkness.
Upright Meaning: What this upright card means?
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
excellent logical advice that is well articulated by a smart person.
someone who is not impulsive, but feels very impatient and who believes they are always right.
a person that is direct, forthright and can get to the crux of a matter quickly.
look to new ideas in order to start a new project or to make it successful.
sudden promotion, career advancement or assistance from a person in power.
Reversed Meaning: What this reverse card means?
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
very critical, mean and demanding of others.
take care not be be a selfish person who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals and often fails as a result.
watch out for someone with few scruples or morals.