Tarot Card Meaning
King Of Swords Tarot Card
What Does King Of Swords Tarot Card Mean?
King Of Swords Keywords
Intellectual, powerful, communicator, emotionally distant, great ideas,powerful, achiever, defender, authoritarian, rude, strong enemy,stormy moods, anger.
King Of Swords Meanings And Description
The King of Swords is highly intelligent and ambitious. His analytic thinking enables him to be the ultimate strategist. He is often consumed by his work and has a love for knowledge. He tends to think abstractly and can distinguish truth from untruths. He has an attraction to idealism but may be inhibited by his rational thought processes. His temperament is calm, controlled and objective. He would prefer not to disclose his emotions for fear that it may make him vulnerable. He is cautious and careful as he would like to maintain control and order. He is not always at ease in relationships. Although he can be attentive and charming, he can lose interest quickly. He refrains from giving his emotions too much power. This can at times make him feel defensive and distant.
Tarot Cards Upright And Reversed Meanings
King Of Swords Upright Meaning
- Truth and balance
- A keen negotiator
- An aloof or distant male
The King of Swords is a expressive intellectual, whose combative nature can sometimes make every day a new struggle regardless of whether he is a lawyer, teacher or janitor.
He is brave and intelligent, never hesitating to express his opinion; this is often seen (quite correctly) as aggressiveness.He is masterful against any enemy and his sharp mind can defend any attack.
The King of Swords illustrates how a great mind when combined with successful energy can make anything happen.
His words and strength open all sorts of doors - the King of Swords appreciates a strong mind and mixes easily with anyone (he's no snob).
However, his strong nature sometimes will hamper his abilities to create change in society.
In relationships, the King of Swords can be a wonderful companion for great conversations; anything romantic is not his forte.
He is more likely to act from his head than his heart. His emotional distance can sometimes feel cold; he does love but deeply and very distantly.
Freedom is a huge priority for him so he will not take well to emotional limpets.
King Of Swords Reversed Meaning
- An injustice
- A manipulative male
- The need to express one’s emotions
When the King of Swords is reversed, his charm has evapourated and the only thing that seems to be left is his biting tongue.
Unfair attacks seem to arise from nothing. He is critical of everyone and everything and makes no pain to hide it.
Like a lightning storm, these flashes of intense mood can devastate.
Unfortunately, it also affects every aspect of his life.
Professionally, he manages to isolate himself from co-workers and supervisors.
For all his enterprise, very little can be accomplished as he alienates people.Still ambitious, ruthlessness achieves what his free-speech can't. Reversed, the King of Swords is arrogant and cold with others, even those he cares about.