Knight of Swords Tarot Card Meaning

Knight of Swords Tarot Card Meaning | California Psychics

Knight of Swords Keyword

Competitive, opinionated, masculine energy, determined, logical, courageous, and aggressive.

Sword Suit Meaning

The Suit of Swords is associated with intellect, communication, logic, and cunning. Some cards in this suit deal with aspects of emotional distress. Swords represent the element of Air, and the Air signs, Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius. Both the Suit of Swords and the element of Air are concerned with truth and wisdom. Just as Air signs are nonjudgmental and constantly in pursuit of knowledge, the Swords are the cards that tell hardest truths. Depending on the deck, this suit could be called Knives, Blades or Spades, to name a few.

General Meaning for the Knight of Swords

Like other face cards, the Knight of Swords often represents a real person. Sometimes it is yourself, sometimes it is someone else. With the Knight of Swords, you can expect the unexpected from someone who can sometimes be ruthless, daring, and one who rushes into action. Knights are impulsive, the first into battle, ready for a fight. If a Knight of Swords comes into your life, they’re someone to be a little wary of. If you are the Knight of Swords, it’s possible that you’re rushing into a situation, acting on impulse, and not thinking things through.

Knight of Swords in the Past/Yesterday Meaning

When you see the Knight of Swords in the past positions, it indicates a person in your past who has been abrasive and impulsive. Maybe there is a relative you have always been a bit at odds with, or a coworker who you butt heads with, but seeing this card shows that you’ve put space between you, and that things have moved beyond this point.

Knight of Swords in the Present/Today Meaning

The Knight of Swords in the present position often points to someone in your life who is reckless, hot headed, or immature. It is also possible that you are the Knight of Swords, and your behavior lately has been more aggressive and short-tempered than usual. It’s definitely worth looking at conflict in your life. If you’re rushing into something new, make sure you’re looking at all the facts and not acting on impulse.

Knight of Swords in the Future/Tomorrow Meaning

The Knight of Swords in the future position is a warning to be wary the chaotic, impulsive energy this card brings. Be cautious of new friends or love interests, don’t rush into anything. If you find yourself feeling aggravated or aggressive, take a look at the root of the problem.

Love and Relationships Meaning for the Knight of Swords


You’re eager to get out there, to meet someone and have an adventurous, whirlwind romance. Don’t let your fantasies overwhelm your reality. It’s good to bring that enthusiastic energy into meeting new people but be wary of acting impulsively. It will be worth it to make a connection that is long lasting, and sometimes that takes more time.


You have looked for and found someone with similar values. You may be excited to get life started, but why – what’s the rush? If things are good, take the time to enjoy them. If you find yourself overeager to seal the deal, make things official, or take the next step, ask yourself what sense of security is currently missing from your relationship. The Knight of Swords is a card of passion, but not of hard work. If the thing holding your relationship together is passion, but you’re lacking maturity and mutual sacrifice, you are not setting yourself up for long term happiness.

Career Meaning for the Knight of Swords

You may be suited for short-term contract or consulting work where you can utilize and perfect your incredible communication skills. Your enthusiasm and charm will allow you to build clientele if you choose to set out on your own business venture. The Knight of Swords often charges into battle, taking risks, but that can be a good thing too. High risk, high reward.

Financial Meaning for the Knight of Swords

The Knight of Swords here indicates that you attract growth and success through money making decisions some may view as aggressive. Your ability to stand your ground and move quickly will be helpful in building wealth. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to try new things, and explore investment opportunities. The old adage “you have to spend money to make money” comes to mind here.

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