General Interpretation and Meaning of the Knight of Swords - Upright & Reversed

by astrology valley Sep 27 2021

Tarot cards hold special emphasis and each tarot card represents a particular scenario. The Knight of Swords tarot card represents a knight with armor who is enthusiastic and is taking the lead. He takes charge to conquer the world on his magnificent white horse. The sword in the hand of the knight has been held high and he is charging forward with complete determination. There are severe cloud formations that can be seen in the background and the trees have also been bend. However, the storm surge doesn’t make him stop charging towards his destination.  


General Interpretation and Meaning of The Upright Knight of Swords  

When it comes to general interpretation the Tarot card of Knight of Swords, it signifies changes. It resembles a situation that indicates that changes are coming. One might have been eagerly waiting for these changes for quite some time now. If this card comes in your general interpretation be prepared to get a fresh start. It is your time to seize the opportunity that the universe is generously sending to you.  


The Minor Arcana card represents assertiveness. It indicates one being honest, vocal, and confident about their action. This card also represents being talkative, focused, goal-oriented, and single-minded. This card indicates that you are daring enough to proceed with your goals. 

The appearance of this card in your reading signifies that you have the leadership qualities and it is your call to proceed further. If you have been manifesting something, it is the perfect time to go for it and achieve it. The Knight of Swords is a young gentleman who has an immense strong personality and is extremely witted. He can sometimes be insensitive.  


Love & Relationships (Upright) 

When the Knight of Swords Tarot card upright comes in your love reading it can imply that you are in a relationship with someone who resonates with the personality that has been mentioned above. This Tarot card upright in your love interpretation also suggests that you have been wanting a particular change. It is the time you need to jump in to make that change happen in your life. This can be in the form of a stronger sense of commitment or a marriage proposal from your beloved that you have been waiting for.  

But on the negative end, the card can also signify that your partner can be considering leaving the relationship. There might have been some misunderstandings between the two of you and must understand that to keep each other, you both have to fight for it. However, if you are single, you are soon going to meet someone who embodies the personalities mentioned above. 

Money & Career Interpretation (Upright) 

The Minor Arcana card in your career reading symbolizes the ambition and determination that drive you. You have fixed your goal and now you are determined to achieve it. You are going forward to make it happen and if you dare to win nothing can stop you. Therefore, it is time for you to act boldly. You need to be courageous and be daring enough to take charge of the action. It can signify those new opportunities are coming your way. You might be getting a new job offer which will significantly improve your financial situation. It can also indicate that you might be offered a job in the military or police sector. But the opportunity is going to be huge and will be a major milestone in your life.  


Health Interpretation (Upright) 

The Knight of Swords Tarot card represents you are going to be in a great position health-wise. You will experience good health and positive news is coming in your way. If you have been suffering from a prolonged sickness, you will finally hear news of positivity. Positive changes are coming the way that you have been hoping for.  

Spirituality (Upright) 

In a spiritual context, the Tarot card Knight of Swords in upright position signifies that changes are coming in your life. These changes are big and revolutionary. There is going to be a moment in your life when you are going to be handed several opportunities. The universe is sending you these opportunities to you which can guide you to take a major step in your life path. These opportunities need to be embraced by you as you will realize the path that destiny has on hold for you.  

General Interpretation and Meaning of the Reversed Knight of Swords  

The reversed Knight of Swords Tarot card in general interpretation indicates that there are positive changes that are coming your way. Some changes that you have been hoping for quite some time will finally take place but you are unable to recognize the changes or opportunities that are coming in your way. As a result of which you will remain stagnant and not take the initiative to grab the opportunity.  


You are not prepared enough to jump into it and take charge of your actions. You are going to miss a great opportunity. The Minor Arcana card represents you are not in control of your emotions. This can be a warning sign as you might fall into trouble or encounter some difficulties in life. You might be insecure or might also be a little self-obsessed. You are not confident enough and don’t have faith in yourself.  You might tend to self-hurt yourself. Your rude, sarcastic manner might hurt the emotions of others unintentionally. It is advised you need to have control of these emotions. You might end up acting like a sheep and blindly take orders other than leading your way.   

The Reversed Knight of Swords also indicates that you are surrounded by someone or some others who act superior to you. They try to dominate you and this makes you suffer from an inferiority complex. The Knight of Swords is a young man who is in his late twenties or early thirties. This man is impulsive and indecisive that provokes him to take wrong decisions. These wrong decisions can jeopardize the actions he takes in life.  


The Knight of Swords reversed man can be a Gemini, Aquarius, or a Libra. Individuals with these zodiacs are not highly intelligent or sometimes too shy to communicate. On the other hand, the reversed Knight of Swords can also indicate a person who is a quick thinker. He might think too quickly without giving the process a perspective. He might end up speaking too fast or share too much information. By doing so, he invites his own troubles. He rushes into a decision without giving it a proper thought. This can result in negative impacts and consequences that can ruin his life.  

Love & Relationships Interpretation (Reversed) 

If the Knight of Swords in reversed comes in your love reading it represents that you are in a relationship with someone who is indecisive and can’t have control over their emotions. The person might be a bully, insecure, rude, insincere, vicious, and might also showcase traits of being dangerous. It can also imply that you might be someone who possesses these qualities. 

The Minor Arcana card can represent that you are in a relationship where you are or your partner is feeling a sense of detachment from each other. The relationship might be abusive in nature. You or your partner can be too controlling or aggressive and are incapable of understanding each other’s emotions.  

If you are single then the reversed Knight of Swords is a warning that you are going to meet someone who is going to possess the above-mentioned personality traits. You need to be very careful before the decisions you are going to make in your love life. The relationship is going to be vicious and abusive. Don’t fall prey to such traps as it will make you emotionally unstable.  


Money & Career Interpretation (Reversed) 

In financial and career interpretation the reversed Knight of swords indicates that you are feeling restless in your work office. You might be feeling out of place and finding it difficult to adjust in such a situation. You might also have been pushed to an assignment or project where you are finding it difficult to establish your own feet. On the other hand, it can also mean that you are being too arrogant and bossy with your colleagues. You need to be more mindful while initiating a conversation. This can cause a situation of disharmony. Your seniors might be disappointed and you might have to be faced with financial struggles.  

Health (Reversed) 

In health reading, the reversed Knight of Swords symbolizes that you are going to face some disappointing news. Your health might get deteriorated and if you have been suffering from a particular disease situation might get worsened. You are feeling frustrated and you blame the situation for being stuck. 

Spirituality (Reversed) 

The Knight of Swords in reverse warns you to slow down. You need to allow yourself to adjust to the surrounding. The changes around you need to be embraced completely. Don’t take any kind of hasty decisions or else you might be unable to seize the opportunity that the Universe is going to send you.