General Interpretation and Meaning of the Nine of Wands - Upright & Reversed

by astrology valley Sep 08 2021

The Nine of Wands card symbolizes people who are tough and strong. Even when everything is falling apart, these people stand strong. You can be dead tired but there is nothing in the world that will stop you from reaching your goal. Everyone can’t stop talking about your resilience and perseverance.  


The general interpretation of upright card: 

In a general context, The Nine of Wands tells you that you are halfway through your goal. You are feeling exhausted and drained of energy but you are really close to achieving what you wanted. So just muster up your strength and keep going.  

Love and relationship (upright) 

If you are in a relationship then this card indicates that you and your partner are not getting along well and there’s a lot of tension going on between you two. This card tells that the worst is behind you and with more effort you can push forward and repair the damaged relationship. If you are single then this card tells that you are still hurt from past relationships and you are moving towards finally getting over it.  

Money and career (Upright) 

The card represents you are having some financial trouble and you are finding a solution to make some extra money. It can also mean that you have put in a lot of effort into your job but it’s not showing any positive result. The card asks you to wait and have patience as you are close to success. 


Health (Upright) 

The card shows that you are losing strength as you have been ill for a long time. Just fight back a little more and don’t give up now, you are already halfway through the battle. The card can also represent chronic illness and old injuries making a comeback.  

Spirituality (Upright) 

The card indicates that the difficult time is past you now and you are on your way to connect with your inner self. You were feeling burnt out but things will fall into place as you have learned your lessons and you are on your spiritual path.  

General meaning and interpretation (Reversed) 

The nine of wands reversed represents someone who is stubborn and rigid. It can also signify withdrawal or having no energy left to fight. It can also signify you can meet some unexpected trouble. 

Love and relationships (reversed) 

This card indicates that tough times are behind you and your partner and you are enjoying a blissful relationship currently. You are opening your hearts to each other and enjoying each other’s company. It can also mean that you have no energy left and you want to withdraw from the relationship. 

Money and career (reversed) 

The card represents that you have been pushing forward a lot but you feel like you are not reaching anywhere. This card asks you to step back, analyse the situation and manage work and personal life. Don’t push yourself too hard and take breaks accordingly. 


Health (Reversed) 

This card represents that you are unable to continue fighting an illness. Your suffering is too much and you can’t keep acting as if it is nothing. It is also an indication of chronic illness or return of an old injury.  

Spirituality (Reversed) 

In spiritual context, the card is trying to tell you that universe in sending you messages but you are not learning your lessons. The universe is going to throw more lessons your way but if you can’t understand them then you are not ready to connect with your deeper self.