Five of Swords

Meaning of the Five of Swords Tarot Card

A warrior watches two men as they are retreating. He holds three of the swords while two more lay at his feet. He might have a prideful or scoffing look on his face.

Five of Swords Tarot Card Upright Meaning 

The Five of Swords is a card of conflict, usually a pretty intense one. There’s a warning to watch your back. Someone may be looking to take advantage of a weakness. Check on the surrounding cards to find out which direction the attack is coming from and what form it will take. You need to have your defense ready.

Five of Swords Upright Keywords: conflicts, bullies, untrustworthy people, malicious gossip, watch your back

Five of Swords Tarot Card Reversed Meaning

Seeing the Five of Swords reversed can indicate avoiding a conflict. You have figured out the drama llamas’ game and refused to play. It can also mean that in a situation where you have been slandered or accused of something, you were the one proven right in the end.

Five of Swords Reversed Keywords: being vindicated, avoiding drama, clearing your name, troublemakers exposed