Knight of Swords

Meaning of the Knight of Swords Tarot Card

A young man rides a horse going at full gallop. There may not be too much detail in the landscape behind him because he’s going so fast. The sky is usually prominent, and he may be wearing armor.

Knight of Swords Tarot Card Upright Meaning

If pages represent children or child-like attitudes, knights are teens or young adults. So all that clever Page of Swords energy is amped up. The Knight of Swords thrives on intense mental stimulation. You might expect him to enjoy anything that involves verbal jousting. As the image implies, this knight likes going fast. He’s not only mentally quick, he prefers high energy environments that can keep up with him. Expect the Knight of Swords to have a way with words. Like the rest of this court, this card can also signify a Gemini, Libra, or Aquarius.

Knight of Swords Upright Keywords: mentally adept, high energy, fast moving, silver tongued

Knight of Swords Tarot Card Reversed Meaning

There’s always a bit of impishness to the Knight of Swords but reversed it can manifest as full-blown trickster energy. They use their gift with words to manipulate situations to suit themselves. Always take a careful look to see what really might be going on underneath people’s words when you see this card. Also the Knight of Swords reversed might indicate someone who uses their words to hurt others, like an on-line troll or bully.

Knight of Swords Reversed Keywords: tricksters, sarcastic, need to read between the lines, cutting humor, belittling