Nine of Swords


The Nine of Swords Meaning

A woman is sitting bolt upright in bed. She looks as if she just awakened from a nightmare. Her hands are covering her face. Ten swords hang on the wall behind her.

Nine of Swords Upright Meaning

The Nine of Swords may appear during a time you are feeling uneasy without a definite cause. Something just feels off. Those bad feelings could devolve into paranoia or cutting yourself off from others. Check the surrounding cards to see where that feeling might be coming from. There’s a good chance you may be worrying over nothing. This card may also literally indicate having trouble sleeping.

9 of Swords Upright Keywords: a feeling of dread, reoccurring nightmares, anxiety, isolation, insomnia

Nine of Swords Reversed Meaning

Nightmares never seem as scary in the bright light of day. When you see the Nine of Swords reversed you might get a deeper understanding of something that scares you. Knowledge is power. Once you understand the true nature of your fears, you can start dealing with them effectively. Just the act of confronting your fears can make room for hope in your life.

9 of Swords Reversed Keywords: illusions vanish, the nightmare is over, signs of hope, worries leave