Seven of Swords

The Seven of Swords Tarot Card Meaning

A hooded man is sneaking away from an encampment. He is taking several swords with him as he makes his escape. In some versions of this card, his hands are directly on the blades.

Seven of Swords Upright Meaning

Seeing the Seven of Cards in a reading might indicate a need for stealth, or at very least using your wits to solve a problem instead of force. Just be careful not to cut yourself with your own cleverness. It can also mean someone is not being honest with you. It may indicate outright theft as well.

7 of Swords Upright Keywords: cunning, too smart for your own good, dishonesty, intrigue, theft

Seven of Swords Reversed Meaning

The Seven of Swords reversed might be a sign that you may not be as smooth as you think you are. Attempts at cleverness come out wrong or completely fail. It can also indicate that now is the time to be 100% honest with someone else. If you’ve made a mistake, admit it. You’ll be better off in the end.

7 of Swords Reversed Keywords: awkwardness, clumsy, coming clean, need for honesty