The strength tarot card meanings upright and reversed

8 – Strength Tarot Card Meanings – Upright



While the Chariot tarot card is about controlling outside circumstances, the strength tarot card is about taking control of your inner-self in the form of patience, compassion and courage. A lion is normally stronger than a human being. Still we see on the image of the tarot card that the woman has the lion under her control. Her inner strength tames and controls the lion.

The Strength tarot card is about overcoming inner obstacles by using your inner strength. It is only possible to use your inner strength when you have certain qualities like patience, self-discipline and self-knowledge.

Number 8 is a powerful number and has the shape of a lemniscate which symbolizes infinity. Number 8 is about success, expansion and opportunities by balancing our need and priorities. When there a lot of 8 cards in your tarot reading the cause of your actions are now being materialized. The number 8 is about cause and effect and about responsibilities. Read more about tarot & numerology.

Strength as feelings and in love readings

The tarot card strength indicate a respectful relationship because inner strength is ruling over lust. This doesn’t mean that there is no fire, on the contrary strength as feelings indicate passionate feelings. For example when you meet someone and they feel very attracted to you and the strength tarot card shows up as their feelings towards you they are able to keep their convenience out of respect.

When the strength tarot card shows up for the situation betwen you and your love interest there are sparks and there is a physical and sexual attraction.

The strength tarot card can work as a motivational card and can point you on the fact that you can do it. So if you like to ask that lady out and the strength card shows up, this is the right moment for you. Often when the strength tarot card shows up there is a good combination of being in your strength and the right timing to take action.

Strength job and career tarot readings

You are at the right place and the right job when the strength tarot card appears in your job and career tarot reading. You have the skills that you need for this job and you are able to handle the difficulty’s in this job. On an inner level you are ready for this kind of job. The job isn’t boring at all and have great challenge that motivates you to do the job.

If the strength tarot cards shows up when you like to quit your job, this the right thing to do in your situation. This tarot card shows that even you might find it difficult to do, you can do it and you are ready to do it.

The strength tarot card shows that you have the courage to take the right action.

Strength as outcome and advice

  • being patient and accepting others for who they are
  • being compassionate, forgiving and tolerant
  • courage
  • passionate relationship or feelings
  • a loyal friend
  • taming inner fire
  • physical attraction
  • being persuasive


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8 – Strength Tarot Card Meanings – Reversed


While the Strength tarot card is present in your reading, there is no reason for having self doubts. Even when the Strength tarot card shows up in a reversed position it is more a question of getting yourself together, because you have what you need to overcome this istuation. Get your self-confidence back and follow your instinct. Find your inner strength.

Further advice for this card are; get to know yourself better and accept yourself for who you are.

Reversed the strength tarot card can be too much focused on lust. So when strength reversed represents someones feelings towards you they don’t have much control over their lusty feelings. This tarot card could also indicate that they are disrespectful towards you. The disrespect will be probably mainly intentional.

When the strength tarot card reversed shows up with the devil tarot card it could get physical. This tarot card combination could indicate instinctive or primaral behavior. Another meaning is the biological clock of human beings. It could also represent an animal or pet who is going crazy. If the tower also shows up it could also indicate unexpected and distructive natural disasters like storms, earth quakes and tornado’s.

Strength reversed as outcome and advice

  • betraying yourself
  • losing self-control or afraid to lose self-control
  • inner conflict
  • feeling weak and funerable
  • getting easily upset
  • instinctive
  • lust is dominating, or afraid that lust is going to dominate
  • this card reversed can show a person with a domineering attitude



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All Major Arcana Tarot Cards


0 – The Fool 1 – The Magician 2 – The High Priestess 3 – The Empress 4 – The Emperor 5 – The Hierophant 6 – The Lovers 7 – The Chariot 8 – Strength 9 – The Hermit 10 – The Wheel of Fortune 11 – Justice 12 – The Hanged Man 13 – Death 14 – Temperance 15 – The Devil 16 – The Tower 17 – The Star 18 – The Moon 19 – The Sun 20 – Judgment 21 – The World

All Minor Arcana Tarot Cards


Suit of Wands:

Ace of Wands 2 of Wands 3 of Wands  4 of Wands 5 of Wands 6 of Wands  7 of Wands  8 of wands 9 of Wands 10 of Wands Page of Wands Queen of Wands Knight of Wands King of Wands

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Suit of Swords:

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