2 of swords tarot card meanings upright and reversed

2 of Swords Tarot Card Meanings – two of knives – upright


The 2 of swords tarot card is about making choices and about having doubts. Numerologically the 2 of swords is connected with the High Priestess, a card about balance, intuition and secret knowledge.

2 of swords love & relationship tarot reading

The 2 of swords as feelings indicates not to ignore your feelings but to accept them. The two of swords is connected to the Lovers card and shows that it is important to get your heart and head aligned to make the right choice.

When the 2 of swords shows up in a reading about relationships this tarot card can indicate 2 people or  dual subjects. There might be a decision to make between 2 options. It is needed to make a choice because if you both don’t choose, a third party might make the choice for you.

The 2 of swords tarot card can also symbolize 2 people who have different opinions about something or communicate in different ways which creates conflict.

Depending on the subject of the reading this card can mean that you find it difficult to make a decision. There is an apathetic approach towards the subject. It will help you to gather more information about the subject so that you can make up what is best to choose at this point. It is important to make a decision since the 2 of swords is sticking with a stalemate.

2 of swords job & career tarot readings

The 2 of swords indicates that you have doubts but not willing to accept your feelings about it. So because you don’t know what to do you might just pretend nothing is wrong. The result of this apathy could be that there will be hurtfull mistakes made at your work. The 2 of swords tarot card is showing you to listen to your intuition and your feelings. Don’t ignore them.

Choosing between options can be very difficult and therefore we sometimes choose to don’t choose. In this case you also leave the option open that other people could choose for you and this is not always preferable.

2 of swords as outcome

  • avoiding and ignoring your inner experiences according to the subject
  • don’t want to know
  • make a choice
  • Make a list of the pros and the cons
  • blocking emotions
  • apathetic approach to the subject
  • seeking balance by open communication
  • different opinions
  • try to take another point of view to make a decision
  • open your heart

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h1>2 of Swords Tarot Card Meanings – two of knives – reversed


When reversed the 2 of swords indicate that mental confusion is over now.

For a job opportunity or relationship a decision has bin made to choose your side. It is important that you also make up your mind in what you want.

2 of swords reversed as outcome

  • head and heart are more in balance now
  • someone made a decision that he couldn’t have made before
  • mental clarity over a decision that has to be made
  • opening up to make the decision


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