9 of swords tarot card meanings upright and reversed

9 of Swords Tarot Card Meanings – nine of swords – nine of knives – upright


When the 9 of swords tarot card shows up in a reading you are worrying too much. At this period it is important to keep calm, not blaming others but taking a good look at yourself. Find out what it exactly is why you feel anxiety.

Feelings of guilt and doubt might keep you awake because they turn into nightmares when asleep. These are mostly personal fears and do not have neccesarily to do with reality. It is good to find help for this when you experience this often. Another advice of nine of swords is to forgive yourself.

The 9 of swords tarot card is one of the minor arcana and so it shows a short term period. Look for the card around to see what an another advice can be to solve this trauma or to look where it comes from. It is possible that you need some help with this subject from a therapist.

9 of swords love & relationship tarot reading

The 9 of swords as feelings could indicate feelings of guilt and worry towards someone. This could be a temporary state but it could also be about a trauma.

In a love relationship we are more vulnarable and so there could be anything that you feel afriad about in this relationship. It is normal to ask yourself if the relationship is still good but when you start to worry too much there might be more going on and you probably need a conversation with your partner.

Try to find out what is most uncomfortable in your relationship when the 9 of swords shows up in your reading. When you know what bothers you, you are more able to solve it.

9 of swords job & career tarot readings

The 9 of swords could show up in a job and career reading when you have too much on your mind. You might need to delegate tasks to specialist for example. Loving your work is good but when you worry too much it might not be in perspective anymore. Try to figure out how you can get your life back by reducing the aspects of your job that make you worry so much.

When the situation or the people at your work aren’t in your favor you might feel worried but when it keeps you awake at night it goes way too far. Take a look at the cards around to see what can help you to reduce the worries. Maybe you need a break, different tasks or maybe a new job if that makes you feel more at peace.

9 of swords as outcome

  • anxiety and the feeling that something bad is going to happen (while it isn’t)
  • quit throwing up roadblocks
  • feeling guilty and feeling remorse
  • feeling dispair
  • worrying and thinking about an issue over and over
  • having nightmares
  • panic attacks and trauma
  • these fears and trauma’s can express themselves in dreams, like nightmares at night

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9 of Swords Tarot Card Meanings – nine of swords – nine of knives – reversed


Reversed this card can indicate that the querent just came out of a depression.

When reversed the 9 of swords tarot card can be less an experience that has to do with trauma. It can be that the querent is worrying over nothing.

This card reversed can indicate that the querent knows that the whole case wasn’t only in his or her mind. It can be that a secret is revealed and that the querent feels guilty.

9 of swords reversed as outcome

  • self-pity
  • insomnia
  • ignoring the problems


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Suit of Swords:

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