King of Swords

A Mature, authoritative man · Assertive · Authority · Government / Legal · Leadership

King of Swords
King of Swords Tarot card

King of Swords's Meaning

The King of Swords represents the professional aspects of authority. Often associated with those in legal or business careers, he most likely represents someone who will aid you in one of these fields. This person may be assertive, or even seek to dominate you in their confidence that they know how best to aid you. While they may be friendly, their primary motivation is unlikely to be emotional.


Your strength lies in your intellect. Looking ahead and taking authority into account will lead you to turn your collection of good ideas into reality.


A figure of authority may help you set your plans in motion.


There is opposition to your ultimate goals. Guile and your superior intellect will lead you past this destructive barrier. You will find fulfillment in organizing those around you as a leader.

Yes / No Key Interpretation

The King of Swords is an assertive, professional, decision maker with high intellect and a knack for leadership. He represents big decisions to come and a need to take control and set boundaries while making firm commitments to your goals. This card provides no clear answer, maybe at best.

Key Dates, Timing, and Astrology.

Capricorn & Aquarius

Key dates: January 10 to February 8

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