Divinatory meanings of King of Swords
He is active, clever, subtle, fierce, delicate, courageous, skilful, bit inclined to domineer. Also to overvalue small things, unless well-dignified.
Deceitful, tyrannical and crafty.
A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority.
A Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.
Golden Dawn Title:
Lord of the Winds and Breezes, King of the Spirit of Air
Attributions of King of Swords
- Yellow horse
Fire of Air
° Taurus – 20
Skill, bravery, capacity, defence, address, enmity, wrath, war, destruction, opposition, resistance, ruin. There is therefore a sense in which the card signifies death, but it carries this meaning only in its proximity to other cards of fatality.