Son in the Court Cards

Son is the Air or Vau of YHVH in the Court Cards. The problem is that different authorities give different titles, which is very confusing. The Son can be a King or a Prince

Names of the Son in the Court Cards

  • Book of Thoth – Prince
  • Rider-Waite – King
  • Paul Foster-Case – King
  • Golden Dawn – Prince
King of Wands – Rider-Waite

King of Wands – Rider-Waite

Dark man, friendly, countryman, generally married, honest and conscientious. The card always signifies honesty, and may mean news concerning an unexpected heritage to fall in before very long.

Prince of Wands – Golden Dawn

Prince of Wands – Golden Dawn

Swift, strong, hasty, rather violent, yet just and generous, noble and scorning meanness. If ill-dignified, cruel, intolerant, prejudiced, and ill-natured.

King of Cups – Rider-Waite

King of Cups – Rider-Waite

Fair man, man of business, law, or divinity; responsible, disposed to oblige the Querent; also equity, art and science, including those who profess science, law and art; creative intelligence.

Prince of Cups – Golden Dawn

Prince of Cups – Golden Dawn

He is subtle, violent, crafty and artistic. A fierce nature with calm exterior. Powerful for good or evil, but more attracted by the evil, if allied with apparent Power or Wisdom.

King of Swords – Rider-Waite

King of Swords – Rider-Waite

Whatsoever arises out of the idea of judgment and all its connexions—power, command, authority, militant intelligence, law offices of the crown, and so forth.

King of Pentacles – Rider-Waite

King of Pentacles – Rider-Waite

Valour, realizing intelligence, business and normal intellectual aptitude, sometimes mathematical gifts and attainments of this kind; success in these paths.