The Five of Swords Minor Arcana Tarot card could be interpreted in a variety of ways. This card is associated with aggression, loss, conflict, betrayal and resentment.
If this card appears in your tarot reading, there are several approaches to determining the meaning. The position of the card and your current life situation could help you interpret it.
The Five of Swords is a card that may indicate you’ve got a rough time ahead of you. In most situations, this card may point to some sort of conflict that is upcoming or being reborn from the past. Sometimes, you may be the aggressor in the conflict, as illustrated by the man in the card who takes what he wants without worrying about the consequences.The end result of this attitude could be represented by the two other figures walking away, which could be people you’ve hurt or wronged in your quest to be right.
Some people interpret this card as representing a conflict that you may not necessarily be fully aware of. There may be a person secretly working to betray you with lies or other tactics.The card may serve as a warning to you to watch your back and to make sure you know who your friends really are.
For those wondering about a romantic relationship, this card could be a bad sign of things to come. This may be an indicator that the relationship is not healthy or that it could turn ugly. Whatever your life situation is, this card could help you determine how to deal with a conflict.
The King of Swords represents clarity and rationality, with little room for gray areas. This card calls for careful consideration when making decisions.