What Does the 7 of Swords Mean?


Futility or theft? Or both? The 7 of Swords tells of a poor effort, which leaves us vulnerable to being taken advantage of. You give up too soon and lose out, while someone swoops in, cleans up and gains.


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Lo Scarabeo Tarot

Tarot Card Meanings for the 7 of Swords


Keywords for the 7 of Swords
Feeling ineffectual; delusion; feeling inept; pessimism; subterfuge; theft ; theft of ideas; mental procrastination; just doing enough; falling short of the mark; working beneath your own standards; being underhanded; spying; a fact finding mission.
7 of Swords Reversed
Being caught out; feeling ashamed of your actions; blaming others; making excuses; walking away at a crucial point; revealing who you are; uncovering a sham.
7 of Swords as People:
Private investigators; spies; researchers; loafers; fairground/attraction workers; festival/outdoor event staff; pickpockets; thieves, burglars.

7 of Swords Correspondences

ElementAir
TimingFeb 9 – Feb 18. Moon in Aquarius
Numerology7 – Regaining or losing control, mastery, choices, responsibility, myth, secrets
Card Counting Value7 – card number
Yes or NoNo

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