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.
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
|Timing||Feb 9 – Feb 18. Moon in Aquarius|
|Numerology||7 – Regaining or losing control, mastery, choices, responsibility, myth, secrets|
|Card Counting Value||7 – card number|
|Yes or No||No|