Your Chosen Card – Seven of Swords Reversed Thoth Deck
When reversed, the Seven of Swords advises you to take reasonable precautions against theft, deception, and other types of underhanded behavior. Someone you thought you could trust may turn out to be a snake in the grass. Your timidity and indecisiveness may be contributing to muddled thinking and unstable efforts. You may wish to seek wise counsel to avoid chasing after rainbows or biting off more than you can chew.
Keywords Reversed: Half-baked plans, underhanded scheming, theft, dishonesty, deception, misdirection, futility, instability, vain effort, ineffectiveness, timidity, indecisiveness, muddled intentions, chasing rainbows, ignoring good advice, being incapable of sustained effort, feeling taken advantage of, biting off more than you can chew, a sneak attack, a mole, a snake in the grass.
Timing: 20 Aquarius30 Aquarius. Tropical, 9 February18 February. Sidereal, 4 March13 March.
Astrology: The inconstant Moon in the third decan of airy Aquarius, realm of the dreamy Knight of Cups (Fire of Water) and the Star (Aquarius). The Moon is linked to the High Priestess.
Number Symbolism: 7 – assessment, reevaluation, standing at a threshold, seeking advantage.
Etteilla: Intention, scheme, wish, hope, expectancy, promise, longing, fantasy, expectations, overvaluing oneself; (R) thought, reflection, lesson, instruction, helpful admonition, good counsel, consultation, sage advice.
When Seven of Swords is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Seven of Swords is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Seven of Swords is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Seven of Swords using cards from the Thoth Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
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Complete Book of Tarot: The accompanying table shows the Golden Dawns scheme of zodiac signs and planetary rulers for the pip cards. Some tarot readers use the range of dates assigned to each card as an aid to judging the timing of events in a spread. (In this table: W = Wands, P = Pentacles, S = Swords, and C = Cups.)
Complete Book of Tarot: When reversed, the Seven of Swords advises you to take reasonable precautions against theft, deception, and other types of underhanded behavior. Someone you thought you could trust may turn out to be a snake in the grass. Your timidity and indecisiveness may be contributing to muddled thinking and unstable efforts. You may wish to seek wise counsel to avoid chasing after rainbows or biting off more than you can chew.
Complete Book of Tarot: Four standard suits, usually called Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles, each consisting of ten pip cards in each suit. Occultists call the tarots non-trump suits the minor arcana (‘lesser secrets’).
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Complete Book of Tarot: Specific meanings such as those given in classical texts by Etteilla or A. E. Waite, for example. (In the discussion of the individual cards in this book I have quoted some classical meanings for easy reference.)