The King of Swords sits on his throne and faces in the forward direction as if he wants to tell the world that he is ready to confront all the situations. In his right hand, the King is holding a sword which symbolizes his rationality and consciousness. Then, he points the sword upright towards left which signifies that even though he makes decisions on the basis of his intellect, he trusts his intuition as well. The blue tunic and purple cape adorned by the King symbolize his desire for spiritual knowledge and compassion. The throne is decked up with crescent moons and butterflies that indicate transformation and the placement of angel at the back of the throne close to the head of the King is such that it seems the angel is guiding him subtly. The background shows still standing trees and quiet skies which indicate consistency, stability and certainty.
The King of Swords symbolizes command and courage of the King in order to be able to achieve all that you desire. This card in your reading means that you are in a position of power and decision-making so you are required to stand by what is right and present yourself confidently. You will need to make the correct judgement so that you can identify what is getting in the way of your success.
When the King of Swords is upright in your reading, you should treat it as a sign that you cannot move forward if you don’t use your own intelligence and logic. The card advises you to be fair in all your dealings and make well-informed decisions after judging the situation from an unbiased outlook. The King of Swords in your tarot reading is inspiring you to work like the King does, and build an environment of moral and ethical values guided by honest conversations.
The Reversed King of Swords is an indication that you are using your powers in wrongful ways. When you get a reversed King of Swords in your reading, you have to be extra careful about being egoistic because of the power and authority as this will lead you to a path of destruction. You are advised not to use your powers to manipulate others just for the cause of fulfilling your selfish needs. Don’t think too highly of yourself because of your advanced position as this will put down others and make them feel insulted.
Getting King of Swords in your Love Tarot reading indicates good times in the matters related to your heart. You may find someone who possesses the qualities of the King. You will be able to make decisions regarding your relationships which will result in happiness and prosperity as you and your partner seem to be connected on all the levels.