The Knight of Swords card portrays a young warrior fully prepared in arms and armors riding a powerful white horse. He is galloping towards the battle field at a distance.

The white color of the horse is symbolic of purity, energy and intellectualism that are behind the motivation the rider – these are the forces that drive him forward in his journey. The background projects a stormy demeanor with clouds in the sky and trees being swayed by the wild winds.

The Knight wears a cape that is decorated with butterflies and birds. So is the harness of the horse. These suggest that the Knight is not all about action – he can even fathom the ways of the world from an intellectual point of view.

The Knight charges forward with speed and apparently without any consideration about the dangers he may encounter in his journey. The card, in a nutshell, is all about energy, action, travel, speed and adventure.

Upright Position: In a reading this card signifies determination to achieve targets and goals. The person is adamant to be triumphant at any cost. The person is intelligent and witty, but may be impatient at times. The Knight charges for action without stopping at first to think about the consequences. The card may also indicate an impending travel.

Reversed Position: Reversed in a reading, the seeker is still striving for victory. However, there may be treachery and cunningness looming in the background. This card may even indicate revenge. Also, it may imply that there will be some obstacles in travelling plans.

Tarot Horoscope Tarot Card Decks Tarot Card Meanings

Major Arcana
Chariot Death Devil
Emperor Empress Fool
Hanged Man Hermit Judgment
Justice Lover(s) Bateleur (‘Magician’)
Moon Pope (‘Hierophant’) Popess (‘High Priestess’)
Star Strength Sun
Temperance Maison Dieu (‘Tower’) Wheel of Fortune

Minor Arcana
Ace of Coins Ace of Cups Ace of Swords
Ace of Batons Eight Coins Eight Cups
Eight Swords Eight Batons Five Coins
Five Cups Five Swords Five Batons
Four Coins Four Cups Four Swords
Four Batons King of Coins King of Cups
King of Swords King of Batons Knight of Coins
Knight of Cups Knight of Swords Knight of Batons
Nine Coins Nine Cups Nine Swords
Nine Batons Queen of Coins Queen of Cups
Queen of Swords Queen of Batons Seven Coins
Seven Cups Seven Swords Seven Batons
Six Coins Six Cups Six Swords
Six Batons Ten Coins Ten Cups
Ten Swords Ten Batons Three Coins
Three Cups Three Swords Three Batons
Two Coins Two Cups Two Swords
Two Batons Valet of Coins Valet of Cups
Valet of Swords Valet of Batons