Strong, mighty, and powerful, the King of Swords in a Tarot reading represents the ability to have tactical leadership, be brave and to have order. It also indicates being stern and leading by experience. If the King of Swords is representing a person, this person can be stern, direct, and logical, rather than emotional. This person can also be a leader, have previous military experience and have difficulty changing their perception. A King of Swords is usually a person who is also brave, can be protective by nature and is a quick thinker also. The King of Swords also corresponds with individuals who have Air zodiac signs, which are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.
Upright Keywords: Dominant, Stern, Leadership, Bravery, Smart-witted
Reversal Keywords: Being indirect, Passive Aggressive, Controlling