Law, legal issues, enforcement, militant intelligence, responsibility, confidence, power, command, authority, strength, leadership, inner-knowing and inner-wisdom, integrity, honesty, reliability, action, ideas, masculinity, wise counsel, logic, clear thinking, sage advice, loyalty, honour, thoughts, designs, dual personality.




51 / 6 


14th to the 21st of March

19th of January to the 21st of February

St John’s Wort is a vulnerary, a nervine and an astringent, an expectorant and a carminative. St John’s Wort is used for injuries and for easing insomnia, for bed wetting, stomach aches, colic and uterine cramps.

The King of Swords indicates ‘man’, positivity, energy, activity and creativity.

The King of Swords is a card of duality in many ways. He is well-balanced, compassionate, attentive, sensitive and just.  He is passionate and trustworthy, idealistic and dignified. He is a leader.

On a negative side, the King of Swords can be one who is aloof, withdrawn and at times, aggressive, moody and bad tempered if he feels he has not received what he feels he deserves. He likes to dictate and dominate others.

One side of his personality is as an advisor or counsellor, whilst the other is as leader and law enforcer.

The King of Swords is depicted as a mature man who is a ‘seeker of truth’, and he possesses the energies of integrity and wisdom. The King of Swords is a reliable, powerful and authoritive man who thinks deeply before speaking.

The King of Swords is a powerful individual with the ability to make important decisions. He has sound and reliable advice to give to those who need it. He is a man who is cautious and considers all options before committing to anything.

The King of Swords is a man who is often linked to positions of authority, be it civilian, parliamentary or military. He is level-headed and is secure within who he is.

The King of Swords appears to be sitting in ‘judgment’ and has a stern expression suggesting cold efficiency. A powerful, strong-willed man, the King of Swords is well suited to a position of authority and power. He is fiercely independent and does not like being constrained or restrained in any way. This man enjoys trying out new ideas and innovations. His rationality and ambition take him to the top of his profession.

The King of Swords makes for a formidable opponent, but a good man to have on your side.

The King of Swords relates to the number 51 / and indicates leadership, independence and service. The number 51 / 6 brings with it a deep inner-knowing, responsibility and a genuine love of home and family.

Appearing in a spread, the King of Swords may indicate that you are involved with someone who is detached and determined in their thought and action. 

The King of Swords appearing in a spread implies that there is a focus on decisive actions.

The King of Swords in a reading may indicate that you are involved with someone who is detached and determined in their thought and action.

When the King of Swords appears in a reading, it is depicting a person who is in control, or one who likes to be in control.  This person (or energy) is authoritive, knowledgeable and wise, and is one who shows kindness to others.

When the King of Swords appears in a reading it may be telling of one who is quick-witted and clever. This person has good advice and cares about the outcome.

When the King of Swords appears in a spread, the qualities he embodies are likely to come to the surface. This may be through an intelligent and charming, high-principled person, or it may indicate that you need to develop some of his logic and reasoning powers within your own personality.

With many COURT Cards:
When the King of Swords appears in a spread with many other Court Cards, it implies that many people are involved in a situation.

With many other SWORDS cards:
The King of Swords appearing in a reading with many other Swords cards, it is indicating that pressures, concerns and financial worries are prevalent at this time.

The King of Swords appearing with another two Kings of any suit, it can indicate that public recognition, honour or a celebration is in store. It may also imply a small promotion or win.

With 3 KINGS of Any Suit:
Implies success with a particular business transaction.

A Spread With 4 KINGS:
Complete success with all endeavours is indicated when all four Kings appear in a spread.


Unfairness, restrictions, injustices, sternness, cruelty, coldness, calculating, manipulative, sarcastic/sarcasm.

The King of Swords reversed may represent an over-bearing and stern partner, husband, father or male counterpart.

The King of Swords appearing reversed may be warning of someone who may have a negative influence in your life at this time. He is most likely a mature man who at times can act cruelly and unjustly.

In regards to legal matters of all kinds, the reversed King of Swords may be cautioning you about your case or side.  Check and re-check details, as there may be some mistrusts or mis-information that may be detrimental.

The reversed King of Swords depicts a man who can be callous and malicious and who enjoys upsetting people and causing disharmony for others.

The reversed King of Swords indicates a man who is inclined to be strict and uncompromising. He lacks compassion and can be quite the bully. He has a tendency to upset people without regard.

The King of Swords reversed is a symbol of one who dislikes loosing at all times, and will go out of his way to manipulate and cause upset. This person enjoys their own ‘power-trip’ and can act as the intimidator and/or bully.

When the King of Swords appears reversed in a reading it may be an indication that you have been (or are going to be) double-crossed, or an injustice has been done to you.

Reversed, the King of Swords indicates that you may be involved with a man who is tyrannical in his behaviour and who has become detached from emotions. He enjoys imposing his will, regardless of others. Although this man may appear calm and confident on the outside, on the inside his feelings are of great unhappiness.

Reversed, the King of Swords is a very unpleasant character who can be dangerous to know and is best avoided in all avenues of life. He is intelligent and independent, but can be cruel and explosive in nature. He chooses to exploit those weaker than himself.

The reversed King of Swords is an indication that someone who is strong-willed may come in and attempt to take control of a situation. This person could be over-bearing and obnoxious. It may also be indicating an argument or disagreement, or a situation where a compromise cannot be found.

In regards to health matters, when the King of Swords appears reversed, it may be an indication of infections, low immunity and inflammatory problems. Seek medical advice.

Joanne Walmsley

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  1. I have recently did a spread for today and the 5 of cups came up in the past position while the King of swords crosses over it-in my present.The other cards surrounding him are ll good cards,above him the page of cups below him are the Lovers and the last card to the right is the sun card (with the knight of Swords just in passing) there is no man in my life,at one time there could have been but he never came to fruition.If this is him I dont understand why I have to know about his good fortune in relationships I have cut communication off now, in any light,I dont understand these cards what are they trying to tell me? I let a good one get away? NO! I was the one trying he couldnt even meet half way.Im going to just try to keep logical and move forward.

  2. Thanks a lot for such a great article.