Knight of Swords

Card No s12

Meaning

Skill, bravery, capacity, defence, address, enmity, wrath, war, destruction, opposition, resistance, ruin. There is therefore a sense in which the card signifies death, but it carries this meaning only in its proximity to other cards of fatality.

Additional Meaning

A soldier, man of arms, satellite, stipendiary; heroic action predicted for soldier.

Reversed

Imprudence, incapacity, extravagance.

Additional Reversed

Dispute with an imbecile person; for a woman, struggle with a rival, who will be conquered.

Knight of Swords

Card No s12

Description

He is riding in full course, as if scattering his enemies. In the design he is really a prototypical hero of romantic chivalry. He might almost be Galahad, whose sword is swift and sure because he is clean of heart.

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Copyright

The Rider-Waite-Smith deck (1909) is no longer subject to copyright, so if you want to copy it, knock yourself out. I got all of Rider-Waite-Smith-deck-(1909) on the website Tarotlore a Reading into the Tarot