A key aspect of reading your own tarot is interpreting cards. For a beginner interpreting a single card can be fine, as there are plenty of resources to help you out, however interpreting two or more can be very tricky.
However, if you have been practising single card readings for a while a 2 card spread will be a great introduction into reading multiple cards.
As you’ve found this page, you’re probably wondering how to interpret the 7 Of Swords card and 10 Of Swords card together in particular.
The 7 Of Swords card and 10 Of Swords have unique qualities and will interact with each other in different ways depending on what kind of reading you are doing.
What does 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords mean together?
The 7 Of Swords tarot card and The 10 Of Swords tarot card together suggest that something not so honest or upright is coming to an end. This could mean that a situation of dishonesty, betrayal, and running away have finally come to a complete and painful end. This could be a situation that was so difficult to endure, it felt like hitting ‘rock bottom’. Now, despite the pain of it all, the person who went through this might be able to start all over again, in a much more honest, upright, and positive way.
The meaning may differ depending on what you are asking. Here are some common questions and their possible meanings
What does 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords mean together for your love life?
The combination of the 7 and 10 of Swords in your love life is an ominous one. It speaks of a deep betrayal and dishonesty that has left you feeling powerless and abused. Things may have started out promising, but in the end, it has all led to a complete and painful ending.
The 7 of Swords is a card of theft and betrayal. It is a sign that something has been taken from you and possibly without your knowledge. This could be something as simple as trust or something more literal, like money. Whatever it is, the end result is that you have been left feeling powerless and violated.
The 10 of Swords is the card of a complete and painful ending. This is not just a bad break up, but the end of something which had held a lot of promise. It is the feeling of being brought to rock bottom after all of your hopes are dashed.
The combination of the 7 and 10 of Swords in your love life is one of great sorrow and loss. It speaks of a deep sense of betrayal, dishonesty and a severe feeling of powerlessness. You may have started out with great potential, but you were taken advantage of and left feeling broken and betrayed. The end result is a completely ruined relationship which can take a long time to recover from.
What does 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords mean together for your finances?
The 7 Of Swords and The 10 Of Swords together have implications for finances and job stability that are not positive.
The first implication is theft, betrayal, and dishonesty in either job or finances. This could manifest as a coworker or an employer stealing or using funds belonging to someone else, or it could be a situation where someone is trying to scam or exploit another person’s finances or job. It could also mean that someone is using someone else’s financial or job information without permission.
The second implication is a complete and painful ending to either of these areas. This could be a job or a financial situation that comes to a sudden and unexpected end, leading to a feeling of being at rock bottom. This could mean a job loss due to theft or betrayal, or it could mean the sudden loss of financial resources due to a dishonesty or scam.
The combination of The 7 Of Swords and The 10 Of Swords in a reading is a warning to be very wary of any potential financial or job-related situation. It’s important to practice discretion and be aware that crime and dishonesty can come from any direction. Be sure to double-check any job or financial situation before taking part in it to ensure that it is ethical and secure.
What does 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords mean together for your health?
When these two cards appear together in a reading, it can mean that you are about to experience a period of profound emotional pain and exhaustion. The 7 of Swords indicates that you may have experienced a betrayal or acted dishonorably in some way, causing yourself to feel like a victim. You may feel so overwhelmed by life’s demands that you are tempted to run away and avoid dealing with your emotions and responsibilities.
At the same time, the 10 of Swords warns of an imminent and profound emotional collapse or crisis. You may be feeling like you have reached rock bottom, drained and unable to take one more step forward. This feeling is often experienced following a period of emotional exhaustion and betrayal, after which it can feel like there is no way forward.
This combination of cards can be a warning to take some time for yourself away from the demands of daily life. Find a quiet place to sit and focus on healing and replenishing your emotional well-being. Take some time to process any emotions of pain, betrayal, and deceit that you are feeling. If you are able to work through these feelings in a mindful and compassionate way, it can help to restore balance to your health and wellbeing.
Ultimately, if you can manage to slowly and gently move forward, it is possible to recover from this betrayal and exhaustion. After a period of rest and healing, you may come out the other side feeling better than before. It is important to not allow yourself to become overwhelmed by the pain and hardship, but to find a way to keep going, no matter how difficult it may seem.
The meaning of the cards will depend on what kind of reading you are doing and the question you asked the deck. This is a guide covering the general meanings of the cards and how they relate to each other.
Common 2-card spreads
Whilst it’s great to know who these two cards interact with each other, it’s important to note that the meaning will depend on the context of your spread
The most common 2 card spreads I recommend to newer readers are:
- The 2 card cross (otherwise known as “The Fool’s Journey”)
- The 2 card “Yes or No”
“The Fool’s Journey”
Setup: The two card cross is where you place two cards face up, one placed vertically and with one laying horizontally over
Interpretation: The 2 cards represent a “situation” and a “challenge”. The first card will describe the situation you are in with the second horizontal card being the “challenge” crossing you (literally crossing you in this case!)
Reading: Using the overviews in this guide is a great way to start. First, look at the meanings of the 2 cards, and see how they might relate either as your “situation” or “challenge”. Once you have that you can look at the general overview for how the two cards interact with each other.
The benefit of this spread is that it can give clarity when you’re feeling uncertain or anxious. Once you have clarity of thought, and a strong idea of what your challenge is you can find solutions to help your situation
The 2 card “Yes or No”
Setup: The 2 card “Yes or No” is where you place two cards face up side by side, whilst asking your deck a “yes or no” question.
Interpretation: Each card in a tarot deck has a “yes” or a “no” meaning. Look at the meanings of each card, and you will have your answer.
The benefit of this is you get a stronger yes or no compared to a single card draw. You may find you often get a mix of “yes or no”, and this is fine. It simply means there is doubt, or things are not yet clear.
Yes or No meaning
Both 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords mean “No”. If you are asking a direct question, then be under no illusions, the answer is a negative one. If you draw 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords the answer to your question is “NO”.
The “Yes” and “No” meanings can differ from reader to reader. The meanings here are based on what I believe are the generally accepted definitions.
What does 7 Of Swords mean?
The 7 of Swords Tarot card can represent a period of instability, dishonesty and betrayal in a person’s life, particularly in health, finances and relationships. In health, it may be an indication of a physical condition that has been hidden, or being dishonest about one’s health in an attempt to avoid responsibility or consequences. It could also signify a lack of awareness of one’s own health and wellbeing, which may have serious implications if left unchecked.
In terms of finances, the 7 of Swords Tarot card suggests a situation where money or resources are being taken away from someone, either through dishonesty, betrayal or theft. It could also indicate a feeling of being cheated, or a situation where money is being spent recklessly. This could lead to financial difficulty and a lack of security.
When it comes to relationships, the 7 of Swords Tarot card might indicate a lack of trust and loyalty, or a situation where one person is being dishonest or deceptive. It can also suggest that someone is running away from a situation, or trying to avoid dealing with it. The card can represent a situation of betrayal or broken trust, where it is difficult to re-establish the connection that once existed.
The 7 of Swords Tarot card may be an indication of a need to take action, to reflect on previous unhealthy patterns and habits, and to start afresh in health, finances and relationships. It can be a reminder to take responsibility for one’s actions, to be honest with oneself and with others, and to try to repair any broken relationships.
What does 10 Of Swords mean?
The 10 of Swords Tarot card often symbolizes a sense of complete and utter hopelessness, in terms of finances, physical and mental health, as well as relationships. It can refer to feelings of total despair, a bottomless pit of darkness, and a feeling that all efforts to improve a situation are futile.
When it comes to finances, this card can signify a complete financial ruin. It may mean that all of your savings are gone, that all of your possessions are gone, and that you may have lost all of your investments.
In the arena of physical and mental health, this card can refer to feeling completely stuck at a low point. It can refer to long-term illnesses or depression, but also to momentary setbacks and feeling of helplessness in times of crisis.
In terms of relationships, this card can refer to a difficult period of your life where you may feel like you have no one to turn to. It can indicate a time where you feel like the people who are important to you have all deserted you, and you are alone.
The 10 of Swords Tarot card is a reminder that dark times can come, but they will pass. It is important to remember that even in the darkest of moments, there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. It is essential to remind yourself that you have the strength and resilience to overcome any obstacle you may face.
Understanding how the meaning of a reading changes once you start involving more than one card can be tricky. This will come with time and practice, however I hope this guide on what your cards might be telling you when you draw 7 Of Swords and 10 Of Swords has helped you.