Minor Arcana - Pentacles: Knight

Knight of Pentacles

The meaning of this card

Knight of PentaclesThe Knight of Pentacles shows an armoured man on a horse, holding a Pentacle, who is stationary, standing still. He is waiting for the right moment to take action. This is a thoughtful man, who is compassionate and easy-going. He may appear immature, but he is a responsible person. He has not yet developed the strengths of his character to win through.

This card represents a need to learn more, to be more creative and to see projects through until they are completed.

(1909 Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck images)


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Meaning - upright

What this card means

Upright, this card has the following meanings:

  • good ability with finances
  • a need to travel for work related purposes
  • trustworthy, responsible and helpful person
  • out of work, but with really good ideas and needing some help to put them into action


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Meaning - reversed

What this card means

Reversed, this card has the following meanings:

  • someone is trying to discredit you in your career or business
  • irresponsible and unable to complete projects
  • not thinking things through and lacking foresight and contingency planning
  • inability to focus on duties and careless or neglectful of responsibilities
  • financial problems and the need to spend less on business undertakings


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