To dream of a knife is bad for the dreamer, as it portends separation and quarrels, and losses in affairs of a business character.
To see rusty knives, means dissatisfaction, and complaints of those in the home, and separation of lovers. Sharp knives and highly polished, denotes worry. Foes are ever surrounding you. Broken knives, denotes defeat whatever the pursuit, whether in love or business.
To dream that you are wounded with a knife, foretells domestic troubles, in which disobedient children will figure largely.
To the unmarried, it denotes that disgrace may follow.
To dream that you stab another with a knife, denotes baseness of character, and you should strive to cultivate a higher sense of right. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Dagger; Kitchen knife) In a dream, a knife represents the servant of the house or its sire who strives to serve and benefit his family and friends. Its sharpness represents the effectiveness of his commands, the force by which they are carried, or one’s magnanimity and distinct personality.
If a woman sees herself carrying a knife, or if she gives someone a knife in a dream, it represents her love for a famous person.
A pencil sharpening knife in a dream represents an author or a writer.
A slaughtering knife in a dream represents a butcher, while a soldier’s knife means strength and service.
If a kindergarten teacher is seen stealing a knife in a dream, it means that he is tempted by one of his children, and that he may abuse him.
A table knife in a dream represents a lazy person who does not like to work and who cheats when he does go to work. Using a table knife in a dream means voidance of a project one supports.
A knife in a dream also implies a proof.
A knife in a dream also means acquiring strength and prosperity at the hands of a servant or an employee. Swallowing a knife in a dream means depriving one’s son from his inheritance, or stealing his money or property. Ifone’s wife is pregnant, then seeing a knife in a dream means that she will beget a son. Ifone who is going to appear in court sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will win his case.
If one is given a knife as a gift in a dream, it means that he will beget a son, or have a new brother.
If one is not expecting a son or a brother, then it means that he will receive money or an inheritance. Cutting one’s hand with a knife in a dream means that one will see wonders. Sheathing a knife in a dream means getting married.
If one is married, and ifhis wife is pregnant, then it means that she will beget a boy, unless if what she carries with her in the dream is more suited for a girl, then it means that she will give birth to a baby girl. Ifone needs a witness for a trial, and ifhe sees himself carrying a knife in a dream, it means that he will find such a witness.
If the knife is sharpened in the dream, it means that one will find a true witness.
If the knife is dull in the dream, it means that his witness is shabby, or that his witness may be hurt before the trial.
If the knife is sheathed in the dream, it means that the witness will cowered and the court will be satisfied with one’sown testimony instead. On the other hand, a knife in a dream could mean profits, benefits from a brother, a close friend, or a servant.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
This tool does not have positive connotations. It may reflect the unrest and difficulty that you are experiencing.
If you are self-mutilating, consider your actions and/or addictions. Take a hint from your unconscious and modify or discontinue your harmful thoughts or actions. See also: Killing, Dagger... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Penis, cutting intellectual insight, aggression, depending on how used in the dream; an attempt to wound someone. Idioms; get one’s knife into someone; on a knife edge; under the knife (surgery); cut it out; cut the air with a knife. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Seeking power. Aggression and symbol for masculinity. However, the knife may also point to security and protection. Often internal suffering and passions are being addressed, pointing out innermost secrets that you want to hide. Ask how to call up the unconscious strength that could bring results. Are you able to show your wounds and acknowledge your injuries? Can you see that acknowledging your wounds and your vulnerabilities could make you more human and likable? To acknowledge pain eliminates your fear of weakness, making aggressive action to protect your boundaries unnecessary. According to psychoanalysis, in the case of women, the desire for total abandon.
Analysis and differentiation, as in the Sword in the Tarot.
According to Freud, a phallic symbol; but today it is rarely seen in that context.
Folklore: Betrayal and deception.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- A cutting instrument in a dream usually signifies some kind of division.
If we arc using a knife we may cither be freeing ourselves or trying to sever a relationship.
If we arc being attacked with a knife, it indicates either violent words or actions may be used against us. In a woman’s dream this is probably more to do with her own fear of penetration and violation, whereas in a man’s dream it is highlighting his own aggression.
2- It can be important in a dream about a knife to notice what type is being used.
For instance, a table knife would be interpreted very differently to a Swiss Army knife. Both arc functional, but the former would only be appropriate under certain circumstances, whereas the latter might have a more universal application.
3- A svmbol of division. Possibly a ‘jov division’ in the spiritual sense. That is, although we are on our way to achieving what we want at this time, it is not making us particularly happy, so there is confusion as to which road we should have taken.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Used to cut, slice, chop, or stab, a knife may represent a tool for cutting away or disconnecting from negative influences. It may also represent a weapon, which may pose a threat. It may comment that you feel wounded.
The shadow villain who appears with a knife in a dream may direct you to explore some early betrayal that threatened your emotional well-being.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Symbol: The knife is an instrument of sacrifice and also of execution. See Court, Death. Revenge.
Vision: Looking at a large knife: an unpleasant situation is ahead—a situation to which you have contributed. Seemg a sharp knife: a difficult decision or separation. Looking at a knife and fork: expect a friendly invitation. In a woman’s dream, the knife is either a phallic symbol or represents hidden aggression. What did you do with the knife? Did someone threaten you with the knife? See Cutting, Pocketknife.
Depth Psychology: The knife is a symbol of primitive but dangerous eruptions of violence.
Are you finding yourself on the edge? Who is attacking you with “cutting words”? See Dagger, Weapon.... Dreamers Dictionary
A knife is a symbol of division. There may be something in life that needs to be cut out and got rid of. Alternatively, the knife may be representative of the need to view something from a dual perspective – the spiritual and the physical.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: It can be important in a dream about a knife to notice what type is being used.
For instance, a table knife would be interpreted very differently to a swiss army knife. Both are functional, but the former would only be appropriate under certain circumstances, whereas the latter might have a more universal application.
To dream that we are carrying a knife signifies anger, aggression and / or separation. We may be attempting to cut ties or feel that we need protection.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream the symbol of a knife is probably more to do with her own fear of penetration and violation, whereas in a man’s dream it is highlighting his own aggression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A knife being used to sever anything in two implies the impending end of a relationship of any kind - business, friendship, love.
A rusty or dull knife implies the dreamer’s lack of ability to sever a relationship that is not serving her.
Cutting yourself with a knife warns that situations may arise where you become your own worst enemy. Astrological parallel: Mars Tarot parallel: The suit of swords... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream about a knife, you may be worried about a male person in your life. This dream can also mean you can solve your problems by being honest with others about your fears and anxieties.... My Dream Interpretation
The knife, in dreams, has several associations. It is a symbol of fear, either physically or morally. Dissatisfaction that leads to intensive hate and fear can bring on dreams of violence. People and places involved with the dream must be the means to help interpret the dream.
The knife, by some analysts, is also a sex symbol of men. Generally, the knife signifies quarrels between the-sexes resultant from a fear complexity.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
(Haft; Saber guard; Sword hilt) Seeing a knife handle or a sword haft in a dream means that one still has a property or a minimum amount ofproperty, including but not limited to livestock, gold, silver, or cash savings that is subject to the obligatory (Zakiit) alms tax.... Islamic Dream Interpretation