Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
In a dream, a turtle represents a woman who likes to adorn herself and to make herself noticeable to please men.
A turtle in a dream is also interpreted as a man of knowledge, or a chiefjustice, because she is most knowledgeable and God fearing amongst the sea creatures.
In a dream, a turtle therefor could represent a devout worshipper who reads the scrolls of Godâs prophet Abraham, upon whom be peace, or any of the holy scriptures.
Seeing a pet turtle in a house or a town in a dream means that the people of knowledge in that locality are well respected.
Seeing a turtle living in a dump, then it represents a knowledgeable person living in the midst of ignorant people who care little about learning anything from him. Eating a turtle in a dream means profits, benefits, or money.
If one sees a turtle inside his house, or ifhe owns one in a dream, it means that he will benefit from the company of a learned person who is acquainted with ancient manuscripts, or in interpreting ancient scrolls.
Ifone sees a turtle lying on its back in a dream, it means that there is a man of knowledge in that town people donot recognize.
Ifone sees a well kept and fed turtle sitting on a brocade in the dream, it means that the people of that town honor their scholars. However, a turtle in a dream also can be interpreted as deception, trickery, spying, hiding, evil and acquisition of weapons.