Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Blade; Power; Scabbard) In a dream, a sword represents a son, a king, a clan, a tribe, a farm, a property, or a woman.
If a sword is interpreted as power, then it means diligence, and if it is interpreted as words, it means clarity of speech.
If it is interpreted as oneâs father, then it represents the fatherâs pride of his son.
If oneâs sword is weighing heavy and is being dragged with difficulty in the dream, it means an appointment that is difficult to bear, though one will draw benefits from it.
Ifone hands his wife the blade in the dream, it means that she will bear a son.
Ifhe hands her the sword sheathed in the dream, it means that she will bear a daughter.
An iron sword in a dream represents a son.
Abrass sword in a dream means a rich son.
Alead sword in a dream means an effeminate son.
A wooden sword in a dream means a son who is a hypocrite, and a tarnished sword in a dream represents an unattractive son.
To draw out oneâs sword from its sheath in a dream could represent some words one is prepared to say.
If the sword is sharpened, bright and scintillating in the dream, it means that his words will be sweet and true.
If it looks rusted or tarnished in the dream, it means that his words will be harsh and false.
Ifthe sword is heavy in the dream, it means that he will say words which are even heavy on him to bear.
Ifthe sword has a crack in the dream, it means that his words will be rejected, and his intention will vex.
If oneâs sword falls to the floor in the dream, it means that one may divorce his wife.
If oneâs sword is seen laying beside him in the dream, it means that he is a man of authority.
Ifthe loop or the belt breaks and the sword falls in the dream, it means loss of oneâs power.
Ifthe hilt breaks in the dream, it may mean the death oneâs wife.
If one is given a sheath without a sword in a dream, it means that he will keep something in trust.
If the handle of oneâs sword breaks in the dream, it means that either oneâs father, uncle, aunt, or mother may die shortly.
If the blade breaks in the dream, it means that oneâs servant, or assistant-worker may die shortly.
Ifone sees swords flying in the air in a dream, they represent a plague.
A sword in a dream also could represent oneâs anger, or his tight financial circumstances.
Swallowing a sword in a dream means gathering the spoils of war.
If a sword swallows someone in a dream, it means a snakebite.
In a dream, the sheath of a sword represents a woman. Hitting someone with a sword in a dream means insulting him with harsh words.
Sheathing oneâs sword in a dream means marriage.
If the blade ceases to cut in a dream, it means that oneâs words will bear no weight.
Ifone is hit with a sword, and if he loses his hand, his leg, or receives wounds in the dream, it means having an argument that involves oneâs father, son, or brother, etcetera, depending which limb and what member of oneâs family it represents.
If oneâs head is cut off with a sword in a dream, it means that the one who received the blow will triumph over the one who beheaded him, or receive benefits through him.
Ifoneâs body is dismembered with a sword in a dream, it means that he may travel far, or that his progeny will disperse across the land.
A sword in a dream also represents wealth, power or knowledge. Waving a sword during a duel in a dream means becomingknown in oneâs field or profession.
(Also see Duel; Knife)