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Properties of King of Cups

 

Alternate Names: None

 

Keywords / Additional Meanings:

Beware of ill-will on the part of a man of position, and of hypocrisy pretending to help. Reversed: Loss.

 

Description:

He holds a short sceptre in his left hand and a great cup in his right; his throne is set upon the sea; on one side a ship is riding and on the other a dolphin is leaping. The implicit is that the Sign of the Cup naturally refers to water, which appears in all the court cards.

Divinatory Meaning:

Fair man, man of business, law, or divinity; responsible, disposed to oblige the Querent; also equity, art and science, including those who profess science, law and art; creative intelligence.

Reversed Meaning:

Dishonest, double-dealing man; roguery, exaction, injustice, vice, scandal, pillage, considerable loss.

 

Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Pisces - Fire of Water