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Jack of Diamonds meaning​

Jack of diamondsIsolated, the Jack of Diamonds represents the Messenger. This card also symbolizes an unfaithful assistant or employee. The Jack of diamonds is a young man who comes and goes, and takes more than is allowed. This card is a sign that you will be dealing with an intelligent man, who is very untrustworthy.

Quick check:  is Jack of diamonds in your cards today? Who’s gone bring you some news?

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Detailed meanings for the Jack of Diamonds​

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Isolated, the Jack of Diamonds represents the postman or, better said, the messenger. It also symbolizes a young soldier or an unfaithful servant (assistant, employee); sometimes a young blond man, traitor and of bad morals.

If the consultant is a young man, it is the announcement of new lovers.

If it is a young girl or a single woman, it is the certainty that, soon, a suitor will make himself known; he will be blond and pretty boy.

If, on the contrary, the consultant is married, he will soon learn of a somebody’s else marriage; but this card, surrounded by it, has many and varied meanings.

The Jack of Diamonds with a

Spade: Treachery, infidelity.

Heart: Certainty of marriage and news of birth.

Diamond: Young risk-taking man, adventurer of misconduct.

Club: Somebody will ask to borrow money from you.

Having on the left a

Spade: A dark man you have every reason to fear.

Heart: Love. Letter coming soon.

Diamond: Null card.

Club: Money that will be lost. Theft.


The Jack of Diamonds, with the

King of diamonds: News from a young adventurous man.

Between two sevens: News of a pregnancy.

Touching the Ten of Diamonds: Distant journey. (The other card touching it becomes null and void.)

Touching the ace of clubs: News of an inheritance. (The other card touching it becomes null and void.)

Between two face cards: deceit, treachery, infidelity.

Between two aces: The Jack of Diamonds says nothing; he is absolutely silent.

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Jack of DiamondsUpright.  

The primary signification of this card is a soldier, a postillion, or a light haired young man, in or from the country. In addition to these characteristics this card, whether upright or reversed, assumes another, which is technically called the good stranger.

As a soldier, its secondary value is expressed in the following synonyms:

Man at arms; swordsman; fencing master; combatant; enemy; duel; war; battle; attack; defense; opposition; resistance; ruin; overthrow; hostility; hatred; wrath; resentment; courage; valor; bravery; satellite; stipendiary.

In the quality of the good stranger, its synonyms are:

Strange; unaccustomed; unknown; unheard of; unusual; unwonted; surprising; admirable; marvelous; prodigious; miracle; episode; digression; anonymous.

When employed as a representative of a person, it denotes a light haired, unmarried man, who, although one of your nearest relations, will sacrifice your interests to his own; a person of stubbornness; hot headed and hasty, tenacious of his own opinions and unable to brook contradiction.

Jack of DiamondsReversed.  

This card’s signification is a public or private servant; and in the latter case, without reference to gender, either a male or female domestic. Its synonyms therefore are in accordance with its acceptation:

Servant; waiter; valet; chambermaid; lady’s maid; a subordinate; an inferior; a hireling; condition of one employed; servitude; postman; errand boy; messenger; agent; expressman; newsman; message; announcement; commission; directions; a household; relative to post office and the transmission of messages.

Jack of diamonds English Cartomancy meaning

Knave of Diamonds

As Master – Card, is figured as within the Querist’s life, a Relative, likely so made by birth or marriage; and ever disposed to use the tie for personal advantage.

Influenced by like suit, the Relative is not remote, and marriage or love is so utilized by him, now ; especially by weakness of judgment, or by over-affection on another’s part.

By a Heart, a shrewd Business Success.

By a Club, a sudden Discovery as to a person.

By a Spade, a Deferment of the Querist’s prosperity in a matter.

Also, as Master – Card; a brilliant, entertaining, but too trifling and irresponsible Man: or a vain and amoratious man if a knave of hearts influence it, often is figured.

Sibylle des Salons cartomancie meaning Jack of diamonds

Jack of diamonds Card title – Thief

A young man who takes more than is allowed. He is intelligent, street-smart, but very untrustworthy.

If reversed – A young man to be avoided at all costs. If you give him a little, he will take a lot and will complain that you gave him nothing.

Page of Pentacles meaning tarot


A youthful figure, looking intently at the pentacle which hovers over his raised hands. He moves slowly, insensible of that which is about him.

Divinatory Meanings: Application, study, scholarship, reflection; another reading says news, messages and the bringer thereof; also rule, management.

Reversed: Prodigality, dissipation, liberality, luxury, unfavorable news.

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Jack of Diamonds meaning in a card spread. Try the original Cardarium readings.

Jack of diamonds meaning

Cartomancy is never based on the interpretation of a single card. It is the interplay of the cards that creates the most interesting insights.

Go ahead and try the card reading below.

If you get the Jack of diamonds on the first go – that’s a sign of good luck. The Fortune  will smile gently and generously upon You.

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Today’s card reading is the Three Free Fortunes. It is based on the traditional French cartomancy. It is good for people who would like to get a quick, but serious reading of the day. 

A day without love is a year of emptiness… Check out your current standing with a Free Tarot Love Reading. It is good for people who appreciate the classic Rider Tarot presented in an accessible way. 

If you know what you are doing,  try the Free Card Spirits oracle. The unstable arcana spirits dwell in the beliefs of the consultant. If your belief is strong enough, they might help you in many ways – for example – conceive a baby, seduce a lover or curse an enemy. It is a dangerous kind of cartomancy, so it is not for the beginners. 

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