Jack of Diamonds meaning
Isolated, 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.
Detailed meanings for the Jack of Diamonds
JACK OF DIAMONDS
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.
Jack of Diamonds—Upright.
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 Diamonds—Reversed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jack of Diamonds meaning in a card spread
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.
If you are looking for more personal and intimate cartomancy experience – try Spirits in My Head oracle. Be careful though, because the unstable arcana cards might be nasty and sometimes gang up on you. They are like human beings – some are nice and friendly, some are jealous and mean. Some are outright evil. That’s how those cards are, because that’s how life is.