Building a dam is symbolic of trying to uncover hidden, earthly treasures, Job 28:10-12 Related DreamsDam A restraint to protect and regulate one’s life; a hole is a spiritual flawDam 1. Emotional repression, blockage. 2. Feelings of being overwhelmed (a leaking or bursting dam). 3. Use caution against snap decisions, usually in ﬁnancial matters.