Lies and deceit, Jer. 9:8. A poison arrow is symbolic of grief, Job 6:2-4
Festivity and pleasure are the traditional explanations of this dream. Psychoanalytical interpretations make the arrow the symbol of the male sexual organ, the means of fertility when combined with the female organ. The physical seems to permeate the dream world whether or not the dreamer wants it.
1. One wants to be regarded as straightforward (“straight arrow”). 2. Some sort of hostility may be in the ofﬁng.
A bow with an arrow about to be shot (but not shot) symbolises power and strength; or a son or brother will be born to him.
A dream that features an arrow promises pleasure. Good times are coming, and bad times are ending.
Pleasure follows this dream. Entertainments, festivals and pleasant journeys may be expected. Suffering will cease. An old or broken arrow, portends disappointments in love or business.
The arrow often suggests masculine power in a woman’s dream while it is more suggestive of drive and ambition in a man’s dream.
Bow and arrow in a dream, denotes great gain reaped from the inability of others to carry out plans. To make a bad shot means disappointed hopes in carrying forward successfully business affairs.
Various weapons can suggest differing degrees of spiritual power. This power should always be used with relevant caution. Consult the entries for armour, arrow, dagger, gun, knife and sword for further information.
Since it requires expertise and practice to throw darts successfully, in dreams playing darts also suggests discipline and concentration. It is thought that the game arose in the middle ages when bored soldiers took to hurling arrows at the upturned covers of wine barrels, perhaps seeing who could come closest to the cork bung. The […]