Understanding the Tarot - The Meanings of the Cards
The Suit of Cups

Nine of Swords

An illness or sickness is described by this card. If other cards support it, the card could even declare a miscarriage or death. Some kind of manipulation or deceit is also possible.

Nine of Swords Reversed

Feeling imprisoned or suspicious of someone or something requires some serious rethinking about your life. Maybe looking at things from a new perspective will help to get you back on track.