See weapons. Idioms: axe to grind; to be axed (lose one’s job).

A battle axe is the word of God, Ezek. 9:2.

If the axe head is dull it symbolizes the need to use the wisdom of God in a situation, Eccl. 10:10

The axe represents power, thunder, conquest of error and sacrifice. As a symbol it is seen in most religions usually representing divine, supernatural power.

Psychological / emotional perspective: From a psychological perspective, an axe, particularly a double-headed one, represents feminine supremacy and intuitive power, often in the role of the huntress.

Material aspects: When we dream of an axe we need to differentiate between whether it is being used against us or if we are using it.

If it is used against us we feel we are being threatened by someone’s greater power.

To dream of using an axe indicates that we need to become aware of the destructive forces within us.

Symbol: The axe may appear in dreams as a weapon as well as a tool and it usually means reckless action.

Vision: The axe is a sign of misfortune, usually a fight or a quarrel with people in your environment. You are not always the innocent bystander—particularly when you are the one using the axe. Splitting wood: a separation from your love partner is imminent. Picking up an axe: bad luck. Looking at a very sharp axe: terror and conflict.

Depth Psychology: The axe as a symbol of battle: quarrels or aggression are imminent: or you are not dealing adequately with your own Aggression or Anger. .An axe-dream is often a sign that your influence and authority is only a show and not based on the strength of your character. Working with an axe: you are successful at your job, but you have no consideration for colleagues or other people (you are the perpetrator).

If someone else is working with an axe: you are suffering because of the inconsiderate actions of another person and you need to defend yourself.

If you are chopping wood in your dream with a sharp axe you will meet a new companion but if the axe is dull, you will not be able to depend on this person. It is also a sign to go slow in any business dealings you may be involved in as you could get a nasty cut from an adverse turn of events.

To be wielding an axe means you are respected by others, though more for your position than for your abilities.

Ability to assert oneself, desire for control, often carried too far, bad behavior.

The image of the axe also points to chopping wood and, with its rhythmical movement, carries a sexual connotation that implies aggression.

The meaning here could be crudeness, but it may also express the joy of sexual vitality. In addition, chopping wood always is connected to chopping trees, clearing the way to create farmland.

The soil is prepared for something new, is cultivated, which is a reference to the intellect, the power to divide, as in Sword. It could also be a reference to strength and usefulness or to something that is being chopped down. Here the question is: What are you being separated from? Or what is it that you must let go of?

In a famous dream of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon sees himself as a tree that is later chopped down and the tree stump left exposed to the weather and without protection. This depicts the King’s haughtiness and admonishes him to let go of his arrogance.

As with all tools, the axe, according to Freud, has a sexual meaning, which here is easy to see.

Folklore: Danger.

To see an ax in your dream means you should proceed with caution in any business dealings.

If you see a person holding an axe in your dream, a rival wants to harm you and drag your name through the mud.

A warning of danger which only your own fore- thought and bravery can avert.

also see Weapons

1- When we dream of an axe we need to differentiate between whether it Is being used against us or if we are using it.

If it is used against us wc feel we are being threatened by someone’s greater power.

To dream of using an axe indicates that we need to become aware of the destructive forces within us.

2- There is that in us which can onlv be dealt with in a destructive fashion. It must be cut out completely.

3- The axe represents power, thunder, conquest of error and sacrifice.

Seeing an axe in a dream, foretells that what enjoyment you may have will depend on your struggles and energy.

To see others using an axe, foretells, your friends will be energetic and lively, making existence a pleasure when near them.

For a young woman to see one, portends her lover will be worthy, but not possessed with much wealth.

A broken or rusty axe, indicates illness and loss of money and property.

A keen, serviceable axe indicate, that your lover, husband or wife will be worthy.

A much battered, nicked, rusty or broken axe foretells irresponsibility on the part of loved ones; also unfortunate investments.

This b a warning to go slow with any action that you have made up your mind to take.

A dream of chopping wood with an axe predicts a new and interesting but not too reliable acquaintance.

(see Weapons)

Cutting yourself off or away from someone or something (see Knife). Fear of losing one’s job (e.g., “getting the axe”).

Two-headed axe (the Labrys): Duality.

A choice or situation that has two distinct edges, one of which may not be known. It can also be a symbol of feminine power.

Being executed by: Punishment or judgment for something about which you feel morally awkward or ashamed.

In ancient Israel, people used axes in divinatory rights. This may be how the phrase “see where the axe falls” originated. In this context, if the axe lands at your feet, or you take one in hand, it reveals a latent prophetic ability or, on a less lofty level, good instincts.

A sharp, shiny axe means you’ll soon be rewarded for a job well done.

A dull axe signifies loss of prestige that could have been avoided. Swinging an axe means a promotion.

A broken axe means loss of money.

Axe | The Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Axe

The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dividing, death, pain, strength, and strenuous labors. Strength of character. Strength, perseverance.

An axe is generally associated with destruction. We use it to break things up, and in popular horror movies it is used to kill people.

The ax can also be used to carve and create art, furniture or other tools.

If your dream was violent, then you may be experiencing frustration, anger and hostility.

If there was no violence in your dream, then the ax may be positively interpreted as a symbol of productivity and creativity. Either way, an ax is a powerful tool, and as a dream symbol it may be saying something about your personal power and its expression.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Figuratively cut off, i.E.

To dismiss one’s services for whatever reason... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream of a pickaxe, denotes a relentless enemy is working to overthrow you socially.

A broken one, implies disaster to all your interests. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

A symbol of aggression in a sexual context, but also, the other side of the axe—used to loosen and penetrate hard surfaces.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Also see Cauterize; Tax collector; Taxes)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream that you pay your taxes, foretells you will succeed in destroying evil influences rising around you.

If others pay them, you will be forced to ask aid of friends.

If you are unable to pay them, you will be unfortunate in experiments you are making. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Due alms; Property taxes)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

The Language of Dreams

(see Bank / Banking, Money)

Feeling financially burdened by someone or something over whom or which you have little control.

Paying exorbitant taxes can reflect oppression from a specific source (the payee in the dream).

A situational dream caused by aggravation over recent tax increases or issues.... The Language of Dreams

The Complete Dream Book

It is significant of good luck in a financial way if you dream of paying taxes.... The Complete Dream Book

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Having to pay taxes: you will be very restricted in the near future and feel a loss of self-determination.... Dreamers Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are paying taxes suggests you will succeed in overcoming your enemies and destroying the evil influences in your life.

If you dream that you are unable to pay taxes, you may be involved in shady or ill-conceived activities. Change your actions or suffer a run of bad luck.... My Dream Interpretation

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