The lance is a phallic image initially of solar, and later of spiritual, power.
Psychological / emotional perspective: A lance as a surgical instrument is penetrative and thus has a healing connotation. It is designed to release the negative, as in lancing a boil. We may need to take short, sharp action in order to improve a situation.
Material aspects: A lance – as in a knight’s lance – in a dream suggests an aspect of masculine power, penetration and, therefore, sometimes the sexual act.
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream a knight with a lance will signify chivalry and dedication. In a man’s dream a lance will suggest his own ability to fight his own corner.
In a dream, a lance represents a branch of wood, stability based on one’s strength, or stepping away from the wrong path.
A lance in a dream also represents a woman, a child, testifying to the truth, or going on a journey.
A lance in one’s hand in a dream represents a grand son or a blessed son who will grow to preside over people and defend them with his own life.
A broken lance in a dream represents an incurable deficiency or a disease that will inflict one’s child. Carrying a lance while riding a horse in a dream means authority with honor.
If someone denies his ownership of a lance in a dream, it means an accident or a betrayal. Ifthe lance belongs to a brother, then it means a calamity. Ifone does repair a broken lance in a dream, it means recovering from an illness.
A lance without a spearhead in a dream means the death of one’s brother or child.
A lance in a dream also represents a brother or a friend who will part with his brother or friend, or it could mean loss of one’s job. Walking with a lance in one’s hand in the middle of a marketplace in a dream means walking or strolling with one’s son. As for a pregnant woman, a metal lance means that she will deliver a girl, and that she will receive a gift of money or a present after her birth from other daughters. Carrying a lance with a flag raised on top of it in a dream means attaining a position that will earn fame. Ifone is challenged by someone holding a lance against him in a dream, it means that someone will hurt him with his words, or slander his family. Owning an extra lance in a dream means having a brother or a friend who will stand for one’s defence when needed. Along spear means injustice, or it could mean good health. Ifone bleeds from a wound caused by a lance in a dream, it means that he will be compensated for pain and suffering, or that he will return home from a longjourney. Multiple wounds from a lance in a dream mean financial compensation, though the source of money is loathsome. Fighting one’s enemies with a lance means earning dirty money.
A person holding a lance in a dream also represents a teacher, an educator, or someone who helps his brothers and friends. (Also see Javelin)
1. A phallic symbol.
2. To be resolute in opinions and beliefs, taking a stand.
3. Relief comes in a pressure situation (as in “to lance a boil”).
See Sword and Knife.
1- A lance - as in a Knight’s lance in a dream suggests an aspect of masculine power, penetration and therefore sometimes the sexual act.
2- A lance as a surgical instrument is also penetrative, but has a more healing connotation, as it is designed to release the negative. We may need to take short, sharp action in order to improve a situation.
3- A phallic image of solar power.
To dream of a lance, denotes formidable enemies and injurious experiments.
To be wounded by a lance, error of judgment will cause you annoyance.
To break a lance, denotes seeming impossibilities will be overcome and your desires will be fulfilled.
A dream of trouble and tragedy (Raphael) ; an erotic dream (Jung) ; Christian symbol of martyrdom; Greek symbol of the god Mars.