Bonding; holding power, male sexuality. Nail in bor*,. consciousness painfully bound to physical reality. Idioms; hit the nail on the head; tough as nails; nailbiting; bed of nails; nail in ones coffin.
Painfully restrictive in the flesh; a surety bond if used as a means of attachment
Spiritually the nail represents necessity and fate. Nails also signify ultimate sacrifice and pain and may suggest instruments of torture, either spiritual or physical.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The penetrative power of the nail may be significant when we are having difficulty with issues of either masculinity or of sexuality.
Material aspects: Dreaming of nails, as in woodworking, suggests our ability to bond things together.
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Fingernails and toenails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream nails may signify his own sense of self or his assertiveness, whereas in a woman’s dream the same things are likely to be much more representative of the masculine around her.
interpreted upon 4 sides: interpreted upon 4 sides: brother & child, friend, marriage.
A nail symbolises a person who assists people in solving their problems.
(Fastener) In a dream, a nail represents a commander or a governor.
A nail in a dream also represents attainment of one’s goal. Fastening a nail to a piece ofwood in a dream means getting married. Nails in a dream also could represent an army, and they could signify strength and benefits. Swallowing nails in a dream means swallowing one’s anger. Nails in a dream also represent someone who associates with evil people.
Similar to Needle, or “hitting the nail on the head.”
A dream of hammering nails predicts that if you work very hard, you will be able to achieve something you thought was beyond your reach.
To see shiny or new nails in your dream forecasts unexpected news. Dreams about bent or rusty nails signify minor delays or slow progress. Also see “Fingernails”.
1. Sexual intercourse.
2. Final resolution to a situation (“hit the nail on the head”).
3. Failure in business or industry (bent, broken or rusted nails).
4. Joining two thoughts or ideas.
Dreams of a nail represent that you are attempting to hold something together or to bond with something or someone. Perhaps this dream is telling you that you are right in your assessment of your current situation, and that you have hit the nail on the head. See Fingernails.
1- Dreaming of nails, as in woodworking. suggests our ability to bond things together.
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Finger and toe nails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.
2- The penetrative power of the nail may be significant if the dreamer is having difficulty with issues of masculinity or sexuality.
3- Spiritually the nail represents necessity and fate. In Christianity; nails also signify ultimate sacrifice and pain.
(see Hammer, Tools)
Someone who is being, or trying to be, impenetrable and rugged (e.g., “tough as nails”).
The ability and wherewithal to hold things together. What objects get nailed together in this case is quite significant.
Being unjustly accused and sentenced (as Christ) by those around you, often a peer group. Alternatively, being caught in an untruth or illegal activity (e.g., “getting nailed”).
Discovering an underlying, fundamental truth or reality (e.g., “nailing it down”).
Correctly interpreting something that your Higher Self, others, or the Universe has been trying to communicate (e.g., “hitting the nail on the head”).
Nails have a piercing quality that can be useful or harmful. Is there a relationship in your life right now that seems painfully binding?
Nails that are not flush with the woodwork represent those unseen snags in life. These can delay progress until you free yourself.