Rope, Dream Interpretation

Tied by what is holding us back from expressing; strength turned against oneself. Tying someone else: restraints we use to hold back particular parts of our feelings or drives; sometimes sexuality.

A rope may represent the need to rescue or to be rescued. It signifies giving help. Rope may also mention that you are walking a tightrope and could take a fall easily. Used for hanging, it may represent feelings of persecution or punishment.

You are tied up by a rope: your longevity is guaranteed

To be tied up in a dream may symbolize sin, Prov. 5:22.

A three cord rope symbolizes strength, Eccl. 4:12

Figurative of bondage; see “bound”

A rope, as in a mountaineer’s rope, can offer security and also a sense of spiritual freedom. As a noose, such as a hangman’s noose, it may suggest despair and possibly our attitude to death.

Psychological / emotional perspective: If we are tied to the rope, something is holding us back from expressing ourselves. Being tied by a rope to something or someone else means we are bound to them and need to look at the ties that bind us – what holds us together. We should look at the limitations of that particular relationship and how much mutual freedom there is.

Material aspects: A rope can suggest strength and power, though the power can turn against us.

A rope and pulley suggests using the forces of weight to help us; a frayed rope signifies a lack of care.

If the rope is made of an unusual substance such as hair or material, or is fashioned in a strange way, this will be a representation of the uniqueness of the bonds we have.

To see and / or handle rope signifies you will be in a position to make several very useful friends.

If there are knots in the rope, you will have a few problems but will overcome them.

If you cut a rope, you will sever what could be a very useful relationship.

(Cable; Hawser) In a dream, a rope represents an agreement, a promise, or a covenant.

A rope which is extended down from the heavens in a dream represents God’s Book. However, a rope in adream also represents rank, respect and prosperity, or it could mean deception, misleading others, or sorcery. Holding to a rope in one’s dream represents one’s strict adherence to God’s path.

If the rope is made from fibers in the dream, it means that the one holding it is a rough person.

If it is made from leather in the dream, then it represents a bloody person.

If the rope is made from wool in the dream, then it represents a religious person. Twisting a rope in a dream means going on a trip. Twisting it around one’s own neck in the dream means getting married. Throwing it over one’s shoulders in the dream means an important appointment resulting from a business trip. Twisting one’s beard to make a rope out of it in a dream means perjury, receiving a bribe and giving a false testimony. Twisting a rope, making one, or measuring it in a dream means travels. Attaching a rope to a wooden stick or a staff in a dream means indulging in an evil act, or engaging in sorcery. (Also see Cable)

To see ropes in your dream, represents some connection or a way to hold things together.

To dream that you are walking on a rope, suggests that you will engage in a doubtful investment or deal, but it will prove to be successful.

To dream that you are climbing up a rope, indicates your determination to succeed and overcome adversity. It may also represent your climb to the top.

If you are climbing down a rope, you are experiencing disappointments in some situation.

To dream that you are tied up in ropes, signifies that you will let your heart guide you - against your better judgment.

1. Social “ties.” 2. Approaching difficulties regarding business affairs.

Dreams of a rope either signify that you are learning and exploring a new dimension of your being and learning the ropes.

A rope signifies a strong connection between you and someone else.

If you dream of being tied in a rope, then you are feeling confined, stuck, and are holding back your true feelings. Also, consider the condition of the rope, which reflects the strength of your connection.

If you are walking on a tight rope, then your partnership is in a very precarious situation. See Chord or Tightrope.

also see Hanging and .Noose

1- A rope can suggest strength and power, though the power can turn against us.

A rope and pulley suggests using the forces of weight lo help us.

If the rope is made of an unusual substance, such as hair or material, there is a special bond or necessity which requires the qualities that that substance has.

2- If we are tied to the rope, something is holding us back from expressing ourselves. Being tied by a rope to something else means we need to look at the relationship between us and what we are tied to. We should look at the limitations of that relationship.

3- A rope can offer security, and also freedom. As a noose it suggests despair and possibly death.

(see Knot, Ties, Web) A surprising escape (e.g., the “rope trick”).

Climbing a rope can be a type of ascent dream, whereas descending a rope reflects movement into the lower self—matters of a more physical or primal nature.

Walking a tightrope reflects finding yourself on a very fine edge between what’s expected of you, and what you feel you can accomplish effectively. Alternatively, this can represent balancing fact and faith, or the beliefs of others against your own conscience.

A jumping rope may symbolize the voice of your inner child. Alternatively, it can reflect a restless spirit who finds that wanderlust often leads nowhere.

Being tied up by a rope may be a type of obstacle or cage dream.

General Meaning: Rope, like chain, speaks of bondage and of being restricted. In a positive context though, it is a picture of strength and security. (As in the threefold cord that cannot be broken) • Positive: To dream of being tied to your spouse or to someone you love speaks of unity with the Lord.

• A ship is tied to the dock with a rope, representing security.

• A threefold cord speaks of strength and unity. It can be a very positive thing if it is tying a couple together in marriage.

• I recall a vision when my husband Craig and I were receiving ministry about being married. Apostle Les saw a vision of us tied together with strong ropes that could not be broken.

• Because my parents had been divorced, I feared the same thing in my own life.

The Lord made me a strong promise that I had nothing to fear. I am glad to say that our marriage is going stronger than ever! • With my husband, myself and the Lord, we are a picture of a threefold cord that could not be broken.

• Ecclesiastes 4:12 And if a one is overwhelmed, two can stand together; a threefold cord is not quickly broken.


To dream of having your hands tied is a picture of being restricted and unable to do the things you need to do.

• Being tied by rope to something could also indicate that you are being bound by whatever that object or person represents in your dreams.

• Being bound by a rope can speak of the work of the enemy to bind you and prevent you from doing what the Lord wants you to do, just like Delilah bound Samson.

• Judges 15:13 ...And they bound him with two new cords, and brought him up from the rock.

• A rope attaching you to someone else could speak of a spiritual bond that needs to be broken. In the spirit, you might see a person tied with cords that are in turn attached to various people.

• If the people you see are family members, then that rope is a picture of generational bondage.

• You can also see this in relation to past mentors or friends that you have not fully let go yet.

If you see this vision, then the Lord is telling you to let those people go and to move on.

• For more on how to break spiritual links, read The Way of Blessing. See also: Cords, Chains.

Rope | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Rope

Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Tie a cord yourself, and your own efforts will achieve what you desire. Untying a cord predicts trouble in your love life. Breaking or cutting a cord is a sign that you should cut loose a relationship that has outlived its time.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

You would like to lasso somebody.

Folklore: Good sign.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream of traveling in Europe, foretells that you will soon go on a long journey, which will avail you in the knowledge you gain of the manners and customs of foreign people. You will also be enabled to forward your financial standing.

For a young woman to feel that she is disappointed with the sights of Europe, omens her inability to appreciate chances for her elevation. She will be likely to disappoint her friends or lover. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Commencing an action that will result in money.

2. If an american, desire to return to the simpler things in life.

3. Need to escape from a particular situation. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Ariadne's Book of Dream

Taking a vacation to Europe in a dream may represent a desire for historical understanding. In business, it may reflect your opportunities with foreign trade.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream of traveling to Europe suggests that you may go on a trip that will reap some monetary rewards. It also represents creative ideas or a traditional way of thinking.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of Europe represent your affinity or connection to old civilizations, history, variety of languages, people, and culture.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Expansions Dream Dictionary

Original or older way of thinking; old mind-patterns. ... Expansions Dream Dictionary

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Gillyflotoer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Confused, trying to find something.

2. Sexual encounter. ... New American Dream Dictionary

My Dream Interpretation

To dream of being groped by someone forewarns that an enemy is trying to trick you. You may also be feeling cornered or under attack by someone.

If your dream was about groping for something that was out of reach, this represents your need to find something that is missing in your life. You may be searching for a solution to a problem.... My Dream Interpretation

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are jumping rope, suggests that your sensational escapades will shock your friends.

If you dream of jumping rope with young children, this represents your selfish and boastful qualities.... My Dream Interpretation

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Figurative of expediently progressing... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

One’s driving force or interest. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- A propeller acknowledges the drive and intent behind our progression. Recognising our needs, we also need to understand how to move forward.

The action of a propeller is to give us ‘lift’, which suggests being able to use the intellect.

2- A propeller appearing in a dream suggests that we need to undertake a journey of discovery.

3- There is a degree of spiritual compulsion in what we do.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Suitable expectations... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream that you own vast property, denotes that you will be successful in affairs, and gain friendships. See Wealth. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

1. A measure of wealth, prosperity.

2. A need or desire for grounding.

3. A measure of success in friendships, close rela­tionships. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Mystic Dream Book

This means you will be disappointed in your hopes.... Mystic Dream Book

Islamic Dream Interpretation

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

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Reliable help that, if received often, is an aid when descending from a tower or a high building. Aid when one is fleeing. But also a symbol for bonding as well as being tied up. Dreams about a rope always have something to do with security, similar to Anchor and Buoy.

Rope / Cord. Obstacle dream; or desiring or needing to connect with somebody / something. Despair (the rope that you hang yourself with, the rope of the gallows).... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Little Giant Encyclopedia

See Cord. Connection and security.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Seeing a rope; you will soon make a commitment to a relationship. Untangling a rope: you are very tolerant and compassionate, and this makes a great impression on others. Climbing a rope: because of your courage and determination you will reach your goal. Seeing a tightrope: you are letting yourself be dragged into a very risk)’ adventure. Also, someone might be setting a trap for you.

If you are the tightrope acrobat: your serenity is threatened by others. You have lost the ground under your feet! Crashing to the ground: severe emotional conflicts are ahead. See String.

Depth Psychology: The rope represents your dependence on other people or things. Maybe you are asking others to pull with/or for you.

The acrobat on a tightrope (if the walk is successful) represents inner balancc or (if the crossing is not successful) the lack of it.

If the rope is strung very tight: be more tolerant toward others.... Dreamers Dictionary

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Ropes in dreams, signify perplexities and complications in affairs, and uncertain love making.

If you climb one, you will overcome enemies who are working to injure you.

To decend{sic} a rope, brings disappointment to your most sanguine moments.

If you are tied with them, you are likely to yield to love contrary to your judgment.

To break them, signifies your ability to overcome enmity and competition.

To tie ropes, or horses, denotes that you will have power to control others as you may wish.

To walk a rope, signifies that you will engage in some hazardous speculation, but will surprisingly succeed.

To see others walking a rope, you will benefit by the fortunate ventures of others.

To jump a rope, foretells that you will startle your associates with a thrilling escapade bordering upon the sensational.

To jump rope with children, shows that you are selfish and overbearing; failing to see that children owe very little duty to inhuman parents.

To catch a rope with the foot, denotes that under cheerful conditions you will be benevolent and tender in your administrations.

To dream that you let a rope down from an upper window to people below, thinking the proprietors would be adverse to receiving them into the hotel, denotes that you will engage in some affair which will not look exactly proper to your friends, but the same will afford you pleasure and interest.

For a young woman, this dream is indicative of pleasures which do not bear the stamp of propriety. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

The Fabric of Dream

To dream of being led by ropes warns you against making any contracts with others (Gypsy). ... The Fabric of Dream

The Complete Dream Book

Love-making will be considerably upset if one dreams of tangled ropes.

Neatiy coiled rope indicates one’s ability to smooth out any difficulties that may arise.... The Complete Dream Book

The Complete Dream Book

To dream of being bound by ropes, or of binding someone else, is a sign that you will be unable to succeed in your present plans.... The Complete Dream Book

Mystic Dream Book

These are obstacle dreams.

If you find yourself securely bound with Ropes, then expect a difficult time in your business affairs, for trouble is surely coming.... Mystic Dream Book

Psycho Dream Interpretation

To be hanging on to a rope indicates the dreamer concerned about a risky or extraordinary venture.

To climb a rope, perplexing complications.

To descend a rope, frustration.

To tie ropes, a wish to rule other people.

To jump rope, a physical need for excitement or a change.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

My Dream Interpretation

To dream that you are skipping rope, suggests that your sensational escapades will shock your friends.

If you dream of skipping rope with young children, this represents your selfish and boastful qualities.... My Dream Interpretation

Christian Dream Symbols

Symbolic of trying to keep your emotions and family together during a tricky situation ... Christian Dream Symbols

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of a tightrope signify that you are living on your cutting edge. This dream could either signify adventure and courage or a feeling of vulnerability, frailty, and insecurity. Consider the feeling tone of this dream and whether or not there is a safety net to catch you if you fall.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Christian Dream Symbols

Symbolic of strength, Eccl. 4:12... Christian Dream Symbols

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(Splice; Entwine; Twine) To splice a rope or a thread, or to twist a rope around oneself, or to whorl it around a spindle, or to make a bobbin in a dream means undertaking a journey.

If it comes out thin in the dream, then the outcome of one’s journey is meager.

If the rope comes out thick and strong in the dream, it means that the outcome of one’s journey is beneficial.

If the twisting of the rope or the thread is easy in the dream, it means that one’s endeavor is free from constraint.

If one sees himself plucking the hair of his beard and twisting it like a rope in a dream, it means that he will receive a bribe to make a false testimony in court. Twisting a rope or a thread in a dream also could mean signing a contract, establishing a partnership in a business, or signing a marriage contract. (Also see Beard; Twist)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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