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Nine of Cups

Judgement Tarot Card
What does the Judgement Tarot Card mean?
  • By Gemma Irias
  • Published: 08/07/20 1:46 AM EDT
  • Updated: 08/09/20 8:50 PM EDT
What does the Judgement Tarot Card mean?

Nine of Cups Tarot Card Meaning

Element: Water

Function: Feelings, love, spirituality, creativity

This is a positive card that shows a happy, satisfied man with his nine cups, on display behind him arched, almost cupping him. His smile shows that there is more to his glee than material goods, he has gained emotionally and spiritually. He neither seeks nor needs more, he is fulfilled with what he has.

His hat is one of a merchant. It is red, the color of passion, but also a sign that he has earned his cups. He wears white, a sign of purity, just like his happiness. The yellow shoes on his feet represent his intelligence, which he has also used to get him to where he is. The arch where the cups sit is covered in a blue cloth, the color that represents the mind and spirit. The man’s wealth will not rot as it is an integral part of him.

He has accomplished his greatest wishes. The only thing left is to be happy. The card doesn’t point to a greedy man. His cups are on display, but he isn’t holding them close, not fearing they will be stolen. He wants to share his success. It points to those who are in abundance and are generous, they do not have to fear that their resources with dry up.

The Nine of Cups is a sign that life is going well in all areas. Emotionally, mentally, and physically and spiritually, you are well, and this helps you to further enjoy the professional, financial, social, romantic, and sexual pleasures in life. It is important to show gratitude and to be humble. Things are going well but you have worked hard to achieve all this. This card is a sure sign of good things to come.

The pleasure you feel isn’t just a fleet of the moment. This is true satisfaction with life, you have acquired what you honestly wanted, without greed or gluttony. Others make look to you as if you are greedy, but this is not true. This card indicates how you feel about your ability to achieve what you want.

When Reversed:

You will likely be feeling disappointed as you aren’t getting what you want. More importantly, this card implies that you have tried and failed, or you just don’t know what you want. There might be something blocking your way other than yourself.

The Nice of Cups reversed also suggests that even though it seems you have everything, you are still missing something. Perhaps you are putting on an image of success for others to see. You may also have things in your life that you obsess over or even addictions. Your appearance of external success is handled by stress and too much of a certain thing in parts of your life.


There is a moment of success in your past that you are proud of. Look back at these times but don’t become complacent in this position. There is a way to gain more because you can do better.


In the present position, you can know that everything is going to be fine. It might be hard right now but don’t give up as soon as you will be very proud of your achievements. This is a good card if you are in the middle of a project.


You might be about to start something new and nerves are getting the better of you. If you dedicate yourself, you will succeed. Continuously working on an area is the best way to see results.

Yes/No Question:

The answer you are looking for will be yes.

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