There is something in the dreamer's waking life that he needs to cut out or get rid of. It may be the dreamer needs end a certain relationship. They are struggling to keep their partners happy. Alternatively, it may represent the self’s desire to avoid aggressive sexual habits. A knife may symbolise sexual immaturity and a danger in enabling this to be acted on in an unrestrained manner. Dreamers often dream of knives when facing conflict over opposing ideas and thoughts. A knife is symbolic of a piercing mind and intellect – of sharp and able to cut through objects. If the knife seen in the dream is double edged, so it shows an ability to both attack and defend.
Fighting with Somebody by a Knife in Dream
There is something in the dreamer's waking life that he needs to cut out or get rid of. The knife symbol may also indicate sexual tension or confrontation. A knife wound symbolises masculine or animalistic aggression and power. If the dreamer only observes a knife, this refers to frustration, anger and aggression. It can react the dreamer's insecurity and need for protection of some kind. A set of knives reflects inner turmoil and the fact that the dreamer is 'battling' with himself. The dreamer may be forcing himself to act in a manner which will cause pain to himself but is being inhibited by his mind. Dreaming of another person holding a knife represents a loss of control or power in a situation or relationship. The person holding the knife may be symbolizing of a source of dominant masculine power in the dreamer's waking life.
Killing Somebody by a Knife in Dream
There is something in the dreamer's waking life that he needs to cut out or get rid of. A knife may symbolise a need to get everything out, therefore the problems, the dream holder encounter in his waking life can be successfully hidden. Because knives are used to cut, slice and penetrate, this symbol will also relate to a need to think deeper into a matter in order to bring about greater understanding and outcomes. A dream of stabbing may indicate a struggle for strongness, inadequacy or sudden shock. Dreaming of stabbing someone else represents the fact that the dreamer is taking out their anger or aggression on others. It may show a desire to improve the dream holder's independence in relationships or situations. It can also symbolise desiring to feel another's pain or know the actions are hurming them. The dreamer may also want to get someone important away from someone else.