Some dreams are so fun to interpret but others are not such as those which we are a criminal in like murder dreams in which we kill someone. These kinds of dreams are frightening and queer at the same time and as a result, they are so difficult and challenging to interpret and find the most comprehensive meaning.
Among all sorts of dreams, some of them are so scary such as dreaming about killing a person or being killed, such dreams are so strange too for the dreamer. Killing dreams are one of the most problematic ones to interpret because there is a wide range of various occasions and symbols. In this post, we have prepared all possible dream interpretations of killing in different religions and cultures.
Dream Interpretation of killing in Islam:
Killing in a dream denotes a major sin. If you kill yourself or commit suicide in fear of the consequences of your sins in a dream, it indicates that you are offering true repentance from your sins, owing to the Quranic verse: “And when Moses said unto his people: O my people! Ye have wronged yourselves by your choosing of the calf (for worship,) so turn in penitence to your Creator, and kill (the guilty) yourself. That will be best for you with your Creator and He will relent toward you. He is the Relenting, the Merciful.” (“Al-Baqarah” [The Heifer], verse 54.) though committing suicide is a major sin that will result in eternal sufferings in hell-fire. Killing oneself in a dream also indicates recognition of the value of lost benefits or welfare. If one intentionally commits suicide in a dream, it implies that he is a subversive rebel and a disobedient servant of Allah Almighty. to dream of confessing to a murder foretells gaining the upper hand.
Killing a person:
To dream of killing a human being implies committing an evil and a cruel sin. On the other hand, committing an atrocious sin, or an obvious objectionable act in a dream may mean killing someone. Killing someone in a dream also represents relief from depression, grief, affliction, and sorrow. Killing a person in a dream may also suggest that the victim will acquire some good from the killer in real life. Other meanings of such dreams are that the dreamer will do something terrible or he/she will be safe from fatal trouble, in view of a verse in the Holy Quran applying to Moses: “… And thou didst kill a man and We delivered thee from great distress….” (Ta-Ha,” verse 40.)
The dreamer is killed:
To dream that one is killed indicates longevity and also it means that he will acquire a great wealth from the one who kills him in the dream.
Killing someone without slaughtering:
Killing someone without slaughtering him in a dream is an indication showing that the victim will benefit greatly from his assailant. Slaughtering in a dream implies injustice.
One is killed and the murderer is unknown:
If one is killed in a dream and the murderer is unknown, it means his failure to fulfill his religious duties.
One is killed and the murderer is known:
If one is killed in a dream and he knows the murderer, then it means the triumph over one’s enemy in waking life.
Other Islamic dream interpreters and psychologists have proposed that killing in a dream may mean that one is missing his prayers, or neglecting them.
Killing one’s own son:
This dream is a good omen indicating receiving money.
The killed one is a witness in court:
If a witness in court is the killed one in a dream, the dream interpretation is that his testimony will be accepted, or perhaps it could denote that he will enjoy an abundance of blessings in his life.
Killing someone using a sword:
The interpretation of this dream is quarreling with that person and hurting his feelings through tongue-lashing.
Killing by slaughtering with a knife or a sword:
Killing by slaughtering with a knife or a sword in a dream means that the killer will commit an injustice toward the victim. It could also mean that he will compel or incite the latter to disobey God.
A woman dreaming of killing her husband with the help of friends:
The dream interpretation is that she is inviting him to commit a sin in waking life.
Dream Interpretation of killing in Zhou-gong’s Dream Dictionary:
Being a murderer:
Being a murderer in a dream, in general, is a good sign implying that the dreamer would make loyal friends.
Killing friends in a dream denote that the dreamer will get help from his / her friends.
Killing the enemies:
Dreaming of killing the enemies is a bad indication suggesting that the dreamer will be under the control of the enemies/opponents.
Killing the loved ones / close families:
The dream interpretation is that you will be able to inherit a great fortune, also family relationship will be more harmonious in real life.
Being charged with murder:
If you see yourself being charged with murder in a dream, it means that you will be famous in the world and become a celebrity contributing to the state and society.
Killing a lot of strangers:
Killing a lot of strangers in a dream foretells that you would be very rich with good luck along with your life.
Prison’s dreaming of being murder:
This dream is a good omen denoting that release will not be far away.
Dream Interpretation of killing in Dream Dictionary for Dummies:
The dream interpretation of killing in this sense is that the dreamer is trying to get rid of an unwanted part of himself/herself, an issue that’s causing great distress, or wants to make someone go away.
Emotionally speaking killing in a dream denotes that you are experiencing intense feelings of anger, frustration, even hatred. Killing in self-defense in a dream represents that you’re standing up for yourself, developing confidence and the dream interpretation of killing someone you know is that you’re worried that you’ve hurt the person through actions you’ve taken.
In this case, dreaming of killing may indicate three possible meanings which are: your motivation has been killed by some idea or has simply died, you are experiencing ego death and loss of identity, or you are removing fixed ideas that interfere with spiritual progress.
Murder committed in your dream:
To see murder committed in your dream signifies much sorrow arising from the misdeeds of others, the affair will assume dullness or violent deaths will come under your notice.
You commit murder:
To see that you commit murder in your dream means that you are engaging in some dishonorable adventure in your waking life, which will leave a stigma upon your name.
You are murdered:
If you are murdered in a dream, it means that enemies are secretly working to overthrow you.
Killing a defenseless man:
Killing a defenseless man in a dream is a bad omen prognosticating sorrow and failure in affairs.
Killing one in defense:
When you kill one in defense or kill a ferocious beast in a dream, it means victory and a rise in position.
Other dream interpreters and psychologists believe that killing in a dream almost inevitably signifies a violent ending of some sort. Killing in a dream is also an extreme answer to a problem or our perception of the need for an act of violence. In particular, this may be against ourselves or a part of our personality that is no longer acceptable. The impulse may not be correct, though some adjustment needs to be made.
Being killed in a dream foretells that we are under an influence – usually external – which is making us, or an aspect of our personality, ineffective in everyday life and to dream of killing someone is trying to be rid of the influence they have over us.
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