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What does it mean to see an book in a dream?

Book Dream Meaning: From 22 Different Sources


Book

The meaning could be either positive - wisdom or valuable knowledge - or negative - mere opinions, mere theories, superficial learning. The feelings you have about the book in the dream will guide you to the appropriate meaning.

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd

Book

Memories; things you have learnt from expenence; attitudes toward learning, other people’s opinions. Old books: inherited wisdom; spiritual awareness.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp

Book

Finding a book may represent some hidden knowledge that was just discovered.

The title of the book would present relevant information lor you to take notice of.

An autobiography may offer a review of your life and the events that were psychologically important.

Ariadne's Book of Dream | Ariadne Green

Book

The meaning of a book can be ascertained by its title or the words written in the pages.

If you are surrounded by books it can be symbolic of a love of reading and knowledge

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Book

Of-life-to dream of the book-of-life is symbolic of God’s salvation or an invitation to accept Christ as lord and savior, Ps. 69:28

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Book

The answers you seek are to be found in the intellect. Books relate to knowledge that has already been recorded, so this dream is not looking toward new information to be made known to you. Rather, the message of the dream is that the knowledge you seek is already within your awareness.

The more books there are present in the dream, the more likely that this is a call to express your desire to learn and grow in ways of the mind.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox

Book

1. Bible;

2. Lamb’s book of Life (Judgment);

3. Knowledge;

4. Words;

5. Research

6. Word of God;

7. Meditate; Luke 4:17; (4) Luke 3:4; (5) Josh. 1:8;

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand

Book

Type and title indicates what one is learning; research accordingly

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

Book

A book, particularly a sacred one such as the bible or koran, signifies hidden or sacred knowledge. Any religious book in dreams presupposes some kind of spiritual realization or some knowledge gained. It represents our need to look into the realms of sacred or arcane knowledge or for reassurance that we are going in the right direction.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Book

Psychological / emotional perspective: Intellectually, we are searching in our dreams for ways which will help us to handle what happens in our lives. We will need to look very carefully at our religious beliefs, myths and legends, and decide what relevance they have for us. Many systems of belief have long held to there being a book in which all our deeds are recorded, and for which we are accountable.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Book

Material aspects: Our search for knowledge and the ability to learn from other people’s experience and opinions is symbolized in dreams by books and libraries.

To dream of old books represents inherited wisdom and spiritual awareness.

If we dream of a bible or other religious book it usually means that we are aware of traditional moral standards. We need a code of conduct that helps us to survive.

To dream of account books indicates the need or ability to look after our own resources, practical and otherwise. You may also like to consult the entry for reading for further clarity.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Book

Books often symbolize knowledge and wisdom. Dusty old books may represent neglected or forgotten knowledge, or an earlier “chapter” of one’s life. Opening or closing a book may symbolize opening or closing a stage in one’s life. Other meanings embodied in familiar expressions may be evoked in dreams, such as the connotations of “bookworm” and “book learning” (abstract knowledge without the benefit of practical experience available from the “book of life”). To someone reared in a traditional Christian home, “the Book” represents the Bible and God’s commandments.

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Book

If books were the main theme of your dream the situation in your life is stable and you will make slow, steady progress to the top of your chosen profession. look to the other symbols in your dream to tell you in what context you should place the book, or books, in relation to your own life situation, bear in mind that the action associated with books is progress.

Encyclopedia of Dreams | Michael and Elizabeth Thiessen

Book

(Decree; Flyer; Letter; Publication; Public announcement; Record; Scroll; Write; Writing) Holding a book or a letter in one’s hand in a dream signifies power.

A book or a letter in a dream also signifies fame or public knowledge.

If one sees himself carrying a sealed letter in a dream, then it means that he will receive confidential news or a report.

If a book or a letter is carried by a child in a dream, it means glad tidings.

If it is carried by a servant or a housekeeper, then it means glad tidings and good news.

If a letter is carried by a woman, then one could expect a quick relief from his trouble.

If the letter which the woman is carrying in the dream is an open letter, and if the woman is wearing a veil, it means that the news she is bringing must be treated carefully.

If the woman is wearing perfume, then one could expect good news and a commendation for his work.

If one sees himself holding a closed book in a dream, it means the end of his life in this world.

If one sees a flyer or a public announcement in display by the authorities in a dream, it means that he will gain leadership, happiness and income.

If one sends a sealed letter to someone, which is returned to him unopened in the dream, it means losing a war to one’s enemy. Ifhe is a merchant, it means that he will suffer losses in his business.

If he is seeking marriage, it means the denial of his request.

If one sees himself carrying a book, a record, or a letter in his right hand in a dream, and ifhe had an argument, or a confusing deal, or doubt about something, it means that he will bring clarity to that problem. Ifhe is incarcerated or ifhe is sufferingfrom persecution, it means that he will bring proof of his innocence and escape from his difficulties.

If he is depressed, it means that he will be able to dispel his worries.

If he is travelling in a foreign country, it means that he will find a way back to his mother land, where he will find happiness again. Carrying a book or a letter in one’s left hand in a dream means that he has done something bad, or something which he will regret. Carrying a book in the right hand denotes a prosperous year.

If a stranger takes one’s book away from him in the dream, it means that someone will take away from him his most precious and endeared thing. Tearing a book into pieces in a dream means getting rid of one’s trouble or becoming free from trials or evil encounters and receiving benefits. Holding to a sealed book, decree, or a letter in a dream also signifies abidingby the rules of one’s superior. Holding a sealed book in one’s dream also signifies success, leadership and honor. Ifone is seeking marriage and sees a sealed book in his hand in a dream, it means that his betrothal to someone will end in marriage. Seeing or receiving a blank letter or a book from someone in a dream means absence of his news, or not knowing where he lives.

If one sees a book descending to him from the heavens and if he thinks in the dream that he understood the contents, then whatever good or bad news it brings, it will be the same in wakefulness.

A book in a dream also represents one’s companion, or an intimate friend. Seeing a book in a dream also could signify recovering from an illness.

A hardcover book if the content is unknown represents dishonesty, deceit, a cheap product or selling a sealed package with undisclosed contents, or it could represent an old woman. Bringing books into one’s home in a dream signify hearing news about an honest and a pious person, learning happy stories from a reporter or becoming acquainted with religious thoughts.

(Also see Encyclopedia; Letter; Write; Writer)

Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin

Book

Being well-read and wise is an obvious interpretation. Also, a suggestion that one ought to turn more often to the “real world.” In the “Book of Life,” one’s own inner wisdom is written, which means that we find here the script for our life.

The content of the book is important and its title and the color of the cover. Compare also Author.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

Book

-Dreams about dusty old books are reminders to the dreamer to look to past experience for help with a present situation. Opening a new book means starting a new chapter in one’s life.

Dreaming of finding a book in an open area can represent being open to

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

Book

1. Serenity, contentment.

2. Unexpected experience.

3. Intel­lect, symbol of education combined with experience.

4. Infor­mation; record-keeping used as guidance for future reference.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Book

Dreams of a book symbolize the letter of the law, your world view, inherited wisdom, and/or memories.

A book represents a belief system, a point of view that you believe in, rebel against, and/or throw at someone. Consider the type of book and its message. See Write and Word.

Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous

Book

also see Novel

1- Our search for knowledge and the ability to learn from other people’s experience and opinions, is symbolised in dreams by books and libraries.

To dream of old books represents inherited wisdom and spiritual awareness.

To dream of account books indicates the need or ability to look after our own resources.

2- Intellectually we are searching in our dreams for ways which will help us to handle what happens in our lives.

3- A book, particularly a sacred one such as the Bible or Koran, signifies hidden or sacrcd knowledge.

Dreaming of one can represent our need to look into the realms of sacred knowledge or reassurance that we are going in the right direction.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

Book

You can anticipate slow but steady progress and a calm pleasant life ahead if books were the main feature of your dream.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

Book

Information, answers, knowledge, or understanding (or a desire for such).

Expression or communication (since a book is an expression of the author).

The topic of the book or a related activity, person, location, etc.

The idea of reading or studying.

A different form of entertainment, relaxation, or story (such as the movie you watched last night).

See also: Text; Communication; Story; Following a Procedure; Library; Notebook; Journal

The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman

Book

Your book of life, or what your purpose is in this lifetime. Knowledge of life plan. Pay attention; important lessons coming up.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

37 dream interpretations related to the symbols you see in your dreams.

Accountant / Bookkeeper

To dream of being an accountant or bookkeeper highlights the importance of objective and analytical skills; is your unconscious urging you to adopt a more unemotional and logical approach to a problem or is it a warning to manage your finances better?... accountant / bookkeeper dream meaning

The Element Encyclopedia

Address Book

If you see or use an address book in your dream, this is a lucky time for flirting with someone who catches your eye! To see a specific phone number in your dream may suggest that you need to make contact with someone and reach out for help.

If you couldn’t find something in your address book, you need to start being more independent and responsible.

If you wrote a new address or phone number in it, be careful with money - you will be prone to losing it on bad investments and unsatisfying purchases for the next little while.

If the address book in your dream belonged to somebody else, this is a warning to be more discreet in confiding your personal affairs to others.... address book dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

Book, Book Title

Symbol: A book in a dream could be the “book of your life.”

Vision: Sitting in the middle of a lot of books or being in a huge library indicates the fear of being stretched too thin intellectually, or living with too much stress. Buying a book means interesting news is on the way that will serve you and others well. Reading a book: you are creating something new from your experiences, memories, and insights. Reading a serious book: you are gaining wisdom. Writing a book: you are dissatisfied with your present professional situation; you would like to rewrite “the script of your life.” See Library’.

Depth Psychology: Books and book titles are metaphors for what is happening inside you. Main motifs or tides usually mirror your emotional situation. Or the book itself may hold many of your life’s experiences, memories, and insights. Dreams about book titles contain messages that are particularly meaningful (analyze the title).... book, book title dream meaning

Dreamers Dictionary

Book Dealer

(See Bookseller)... book dealer dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Book Report

To dream of being assigned, or working on, a book report sometimes foretells academic success. Alternatively, to dream about a book report may suggest anxieties about a current assignment or project. You may need to stop procrastinating.... book report dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

Book Shelf

To see a bookshelf in your dream represents the various levels of your mind where ideas, concepts, and memories are kept. It also suggests your need to acquire some information or knowledge in a situation before making your decision.... book shelf dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

Book Store

To visit a book store in your dream, foretells you will be filled with literary aspirations, which will interfere with your other works and labors.... book store dream meaning

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Bookbinder

(Bookbinding) A bookbinder in a dream represents an undertaker, or a tailor. In a dream, bookbinding also may mean concealing secrets and guarding one’s friendship, or it could mean affection one reserves for a dear person.... bookbinder dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Bookbinding

(See Bookbinder)... bookbinding dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Bookcase

To see a bookcase in your dreams, signifies that you will associate knowledge with your work and pleasure. Empty bookcases, imply that you will be put out because of lack of means or facility for work. ... bookcase dream meaning

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Bookkeeper

1. Responsibility and “accountability”; keeping aspects of life moving forward.

2. Balance, harmony in life. ... bookkeeper dream meaning

New American Dream Dictionary

Bookkeeping

(see Arithmetic, Books)

The tallying of your life or actions against a prespecified guideline.

For example, many religions speak of a divine book wherein deeds are recorded to determine the soul’s fate after death.

A type of money dream

If the numbers in the dream won’t add up, then there is something in your life that likewise doesn’t quite make sense...all the pieces don’t reckon.... bookkeeping dream meaning

The Language of Dreams

Books

Pleasant pursuits, honor and riches to dream of studying them.

For an author to dream of his works going to press, is a dream of caution; he will have much trouble in placing them before the public.

To dream of spending great study and time in solving some intricate subjects, and the hidden meaning of learned authors, is significant of honors well earned.

To see children at their books, denotes harmony and good conduct of the young.

To dream of old books, is a warning to shun evil in any form.... books dream meaning

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Books And Magazine

Books and magazines that are rolled up in a bundle symbolise news that is concealed. Books that are laid open symbolise news that is plain and obious.... books and magazine dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Books / Messages And Communications

whoever sees something from these mentioned / that mention, and [if] in it is good or what is indicative of good, and [of] good tidings, then it is interpreted by: the reaching of the goals, and attainment of hopes. And whoever sees different of that then its expression / meaning is contrary.... books / messages and communications dream meaning

Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

Books Of Hadeeth And Fiqh

Books of Hadeeth and Fiqh symbolise knowledge and wisdom. Book of poetry mean deviation, deception and falsehood.... books of hadeeth and fiqh dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Bookseller

(Book dealer) In a dream, a bookseller represents someone who has vast knowledge or someone who gathers amazing stories. Seeing a bookseller in a dream also could mean overcoming one’s trouble, solving one’s problems, marriage, or the repentance of a sinner.

(Also see Book; Bookstore)... bookseller dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Bookshelves

Browsing through a bookshelf may quench the desire for more knowledge and ask that you bring order and understanding to the information you have obtained.... bookshelves dream meaning

Ariadne's Book of Dream

Bookstore

1. Intellectual confusion, overwhelmed and overstimu­lated.

2. A need to acquire knowledge or pass it from one level of understanding to the next. ... bookstore dream meaning

New American Dream Dictionary

Coloring Book

To dream about a coloring book indicates your wish to return to a time in life where you had few responsibilities or worries. It also represents innocence.... coloring book dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

Comic Book

A comic book in your dream predicts a period of disappointment in romantic matters but good fortune with projects or work.... comic book dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

E-book

Dreams of an e-book symbolize your need or desire for instant gratification, knowledge, and ease of transmission of information. You are aware of your connection to the one mind and one data base of information of which we are all connected. You are also realizing your ability to download information simply by directing your attention to the place it resides in consciousness.... e-book dream meaning

Strangest Dream Explanations

Holy Book

(Qur’an; The Last Revelation) In a dream, the Holy Book, or the Qur’an represents a king or a judge who deals with Islamic jurisprudence.

If a king, a ruler, or a judge sees that the Holy Book does no longer exist, or if he sees it burning, or if its contents are washed away in a dream, it means his death.

If one sees a ruler or a governor handwriting a copy of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he is ajust person who uses the divine laws in makinghis decision. Ifajudge sees himselfhandwriting a copy of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he does not share his knowledge, and that he is audacious about his rank and status.

If a religious scholar or a theologian sees himself writing a copy of Holy Book in a dream, it means that he will profit from a business deal.

If one sees a king, or a ruler swallowing the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he may die soon.

If a judge swallows the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he accepts bribes.

If a ruler sees himself erasing what is written in the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he will be exiled.

If ajudge erases what is written in the Holy Book in a dream, it also means his death.

If he erases it by licking it with his own tongue in a dream, it means that he will commit an awful sin.

If a witness erases it in a dream, it means that he will deny his own testimony. Carrying the Holy Book, or buying a copy of the Qur’an in a dream means living by its criterion. Reading from the Holy Book before God’s Prophet, upon whom be peace, in a dream means that one will commit himself to memorizing it. Eating the pages of the Holy Book in a dream means accepting bribes.

If a layman eats the pages of the Holy Book, or few lines from some pages in a dream, it means that he earns his livelihood from reciting the Holy Qur’[m or teaching it. Eating the pages of the Holy Book in a dream also means earning one’s livelihood from copying and selling it. Seeing the Holy Book in a dream also mans growing in wisdom. Handwriting copies of the Holy Book in a dream denotes one’s piety, or it could represent a religious scholar who lives by the book, act by its commands and shares his knowledge with others. Tearing off the pages of the Holy Book in a dream means ingratitude toward God’s revelations, or denying God’s favors, or questioning some of them.

If one does something to the Holy Book in his dream that he would abhor to do in wakefulness, it means that he has lost his religious devotion and faith. Carrying a copy of the HolyBook in a dream means attaining power and acquiring knowledge.

The Holy Book in a dream also represents a husband, a wife, a son, or wealth. Ifa sick person sees it in his dream, it means that he will recover from his illness. Ifthe one who sees it in his dream is facing an enemy, it means that he will triumph over him.

If he is a sinner, it means that he will repent of his sins and turn to his Lord, or it could mean that he may receive an inheritance.

If one sees himself following innovations and he recognizes that in his sleep, his dream denotes a warning from God Almighty. Seeing the Holy Book in a dream also could mean seeing wonders, witnessing a miracle, hearing news, receiving happy news, or it could mean longevity for one who browse through it from cover to cover in his dream.

The Holy Book in a dream also represents gardens, heavens, places of worship, or a person one is commanded to obey, such as a ruler, or a father, a mother, one’s teacher, or shaikh, or it could mean making a true oath, receiving glad tidings, admonition or a warning. Seeing the Holy Book or any of the early divine revelations in a dream means that one may preside over people.

If one sees himself carrying the Holy Book, or even any book of revelations, and if when he opens it finds the pages blank with no writing inside it in the dream, it means that he portrays himself to be what he is not, or that he impersonates a scholar, or pretends to be religious. Kissing the Holy Book in a dream means revering what it contains and adhering to what it commands.

If one looks into the pages of the Holy Book and finds its lines crooked in a dream, it means that he lives satisfied with what he has, and fulfills his required duties accordingly. Stealing a copy of the Holy Book and hiding it in a dream means that one cheats in performing his own prayers, or fails to do them properly.

If one sees himself looking in the Holy Book, then writing from what he is reading on his own garment in the dream, it means that he interprets the Qur’imic revelation according to his own liking.

If one sees a Holy Book sitting in his lap, then if a chick comes and picks all the words written therein in a dream, it means that one will beget a child who will memorize and read the Holy Qur’an as an inheritance, and benefit from the piety of his father, and as a trust, a lawful earning and a source of strength in his life. Buying a copy of the Holy Book in dream means benefits, prosperity and becoming a renowned and a distinguished religious scholar.

If the Holy Book is snatched away from someone’s hands in a dream, it means that he will lose his knowledge, or perhaps lose his employment.

If one sees himself spreading the pages of the Holy Book on a flat surface in a dream, it means that he is seeking wisdom which he will get, or that he may receive an inheritance.

If one sees himself putting the Holy Book over his shoulders in a dream, it means that he will receive an appointment, or be entrusted with a duty to guard, or that he will memorize the Holy Qur’an. Ifone finds himself trying to eat the pages of the Holy Book in a dream, it means that he is a regular reader of the Qur’an. Ifone sees himself trying to eat the pages of the holy Book but is unable to do so in a dream, it means that he tries to memorize the Holy Qur’an from time to time but keeps forgetting what he learns.

(Also see Qur’an)... holy book dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

I-book

See Laptop and Computer.... i-book dream meaning

Strangest Dream Explanations

Laptop/note Book

1. Brain;

2. What does it represents to you? (work, writing, games,) Eph. 4:23; Neh. 2:7.... laptop/note book dream meaning

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model

Library / Books

If you see a whole library of books, it means you will be greatly appreciated by people you do business with.

To read a book means that secrets will be revealed to you.

To be given a book similarly means that you will be told a secret.... library / books dream meaning

Gypsy Dream Dictionary

Magazine Or Book

Printed papers are not favourable omens in a dream. Be careful if you would avoid loss.... magazine or book dream meaning

Mystic Dream Book

Prayer, Prayer Book

Vision: Dreaming about praying: while the future will be blessed, you are in need of advice from an objective counselor or support from your family and/or friends. Your humility will make it possible for a wish to come true.

If you see or read a prayer book, it means comfort in your present sad situation. Seeing someone else praying: you have good friends who will always be on your side in times of need. Receiving a prayer book as a gift means that a very good person will help you. Losing a prayer book means losing a loyal friend. Throwing a prayer book away: you will be the cause of emotional conflicts. See Worship.

Depth Psychology: Prayers stand for humility and the faith you have in finding help in a dire situation. Sometimes it also means that a wish w ill be fulfilled. Praying in front of a cross is an expression of anxiety, fearing for one’s existence.

The soul is looking for God’s help; ask for it! The prayer book is a symbol of your need for comfort and better insight.... prayer, prayer book dream meaning

Dreamers Dictionary

Rare Book

(See Reference book)... rare book dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Reference Book

(Compilation; Encyclopedia; Qur’fmic commentaries; Manual; Journal; Papers; Rare book; Source book) Reading any reference book, Qur’anic commentaries, or compilation of the prophetic sayings in a dream means correcting one’s actions and thoughts and walking on the straight path. Reading the studies of religious scholars or science books in a dream means acquiring knowledge and benefiting from it. Reading history books or journals in a dream means becoming close to people in the government. Reading a book on logic, rhetorics or explicative apposition in a dream means working in an amazing field of science and discoveries.... reference book dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Scrap-book

To dream of a scrap-book, denotes disagreeable acquaintances will shortly be made. ... scrap-book dream meaning

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Sealed Books

It means riches and fortunes a person will inherit, for Allah said to Yahya (AS): O Yahya, hold on to the book with strength when he was to inherit the Torah from Zakariyya (AS).... sealed books dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Song Book

See Sheet Music.... song book dream meaning

Strangest Dream Explanations

Source Book

(See Reference book)... source book dream meaning

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Telephone Book

To see or use a telephone book in your dream suggests that this is a lucky time for flirting with someone who catches your eye - but take it easy. Don’t overdo it! Also see “Address Book”... telephone book dream meaning

My Dream Interpretation

Text-book

A leaning experience; research the particular type of book for more clarity... text-book dream meaning

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Year-book

Memories from past years are brought up to date... year-book dream meaning

Dream Dictionary Unlimited