Rope Dream Meanings

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Rope Dream Meaning: From 22 Different Sources

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.
Dream Source: A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Author: Tony Crisp

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.
Dream Source: Ariadne's Book of Dream
Author: Ariadne Green

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

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

Dream Source: Christian Dream Symbols
Author: Tyler Wolfe

This symbolizes the potential to do a great variety of structural adjustments in your life by keeping resources close at hand. Rope is a magnificent tool that allows you to do a number of things; the most common is the tying up of objects that would otherwise be separate. In the world of symbols, what you tie together with rope might be anything from ideas to emotions.

The rope itself is the potential to execute some measure of control over situations that feel somewhat chaotic. What the rope is doing in the dream will offer deeper meaning. Make sure to pay special attention to how the rope is knotted, as a knot is evidence of past efforts to control things that may not have been as effective as desired. Remember too that any knot can be undone with the right amount of effort.

Dream Source: Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Author: Dr. Mıchael Lennox

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.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

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.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

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.

Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous

If we are tied down, a rope can be what we feel is holding us back.

If we dream about tying up someone else, it could represent our efforts to restrain ourselves, perhaps holding back desires. (See also Chains).

Dream Source: Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Author: James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

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.

Dream Source: Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Author: Raymond Buckland

(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)

Dream Source: Islamic Dream Interpretation
Author: Ibn Seerin

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.

Dream Source: My Dream Interpretation
Author: myjellybean

1. Social “ties.” 2. Approaching difficulties regarding business affairs.
Dream Source: New American Dream Dictionary
Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

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.

Dream Source: Strangest Dream Explanations
Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous

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.

Dream Source: Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Author: Pamela Ball

General symbol of connection and attachment, like the chain.

If the rope is choking you the dream reveals fear of dealing with problems. Similarly, tying objects or people is a sign of repression of feelings. The rope may also symbolize the desire to rise spiritually or to move up both socially and professionally.

Dream Source: The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Author: Martha Clarke

To dream of seeing or handling a coil of rope signifies the successful completion of a difficult task or assignment; to uncoil rope predicts the beginning of a new chapter in your life; if your dream featured the making of rope, you will soon learn the reason behind a longstanding mystery or puzzling situation; a rope noose indicates an unfortunate personal entanglement which will entail some unpleasant moments to loosen.

To dream of walking a rope signifies a propitious period for speculation; to see someone else walking a rope is a sign of gain through influential friends.

See also Knot, Hanging, Cord, Skip, Ladder.

Dream Source: The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Author: Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett

Rope that is connecting or binding things together can represent: A relationship.

A mental or emotional bond.

An agreement, commitment, or vow.

Communication, or a communication network.

A feeling or fear of being constricted or restrained (as in “feeling tied down,” not having room to maneuver, or otherwise lacking freedom).

A means of control (such as a cowboy’s lasso representing a CEO’s control over the company).

See also: String; Yarn; Thread

Dream Source: The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary
Author: Nancy Wagaman

Kundalini power, or life force. Strands of the rope represent intertwined physical, mental and spiritual being which is strengthened each time one meditates. Lifeline.

If tied up by a rope, you are walling off the bound area. Free yourself by redirecting life energy into creative thinking and positive self-expression.

Dream Source: The Dream Books Symbols
Author: Betty Bethards

(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.

Dream Source: The Language of Dreams
Author: Patrica Telesco

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.

Negative: 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.

Dream Source: The Way of Dreams and Visions
Author: Colette Toach

10 dream interpretation about rope related.


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. ... ropes dream meaning

Cord (rope)

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.... cord (rope) dream meaning

Twisting A Rope

(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)... twisting a rope dream meaning

Triple Braided Rope

Symbolic of strength, Eccl. 4:12... triple braided rope dream meaning

Rope (general) / Cable

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).... rope (general) / cable dream meaning

Rope (nautical)

See Cord. Connection and security.... rope (nautical) dream meaning

Rope, Tightrope

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.... rope, tightrope dream meaning

Jump Rope

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.... jump rope dream meaning

Skipping Rope

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.... skipping rope dream meaning

Rope Or (cord)

1. Strength in unity;

2. Deliverance;

3. To tie yourself to something healthy or unhealthy;

4. Bound (Prov. 5:22; Judges 16:11-12; Kings 20 31.... rope or (cord) dream meaning