If dreamer in opposition with soldier: things we feel in conflict with; our internal conflicts and involvement with the wars’ or trauma we have experienced.
If dreamer is soldier or united with soldiers: our willingness or ability to face internal conflicts and huns. Military service: feeling bound by social or personal disciplines or restrictions; learning strengths and self discipline to meet internal conflicts.
A soldier may appear to suggest that it is time to commit to service or to a purpose. He may bring the message that perhaps you have become too patnotic in allegiance to your country. He may also represent a militaristic attitude.
An archetypal character aspect, the soldier resonates with the warrior.
The job of this particular archetype is protection and aggression, but primarily through the ability to divide all things into the two categories of either right or wrong.
A dream with a soldier in it may be asking you to tap into this inner wisdom to face a life circumstance in a very black and white way. Since we live in a time in which war is a very present reality, a soldier also connects to sacrifice at the community and global levels, as they are the individuals in society who are willing to risk their lives to fight for high ideals.
If there is someone in your life who is a member of the armed services, such a dream image may be more personal.
2. Spiritual warfare; Judg. 6:12; (2) Eph. 6:12-18.
See People metaphors also see Guard and Police.
To dream of a soldier implies that you are steadfast in your beliefs and perspectives. You may be trying to persuade others to adopt these same beliefs. You may also be gearing up to offer supporting evidence regarding your principals and morals.
Vision: Seeing a soldier: be steadfast and stand faithfully by your decision. Being pursued by soldiers: you need to deal with and solve many difficult problems. Women dreaming about a soldier: thev are about to have an affair. Men dreaming about a soldier difficult times are ahead. Dreaming about soldiers at war: tierce confrontations are ahead.
Depth Psychology: The soldier suggests being more disciplined and fitting in better. Practicing self-discipline right now would solve many problems. In women’s dreams, a soldier often expresses sexual needs. See Military’, Officer, Recruit, War.
Be prepared for troubles to come.
To see a number of soldiers means more and bigger troubles. See also Meeting.
Aggression, but also camaraderie.
If a man dreams about a soldier, it often expresses a longing for connection with other men. See Military Duty, War.
To dream of soldiers is a warning against casual love affairs and ill-advised flirtations.
If you dream of being a soldier yourself, you may be preparing yourself do battle over an issue and defend your values and opinions.
1. If one identiﬁes with the soldier, it may reﬂect one readying oneself for battle.
2. One feels guilty about aiding someone.
Dreams of a soldier represent sacrifice and your connection to the hero archetype. Perhaps you are contemplating putting your life on the line and standing for a cause. You may be grappling with issues of life and death. See War, Military and Hero.
Soldiers symbolize duty, obligations, and social hierarchy. They reflect a feeling of submission from which you would like to liberate yourself. Soldiers are also associated with aggressiveness and a spirit of conquest. In this sense, this dream can indicate how you impose your feelings over others in real life. On the other hand, you may be getting ready for a battle regarding some issue, or you may be needing to defend yourself against an emotional attack. You must be really careful when using your power. (See BOOTS, ARMY, ENEMY, and WAR)
For a man, this dream means that he will change job. For a woman, it is a warning of a casual relationship. According to some oracles, it foretells a law suit. For the gypsies, on the other hand, it means that you will be honored soon.
A soldier or warrior can represent: Power.
Protection, security, or defense.
Pay attention to the role the soldier played in the dream, and how you felt about the soldier.
Feeling protected by a soldier can represent feeling or desiring protection in your life.
Feeling threatened by a soldier can represent a feeling or fear of abuse or a threat by an authority.
Being a soldier (when you’re not in real life) can represent: feeling powerful or wishing for more power somehow in your life; feeling a need to fight or to protect yourself, others, your rights, your well-being, etc.
See also: Attacking; Attacked, Being; Fight; Armor or Shield; Knight