Four of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings

four of pentacles

Four of Pentacles Tarot Card
Meanings and Keywords:


Status and wealth. Doing business.

Stubbornness. Holding on to what you know.

Great richness. 

Being comfortable.


Financial security.

Being money-oriented.


A miser.


Penny smart, but Pound foolish.

Four of pentacles tarot card meanings upright

Four of pentacles tarot card meanings in a general reading

Four of Pentacles tarot card denotes the need for security. This card shows stubbornness in the situation or in the Seeker. The Seeker needs to have control and see their money increasing. Four of pentacles tarot card often shows up when you have been nurturing something that later ends up turning against you in some way.

Tips when Four of Pentacles shows up in a reading: Four of Pentacles speaks of your relationship with money. Sometimes it shows up when people feel poor when in fact they are quite well off. 

Four of pentacles in the Vision Quest

In Four of pentacles, the Seeker sits up quite high. He is gaining a higher perspective and he sees what he must address in this quest, which is the two neglected aspects of himself seen in Five of pentacles.

Four of pentacles in a love reading

In a love reading, Four of Pentacles tarot card speaks of money is an important factor in the relationship. Money might be the main motivation to stay in the relationship. If the Seeker is single Four of pentacles can indicate fears of giving and sharing keeping the Seeker single. The Seeker might be only interested in a potential partner if they are very wealthy.

Four of pentacles in a career reading

In a career reading, Four of pentacles speaks of contracts involving big money. Four of pentacles also denote careers in well-established firms.

Four of pentacles as Feelings

Four of pentacles as feelings can mean the Seeker loves material comfort and they need to feel secure. It is possible, they are not feeling very secure and are looking into how they can safeguard themselves and their assets. They are observing from a place of safety.

Four of pentacles as Personality types

Four of pentacles as personality types denote someone who is very well-connected and is always hungry for more success and wealth. Four of pentacles tarot people are very stubborn and don’t let go of their position easily. It can be hard for them to take advice from others. This is someone who is often resisting change.

Four of pentacles tarot card meanings reversed

Four of Pentacles reversed indicates a lack of something solid and dependable. The seeker might be foolish with their money. The Seeker could have abandoned their childhood dream when this card is reversed. They could feel poor even when they are not.

Four of pentacles reversed as Personality types

The reversed meanings of the tarot cards often speaks of the Seeker acting out due to being under a lot of stress. This can bring out the shadow aspect of the person. 

Four of pentacles reversed as personality types indicate someone who has lost perspective on what is important in their life. Four of pentacles reversed can indicate a person who has forgotten their childhood dreams and they could be too materialistic. This card reversed can also speak of someone who is acting on bad advice.

Four of pentacles tarot card meanings summary

Four of pentacles sometimes shows up when the seeker has a fear of being poor, and business and money matters come before friendships and intimacy. Four of pentacles can indicate that the seeker has trust issues, especially if it shows up reversed.

ntacles Tarot Card Combinations

Some important tarot card combinations including Four of Pentacles:

4 of pentacles + The Fool: New money. A new investment. A rich kid. Born rich. 

4of pentacles + The Magician: Successful sale. Getting more than you thought. 

4 of pentacles + The High Priestess: Secret investment. Businesswoman. 

4 of pentacles + The Emperor: Government money. Businessman. 

4 of pentacles + The Hierophant: Private schools. Financial institutions. 

4 of pentacles + Strength: Passionate about business and investment. 

4 of pentacles + The Hermit: A wealthy benefactor. 

4 of pentacles + Justice: Protecting your assets. Compensation. Business law. 

4 of pentacles + Temperance: Business management. 

4 of pentacles + The Devil: Dirty money. 

4 of pentacles + The Tower: Fighting about money. 

4 of pentacles + Ace of wands: A new financial opportunity. 

4 of pentacles + Two of wands: Business negotiation. Financial planning. 

4 of pentacles + Eight of wands: Business travel. Business news. 

4 of pentacles + Nine of wands: Pressure in business. Pressure to perform in business. 

4 of pentacles + Page of wands: Early stages in business. 

4 of pentacles + King of wands: Business leader. 

4 of pentacles + Ace of cups: Loving your business. 

4 of pentacles + Three of cups: Wealthy friends. 

4 of pentacles + Ten of cups: Spiritual entrepreneurship. 

4 of pentacles + Knight of cups: Travelling up the business and social ladder. 

4 of pentacles + Ace of swords: Cuts in business. 

4 of pentacles + Two of swords: Business contract. 

4 of pentacles + Five of swords: Financial betrayal. 

4 of pentacles + Knight of swords: Competition in business. 

4 of pentacles + Ace of pentacles: New wealth. 

4 of pentacles + Five of pentacles: Financial loss. 

4 of pentacles + Ten of pentacles: Family money. Old money.

Learn the Meanings of the Suit of Pentacles Here. 

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