Fish Dream Explanation
— There are contradictory views about the sight of fish
in a dream. In many cases, it means money and abundant means; for certain interpreters, it means worries, sorrow, disease, saddening news, and death where the fish
was seen in the dream, in view of a fish’s unpleasant smell, high cost, and lifeless body. But in the opinion of the author of this book, this could not apply to fish
seen alive in the water, just caught and fresh, or well cooked. In general:
symbolize the ruler’s minister (s), because the sea is a king and the fish
• Catching a huge fish: The tyrant will perish.
• Catching big fish: Welfare and benefit.
• Catching small fish: The end of pleasure and benefits or sorrow of all kinds, because small ones have more bones.
• If the number offish could be identified: Women.
• According to Al-Nabulsi, up to four fish
mean women, more than four acquisitions and money.
• Fishing in the water: Will hear something pleasant.
• Catching live fish
from the sea or anywhere and eating it: Will score benefits.
• Catching fish
from the seabed: (1) Will excel in one’s craftsmanship or art, achieving windfall gains and reaping all kinds of benefits. (2) Will receive money from kings and sultans or become a spy.
• Finding in one’s custody big and small fish: The dreamer cares for marriage ceremonies and other happy occasions as well as funerals and whatever brings people together, be they good or bad.
• Finding in one’s custody fish
with a human or birdlike appearance. Will be acquainted with merchants, people who come and go by road or by sea, translators who have mastered many a foreign language, or persons with high morals. However, their character will depend on the beauty or ugliness of the creatures seen in the dream.
• Owning fish
or similar animals of the type that are raised at home for decoration or other purposes, such as the tortoise or the sheatfish or catfish: Will be good to orphans and strangers and shelter them.
• Many, innumerable fish: Snatched money or war spoils or money earnt the hard way.
• Seeing in the sea or near riverbed an assembly of big and tender fish
and catching, eating, or distributing them at will: Plenty of financial conquests inasmuch as the dreamer has caught something and will do with it exactly as he did in the dream: eating, dividing, hoarding, et cetera.
• Catching plenty of big fish
with tender meat: Wealth and booty.
• For Al-Nabulsi plenty of fish
means an ugly booty or acquisition and abundant wealth from a king, dangerous to accept in view of that king’s difficult accountability.
• Seeing a gathering of big and small fish: Good dream, which heralds welfare.
• Finding pearls in a fish’s stomach: Woman will give the dreamer a male child or two or more, as many as there were pearls.
• Finding a ring in a fish’s stomach: Will obtain a high position and have abundant means.
• Taking grease from the stomach of a fish: A woman will give money and other benefits to the hero of the dream.
• Catching one or two tender fish: Will conquer the heart of one or two women.
• Catching salted fish
, especially small ones: Trouble and worries emanating from kings or powerful parties.
• Catching fish
with plenty of bones and scales: Silver or gold that is well guarded, unattainable, or inaccessible.
• Catching a fish
that has a natural weapon: (1) Will triumph over enemies. (2) Will befriend evil people.
• Catching invaluable fish: Goods belonging to merchants.
• Eating salted fish: Trouble and hard times.
• For some people, dreaming of salted fish
translates into money and other benefits, as salt is a preserving substance.
• Grilled salted fish: A journey in search of knowledge or wisdom, in view of the verse in the Holy Quran that says: “And when they reached the point where the two met, they forgot their fish
.” (“Al-Kahf’ [The Cave], verse 61.)
• Tender grilled fish: (1) Gains and benefits, in view of the story of Jesus Christ and the fish
. (2) Prayers will be heard. (3) Enormous welfare, in case the dreamer is a pious person; otherwise it means punishment.
• Grilled fish
falling from the sky: A sign that prayers will be heard and that the dreamer will beat his enemies and be promoted.
• Rolling small fish
in wheat and frying them in melted grease: Will enter a useful business, spend honest money on it, and make a profit through hard work, then savour the particular taste of such money.
• Fried fish: Prayers will be heard.
• Eating live fish: Will become a ruler or get a kingly position.
• Eating, together with one’s servant, from both sides of the same fish: The servant is a traitor and a thief.
• A fish
coming out of the dreamer’s mouth: Will say something wrong about a woman.
• A fish
coming out of the dreamer’s penis: Birth of a girl.
• A living, tender, and lively fish: A slave or a maiden.
• Fishing on land: (1) Will commit a grave sin. (2) Good tidings or prosperity.
• Fishing in clear, pristine water: (1) Welfare. (2) A son will be born happy.
• Fishing in troubled water: Strong pain and sorrow.
• Fishing in a container with troubled water: Nothing good anyway.
• Catching fish
from a well: (1) The dreamer is or will become a sodomite. (2) The dreamer will run after someone’s female servant or maiden girl.
• In general, fish
with tender scales means complications and slowness in whatever is being processed in people’s favour.
• For a deceiver, fish
with tender scales: Successful designs. Deceit will be concealed and he will wickedly and stealthily get hold of people’s assets.
• Long fish
without scales (or any similar creatures): Bad or unsuccessful deeds or endeavours, fatigue, and desires that are not fulfilled, because such fish
is slippery and eerie.
in water sources or springs: Good augury.
• Dead fish
in the sea: Bad omen. It specifically means that a plea will not be responded to.
• A dead fish
in one’s bed: Bad omen for a sailor.
in one’s bed while travelling by sea: A rough voyage is ahead during the course of which the dreamer might drown (because he has shared the fish’s bed).
• Barbel fish (Cyprinus bynni): Good omen for someone seeking marriage or partnership.
• A patient seeing fish: Hardships (as humidity and water exacerbate pain).
• Buying a fish
from a merchant: Will buy a slave girl or marry.
• Eating a rotten fish
and leaving aside sound and tasty food: Will have prohibited sex and turn away from legitimate women.
• Trying to catch fish
from a basin or a pond, which ultimately escape: The dreamer’s rival or adversary is coveting and trying to deny his claim to his own money, and it will take a very vicious dispute to re-establish the dreamer’s rights.
• Seeing a fish
in a pond with its mouth wide open: Will go to jail.
moving from sea water to fresh water and vice versa: (1) Hypocrisy, intrigue, or a rebellion in the army. (2) Public controversy over unclear events. (3) Innovation or heresy.
floating on the water surface: (1) Things will go easier. (2) Someone far away will come closer. (3) Whatever is concealed will appear, even if it is an inheritance.
• The sea opening itself, exposing its bed, and the hero of the dream taking whatever fish
or jewels he wants from it: The doors of God’s hidden sciences will be open, ajar to the dreamer; he will be acquainted with the unknown and the secrets of religion and follow the right path, to his great advantage. If the fish
jump back into the sea, he will familiarize himself with the rulers, who will uncover their secrets exclusively to him. If he intends to travel, he will find the best companions and have a safe journey both ways.
• Seeing fish
that look like an island (whales?): Will achieve gains through Jihad (holy struggle) under the leadership of a good prince (or commander), especially if the dreamer had extracted some grease from the eye of that fish
or if he had eaten from its meat.
• Eating fish
before it is properly prepared: Will slander people, embezzle, become an adulterer, or contract a serious disease without fever, such as paralysis or hemiplegia.
• Finding fish
on the ground: (1) Will no longer earn one’s living by plying the seas, but by travelling by land. (2) Will have durable wealth and useful knowledge and enjoy self-sufficiency. (3) Will bring together his family and relatives or will have a family reunion.
• Any fish
with a human appearance: A reference to those who earn their living in the water, such as professional swimmers, divers, sailors, bath attendants, et cetera.
Salted Fish Dream Explanation
— Salted fish
whether small or big symbolise grief and sorrow caused by a perbond servants, subordinates or brother.
Fresh Fish Dream Explanation
— If they are huge and many they symbolise wealth and assets from the one who acquires them. If small and many it means he will be afflicted with grief and sorrow. If one or two, they represent one or two women from who he will derive benefit.
Fish restaurant Dream Explanation
— (See Seafood restaurant)
Stuffed fish Dream Explanation
— (See Stuffed turkey)
Fillets of Fresh Fish Dream Explanation
— If the fillets, fat or skin of fresh fish
is eaten or acquired by a person it means he will acquire wealth and assets from someone. Perhaps from some authority or woman.
Snake Dream Explanation
— (Boy; Contemptible person; Enemy; Hidden treasure; Idolatry; Innovators; Power; Unjust ruler; Woman) A snake
in dream represents a person who lives in a valley. A snake
in a dream also means enmity from one's in-laws or children, or it could represent the evil and jealousy of one's neighbor. A sleeping snake
in a dream means a sleeping enemy. As for an unjust person, a water snake
in a dream means receiving help, or it could represent a verdict. Owning a snake
in a dream means gaining power and authority. Its flesh represents enemy money, or it could mean joy. If one sees himself wearing the skin of a snake
in a dream, it means that he will unmask his enmity toward others. Killing a snake
in a dream and staining one's hands with its blood means destroying one's enemy. A snake
in one's dream also represents a rich enemy, for its poison means money. If one sees snakes being killed in the streets in a dream, it means a war. A small snake
in a dream represents a little child. Hunting snakes in a dream means tricking or deceiving one's enemies. A black snake
in a dream represents a strong enemy. A white snake
in a dream represents a weak enemy. If one sees a snake
talking to him and saying nice words to him in a dream, it means enjoying pleasant moments with one's adversary, or benefiting at the hands of one's enemy. If the snake
talks harshly to him in a dream, it means suffering from tyranny and oppression caused by one's enemy. Becoming a snake
in a dream means being contemptible against one's own religion. Seeing oneself as a half-snake half-human in a dream means being able to neutralize half of the enemy's power. Discovering a snake
skin which is made from gold in a dream means that one will discover a hidden treasure. If a snake
swallows someone in a dream, it means that he will reach a powerful position. If one sees a snake
sitting over his head in a dream, it means that he will earn the respect of people in authority. A field which is covered with snakes in a dream represents a destructive rain. A snake
with a horn in a dream represents a profitable business. Black snakes and pythons in a dream represent army generals. Water snakes in a dream represent money. If one sees his garden covered with snakes in a dream, it means that its trees will bear fruits and exceed the normal crop. A snake
coming out of its hole in a dream represents a son. A snake
leaving one's house in a dream means its destruction or demolition. Killing a snake
in a dream means marriage. Tapeworms or other intestinal worms in a dream represent one's relatives and their children. Seeing snakes eating on one's table in a dream means separation between friends. Desert snakes in a dream represent highway robbers. In general a snake
or a serpent in a dream represent jealousy, envy, perfidy, swindling people's properties, deceit and an avowed enmity. (Also see Belt; Sting)
Snake Dream Explanation
— See Serpent.
Possessing a Snake Dream Explanation
— Possession a snake
in such a manner that he does not feel any fright is suggestive of wielding power and owning vast lands and properties. The great the snake
the greater the lands and properties. Such a snake
does not symbolise an enemy.
Being Bitten by a Snake Dream Explanation
— If a person sees a snake
biting him it means his enemy will harm him as much as he will be harmed by the snake
Killing a Snake Dream Explanation
— The one who kills the snake
will gain victory over his enemy. Leaving the snake
in two pieces means he will do likewise to his enemy.
Snake-cucumber Dream Explanation
— (Cucumber; Large cucumber; Squirting cucumber) Seeing or eating the large variety of cucumber known as snake-cucumber in a dream means blessed money, a good business, or buying a new property. On the other hand, a snake-cucumber in a dream may represent money that does not remain long in one's hand. If a woman sees a snake-cucumber in a dream, it means that she is pregnant. (Also see Cucumber)
Fearing a Snake Dream Explanation
— Fearing a snake
without seeing one means he will be protected against his enemy. He will not be terrorized. And if he sees the snake
it means he will be terrorized but no harm will come to him.
Snake charmer Dream Explanation
— (Diphtheria; Quinsy; Tracer; Tracker) A snake
charmer in a dream represents mixing with evil people, participating in a competition, or racing against one's enemy. If a sick person sees himself sitting with his snakes in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness and live a long and a happy life. If the basket carries silkworms instead of a snake
in his dream, it means repentance of a sinner, or prosperity of a poor person, or it could mean changing a bad profession for a good one. The presence of a snake
charmer in a dream also represents the presence of a deceiver, any taunting profession, or it could mean an illness or suffocation. (Also see Tracker)
Snake bite Dream Explanation
— (See Snake; Sting)
Fighting a Snake Dream Explanation
— Fighting a snake
means a person will fight his enemy. Overpowering it means he will gain victory over him. And if he is overpowered it means he will be defeated.
A Snake in the House Dream Explanation
— If a snake
is seen entering a perbond house then this represents his women folk and close relatives who are his enemies. If if seen leaving his house then they are his distant relatives who are his enemies.
Kissing a snake Dream Explanation
— (See Weasel)