Sackcloth-a symbol of mourning, fasting, and prayer, Ps. 35:13

Safe (lock box) symbolic of having something secured or out of danger

Sails-symbolic of the empowering of the Holy Spirit or prophecy, 2 Peter 1:21

Salesman-symbolic of persuasion 

Salt-a symbol of Christian character, a person who applies the word of God to their life, Matt. 5:13

Salt-flats-symbolic of desolation and abandonment, Ps. 107:34

Salt-pit-symbolic of desolation and destruction, Zeph. 2:9

Sand-immeasurability, Ps. 139:18. Sand is also symbolic of long life, Job 29:18. Sand can also symbolize God's loving thougths about his children, Ps. 139:17-19

Sandals-sandals are symbolic of the gospel, Eph. 6:11. Sandals are also symbolic of God's love for his wayward children, Lk. 15:21-24 

Sandstorm-symbolic of troubles or trials in life, Ps. 83:13-15

Sap-emblematic of being full of life, Ps. 92:14

Sapphire-symbolic of something of high value, Job 28:16

Sasquatch-symbolic of a large problem in your life like de­pression or anger

Satan-to dream of Satan is symbolic of demonic activity over an area of your life or someone else’s life, Acts 26:18, 1 Cor. 5:5

Saw-symbolic of cutting or tearing down by the power of God, Isa. 10:34

Scabs-symbolic of affliction, Isa. 3:17

Scaffolding-symbolic of a work in progress

Scale (reptilian) symbolic of great pride, Job 41:15

Scales (measuring) to dream of a measuring scale or the scales of justice is symbolic of weighing or inspecting the worth and value of a person or object, Ps. 62:9

Scar-symbolic of past hurts, emotional wounds, or the need for faith in Christ, Jn. 20:27

Scarecrow-symbolic of putting your trust in something that cannot help you, Jer. 10:5

Scepter-a symbol of authority, sovereignty, and rule, Ps. 45:6

School-symbolic of a time of learning in life, Acts 19:9. A school is a common dream setting for past or present important events in a person’s life

Scientist-symbolic of analyzing, testing, and examining

Scissors-symbolic of the need to cut things out of your life 

Scorpion-a scorpion is the equivalent of a snake or a spider. In a dream scorpions represent demons, Lk. 10:19

Screws-symbolic of the need to get something in order or tighten up an area of your life

Scroll-this is symbolic of a specific word from God that car­ries with it instructions for an earthly commission, Ezek. 3:1

Sea-the sea can be symbolic of many nations and people groups, Ps. 65:5-7. The sea can also symbolize current situation in life

Sea monster-symbolic of a demonic entity or attack on your life, Ps. 74:13

Séance-if you are participating in a séance during a dream it is a warning that you have become involved with the Occult. If you see other people conducting a séance during a dream it symbolizes people with ties to the Occult attempting to influ­ence your life

Seat-symbolic of a person’s social rank or a person’s right to occupy a place within a group, 1 Sam. 2:8  

Secretary-symbolic of assisting in God’s work, Rom. 16:22. Secretaries can symbolize a position as gatekeeper to information and people of authority 

Security guard-symbolic of authority, 1 Chron. 9:27

Sediment-the liquid remnants considered worthless. Sym­bolic of being undisturbed, Jer. 48:11

Seeds-children, the word of God, or an investment, Ps. 89:4
Seizure-an epileptic seizure may symbolize demonic oppression in someone's life, Matt. 17:15-18

Self-portrait-to dream of your own picture is symbolic of self-examination

Selling-if a person is selling grain it symbolizes a blessing from God. A person refusing to sell you something you need is symbolic of a hated person, Prov. 11:26

Sepulcher-symbolic of death and resurrection, Matt. 27:52

Serial Killer-symbolic of a demon tasked with trying to take your life, Jn. 10:10  

Serpent-to see a serpent in a dream is symbolic of Satan or demons, Rev 12:9

Sewer-symbolic of a bad environment

Sex-to dream of sexual intercourse may be the result of having contact with a person influenced by a spirit of perversion. Sexual content in a dream may also result from being in a relationship with someone past or present

Shack-a flimsy life, not trusting in God, Job 27:18

Shackles-affliction, bondage, oppression, Nah. 1:13

Shade-symbolic of protection, Ps. 121:5

Shadow-symbolic of being in the presence of God, Ps. 36:7. A shadow can symbolize a demonic presence or death de­pending on the emotion associated with the dream, Ps. 44:19, Ps. 23:4

Shaking-symbolic of fear, Isa. 7:2

Shaking hands-symbolic of agreement 

Shark-a shark is a symbol of a demonic force or a person with the ability to cause you tremendous harm

Shattered cups (jars and dishware) these can symbolize ruin and destruction, Jer. 48:12

Shaving-to dream of shaving your legs or face may symbol­ize a desire to keep your appearance neat and clean at all times. Cutting yourself while shaving may symbolize anxiety associated with trying to groom yourself

Shawl-symbolic of being covered by God or someone in authority, Song. 5:7

Sheep-symbolic of people who belong to Christ, Jn. 10:15

Sheets-clean, fragrant bed sheets are symbolic of virtuous living, Prov. 7:17. Dirty bed linens are symbolic of sinful activities, Ezek. 23:17

Shelter-a place of refuge provided by God from spiritual en­emies and people who spread strife, Ps. 31:20

Shelves-symbolic of things you need to put away for a sea­son

Shepherd-this is a reference to Christ or a pastor, Ps. 23:1

Shield-symbolizes faith in Christ and God's faithfulness to His servants, Eph. 6:16, Ps. 28:7. A small shield is symbolic of God’s arsenal of weapons against His enemies, Ps. 35:2

Shining face-a symbol of God’s blessing, Ps. 67:1

Ship-symbolic of a person’s life, James 3:4

Shipwreck-symbolic of a disaster in life, 1 Tim. 1:19

Shoes-symbolic of a servant, Ps. 108:9. Shoes can also sym­bolize a journey or a person prepared to witness the gospel of Christ, Eph. 6:15

Shopping-symbolic of choices

Short-to be small in stature in a dream is symbolic of feeling unimportant, 1Sam. 15:17. To see others as short is symbolic of feeling superior to others
Shot-being shot or shooting someone is 
symbolic of hurtful words (curses, lies, mischief, slander, and insults) Ps. 10:7 

Shoulders-strength, Eccl. 12:3, or government, Isa. 9:6. A dislocated shoulder is symbolic of calamity, Job 31:22-23

Shove-to push someone in a dream is symbolic of aggression and anger, Ps. 118:13

Shovel-symbolic of doing hard work

Shower-being in the shower or seeing someone shower in a dream is a symbol of exposure, or intimacy

Shrine-symbolic of idol worship, Ezek. 16:24

Sick-to dream of being sick may symbolize a sinful lifestyle or an environment that is bad for you, Rev. 2:22  

Sickle-harvesting, Joel 3:13

Siege works-weapons used to besiege a wall or city are sym­bolic of being involved in a spiritual battle, Deut. 20:20

Signaling-winking, pointing, and signaling others with your feet can symbolize an underhanded person, Prov. 6:13

Signet ring-symbolic of God’s approval and authority, Jer. 22:24

Signs-symbolic of looking for directions or needing direc­tion in life, Jer. 31:21

Silence-symbolic of a wise person, Prov. 10:19

Silver-symbolic of pure words and the truth of God, Ps. 12:6. Silver can also mean a high quality ministry, 1Cor. 3:12

Silver cord-symbolic of a person’s spinal column, Eccl. 12:6

Simulator-a flight simulator is symbolic of being trained to do a highly skilled activity 

Singing-this symbolizes thankfulness to God, Ps. 28:7

Sinking-the sensation of sinking is symbolic of dying, disas­ter, or trouble in life, Jer. 51:64

Sinking ship-to dream of being on a sinking ship symbol­izes trouble, failing, or impending disaster in your life, 1 Tim. 1:19

Sirens-symbolic of a warning, Num. 10:9  

Sister-symbolic of wisdom, Prov. 7:4

Skating-symbolic of enjoying life

Skeleton-symbolic of death. If you are kissing a skeleton in a dream it means you hate wisdom and love death, Prov. 8:36

Skipping-symbolic of childlike behavior, Job 21:11

Skirt-to see someone’s skirt lifted up in a dream is symbolic of public humiliation and having weaknesses exposed, Nah. 3:5

Skull-symbolic of death, Prov. 8:36  

Sky-symbolic of separation, Gen 1:6. A dark sky means trouble. A clear sky means peace. A red sky means judgment or war. A purple sky can symbolize the second coming of Christ. The sky can also symbolize witness and faithfulness, Ps. 89:37

Skydiving-symbolic of free-fall in life. If you have a para­chute it symbolizes a safe landing. If your chute will not open it symbolizes putting your hopes in something that will not help you

Slam dunk-symbolic of performing well in life

Slap-contempt, Job 16:10

Slaughter house-symbolic of being butchered mentally or physically by someone

Slavery-a symbol of oppression, bondage, and sin, Deut. 6:12

Sleeping-sleeping during a dream may be symbolic of peace or rest from troubles in your life, Prov.19:23. Sleeping while others are working is symbolic of shame, poverty, and un­wise behavior, Prov. 10:5

Sleeping bag-symbolic of travel or not having a permanent home, Jer. 10:17

Slingshot-symbolic of fighting spiritual enemies, 1 Sam. 17:50

Slippery path-symbolic of judgment upon the wicked, Ps. 73:18, or the way of the wicked, Ps.35:6, Ps. 73:18. Also symbolic of calamity and punishment for wicked behavior, Jer. 23:12

Slipping-symbolic of being envious of arrogant and wicked people, Ps. 73:2-3

Slithering-to dream of someone slithering is symbolic of demonic influences in that person’s life

Smelter-symbolic of being tested, Prov. 17:3

Smiling-symbolic of a joyous heart, Prov. 15:13

Smoke-symbolic of an irritating, lazy servant, Prov. 10:26. Smoke is also symbolic of how quickly the wicked vanish from their prosperous position, Ps. 37. 16-20

Smooth tongue-adultery, Prov. 6:24

Snail-a symbol of a wicked person, Ps. 58:8. Snails can also symbolize slowness

Snake charmer-to dream of a snake charmer is indicative of needing to be skillful, cautious, and wise, Eccl. 10:11

Snakes-symbolic of lying spirits and spirits of confusion, Isa. 59:4-5. Adders are symbolic of spiritual or physical en­emies, Jer. 8:17. In Ps. 140:1-3 it says viper poison comes from a person’s mouth. A flying snake is a false religious spirit, a deadly, difficult to kill problem, Isa. 14:29

Snow-a symbol of peace, calm, serenity, purity, and clean­ness, Ps. 51:7. A blizzard is symbolic of blindness in a situa­tion or resistance in life

Soap-cleansing, Mal. 3:2

Soccer-the game of life or a contest of wills against another group of people

Soft drink-refreshing

Soil-symbolic of the condition of a person’s heart, Matt. 13:23. Stones in the soil are symbolic of things that need to be removed from a person's life. 

Soldiers-symbolic of being in Christian service, 2 Tim. 2:3. Soldiers may also symbolize spiritual enemies, Eph. 6:12

Soot-desolation, curse, depravation, Lam. 4:8

Sorcerer-symbolic of demonic influences, Ex. 7:11

Sore-a symbol of unconfessed sin in a person’s life, Ps. 38:5, Jer. 30:13. Sores can be emotional injuries or pain caused by another person that hasn’t healed

Sour-a sour fruit or taste is symbolic of sin or doing wrong things, Jer. 31:30

South-symbolic of approching storms, Job 37:9

Sowing clothes-symbolic of a good wife or an industrious person, Prov. 31:22

Sowing machine-symbolic of good deeds towards others, Acts 9:39

Sowing seeds-to dream of sowing fruit and vegetable seeds can symbolize God’s blessing, Ps. 107:37-38

Space-symbolic of separation, Gen. 1:6 NLT

Spaceship-a metaphor for a speedy departure, leaving a job or living situation for another very quickly

Spanking-symbolic of discipline, Prov.13:24

Sparkplug-symbolic of igniting spiritual desires

Sparrow-symbolic of God’s provision, Matt. 10:29

Spear-a symbol of God’s weaponry against His enemies, Ps. 35:3. A spear tip can also be symbolic of the point of attack

Sphere-symbolic of a person’s area of influence. 2. Cor. 10:13. The color of the sphere may give you added insight into the meaning of the dream
Spider-spiders are demonic spirits; symbols of lies and confusion or a web of deceit in someone’s life, Isa. 59:4-5

Spider web- a web can symbolize a trap made of lies and con­fusing information, Isa. 59:4-5   

Spiral-a spiral staircase or spiral mountain path is symbolic of progressively moving up or down in life from one area to another

Spirit guide-a demonic spirit posing as a guide to the super­natural. A spirit guide manifests itself in a dream as a talking animal or a person. Sometimes demons pose as a dead rela­tive

Spit-contempt, Job 17:6

Splinter-symbolic of being angry at others over minor things, Matt. 7:5

Sports-to dream about playing sports can be symbolic of the game of life

Spring (season) symbolic of new life, Zech. 10:1

Spring rain-symbolic of the presence of God, Hosea 6:3  

Springs of water-a symbol of a person’s heart, Prov. 4:23. If the water is clear it symbolizes purity of speech. If the water is dirty it symbolizes deceit. Springs may also symbolize the blessing of the Lord, Deut. 8:7  

Spy-a spy can be symbolic of an enemy of the righteous, Ps. 37:32. Spies are also symbolic of people who influence the opinions of other Christians over issues of church direction and ministry, Num. 13:32

Squatters-symbolic of evil spirits in possession of something without authority to be there

Staff-symbolic of power or old age, Zech. 8:1

Staggering-symbolic of being led away from the truth by a spirit of distortion, Isa. 19:14. Staggering may also symbolize being a drunk, Isa. 28:7  

Stagnant water-symbolic of spiritual apathy, Zeph. 1:12

Stairs-symbolic of a step by step progression towards a goal in life

Standard-to see a banner or military standard in a dream is a sign and can be good or bad depending on what is written on the standard, Ps. 74:4

Stars-angels or fallen angels, Judg. 5:20, Rev. 1:20, Rev. 12:4

Statue-an idol, something you worship, Deut. 27:15

Statue of Liberty-symbolic of the United States. Also symbolic of the freedom we have in Christ to live under the law of lib­erty, James 1:25

Steering wheel-symbolic of control over a person’s life. If the wheel is in the back seat it symbolizes someone who wants control over an­other person’s life

Steps-to dream of steps is symbolic of moving in either the right or wrong direction. If the steps lead upward it can sym­bolize a hard journey. If the steps move downward it can symbolize the path to death, Prov. 5:5

Sting-symbolic of the mental torment of demonic oppres­sors, Num. 21:6  

Stirring-symbolic of being the cause of strife, mischief, or trouble, Prov. 10:12

Stock market-trusting in money or a gamble in life

Stomach-symbolic of the flesh, 1 Cor. 6:13

Stone-symbolic of Christ, Zech. 3:9. Also symbolic of hardness of heart, Ezek. 11:19

Stone face-symbolic of being hardened and unrepentant from sin, Jer. 5:3

Stone-wall-symbolic of an obstacle. If the wall is broken down it can symbolize the need to rebuild something, Prov. 24:31

Stopwatch-symbolic of being under a time constraint

Store-a symbol of variety and choices in life

Storehouse-symbolic of things that are stored but accessible only through God, Job 38:22

Stork-symbolic of following God’s commands, doing what one is supposed to do, Jer. 8:7

Storm-representative of distresses in life, Ps. 107:28-29

Straight path-symbolic of ease in life, being led by God, Jer. 31:9

Strain-to filter something in a dream is symbolic of worrying about minor details rather than what is important, Matt. 23:24

Straining-being under duress, Mark 6:48

Straitjacket-symbolic of spiritual and psychological impris­onment

Strangulation-strangling yourself can be symbolic of an unsuccessful attempt to take control or move into a position of power, 2 Sam. 17:23. If you are strangling someone else it can symbolize a hatred for that person. If you are being strangled it can be a demonic dream. If you are watching someone being strangled it can be a warning about a physical or spiritual attack on that person

Straw-worthless words or valueless work, Jer. 23:28

Strawberries-symbolic of a delicacy

Stream-a stream is symbolic of life with Christ. A stream that is deep when stepped into is symbolic of life flowing from God, Ps. 65:9, Ezek. 47:5

Street-symbolic of a public area in life. A street can symbolize hypocrisy, Matt. 6:5, or evangelism, Lk.14:23

Street sign-a sign is a dream symbol designed to point you in a direction or give you a warning or a command

Stretcher-symbolic of injury or sickness, Lk.5:24  

Strongman-this can be a demonic oppressor, Matt 12:29

Student-if you are a student in a dream it symbolizes a time of learning and submission in your life. If you are dreaming of being around students it can symbolize a position of au­thority over others, Acts 19:9

Studying-symbolic of a wearisome activity, Eccl. 12:12
Stumbling block-symbolic of causing someone to sin, Matt. 16:23

Stump (tree) symbolic of being cutoff, Job 14:8. A stump can also symbolize a godly remnant, Isa. 6:13 

Stylus-symbolic of entrenched habits, Jer. 17:1

Suffocate-to dream of being suffocated may be indicative of a sleeping disorder or activity from demonic oppressors

Sugar-symbolic of telling people what they want to hear as opposed to what they need to hear, 2 Tim. 4:3

Suicide-to dream of killing yourself is symbolic of self-destructive behavior (drinking, drugging, and promiscuity)

Suing-symbolic of unrighteous behavior, Matt. 5:40

Suit-symbolic of being serious and highly conscientious about what you do

Sulfur-God’s judgment against the wicked, Ps. 11:6

Summer-symbolic of preparation, Prov. 6:8

Summer fruits-gladness and joy, Isa. 16:9

Sun-the sun is a reference to someone’s father or Jesus. A bright shining sun is symbolic of God’s goodness and full­ness of life. A dark red, raging, or darkened sun is emblem­atic of the apocalypse. The sun can also symbolize endur­ance, Ps. 89:36

Sun, moon, and stars-symbolic of order, Jer. 31:35, or your father, mother, and siblings, Gen. 37:9-10

Sunburn-symbolic of a hard worker, Song. 1:6
Sunflowers-flowers in bloom are symbolic of an awakening love, Song. 2:7-12   

Sunglasses-symbolic of someone who is trying to mask their true feelings, thoughts, and intentions

Sunset-peace, tranquility, praising God, Ps. 113:3

Superhero (Batman, Superman) to dream of being a superhero can symbolize your role in fighting injustice or forces of spiritual wickedness, 2 Cor. 10:4-5 

Surgery-symbolic of stripping your life of unwanted things

Surrounded-if you dream of being surrounded it can sym­bolize being hated and slandered by other people, Ps. 109:3

Swallow (bird) symbolic of blessing, peace, or finding the right place to live, Ps. 84:3

Swarms-to dream of swarming insects is symbolic of a de­vourer or destroyer, Ps. 78:45

Swashbuckler-a person who is difficult to live with and likes to argue, Titus 3:10

Sweeping-cleaning out your life, Isa. 14:23

Sweets-confections are symbolic of gossip, Prov. 18:8

Swift (bird) a symbol of order and obedience to God’s commands, Jer. 8:7

Swimming-symbolic of your life. If you are being chased it can symbolize a spiritual enemy in your life. If you are with friends and family enjoying yourself it can symbolize fun and relaxation in life. If you are naked or topless while swimming it symbolizes a feeling of having your weaknesses exposed to other people

Swimming pool-symbolic of a gathering place for people. If the water is dirty it symbolizes evil activity around you

Sword-symbolic of the word of God, Heb. 4:12

Symphony-symbolic of working in perfect union with oth­ers. Also symbolic of prophesying and giving thanks to God, 1 Chron. 25:1-3 


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