Thief Dream Meanings

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Thief Dream Meaning: From 23 Different Sources

Fear we might lose something, or that what we have gained will be taken, unacknowledged desires, desire to take from others; conflict of will.

See stealing.

Dream Source: A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Author: Tony Crisp
A symbol of demonic activity around you and your family with intentions of stealing your peace, sleep, joy, and love, Jn. 10:10
Dream Source: Christian Dream Symbols
Author: Tyler Wolfe
A spiritual thief is that part of us that has no respect for our or others’ beliefs.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous
Psychological / emotional perspective: When a thief appears in dreams, we are aware of part of our personality that can waste our own time and energy on meaningless activity. It literally steals from us.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous
Material aspects: Dreaming of a thief links with our fear of losing things, or of having them taken away from us. We may be afraid of losing love or possessions.
Dream Source: Dream Meanings of Versatile
Author: Versatile - Anonymous
To dream about being a thief indicates worry that something will be lost. It’s possible that you believe that you aren’t entitled to what you now own. On the other hand, it could mean that you are going overboard in some way.

To dream about seeing a theft signals that other people are usurping your spirit and vigor.

Dream Source: Dream Symbols and Analysis
Author: DreamForth
Vision: Watching a thief “at work”: expect an unexpected reward in the near future.

If a thief has stolen something from you: examine the mistrust you harbor for certain colleagues. Dreaming that you stole something: you are feeling overtaxed cither at the job or at home. Being discovered as you are stealing something means disappointment.

See Robbery.

Depth Psychology: Behind this symbol are often hidden or unacknowledged desires—including for sexual adventures.

The thief serves as warning to beware of your own foolishness.

Dream Source: Dreamers Dictionary
Author: Garuda
(Assassin; Illness; Robber) In a dream, a thief represents an illness, deficiency in one’s character, or a physical ailment.

If the thief is a black man, it means that the illness relates to one’s black bile. Ifthe color of his skin is red, then it relates to one’s blood.

If the color of his skin is yellow, then it relates to his galls.

If the color of his skin is white, then it relates to his chest and phlegm. Whatever a thief takes in the dream should be interpreted in relation to the substance of what he took. Ifhe takes nothing from one’s house, then it denotes a passing ailment.

If one catches the thief, or holds to his shirt in the dream, it means that he knows the cure.

A thief in a dream also represents an assassin, the angel of death, a visitor, or someone asking for marriage.

If there is a sick person in the house and a thief enters that house in a dream, it means the death of the ailing person.

If a thief comes to one’s house and takes nothing from it in a dream, it means the recovery of sick person from his illness. Athiefin a dream also can be interpreted to represent a cunning person, a deceiver, an adulterer, a hunter, a backbiter, someone who asks for things that do not belong to him, a lion, a snake, a Satan, eavesdropping, or one’s mind, desire and passions.

If a scholar sees a thiefin his dream, it means that he will learn wisdom from an anecdote.

A thiefin a dream also represents a liar, or the humiliation inflicted upon such a person.

(Also see Crocodile; Illness; Robbery)

Dream Source: Islamic Dream Interpretation
Author: Ibn Seerin
If you dream of being robbed by a thief, you must be careful not to spread gossip or tell your secrets to strangers, or your enemies will hurt your reputation.
Dream Source: My Dream Interpretation
Author: myjellybean
1. Financial security, gains.

2. Love relationships, possible du­bious candidate for intimate affairs (as in “stole my heart”).

3. Feelings of self-doubt, unworthiness in regards to personal gains and successes.

Dream Source: New American Dream Dictionary
Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin
If you dream that you are a thief you may subconsciously fear that you have usurped the rights of another person.

To see a thief indicates the reverse. These dreams are often synonymous with financial difficulties.

Dream Source: Psycho Dream Interpretation
Author: Ella Freeman Sharpe
Dreams of a thief symbolize a shadow aspect of you that feels disenfranchised and thinks that it can only be satisfied by using and taking advantage of others. Your fear based thoughts and behaviors are robbing you blind. Also, this dream can also be showing you that you have allowed your power and energy be stolen.
Dream Source: Strangest Dream Explanations
Author: Dream Explanations - Anonymous
also see Stealing

1- Dreaming of a thief links with our fear of losing things, or of having them taken away. We may be afraid of losing love or possessions.

2- When a thief appears in dreams, we arc aware of part of our personality which can waste our own lime and energy on meaningless activity. It literally steals from us.

3- A spiritual thief is that part of us which has no respect for our beliefs.

Dream Source: Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Author: Pamela Ball
To dream of being a thief and that you are pursued by officers, is a sign that you will meet reverses in business, and your social relations will be unpleasant.

If you pursue or capture a thief, you will overcome your enemies.

See Stealing.

Dream Source: Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller
To see a thief stealing your belongings in a dream means that you are afraid of losing your possessions, whether sentimental, material, or work- related. For example, a work mate could have taken all the credit for your work. However, if it is you who is stealing, it could indicate jealousy toward someone. It’s possible that you’re seizing onto others’ goods or feelings.

If in the dream you find the thief in the precise moment of stealing, the item being stolen will be extremely important for a correct interpretation.

Gypsies believe that to dream of theft means you have a guilty conscience. However, if you are part of a gang of thieves, it denotes that you trust your friends.

Dream Source: The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Author: Martha Clarke
Being taken advantage of, stolen from, disrespected, manipulated, or otherwise victimized (or a fear of such).

Consider also the meaning of whatever the thief stole.

See also: Stealing; Cheating; Taking From; Catching Someone; Criminal

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

Symbolically, theft can take many forms, including plagiarism, stealing ideas and even affection.

If the figure of a thief appears in your dreams or you become a thief, it suggests that you may be taking what is not yours because you lack the ability to provide for yourself; you therefore need to learn self-respect. This archetype prods you to learn to generate power from within.

Dream Source: The Element Encyclopedia
Author: Theresa Cheung
General Meaning: Self-explanatory.

The work of the enemy steal every blessing that God has given to you.

• Positive: The Word says that the Lord will come as a thief in the night, speaking of his return.

(2 Peter 3:10)


Mostly though a thief in a dream or vision is very negative, and speaks of a spirit of theft that is prevalent in your life.

• Have you been experiencing loss in your life? Perhaps finances have been stolen from you, or even your health or relationships have been stolen.

• To see a thief in the spirit is a revelation from the Lord to let you know that the enemy is at work..

Dream Source: The Way of Dreams and Visions
Author: Colette Toach
lucky numbers: 01-19-27-36-43-47

arresting a: your self-centered wittiness wil cause your misstep.

being a: wil overrate your value to the business and steal to make the finances equitable.

being discovered while: your anger is without warrant.

catching a: wil be reimbursed for damages sustained and secure your financial affairs.

entering your house: unusual y good business ahead.

killing a: wil have misfortune and must exercise great economy in everyday life.

of thieves: wil incur big damages in your enemy’s eyes, but shrewdly not in yours.

being robbed by a: is that mistrust within yourself?

robbing others, a: are skeptical of the idea that possession is nine-tenths of the law.

pickpocket, a: don’t waste your reserves on careless people.

4 dream interpretation about thief related.


If seen by a trustworthy person who advocates peace and harmony it means he will acquire tremendous knowledge and wisdom. But if he is not trustworthy and does not advocate peace and harmony it means he will pursue the material things of this world.... shroud-thief dream meaning

Thief / Stealing

Fear of loss, particularly in personal relationships, or you want to “steal away” from a relationship. Is something being stolen from you or are you the thief? What is being stolen?... thief / stealing dream meaning

Robber Or Thief

It is considered fortunate to be molested by a Thief in your dream, provided you escape injury.... robber or thief dream meaning

Thief Or Thieves

This is a bad dream if you are robbed, and shows loss of money in any case.

See ROBBER.... thief or thieves dream meaning