Note: Meaning behind the tarot combinations greatly differ based on the order of the cards you receive. These interpretations are written for when you receive the Lovers card as the ‘’clarifying’’ or the ‘’outcome’’ card, after the Pentacles.
Ace of Pentacles and Lovers:
Ace of Pentacles is often a sign of new opportunities and good fortune. This combination can indicate someone making a substantial offer to you regards to love, work or money. It also shows that it is a very fertile time to manifest your dreams into reality (Ace of Pentacles)- but you need to make a choice and stick with it (the Lovers). Ace of Pentacles is not the most romantic card, but together with the Lovers, it shows grounded and serious feelings.
Two of Pentacles and Lovers:
Both cards in your reading symbolize a time of important choices for you. You are weighing the pros and cons, or perhaps working with multiple options to see which one is the best for you. This situation may be about practical matters- for example, you may be considering whether or not you should change your job. Perhaps you are struggling with financial ups and downs. But it could also be about your love life. Two of Pentacles and Lovers in a love reading can show someone who may be comparing and considering their options with multiple people. Alternatively, since Two of Pentacles is a juggling act- they may just be busy trying to keep all their pentacles in the air.
There are many scenarios with this tarot combination, but the common advice is to focus on finding your balance between different areas of your life.
Three of Pentacles and Lovers:
This combination mainly represents partnerships. It may be a time that you are working or studying with others, or someone may be considering investing on your skills. The Lovers can also be about choices. Three of Pentacles shows that you have made a plan, you are working on your goals, and with the Lovers now there is a crossroads ahead. Don’t be afraid to ask for help and collaborate with others at this time. In love readings, Three of Pentacles and Lovers is like a master-apprentice type of relationship. It can be about finding a special connection in your work environment. In a more negative scenario, this combination may also talk about other people interfering in the relationship. Three of Pentacles as feelings shows that they want to work on this connection.
Four of Pentacles and Lovers:
Together, these cards could mean that you are seeking security and stability in your life- (saving money, making future plans etc) but you may also be afraid of losing everything. If you have a scarcity mindset, the Lovers is encouraging you examine your relationship with money and listen to your heart’s desires as well.
In love readings, the Lovers is a card of love and union. Four of Pentacles wants to hold on to this connection, but it is usually out of fear rather than love. Therefore, Four of Pentacles and Lovers combination as feelings can show codependency or fear of abandonment in some cases. It is also possible that they are too focused on material matters at this time.
Five of Pentacles and Lovers:
Five of Pentacles in your reading suggests a time of hardships and losses. Money, work, relationships and health may all be affected during this time. If you draw the Lovers as the outcome/future card, this is a good sign that things will come to pass and you will feel whole again. In love readings, Five of Pentacles is the feeling of being left out in the cold. Whether it is about separation, grief or anxiety- don’t let these struggles take a blow to your future happiness. Five of Pentacles and Lovers tells you that it is time to love yourself unconditionally during these tough times. If you feel alone, don’t be afraid to ask for support from others.
Six of Pentacles and Lovers:
Six of Pentacles mainly focuses on give and take dynamics in your work, love or family relationships. In work/money readings, Six of Pentacles and Lovers can be about someone offering generosity and support or sharing resources. If you are in a happy and committed relationship, this combination shows that there is a lot of reciprocity. If you are single, you may meet someone who is kind, considerate and generous. In a more negative scenario, Six of Pentacles can sometimes show imbalance of power- someone who is giving more than they take.
Seven of Pentacles and Lovers:
Seven of Pentacles is about reaping what you have sown. You had been working towards your goals, waiting to see the results- and the Lovers as your next card shows a crossroads in the future. This could be a big financial decision or a new partnership. Seven of Pentacles is a slow card, and the Lovers is an act of commitment- so whatever the situation is, it asks for your patience. In some cases, Seven of Pentacles and Lovers can be about love blossoming slowly, perhaps out of a friendship or in a work environment.
Eight of Pentacles and Lovers:
Eight of Pentacles is a card of devotion and hard work. In love readings, it is not a very romantic card as it just shows a man focusing on their work- but it is a mature and responsible partner who doesn’t shy away from putting in the effort. If you had been working hard lately, Eight of Pentacles and Lovers combination’s advice is to make time for yourself and your loved ones. With the Lovers as future/outcome card, you may be faced with an important choice.
Nine of Pentacles and Lovers:
These two cards can be a little conflicting depending on the context of your reading. Nine of Pentacles is a self sufficient person who is very much content being by themselves. The Lovers is essentially the card of finding wholeness with someone else. Nine of Pentacles is a very good news in work/money readings as it represents prosperity and satisfaction. If security and independence is your goal, the Lovers in future position can be about a choice you need to make. Alternatively, you or the person you are asking about may be prioritizing themselves over finding love at this time.
Ten of Pentacles and Lovers:
Ten of Pentacles is a very positive card, especially in terms of finances. It can represent success, inheritance, family and tradition. When paired with Lovers, it can talk about partnering up with someone to create a legacy together. In a love reading, Ten of Pentacles and Lovers can be a sign of prosperous marriage, or a solid and stable beginning of a relationship.
Page of Pentacles and Lovers:
With Page of Pentacles you are manifesting abundance and stability in your life, and the Lovers as the outcome/future card shows that there may be a choice of commitment in the future. Page of Pentacles can also be interpreted as a good news or a beneficial offer- but since Pentacles are slow cards, it can take time for things to develop. Page of Pentacles and Lovers as feelings indicate loyalty. It shows willingness to work on this connection. If it represents a person, Page of Pentacles can be interpreted as someone with Earth Sign qualities (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn). This person is youthful, ambitious and dependable.
Knight of Pentacles and Lovers:
Knight and Pentacles and Lovers can indicate that you need to decide what you really want in life. This is a time to make long term plans and work towards them patiently. It can also represent a new partner in work or romantic relationships. If it represents a person, Knight of Pentacles can be interpreted as someone with Earth Sign qualities (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn). This person is hard working and practical, but not very romantic.
Queen of Pentacles and Lovers:
Queen of Pentacles can be sign of abundance, comfort and success. Paired with the Lovers, this is a very fertile time to manifest what makes you feel nurtured and secure. Cultivate self love and pay attention to your desires. The Lovers may represent a new love blossoming, or an important choice regards to your finances or career. If it represents a person, Queen of Pentacles can be interpreted as someone with Earth Sign qualities (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn). This person is motherly, successful and responsible.
King of Pentacles and Lovers:
With King of Pentacles and Lovers combination in your reading, it is possible that you are making long term commitments for your future. The Lovers may represent a new love blossoming, a successful partnership, or an important choice regards to your finances or career. In any case, hard work and patience will be rewarded. If it represents a person, King of Pentacles can be interpreted as someone with Earth Sign qualities (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn). King of Pentacles is generally a successful, ambitious and dependable provider.
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