sheep dream meaning

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

To see sheep in your dream shows a lack of presence and sometimes intelligence.

You are well advised to offer conciliation to old friends at this time. If you dream of a single sheep this represents a dominant female figure in your life. There is a focus on your relationships, especially with this female. This dream indicates an alliance, and that you have the power you need in life. The dream can predict that misfortune may come into your life and that your friends are likely to do their best in order to help you in the future.

What is the 1930s dream meaning of a sheep?

If in your dream you see a sheep, this suggests that you are finding happiness in life is hard to come by. Your efforts in your work life will be much more successful if you repair any friendships that have gone wrong. This dream can also mean the difference between good and evil, depending on the finer details of your dream. If the sheep are being chased or your dream involves a fox or wolf, then this shows you may find yourself having to face up to your problems with someone close in order to clear the air and become relaxed and happy. If your dream involves sheering the sheep, then you have faced a range of difficult circumstances, it is now time to enjoy your life, and your business affairs will prosper.

If you see flocks of sheep then things are taking place in your mind, and you will encounter victory in the future. If the sheep are sick or laying on the ground, then you will be faced with some type of vulnerability and disloyalty by a female friend. If you are eating a sheep (rather than a lamb), it shows that old adversaries will gloat about their success, and the message is to not let things get you down. Dreaming about seeing a flock of sheep means a difficult trip. If you see two sheep fighting each other - this foretells that a quarrel is coming. The sheep can foretell troubles; however, this dream foretells light and useful travels.

To see a dog chasing a sheep signifies that a friend is trying to make you go in a certain direction, so make sure you follow him or her. A sheep and ram together suggests a relationship between you and your partners. In a woman’s dream, this relationship is usually a supportive one. To see sheep in the countryside in your dream means that you have an intimate connection with a loved one and it is important to follow this through. If you dream of a sheep and this is white, this foretells a trip during which you will suffer a loss. A sheep "barring" predicts the birth of a child in your family. If the sheep in your dream is fat, this means well being and abundance ahead. Dreaming about fighting a sheep is the omen of a lucky trip. A black sheep means an enemy is around you, and that you might get sick in the future.

Spiritually, seeing sheep in a dream indicates comfort, dreaming and heightened expectations. Having such a dream can mean that maybe you need to follow the status quo? Sheep have been associated with dreaming for many years. In ancient times people counted sheep in order to go to sleep. Seeing a sheep in your dream can suggest that you are connecting with your emotions. Sheep were originally brought to America by Christopher Columbus and this is the earliest detailed account of sheep in America.

The really interesting fact which I must share with you is that out of 28, only one actually survived the journey but obviously they multiplied. These sheep were given to people for food supply.

What does white sheep mean in your dream?

As I have previously mentioned the sheep is the symbol of joy, children, happiness, prosperity, and naivety. To dream of sheep is a great omen, and a sign of an arrival of a baby, especially if the sheep was pure white. The white sheep also signifies harmony and peace. Try to enjoy the upcoming months - as for they will be one of the best moments in life. On the negative side, your dream might be a sign of misfortune, but only if the sheep was not in a good condition. Otherwise, it’s all good.

What does a black sheep in a dream mean?

Although the general meaning of sheep is related to comfort, blessings and everything that’s positive, to dream of black ship signify the opposite. What’s keeping you awake at night? Why do you have a guilty conscience? Your dream reveals that you might be feeling left out in life. To see a black sheep in a dream also symbolizes temptation and greed. It also denotes hidden opinions. Think about who you consider being a black sheep in your family or friendship groups. Are you the black sheep? If so, this dream could be a message to address it.

What does it mean to dream of seeing a flock of sheep in a dream?

As I have said before the flock of sheep indicates victory. Sheep are beautiful, innocent creatures that represent wealth and harmony, as I have said before. To dream of seeing a flock of sheep in a dream denotes widening of sources of income, and making a fortune. This is according to dream lore. Not surprisingly, your dream also indicates a happy marriage, if you the dreamer is female this denotes increased affection. For a male, a flock of sheep indicates that you will have followers in life. In many dream books it states: Enjoy your blessings if a flock of sheep passes you.

What does it mean to dream of a baby white lamb?

Baby white lambs are extremely durable. They’re the omen of health, purity, spirituality, and innocence. To dream of one represents the purity of your soul. Although you will enjoy intimidating people with your strong attitude, and scary threats, deep inside, you’re softer than cotton. The baby lamb also implies poor judgment. Do you always trust the wrong people? Now there is something important here if you could see a lamb slaughter in the dream. This dream can imply that you could be dealing with many wolfs masked as sheep. Basically, it means you need to think about who you can trust. However, they will all reveal they're true faces at the end.

What do dead white sheep mean in a dream?

To see a dead sheep in your sleep suggests a period of worry according to dream lore. In life, we sometimes worry about things that we don’t need to. If you notice blood on the white of the sheep, a minor betrayal of a relative or a close family member. If there wasn’t blood, someone you know may get betrayed – but someone that is not that close to you, for example, a co-worker.

What does it mean to eat the meat of a sheep in your dream?

Eating lamb is positive in dreams. It can indicate career progression and financial improvement. It also denotes fortune. You will unexpectedly gain some financial reward, and you will become wealthy. However, your dream also has a negative interpretation. To eat roast lamb, meet also represents profit. You will either change to a healthy lifestyle. You need to improve your diet as well but you know this. Think about the dream as this - the lamb you were eating in your dream is a pure, innocent animal, and no matter how good it tastes, it was alive. The lamb in your dream is also advising you to consider your beliefs and question everything you once believed in. As dream experts say, eating sheep in your dream denotes your profound wish to improve your life and well-being. And the only way to do it is by applying important changes.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of sheep

Surprised. Content. Amazed. Curious. Enjoying. Out of control.

Your dream

  • You see a sheep.
  • A sheep baaing.
  • A fat sheep.
  • A sheep with lambs.
  • A black sheep A white sheep.
  • Lots of sheep.
  • A flock of sheep.
  • Running after a sheep.
  • A dog chasing the sheep.
  • Eating sheep.
  • Buying sheep.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You feel good during the dream.
  • You admire the sheep in your dream.
  • Feel happiness towards the sheep in your dream.
  • The land appears to be fertile.
  • It is spring, new ventures are positive.
  • You follow a clear path of action.

By Florance Saul
Oct 16, 2012