War dream

Dreams About War - War dream meaning

The constant fear of not making it through the day alive keeps you awake at night. Death and blood are constantly smelling and the noise is deafening. There's nothing you can do to stop your friends from dying right in front of you. Keeping going and hoping you'll make it through alive is all you can do. This is not literal. Let me explain. In life, we fight. We try. We do all we can to make it right. That is the meaning of this dream. To try. To believe. To be who you want to be. War changes people. It’s never something that is welcomed, but through history, wars have come and gone.

What does it mean to dream about being in or seeing a war zone?

As I began to research this dream, I found quite a few different interpretations of dreaming about being in a war zone. Firstly, it could symbolize inner conflict and turmoil, or represent your state of mind. Another possibility is that you are stressed and overwhelmed in your waking life.  It is important to pay attention to the other details of your dream to get a better understanding of its meaning.

If you are dreaming about being in a war zone, it could be a sign that you are experiencing inner conflict. This could be a metaphor for something that is going on in your life that you need to address. When I and my friend bought a flat, he felt that everything was going to fall through. I on the other hand was positive about the sale. This is an example of conflict but this not being something substantial. What I am saying is that the dream could be a reflection of an inner conflict. Do I do this? Do I do that? Therefore, it could mean you have an inner conflict about what you need to do in life. There is a decision to be made, and my advice is to try to find your inner voice and guide yourself into making the right choice.

What is the biblical meaning of a dream about war?

The biblical meaning of war in a dream indicates spiritual warfare. If you don’t know what this means is the struggle in the world. It is a battle between good and evil, between God and Satan. Spiritual warfare can be waged on many different levels: personal, relational, national, and international. It is a fight. We are to be a people set apart, living holy lives that reflect the righteousness of God. The advice from this dream is to put on the armor of God and stand firm against the enemy's schemes (Ephesians 6:10-18).

Despite its metaphysical nature, spiritual warfare is a very real and present phenomenon. We see it in the news, in our own lives, and in the spiritual battles that rage all around us. From Moses' battle with Pharaoh to Jesus' fight with Satan in the wilderness, the Bible is full of stories of spiritual warfare. Don’t be worried about this dream, if you are not scared in the dream this is a positive sign.  

What does it mean to dream about being in a war zone?

If you find yourself in a war zone during a dream this could be a sign that you're feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. My thoughts are that this dream could also be a warning from your subconscious to take action and make some changes in your life before things get too out of control. Whatever the case may be, it's important to pay attention to the details of the dream and how it made you feel in order to get a better understanding of what it could mean for you. Hearing bullets or gunshots can indicate that things are going to remain open for some time.

What does it mean to dream of a famous war?

The truth is that dreams of being in a well-known war that has already passed are quite interesting. World War I, which began in 1914 and lasted for four years, was the first large-scale conflict in recent history, and its not uncommon to dream of this. The United States entered the war in 1917, joining nearly every major world power at the time. During World War I, more than 9 million soldiers died, making it the deadliest war in history, if you dream of being back in this war can indicate your original feelings for someone. If you are curious about this dream, I believe that it is about feeling comfortable in life. Let's be honest. In wars feeling comfortable is not something that normally happens. 

Dreaming of being in World War II's can indicate that you may need to work hard, the war itself lasted for six years, from 1939 to 1945. Therefore, it can indicate that a surprise may happen. To be fair, the dream is positive but can indicate working and appreciating things in life.

To dream of Korea's three-year war began that begin in 1950 was fought between communist North Korea and democratic South Korea, with the United States supporting South Korea. Dreaming of this could indicate an unstable condition in life, we all go through ups and downs and this dream could mean just that.

From 1955 to 1975, the Vietnam War was fought mainly in Vietnam but also in neighboring countries such as Laos and Cambodia. North Vietnam fought against democratic South Vietnam, with the United States supporting South Vietnam, to dream of being in the Vietnam war can indicate that the efforts you make could pay off. There might be some difficulties on the way, but the dream centered around Vietnam indicates that areas of life might be straightforward.

A little over a month passed before the Gulf War broke out in 1991. As a result of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, the United States led a coalition of countries against Iraq. Dreaming of being in the Gulf War can indicate that a pattern might be apparent, and prompt action might be needed. I do feel your job is to look at life as a whole and review your opinions. 

The Iraq War began in 2003 and lasted for more than eight years. This conflict was between the United States and its allies, and Iraq. More than 4,400 coalition soldiers were killed in the Iraq War, dreaming of the Iraq war can indicate that you may feel things are tough, but this dream is in my view a reflection of your subconscious mind. There might be some unusual situations going forward. If you dream of an old war that I have not mentioned then this could be about your past. By the time, you have experienced this dream it can indicate that you are confused about an element in life.

What does it mean to dream about war and hiding?

To see yourself hiding from the war in a dream indicates feelings of insecurity, anxiety, or fear in your waking life. This dream may also represent repressed anger or rage from someone around you --- that has bubbled to the surface. If you dream about war and hiding, you might be in danger or need a break in life. We all need a break sometimes. The dream may reflect real-life fears you are experiencing right now if you are stressed or worried about something. It is also possible that this dream is a warning from your subconscious to take action and deal with a problem head-on. Dreams about war and hiding can also be interpreted metaphorically, so consider what else in your life you might be trying to hide. In the end, this dream could be a reminder that you need to face your problems head-on.

What does it mean to dream about seeing bombs or gunfire?

Conflicts or violence are usually symbolized by bombs and gunfire in dreams. It could represent an explosion of repressed anger towards you from someone else. It could also mean that you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed out by something in your life. You could also interpret the dream as a warning from your subconscious to watch out for someone in life. I’m not saying that this is a completely negative dream but indicates that you need to think about things going forward. 

What does it mean to dream about soldiers in a dream?

It is not uncommon to dream about soldiers as a symbol for the various 'armies' we face each day, such as our jobs, our relationships, and our health, strong, powerful, and protective soldiers are often depicted in dreams and this means strong protection is around you. Additionally, they can indicate feelings of anxiety or insecurity. Personal experiences or current events. If you are the soldier in the war zone during the dream this can symbolize something you are struggling with in your waking life. Think about what you are struggling with. Also, I believe that soldiers often appear in dreams during times of stress or conflict. Think about the aspects of our lives where you may feel under attack.

Dreaming of soldiers fighting a battle may indicate an internal struggle you are going through. A wounded or killed soldier could symbolize feelings of despair, on the other hand. If you are holding a gun or firing in the dream can mean that you may need to fight to make your voice heard.

What does it mean to keep dreaming about the war over and over?

There could be a number of different interpretations of what it means to have the same dream over and over again. Known as a recurring dream. Perhaps you are feeling conflict within yourself or your life, and the dream is symbolic of this. It may also be a warning from the subconscious mind, letting the individual know that they are heading towards dangerous territory. A dream of war more than once a month also be the manifestation of an ongoing worry or repetitive thought that you could be suffering from. Think about what this could possibly be. What is worrying you?

What does it mean to dream of war coming?

Let’s say you had a dream of war coming. The signs are everywhere. Tensions are rising, armies are mobilizing, and the prospects for peace seem increasingly grim. War seems inevitable during the dream. In general, this is a good dream to have. I also believe that this is about the fact that you may have experienced something uncomfortable recently.  We all know, that the causes of war are many and varied, but at its heart, war is about power. Nations go to war in order to assert their power and influence over others. The reason I mention this is that maybe you feel weaker or slower than you do normally. Life requires a lot of energy and it could be telling you to take it easy and be kind to yourself.

What does it mean to dream about the army in the war?

It’s hardly surprising when you see the army in a dream about war. When you dream about the army specifically it means that you need to feel protected in life. The dream may be a way for your subconscious to release some of this built-up tension that you are feeling anxious about. On the other hand, the dream may be a warning from your subconscious to take action on something in your life that is Putting you under stress. Maybe, but maybe not, it is important to listen to the message of your dream and take appropriate action in your waking life. I say this because it could mean that action needs to be taken.

The spiritual meaning of items in the army can vary. Generally speaking, however, items in the army often represent aspects of your personality or aspects of your life that need protection as I mentioned above. For example, a gun may represent repressed anger, while a helmet may represent a need for hiding away and thinking deeply. By understanding the symbolism of the items connected to the army in your dream, you can gain insight into the areas of your life that are causing you stress.

When you dream about being in the army, it may mean that you are feeling overwhelmed by something in your waking life. The dream may be a way for your subconscious to tell you that you need to focus on self-improvement without any seriousness. 

What does it mean to dream of fighting in a war?

I can remember a long time ago I had a dream of fighting in a war in a jungle and today I still remember the dream vividly. When you dream of fighting in a war, it could be your inner turmoil and conflict inside. How are you feeling? This could not be a major thing, it could be you need to make a decision and you are not sure what to do in a situation. I’m down the path as well that a dream like this could also represent a challenge you're experiencing during your waking life. It is also possible that dreaming of fighting in war represents repressed anger or aggression. In the event that you are currently experiencing stress or anxiety then this dream can occur. Also, note how you are feeling in this dream. Are you scared? If not, then this can show that you can take on anything in life. 

War is a difficult dream to interpret because there are many aspects of war that need to be addressed. When one is at war in a dream, the main interpretation is that there is a battle being waged in the waking world that needs to be understood or explored. Other feelings can affect the dream of war as well though – such as if there is a historical perspective, a current fear of war happening, or your place in the war in your dream. Consider the purpose for the war as well as your own part in the war when you dream to get a truthful meaning about what the dream means or represents for you.

Summary of the dream about war

War in a dream is representative of fear and loss of control. Sometimes these dreams can have very personal meanings, especially where you have been to war, someone close to you is at war, or if you have experienced a loss of some kind regarding war. Before you can interpret a war dream, you have to take stock in what the dream means, as well as what your own personal feelings about the war are.

Some people think that war is a brave and honorable thing – something which is necessary for the survival of a certain amount of freedom. Consider also who is at war in your dream. Your own feeling of pride can be a feeling about someone else around you, but remember that usually, a dream is about the dreamer specifically. So even if the dream of war is about someone else then consider your own feelings in this. Analyze what you agree with in the dream and take that at face value.

Fear or being fearful of war in a dream can indicate your own personal feelings of losing control in your waking life. If there is a feeling of relationships being lost because of war, then this can indicate a loss in your waking world regarding your relationship with another person. If you feel a distance between you and a loved one and you dream of you or them going to war, it is a sign that now is a good time to patch things up. Take time to spend personal time with this person and try to make peace. It is usually a warning that if attention is not paid that a fight is going to pop up between you and this person.

Consider what the war is about as well during a dream. If a war is over religion or emotional tensions, explore your own tensions in your waking world. What are you doing to make things easier? This can be a sign that you are being far too stubborn or rigid. Usually, any dream of strife such as war indicates that in your waking world that you need to be the bigger person. Unless you feel like you are at war in your waking world – such as if you are going through a divorce or fighting for your job or something like this – then it is a sign that you need to do what you can to make things peaceful before they take a turn for the worse.

When you are having much stress and conflict in your life and you are at war with the same person causing you problems in your dream, then consider the actions and the outcomes of your dream. Did your side win in your dream? How did you feel in the dream? Were you scared or excited? Did you feel like it was a losing situation? All of these things reflect usually a personal or prophetic meaning to the true situation in your waking world.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Fighting with other people.
  • Feeling stressed out.
  • Winning or losing a court case.
  • Fighting for custody.
  • Fighting for something you believe in.
  • Being overwhelmed.
  • Being underappreciated.
  • Working hard for something that is a losing cause.

In this dream, you may have

  • Gone to war.
  • Heard news of someone dying or being hurt that you knew was in a war.
  • Worried about war affecting your home or those you loved.
  • Declared war.
  • Heard a song about war.
  • Had a warning of war.
  • Were part of a war from the past that you never witnessed (such as the Revolutionary War, French War, or WWI).
  • Threatened war.
  • Been in medieval war times.
  • Tried to avoid a war.
  • Pushed the ‘big red button’.
  • Felt a ‘war time’ fear – such as a fear of communists or depression coming.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You are warned or prepared for war.
  • You win in a war.
  • You avoid war or do something to alleviate the tensions of war.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of War

Scared. Terrified. Worried. Concerned. Determined. Strong. Fighting. Feisty. Aggressive. Challenged. Brave. Steadfast. Protective. Caring. Compassionate. Excited.

By Florance Saul
Oct 16, 2012