This dream signifies that some slander is circulated concerning you; to kill the beetle is to overcome it (Raphael). The beetle was held as sacred by the Egyptians, a symbol of virility, new life and of eternity (Budge). According to Brewer, it is the modern Christian symbol of blindness.
A hard to kill problem
1. Financial success. 2. Eternal life. 3. A slow-forming, emerging problem, previously unnoticed. 4. Good fortune (to kill beetles or see them dead).
The industriousness of the beetle is often taken to represent hard work, efficient planning and use of resources which needs to be undertaken.
Considered by many to be dirty, in a dream the beetle carries the same symbolism as all insects – that is, something which is unclean if not given the correct attention.
In a dream, a beetle represents a perfidious and a rich enemy, a dull person who travels extensively transporting money between the lands, an odious, dirty and abominable person, or an evil servant. A female beetle in a dream means the death of a woman in childbed. or it could represent a stubborn and a […]
To dream of seeing them on your person, denotes poverty and small ills. To kill them is good.
To see a beetle in your dream, indicates that some destructive influences may be at work in your waking life. You may also feel that your values and beliefs are being compromised. Also see “Scarab”
The scarab beetle was an ancient egyptian solar symbol – it is said to have rolled the sun across the sky. A beetle thus represents protection from evil. You should look at what, or who, you feels needs to be protected.
(See Spanish fly)