It is often considered some dreams are a direct message from God, and some symbols have significant importance in these dreams. Shoes are one of those objects, with a special symbolism in dreams.
They are often mentioned in the Bible and their symbolism is beyond human needs for protection of their feet and making their life easier. Most importantly, they are related to the subject of our direction and focus in life.
Shoes have a special symbolism in the Bible. In fact, the Bible is maybe our oldest source to discover the symbolism of shoes. Shoes usually represent our faith in God and our readiness to serve God.
They can also, symbolize victory over the enemy, being taken cared for by God, our humility before God, answering of our prayers, etc.
Dreams about shoes, whether we have dreamed of losing our shoes, or having dirty shoes, needing to clean them, etc. can all be a message from God about possibly wandering off from his path.
Shoes were considered as a symbol of power in ancient times. They were also a symbol of successful warriors.
Removing of shoes was sometimes considered a symbolic transfer of power. Removing off our shoes also symbolizes purging of the world’s impurities before approaching to the holiness of God.
In ancient times it was common for the priests to be without shoes during their services. Even believers used to enter the sanctuaries with their bare feet.
Shoes were also considered a symbol of possessions, usually a symbol of land ownership or having children. Casting a shoe at someone was, from ancient times to the present, considered as a sign of disrespect towards someone.
In ancient times, mighty kings used to send their shoes to the ones lower in status as a sign of their dominion. A shoe was carried on the shoulder as a sign of humility.
A shoestring, in biblical terms, symbolized something insignificant and invaluable. The saying, selling someone for shoes, symbolically represents abandoning someone or betraying someone as if is something as insignificant and replaceable as a shoe.
Coming under someone’s shoe or licking someone’s shoe from ancient times is considered a symbol of slavery and subordinate position. Handing a shoe to someone was considered a sign of devotion.
Biblical Meaning of Shoes in Dreams – Meaning and Interpretation
Dreaming about shoes. If you dreamed about shoes in general, such dream in biblical symbolism might represent a spiritual journey you or someone else is going to undertake to get closer to God.
Dreaming about boots. If you dreamed about boots, in biblical meaning, they represent war and conflicts.
Dreaming about sandals. If you dreamed about sandals, such dream might be representing being loved by God, regardless of the fact you might be a bit selfish or gone astray in your life.
Dreaming about losing a shoe. If you dreamed you lost one shoe, such dream in the biblical sense is not a good sign. This dream can possibly indicate being manipulated by some evil spiritual forces, with the purpose to destabilize your marriage or relationship. This dream can be a sign of relationship manipulation. It is believed this can be a result of evil curses being present in your life.
Dreaming about losing your shoes. If you lost your shoes in a dream, such dream is not a good sign, possibly indicating troubles in your marriage and relationship. This dream might be a reminder to start saving your relationship from disaster.
This dream can also indicate poverty and disgrace.
Dreaming about an incomplete pair of shoes. If you dreamed you only saw one shoe and the other one was missing, such dream is not a good sign. This dream might indicate the loss of direction and sense of meaning in your life.
It can also be a sign, indicating marriage or relationship problems.
Dreaming about shoes in bad condition. If you dreamed your shoes were in bad condition, such dream might not be a good sign, possibly indicating delays of important life events, such as marriage.
Dreaming about not being able to find your shoes. If you dreamed you couldn’t find your shoes, such dream is usually a very bad sign, possibly indicating the loss of something important in your life.
Sometimes it can indicate the destruction of a part of your life for some reason.
Dreaming about a man buying a new pair of shoes. If you saw some man buying a pair of new shoes in your dream, such dream is a good sign, possibly announcing your upcoming marriage. This dream is often a message from God to keep your faith that the marriage you long for is close.
Dreaming about a worn out and shabby shoe. If you dreamed you had a worn out shoe, such dream is not a good sign, possibly indicating problems in the relationship between you and your partner.
Dreaming about someone stealing a pair of shoes from you. If you dreamed someone stole a pair of shoes from you, such dream is not a good sign, indicating marriage and relationship problems.
Dreaming about wearing a shoe which doesn’t fit you. If you were dreaming of wearing a shoe which didn’t fit you, such dream is not a good sign, indicating lack of peace and joy in your relationship or marriage.
Dreaming about forgetting to wear shoes. If you dreamed you forgot to put your shoes on, such dream is not a good sign. This dream can reveal being mentally disturbed at this moment.
This dream can sometimes indicate being under a curse.
Sometimes it indicates abandoning some goals or projects you are currently working on.
Dreaming about walking without shoes. If you dreamed you were walking without shoes on your feet, such dream might indicate not being prepared for some unexpected situation in your life.
Dreaming about looking at a pair of shoes. If you dreamed you were looking at a pair of shoes, such dream might represent some path or a direction in life you are considering to take on in the future.
Dreaming about wearing someone’s shoes. Dreams about wearing other people’s shoes are not a good sign, and can be caused by different circumstances.
They can be a result of evil curses and satanic agreements.
They can be caused by your ignorance, confrontations and arguments with someone. Sometimes they can be caused by thinking about someone, or having misunderstandings in your marriage or your relationship.
Sometimes they can be a result of your habit of giving your shoes for others to wear.
This dream might also indicate some obstacles you might be facing soon.
Sometimes this dream might be a sign of good luck.
Dreaming about someone giving you different size shoes. If you dreamed you were given different size shoes by someone, such dream is not a good sign, possibly indicating that person or someone else is under the influence of evil spirits, forcing them to cause problems in your marriage or relationship.
Sometimes this dream is considered a sign that evil spirits are purposefully confusing you in your quest to find the right partner.
Dreaming about wearing two different size shoes. If you dreamed you were wearing different size shoes on each foot, such dream is not a good sign. There are many reasons for dreaming such a dream.
This dream can possibly signify obstacles and difficulties in your relationship. It can also indicate someone interfering with your relationship.
These dreams can also be caused by having problems and frustrations in your marriage or your relationship.
Sometimes you can dream this dream if you are constantly attracted to people who are already married or in a committed relationship.
This dream can also indicate being the cause for the problems in your relationship or your marriage. It can also be dreamed if you are not faithful to your partner or spouse.
This dream can also be a sign of the end of your marriage or relationship.
It can be a sign of not knowing your life path or the direction in life you should take. It can also be a sign of poverty or job issues and even being without a job.
To avoid such dreams, it’s advisable to pray God to help you overcome the hardships you are encountering. You should try to avoid and protect yourself from evil people and spirits who might try to negatively interfere with your life.
You should also be careful not to let others wear your shoes.
Dreaming about someone else wearing your shoes. If you dreamed someone else wore your shoes, such dream is not a good sign, possibly indicating marriage or relationship problems in the near future.