The suit of Swords represents the element of Air. They signify matters of reason as well as freedom and quick change. In a modern pack of playing cards, Swords corresponds to the suit of Spades. They align with the Air Signs of the Zodiac: Aquarius, Libra, and Gemini. Swords also represent the Second Estate in feudal times which were the Noblemen and the Military and therefore, Swords can also represent strength and great power, but also violence and suffering.
Below is a brief recap of all fourteen cards in the suit of Swords: