There are a lot of interpretations on receiving money in a dream that have a strong meaning and could give you an explanation on some aspect of your life.
If there are some things that you don’t understand in your life, this dream might give you the answer.
Dreams about receiving money are very meaningful and carry a lot of symbols with them.
The spiritual meaning of receiving money in your dream can be related to your lovely nature and can represent the love you receive from people around you.
Money in a dream usually doesn’t just represent money and financial gain, nor it represents your need for it. In many dreams, money is a symbol of gift, abundance, stability, and new opportunities.
The biblical meaning of money in a dream can sometimes carry negative symbols and thoughts. We all know how Juda betrayed Christ for a couple of silver coins.
However, the true meaning of the dream depends on the context. It’s not the same if you were receiving money for doing a favor, and if you were receiving it as a bribe.
The bribe is thought to be one of seven sins and it carries a very negative meaning in a dream. People with no honesty and dignity receive bribes.
If you had a dream about receiving a bribe, it might mean that you will be in a situation where you will have to walk over your dignity and break your oath to someone or even to yourself.
Maybe you will disappoint yourself shortly and that feeling won’t leave you alone for a long time. That is why you should be careful what you do.
Let’s see what are the most common dreams about receiving money and their interpretation.
The most common dreams about receiving money
Dreaming of being a beggar
There is some explanation of this dream that can differ from the context of the dream.
For example, if you had a dream about being a beggar who just sits quietly waiting for someone to show you humility and give you money to survive, it is a very deep dream and has a strong meaning.
This dream tells a lot about you as a person and it symbolizes that you are a modest person who never asks for anything but for little attention and honesty.
This dream indicates that you don’t expect a lot from people around you but you still believe in them and you have faith that they will be better.
Maybe you are lonely and you feel like nobody cares for you or nobody pays attention to you. That can hurt and lead you to having this dream.
Being a beggar doesn’t mean you have no dignity, it means that you, in your waking life, crave other people’s attention and you beg for love but don’t seem to receive it.
However, an honest person always receives what they deserve in the end.
Another aspect of this dream can be that you were begging people for money so you can do something you have planned to do.
In that case, the meaning of this dream is that you don’t like working hard for the things you want and it’s easier for you to wait for others to do your work.
That is not fair and you shouldn’t expect others to do your job because one day they will all leave you alone. It’s important not to use people for their generosity.
Also, this dream might mean that you like things served to you and you never work hard for anything.
This dream is a warning to you to stop waiting for others to do what you should have done.
Dreaming of receiving money from a stranger
If you had a dream in which you have received money from someone you don’t recognize, it means that you are likely to receive help from a stranger.
This dream indicates that a stranger will help you out when you get into trouble and you won’t even have to ask.
It is a reminder to you that people are still people and can be very generous and kind.
Maybe you have lost faith in people because of the way they behave, and this dream is a refreshment for you. You shouldn’t lose hope and trust in people because not everyone is bad.
Another meaning of this dream can be that you have someone special in life who always helps you out but you don’t appreciate it enough. That’s why you have dreamed about a stranger.
Maybe you are taking someone for granted and that could cost you a lot.
Dreaming of receiving money for something you did
This dream also has several meanings, mostly depending on what you did for the money and why.
If you had a dream about doing what you are educated for to get the money, or you were doing your job in a dream, it means that you are good at what you do. This dream indicates that you enjoy your job and you like your profession.
Another meaning of this dream is if you did something you didn’t want for the money. Maybe you did something you would never do in your real life. That would mean that you don’t respect yourself enough and you don’t see yourself as a worthy person.
Maybe you are not even aware of that and you don’t see it, but you should think through this.
If you always step aside for others, if you are never in the first place to yourself and others, it means that you don’t find yourself that much worthy. That is not correct and you should try to work on your self-confidence and change that.
Dreaming of earning a lot of money
If you had a dream about getting the money you have earned, for example receiving your paycheck or getting the money out of the bank, or putting your card into a bank machine to get your money, it means that you know your worth and you value your work and time very much. You don’t let other people waste your time and you are a very good organized person.
You know what you live for and you know how much you need to work for that. There is nothing that could make you feel unworthy because you believe in yourself and nobody can control you.
On the other hand, if you had a dream about earning a lot of money by doing illegal things, it means that you see this world out of the box and you will do anything for yourself.
You don’t let anyone control you and you don’t care that much about your work or the reasons why you should work.
That could be fatal at some point and could be very bad for you and the people around you. Of course, people should always fight for themselves, but there is a border that shall not be crossed.
The illegal job in your dream represents the way you see money and your job. You don’t take it seriously and you feel like you are all alone in the world without having anything or anyone to worry about. Ask yourself if that is completely true and if someone needs you.
Dreaming of receiving an expensive gift
If you had a dream about receiving an expensive gift that could give you a lot of money if you would sell it, it means that might someone is thinking about you.
There is a person that is in love with you and can’t stop thinking about you. Maybe you are not aware of that person and you have no idea that they are in love with you.
Also, this dream means that they might confess everything to you soon and you should be ready to hear the words of adoration towards you.
If you took the present in your dream, it means that you will be happy to hear those words because you like that person too.
On the other hand, if you rejected a gift, it means that you won’t give that person the chance and you will have to say no.
Dreaming of taking a bribe
This dream can have several meanings but it depends on the context of the dream. However, the general meaning of receiving a bribe in a dream is very negative and it doesn’t represent anything good no matter the context.
A bribe is not honest and fair and it is one of the worst sins. No one should accept the bribe that is given to them nor should anyone try to bribe other people.
People who give bribes think that they can buy everything with money, but there are things you can’t buy and those are the most expensive things.
If you were receiving the bribe in your dream and you did something for a person just because they gave you the money, it means that you would probably do it in your waking life.
That is not good and this dream represents the negative things you carry in yourself. Maybe this dream tells you to investigate yourself more and realize who you really are.
This dream may mean that you will do something unfair to someone and you will hurt them. If you are emotionless, you won’t care about that. But you should know that remorse could always pop out and make you feel very guilty for that.
Dreaming of counting the money you have received
If you have received a lot of money and you were trying to count it, but you couldn’t count it to the end, it means that you will soon have a lot of work to do and you will receive a lot of money for that.
In this dream, money can also be a symbol of good times and having fun. Maybe you will have the time of your life these days and months and you should embrace it and enjoy it.
Another meaning of this dream is that you will hear some great news soon and that will make you happy. If you expect some news soon, be prepared that they will come in the best shape you could ever imagine. This dream indicates that everything will be alright in the end and you shouldn’t be worried about anything.
Dreaming of winning the lottery
If you had a dream about winning a lot of money in the lottery, it means that you have big goals and dreams but it’s pure luck if you succeed.
This dream indicates that it will take a lot for you to get where you want to be in life because you are fantasizing too much about your future instead of living for it.
Winning a lottery is a symbol of the dreams that you have and will never come true because it’s not enough just to dream about them. If you don’t do something for your future, you can be assured that it won’t be the way you want it to.
Dreaming of finding coins
If you had a dream about finding a lot of coins, it means that life will take you somewhere you never expected to be. Coins are a symbol of unexpected situations that will be very good for you.
You will do what you think is right and life will somehow always get you to the right place.
These coins are a symbol of lucky coincidences that will happen to you.
If you were following the coins on the ground and they brought you somewhere, it means that you will find out a piece of valuable information that you will use in the future.
In this world, information is the most important thing. When you know something, you can more easily handle the situation and get utility from it.
Dreaming of finding money in the trash
If you have found the money in the trash, it means that you will find something valuable that other people thought is not valuable.
It could be that you will find something great for yourself in a place you thought you would never find anything.
This dream can also be a sign that you will meet a person that will become very important at someplace that you would never imagine being the place for that.
Generally, this dream indicates that you will be lucky to find something that will be very useful to you or meet someone you will be very happy with.
Dreaming of receiving money for dancing, playing an instrument, etc.
If you had a dream about receiving money for dancing or playing an instrument on the streets, it means that you are truly talented for something and that you shouldn’t let that talent fade away.
This dream indicates that a lot of people like your work and that you do a great job. Maybe you are not aware of your qualities or you think you are not good enough, but this dream indicates that people like what you do and that you could make it and become successful in what you do.
Also, this dream means that you are very resourceful.