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What Is The Biblical Meaning Of Dreaming Of Cockroaches

If you have been seeing cockroaches in the dream, they are not ordinary dreams. Here is the biblical meaning of dreaming of cockroaches.
Dreaming about cockroaches is not a common occurrence, but whenever these dreams show up, they often leave an impact on the dreamer—which can sometimes be very deadly if not prayed against and cancelled. 

If you found this article while searching for the biblical meaning of cockroaches in dreams, you likely have seen a dream of roaches and wants to find out its meaning. 

Proverbs 30:12 KJB
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.

Accurate dream interpretation is sponsored by the Spirit of God, so let's trust Him to provide not just the meaning of your dream, but also proffer solutions where necessary. 

Dreams of cockroaches come to different people in diverse forms. Some common cockroach dreams that people have reportedly seen include the following:

  • Dream of cockroaches in house
  • Dream of cockroach flying towards me
  • Dreaming of cockroaches crawling on you
  • Giant cockroach dream meaning

Although there are many out there who provide fortunate interpretation for cockroach dreams, if we're to assess it from a biblical viewpoint, cockroaches in dreams don't represent something good. 

What Is The Biblical Meaning Of Dreaming Of Cockroaches

Cockroach dreams are always a manifestation of the works of darkness against and around the dreamer. Hence, they're not godly dreams; they're often a bad omen. 

If a cockroach dream happens to come from God, it would comes as a revelation unveiling what the enemy is plotting and doing against the dreamer. 

1 Peter 5:9 NKJV
Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world.

The enemy always employs new strategies in his efforts to harm us, that is why we must stay prayed up to counter-attack and crush his works. 

Dream of cockroaches also shouldn't be allowed to persist. The more it does, the more its harmful effects would fester. 

The moment you start seeing cockroaches in your dreams, understand that the enemy has launched yet another deadly (but subtle) attack against you. Rise up and pray aggressively to foil his plots and sack his cohorts. 

Biblical Meaning Of Dreaming Of Cockroaches

The cockroach is unarguably one of the most dispised insects on earth. It has existed right from time and has always been seen as gross by man. No wonder why it is classified as a pest.

Job 38:13 MSG
So you could seize earth like a blanket and shake out the wicked like cockroaches?

Cockroaches are nocturnal insects. They lurk in dark crevices during the day and emerge to go on rampage during the night. 

Roaches inhabit and breed in filthy places. If you constantly notice their presence in your home, it simply tells that there is a dark and conducive filthy corner, where they hide to breed and emerge from. 

As fragile and harmless looking as cockroaches appear, they are not totally harmless to humans. If given the opportunity, they could contaminate our food and cause us diverse diseases and illnesses. 

Cockroaches don't bite, but their infestation (if not curbed in time) can make a home unlivable. The effects of cockroaches in dreams are even more deadly. 

It is said in the book of Job Job 38:13 that God shakes out the wicked like cockroaches. Talking of the biblical meaning of cockroaches in dreams, they often represent spiritual filth and the presence of spiritual enemies of the Christian. 

My prayer for you is that the Lord sacks every spiritual wickedness from your life today. In the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ! 

Spiritual Meaning Of Dreaming Of Cockroaches

Cockroaches don't always have to live in a home to invade it. They can live in the neighbourhood but find their way into a home in the night, through cracks and openings that the homeowner may not be aware of. 

Hence, the presence of roaches in a home in dreams, often represent spiritual contamination that has found its way into the dreamer’s life, through doors they ignorantly left open. 

To be more specific, dreams of cockroaches often symbolize the following:

1. The Presence Of Unclean Spirits

Unclean spirits dwell in filthy places. Like cockroaches, they hate the light but love darkness. They operate in darkness to wreak havoc and ruin lives. 

Revelation 18:2 BSB
And he cried out in a mighty voice: “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a lair for demons and a haunt for every unclean spirit, every unclean bird, and every detestable beast.

In most dreams where people see cockroaches in their homes, they represent evil spirits. Such dreams often reveal that there are unclean spirits in that home, and they gained entrance likely through cracks the dreamer or homeowner ignorantly opened for them. 

2. The Presence Of Sin And Impurity

If there are unconfessed and unrepented sins (like fornication) in the dreamer’s life, they should not be surprised if they start seeing dreams of cockroaches crawling on them or in their apartment. 

In an apartment where sinning is the order of the day, dreams of cockroaches are not unexpected. These dreams will often reveal that a particular person or place has been spiritually contaminated. 

3. Manifestation Of Witchcraft Activities

Witchcraft activities are parts of the filthy works of darkness. The witchcraft activities in a particular place or home will sometimes show up a dream of cockroach infestation. 

That said, whenever you see dreams of cockroaches, it is wise to pray against every form of witchcraft attack that the enemy may have launched against you. 

4. Demonic Activities And Contamination

Demonic manipulations or activities in a person's life may sometimes manifest as a dream of cockroaches. 

A dream of cockroach infestation doesn't only prove the possibility of demonic presence, but also their activities and contamination over where they appear. 

Be it in a church, a home or around a person that a dream of roaches was seen, it communicates that demons have been actively working in that vacinity. 

What Is The Biblical Meaning Of Dreaming Of Killing Cockroaches

A dream of killing cockroaches is a manifestation of spiritual warfare. If you found yourself killing cockroaches in dreams, that is a victorious dream. 

A dream of killing cockroaches may follow a dream of seeing cockroaches, if the dreamer prayed effectively against such a dream. 

By killing cockroaches in dreams, God has enabled you to defeat the agents of darkness that were assigned against you. 

If seeing cockroaches in dreams resulted from living a sinful life, having sincerely represented and asked the Lord to cleanse you, you may also see a dream of killing cockroaches. 

Overall, seeing yourself killing cockroaches in a dream is a good omen. Thank God for your victory! 

What To Do When You Dream Of Cockroaches 

  • Ponder on and try to pinpoint where you are at fault. Could it be that you opened the door for this attack through sin? 
  • Repent of any known and unknown sin that may have opened the door for this spiritual contamination. 
  • Pray and fast as led. Anoint your apartment and command every ungodly spirit to quit. 
  • Invite the warrior Angels of God to arrest every evil spirits possibly assigned against you. 
  • Ask for the presence of the Holy Spirit in your home. 
  • Close the doors through which the enemy may have gotten access to afflict you, by repenting and walking in obedience with God. 

Prayer Against Cockroaches In Dreams

  1. I submit myself to you Lord. I come before You confessing and renouncing every sin that may have brought pollution into my life. Forgive and cleanse me dear God. 
  2. Dear Lord, I ask that You purge me with Your blood from every form of spiritual contamination. 
  3. Fire of God, locate and destroy every spiritual cockroach assigned against me.
  4. By the power of God, I begin to squash every spiritual cockroach assigned against me.  
  5. Power of God, arrested and destroy every witchcraft activity in my home and in my life. 
  6. Mighty Angels of God, locate and arrest every evil spirit assigned against me. 
  7. By the fire of God, I sack every unclean spirit lurking around and attacking me. 
  8. Holy Spirit of God, I ask that You would engulf and saturate my life and my home with your presence and fire. 
  9. Powerful Holy Spirit, I ask that You would ward off every evil presence from my surroundings. 
  10. I begin to close every door and every crack through which unclean spirits may have accessed my life and my home. 
  11. I shield myself with the blood of Jesus Christ, against every future attack of spiritual cockroaches. 
  12. Thank You Father for the victory you have given me over every work of the devil. 

Final Thoughts On Dreaming Of Cockroaches

Now that you know what it means to dream about cockroaches, take the steps explained and listed in this article to get rid of the effects of such dreams.

We have seen in this article that dreams of cockroaches are not a good omen. They could pose a very disastrous effect on the waking life of the dreamer if allowed to continue.

Always act swiftly to curb the potential effects of these dreams through effective prayers. Also prevent such dreams from further showing up by staying prayed up at all times.

God bless you. 

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