If seen by a trustworthy person who advocates peace and harmony it means he will acquire tremendous knowledge and wisdom. But if he is not trustworthy and does not advocate peace and harmony it means he will pursue the material things of this world.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(Assassin; Illness; Robber) In a dream, a thief represents an illness, deficiency in one’s character, or a physical ailment.
If the thief is a black man, it means that the illness relates to one’s black bile. Ifthe color of his skin is red, then it relates to one’s blood.
If the color of his skin is yellow, then it relates to his galls.
If the color of his skin is white, then it relates to his chest and phlegm. Whatever a thief takes in the dream should be interpreted in relation to the substance of what he took. Ifhe takes nothing from one’s house, then it denotes a passing ailment.
If one catches the thief, or holds to his shirt in the dream, it means that he knows the cure.
A thief in a dream also represents an assassin, the angel of death, a visitor, or someone asking for marriage.
If there is a sick person in the house and a thief enters that house in a dream, it means the death of the ailing person.
If a thief comes to one’s house and takes nothing from it in a dream, it means the recovery of sick person from his illness. Athiefin a dream also can be interpreted to represent a cunning person, a deceiver, an adulterer, a hunter, a backbiter, someone who asks for things that do not belong to him, a lion, a snake, a Satan, eavesdropping, or one’s mind, desire and passions.
If a scholar sees a thiefin his dream, it means that he will learn wisdom from an anecdote.
A thiefin a dream also represents a liar, or the humiliation inflicted upon such a person.
(Also see Crocodile; Illness; Robbery)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Watching a thief “at work”: expect an unexpected reward in the near future.
If a thief has stolen something from you: examine the mistrust you harbor for certain colleagues. Dreaming that you stole something: you are feeling overtaxed cither at the job or at home. Being discovered as you are stealing something means disappointment. See Robbery.
Depth Psychology: Behind this symbol are often hidden or unacknowledged desires—including for sexual adventures.
The thief serves as warning to beware of your own foolishness.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream about being a thief indicates worry that something will be lost. It’s possible that you believe that you aren’t entitled to what you now own. On the other hand, it could mean that you are going overboard in some way.
To dream about seeing a theft signals that other people are usurping your spirit and vigor.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a thief symbolize a shadow aspect of you that feels disenfranchised and thinks that it can only be satisfied by using and taking advantage of others. Your fear based thoughts and behaviors are robbing you blind. Also, this dream can also be showing you that you have allowed your power and energy be stolen.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: When a thief appears in dreams, we are aware of part of our personality that can waste our own time and energy on meaningless activity. It literally steals from us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see a thief stealing your belongings in a dream means that you are afraid of losing your possessions, whether sentimental, material, or work- related. For example, a work mate could have taken all the credit for your work. However, if it is you who is stealing, it could indicate jealousy toward someone. It’s possible that you’re seizing onto others’ goods or feelings.
If in the dream you find the thief in the precise moment of stealing, the item being stolen will be extremely important for a correct interpretation.
Gypsies believe that to dream of theft means you have a guilty conscience. However, if you are part of a gang of thieves, it denotes that you trust your friends.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
[DREAM IMAGES: BURGLAR; CON ARTIST; PICKPOCKET; ROBIN HOOD; SWINDLER]
Symbolically, theft can take many forms, including plagiarism, stealing ideas and even affection.
If the figure of a thief appears in your dreams or you become a thief, it suggests that you may be taking what is not yours because you lack the ability to provide for yourself; you therefore need to learn self-respect. This archetype prods you to learn to generate power from within.... The Element Encyclopedia
Fear of loss, particularly in personal relationships, or you want to “steal away” from a relationship. Is something being stolen from you or are you the thief? What is being stolen?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Witnessing a theft or an attempted theft may indicate that others are stealing time, energy, or ideas.
If the dreamer is one of the thieves, the dreamer may be usurping the value of others and needs to avoid overstepping boundaries in regard to time, ideas, or other elements of value. (See also Burglar, Robbery, Stealing).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia