A butcher is a person who prepares meat, usually for consumption. A butcher can also mean one who slaughters or kills ruthlessly or brutally.
Positive: Dreaming of a butcher could indicate a person who has good characteristics despite the negative connotation associated with them. A butcher cleans and prepares meat for people to eat, thus making them a needed servant. Dreaming of owning your own butcher shop could represent that God is about to bless your ministry, business, etc.
Negative: A butcher can refer to someone who does more than prepare meat for human consumption, they can represent the enemy who comes to steal, kill, and destroy. Dreaming of a butcher could represent greed or someone in your life who is “coming for blood.” A butcher dream could be a warning dream from God about the people or situations around you.
(Revelation 6:4; Genesis 18:7; Philippians 2:7; John 10:10; Proverbs 1:18-19).