Spiritually the sphinx stands for vigilance, power and wisdom as well as dignity. Other Explanations for SphinxContinue ExploringSphinx To see a sphinx in your dream symbolizes fear of the unknown.Also see “Egypt”.Sphinx Psychologically, and because even today little is known about it, the sphinx in dreams represents our enigmatic side.It will highlight…Sphinx The sphinx, for most people in dreams, will represent egypt and all the mystery it contains.It may also represent a…Sphinx 1. Fear of some threat, but an unknown one. 2. Intrigued with a foreign culture.