|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
Applied to the glittering point of a spear (Job 39:23) or sword (Nahum 3:3), the blade of a dagger (Judges 3:22); the "shoulder blade" (Job 31:22); the "blade" of cereals (Matthew 13:26).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses.
2. (n.) The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.
3. (n.) The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.
4. (n.) The scapula or shoulder blade.
5. (n.) The principal rafters of a roof.
6. (n.) The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.
7. (n.) A sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; -- a word of somewhat indefinite meaning.
8. (v. t.) To furnish with a blade.
9. (v. i.) To put forth or have a blade.
Blade (23 Occurrences)
Matthew 13:26 But when the blade sprang up and brought forth fruit, then the darnel weeds appeared also. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS)
Mark 4:28 For the earth bears fruit: first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Revelation 14:14 And I saw a white cloud, and on the cloud I saw one seated, like a son of man, having on his head a crown of gold, and in his hand a sharp curved blade. (BBE)
Revelation 14:15 And another angel came out from the house of God, crying with a loud voice to him who was seated on the cloud, Put in your blade, and let the grain be cut: because the hour for cutting it is come; for the grain of the earth is over-ready. (BBE)
Revelation 14:16 And he who was seated on the cloud sent in his blade on the earth; and the grain of the earth was cut. (BBE)
Revelation 14:17 And another angel came out from the house of God which is in heaven, having a sharp curved blade. (BBE)
Revelation 14:18 And another angel came out from the altar, who has power over fire; and he gave a loud cry to him who had the sharp curved blade, saying, Put in your sharp blade, and let the grapes of the vine of the earth be cut; for her grapes are fully ready. (BBE)
Revelation 14:19 And the angel sent his blade into the earth, and the vine of the earth was cut, and he put it into the great wine-crusher of the wrath of God. (BBE)
Numbers 6:5 All the time he is under his oath let no blade come near his head; till the days while he is separate are ended he is holy and his hair may not be cut. (BBE)
Numbers 8:7 And this is how you are to make them clean: let the holy water which takes away sin be put on them, and let the hair all over their bodies be cut off with a sharp blade, and let their clothing be washed and their bodies made clean. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 23:25 When you go into your neighbour's field, you may take the heads of grain with your hand; but you may not put your blade to his grain. (BBE)
Judges 3:22 and the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed on the blade, for he didn't draw the sword out of his body; and it came out behind. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 16:17 And opening all his heart to her, he said to her, My head has never been touched by a blade, for I have been separate to God from the day of my birth: if my hair is cut off, then my strength will go from me and I will become feeble, and will be like any other man. (BBE)
Job 31:22 then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from the bone. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Psalms 52:2 Purposing destruction, using deceit; your tongue is like a sharp blade. (BBE)
Psalms 74:5 They are cutting down, like a man whose blade is lifted up against the thick trees. (BBE)
Isaiah 7:20 In that day will the Lord take away the hair of the head and of the feet, as well as the hair of the face, with a blade got for a price from the other side of the River; even with the king of Assyria. (BBE)
Isaiah 10:15 Will the axe say high-sounding words against him who is using it, or the blade be full of pride against him who is cutting with it? As if a rod had the power of shaking him who is using it, or as if a stick might take up him who is not wood. (BBE)
Jeremiah 50:16 Let the planter of seed be cut off from Babylon, and everyone using the curved blade at the time of the grain-cutting: for fear of the cruel sword, everyone will be turned to his people, everyone will go in flight to his land. (BBE)
Ezekiel 5:1 And you, son of man, take a sharp sword, using it like a haircutter's blade, and making it go over your head and the hair of your chin: and take scales for separating the hair by weight. (BBE)
Ezekiel 21:16 Gather yourselves together, go to the right, set yourselves in array, go to the left, wherever your face is set. (See NIV)
Hosea 8:7 For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: he hath no standing grain; the blade shall yield no meal; if so be it yield, strangers shall swallow it up. (ASV)
Joel 3:13 Put in the blade, for the grain is ready: come, get you down, for the wine-crusher is full, the vessels are overflowing; for great is their evil-doing. (BBE)