|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves, flowers, or stems; an undeveloped branch or flower.
2. (n.) A small protuberance on certain low forms of animals and vegetables which develops into a new organism, either free or attached. See Hydra.
3. (v. i.) To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot.
4. (v. i.) To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
5. (v. i.) To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise; as, a budding virgin.
6. (v. t.) To graft, as a plant with another or into another, by inserting a bud from the one into an opening in the bark of the other, in order to raise, upon the budded stock, fruit different from that which it would naturally bear.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Bud (23 Occurrences)
Exodus 9:31 And the flax and the barley have been smitten, for the barley 'is' budding, and the flax forming flowers, (Root in YLT NAS RSV)
Exodus 25:33 three cups made like almond blossoms in one branch, a bud and a flower; and three cups made like almond blossoms in the other branch, a bud and a flower, so for the six branches going out of the lampstand; (WEB BBE NIV)
Exodus 25:34 and in the lampstand four cups made like almond blossoms, its buds and its flowers; (Root in WEB BBE NIV)
Exodus 25:35 and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, for the six branches going out of the lampstand. (WEB BBE NIV)
Exodus 37:19 three cups made like almond blossoms in one branch, a bud and a flower, and three cups made like almond blossoms in the other branch, a bud and a flower: so for the six branches going out of the lampstand. (WEB BBE NIV)
Exodus 37:20 In the lampstand were four cups made like almond blossoms, its buds and its flowers; (Root in WEB BBE NIV)
Exodus 37:21 and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, and a bud under two branches of one piece with it, for the six branches going out of it. (WEB BBE NIV)
Numbers 17:5 It shall happen, that the rod of the man whom I shall choose shall bud: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against you." (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY)
Job 14:9 yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a plant. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS RSV NIV)
Job 15:30 He does not come out of the dark; his branches are burned by the flame, and the wind takes away his bud. (BBE)
Job 38:27 To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth? (KJV JPS WBS)
Psalms 132:17 There I will make the horn of David to bud. I have ordained a lamp for my anointed. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Song of Songs 6:11 I went down into the nut tree grove, to see the green plants of the valley, to see whether the vine budded, and the pomegranates were in flower. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Song of Songs 7:12 Let's go early up to the vineyards. Let's see whether the vine has budded, its blossom is open, and the pomegranates are in flower. There I will give you my love. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 17:11 In the day of your planting you were watching its growth, and in the morning your seed was flowering: but its fruit is wasted away in the day of grief and bitter sorrow. (See NIV)
Isaiah 18:5 For afore the harvest, when the bud is perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks, and take away and cut down the branches. (KJV JPS BBE WBS NAS)
Isaiah 27:6 In days to come, Jacob will take root. Israel will blossom and bud. They will fill the surface of the world with fruit. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NIV)
Isaiah 55:10 For as the rain comes down and the snow from the sky, and doesn't return there, but waters the earth, and makes it bring forth and bud, and gives seed to the sower and bread to the eater; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NIV)
Isaiah 61:11 For as the earth brings forth its bud, and as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord Yahweh will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS)
Ezekiel 16:7 I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare. (KJV BBE DBY WBS)
Ezekiel 29:21 In that day will I cause a horn to bud forth to the house of Israel, and I will give you the opening of the mouth in the midst of them; and they shall know that I am Yahweh. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS)
Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up. (KJV JPS WBS)
Habakkuk 3:17 For though the fig tree doesn't flourish, nor fruit be in the vines; the labor of the olive fails, the fields yield no food; the flocks are cut off from the fold, and there is no herd in the stalls: (See NIV)