|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Clean.
2. (n.) The act of making clean.
3. (n.) The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.
Cleaning (8 Occurrences)
Numbers 31:23 And anything which may be heated, is to go through the fire and be made clean; but in addition it is to be put in the water of cleaning: and anything which may not go through the fire is to be put in the water. (BBE)
2 Samuel 4:5 And Rechab and Baanah, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, went out and came to the house of Ish-bosheth in the heat of the day, when he was resting in the middle of the day. Now the woman who kept the door was cleaning grain, and sleep overcame her. (BBE)
2 Samuel 4:6 They came there into the midst of the house, as though they would have fetched wheat; and they struck him in the body: and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. (See RSV)
Proverbs 30:20 This is the way of a false wife; she takes food, and, cleaning her mouth, says, I have done no wrong. (BBE)
Jeremiah 4:11 At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A burning wind from the open hilltops in the waste land is blowing on the daughter of my people, not for separating or cleaning the grain; (BBE)
Jeremiah 15:7 And I have sent a cleaning wind on them in the public places of the land; I have taken their children from them; I have given my people to destruction; they have not been turned from their ways. (BBE)
Zechariah 13:9 And I will make the third part go through the fire, cleaning them as silver is made clean, and testing them as gold is tested: and they will make their prayer to me and I will give them an answer: I will say, It is my people; and they will say, The Lord is my God. (BBE)
Malachi 3:3 He will take his seat, testing and cleaning the sons of Levi, burning away the evil from them as from gold and silver; so that they may make offerings to the Lord in righteousness. (BBE)