|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prune.
2. (n.) The act of trimming, or removing what is superfluous.
3. (n.) That which is cast off by bird in pruning her feathers; leavings.
Pruning (6 Occurrences)
John 15:2 every branch in me not bearing fruit, He doth take it away, and every one bearing fruit, He doth cleanse by pruning it, that it may bear more fruit; (YLT)
Song of Songs 2:12 The flowers are come on the earth; the time of cutting the vines is come, and the voice of the dove is sounding in our land; (See NAS)
Isaiah 2:4 He will judge between the nations, and will decide concerning many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 18:5 For before the harvest, when the blossom is over, and the flower becomes a ripening grape, he will cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks, and he will cut down and take away the spreading branches. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joel 3:10 Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say,'I am strong.' (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Micah 4:3 and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off. They will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, neither will they learn war any more. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)