|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A case for the reception of a sword, hunting knife, or other long and slender instrument; a scabbard.
2. (n.) Any sheathlike covering, organ, or part.
3. (n.) The base of a leaf when sheathing or investing a stem or branch, as in grasses.
4. (n.) One of the elytra of an insect.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See ARMOR, III, 5; WAR, 9.
Sheath (11 Occurrences)
John 18:11 Jesus therefore said to Peter, "Put the sword into its sheath. The cup which the Father has given me, shall I not surely drink it?" (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
1 Samuel 17:51 Then David ran, and stood over the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of its sheath, and killed him, and cut off his head therewith. When the Philistines saw that their champion was dead, they fled. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Samuel 20:8 When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a sash with a sword fastened on his waist in its sheath; and as he went forth it fell out. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 21:27 Yahweh commanded the angel; and he put up his sword again into its sheath. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 47:6 Ho, sword of Jehovah, till when art thou not quiet? Be removed unto thy sheath, rest and cease. (YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 21:3 and tell the land of Israel, Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I am against you, and will draw forth my sword out of its sheath, and will cut off from you the righteous and the wicked. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 21:4 Seeing then that I will cut off from you the righteous and the wicked, therefore shall my sword go forth out of its sheath against all flesh from the south to the north: (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 21:5 and all flesh shall know that I, Yahweh, have drawn forth my sword out of its sheath; it shall not return any more. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 21:30 Cause it to return into its sheath. In the place where you were created, in the land of your birth, will I judge you. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Daniel 7:15 Pierced hath been my spirit -- I, Daniel -- in the midst of the sheath, and the visions of my head trouble me; (YLT)
Habakkuk 3:9 You uncovered your bow. You called for your sworn arrows. Selah. You split the earth with rivers. (See RSV)