As the tool used for trimming dead branches, pruning shears may point to receiving: he tools for cutting off an overgrowth of ideas. It may also mention the need to prune extraneous things out of one’s life.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
if a person sees himself as receiving an unsheathed (naked) sword and he lifts it above his head but does not strike with it, it means he will wield such power as will make him popular; or he will father a very beautiful girl.
Regarding the above dream only Imaam Kirmani (RA) says that a son or brother will be born in the home of the dreamer.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- Previously a sheaf, particularly of corn, would signify a harvest or good husbandry. Now it is more likely to suggest old-fashioned ways and methods of operating.
A sheaf of papers would suggest hard work.
2- As a marker of time, the sheaf will suggest Autumn.
It is often seen as a symbol of consolidation and of binding. We perhaps need to look at what needs to be gathered in, made into a coherent whole, and given boundaries.
3- As the symbol of Demeter (see Goddess), the sheaf represents the nurturing mother. In can also suggest a dying world, in that Demeter refused to nurture ‘her’ humans when Persephone (see Goddess) was kidnapped by Pluto.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Imaam Ja’far (RA) says that anyone who sees himself as wielding a naked sword means he will speak out freely against the people and their affairs. And if he strikes someone with the sword but neither does he bleed nor the victim it means he will speak out openly against them. But if the victim bleeds in such a manner that the striker’s body becomes soiled with his blood it means that in real life the victim will speak out freely against him or the striker will obtain unlawful wealth from him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation