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55 Bible Verses about Shields

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2 Chronicles 11:11-12

And he fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and stores of victuals, and oil and wine. And in every city he put'shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. And Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and the other wall without, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 4:16

And it came to pass from that time forth, that half of my servants wrought in the work, and half of them held the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the coats of mail; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.

Nahum 2:5

He remembereth his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the mantelet is prepared.

Jeremiah 46:3

Prepare ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

1 Kings 10:16-17

And king Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred'shekels of gold went to one buckler. And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

And king Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred'shekels of beaten gold went to one buckler. And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three hundred'shekels of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 14:8

And Asa had an army that bare bucklers and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valor.

2 Samuel 8:7

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 18:7

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadarezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 14:26

and he took away the treasures of the house of Jehovah, and the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all: and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.

1 Kings 14:27

And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Ezekiel 39:9

And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall make fires of the weapons and burn them, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall make fires of them seven years;

Isaiah 21:5

They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink: rise up, ye princes, anoint the shield.

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

And these are the numbers of the heads of them that were armed for war, who came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of Jehovah. The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

2 Chronicles 11:12

And in every city he put'shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. And Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the host, shields, and spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, and stones for slinging.

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were forty and four thousand seven hundred and threescore, that were able to go forth to war.

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed'six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield-bearer went before him.

2 Kings 19:32

Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come unto this city, nor shoot an arrow there, neither shall he come before it with shield, nor cast up a mound against it.

Jeremiah 51:11

Make sharp the arrows; hold firm the shields: Jehovah hath stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it: for it is the vengeance of Jehovah, the vengeance of his temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

And they shall come against thee with weapons, chariots, and wagons, and with a company of peoples; they shall set themselves against thee with buckler and shield and helmet round about; and I will commit the judgment unto them, and they shall judge thee according to their judgments.

2 Samuel 22:3

God, my rock, in him will I take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge; My saviour, thou savest me from violence.

Proverbs 2:7

He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

Exodus 14:19-20

And the angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud removed from before them, and stood behind them: and it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud and the darkness, yet gave it light by night: and the one came not near the other all the night.

Isaiah 52:12

For ye shall not go out in haste, neither shall ye go by flight: for Jehovah will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your rearward.

Isaiah 31:5

As birds hovering, so will Jehovah of hosts protect Jerusalem; he will protect and deliver it , he will pass over and preserve it .

Psalm 12:7

Thou wilt keep them, O Jehovah, Thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, So Jehovah is round about his people From this time forth and for evermore.

Psalm 140:7

O Jehovah the Lord, the strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day shall Jehovah defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of Jehovah before them.

Psalm 144:2

My lovingkindness, and my fortress, My high tower, and my deliverer; My shield, and he in whom I take refuge; Who subdueth my people under me.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou, O Israel: Who is like unto thee, a people saved by Jehovah, The shield of thy help, And the sword of thy excellency! And thine enemies shall submit themselves unto thee; And thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 115:9-11

O Israel, trust thou in Jehovah: He is their help and their shield. O house of Aaron, trust ye in Jehovah: He is their help and their shield. Ye that fear Jehovah, trust in Jehovah: He is their help and their shield.

2 Samuel 22:36

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation; And thy gentleness hath made me great.

Psalm 18:35

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation; And thy right hand hath holden me up, And thy gentleness hath made me great.

Psalm 5:12

For thou wilt bless the righteous; O Jehovah, thou wilt compass him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 84:9-11

Behold, O God our shield, And look upon the face of thine anointed. For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, Than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Job 15:25-26

Because he hath stretched out his hand against God, And behaveth himself proudly against the Almighty; He runneth upon him with a'stiff neck, With the thick bosses of his bucklers;

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the peoples are gathered together To be the people of the God of Abraham: For the shields of the earth belong unto God; He is greatly exalted.

From Thematic Bible


Brass » Made into » Shields

2 Chronicles 12:10

And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, that kept the door of the king's house.

1 Kings 14:27

And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Gold » Was used for » Shields

2 Samuel 8:7

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 10:16-17

And king Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred'shekels of gold went to one buckler. And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

Shields » Many of the israelites used, with expertness

1 Chronicles 12:8

And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David to the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, that could handle shield and spear; whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;

2 Chronicles 14:8

And Asa had an army that bare bucklers and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valor.

2 Chronicles 25:5

Moreover Amaziah gathered Judah together, and ordered them according to their fathers houses, under captains of thousands and captains of hundreds, even all Judah and Benjamin: and he numbered them from twenty years old and upward, and found them three hundred thousand chosen men, able to go forth to war, that could handle spear and shield.

1 Chronicles 12:34

And of Naphtali a thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear thirty and seven thousand.

1 Chronicles 12:24

The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

Shields » Provided by the kings of israel in great abundance

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the host, shields, and spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, and stones for slinging.

2 Chronicles 11:12

And in every city he put'shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. And Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and the other wall without, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.

Shields » Kinds of » The buckler or target

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were forty and four thousand seven hundred and threescore, that were able to go forth to war.

Ezekiel 26:8

He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field; and he shall make forts against thee, and cast up a mound against thee, and raise up the buckler against thee.

2 Chronicles 9:15

And king Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred'shekels of beaten gold went to one buckler.

Shields » In times of peace were hung up in towers of armories

Song of Songs 4:4

Thy neck is like the tower of David builded for an armory, Whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, All the shields of the mighty men.

Ezekiel 27:10

Persia and Lud and Put were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

2 Samuel 8:7

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

Shields » Illustrative of » Salvation of God

Psalm 18:35

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation; And thy right hand hath holden me up, And thy gentleness hath made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation; And thy gentleness hath made me great.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink: rise up, ye princes, anoint the shield.

2 Samuel 1:21

Ye mountains of Gilboa, Let there be no dew nor rain upon you, neither fields of offerings: For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

O Israel, trust thou in Jehovah: He is their help and their shield.

Psalm 140:7

O Jehovah the Lord, the strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Shields » Kinds of » The small shield

2 Chronicles 9:16

And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three hundred'shekels of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

Shields » Illustrative of » Faith

Shields » Before war » Gathered together

Jeremiah 51:11

Make sharp the arrows; hold firm the shields: Jehovah hath stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it: for it is the vengeance of Jehovah, the vengeance of his temple.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Brass

1 Kings 14:27

And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Shields » Before war » Repaired

Jeremiah 46:3

Prepare ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.

Shields » A disgrace to lose, or throw away

2 Samuel 1:21

Ye mountains of Gilboa, Let there be no dew nor rain upon you, neither fields of offerings: For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.

Shields » Often borne by an armor-bearer

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed'six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield-bearer went before him.

Shields » Of the vanquished, often burned

Ezekiel 39:9

And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall make fires of the weapons and burn them, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall make fires of them seven years;

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

And Elam bare the quiver, with chariots of men and horsemen; and Kir uncovered the shield.

Shields » Illustrative of » Truth of God

Shields » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 5:12

For thou wilt bless the righteous; O Jehovah, thou wilt compass him with favor as with a shield.

Shields » Were scarce in israel in the days of deborah and barak

Judges 5:8

They chose new gods; Then was war in the gates: Was there a shield or spear seen Among forty thousand in Israel?

Shields » Said to belong to God

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the peoples are gathered together To be the people of the God of Abraham: For the shields of the earth belong unto God; He is greatly exalted.

Shields » Before war » Often made red

Nahum 2:3

The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the cypress'spears are brandished.