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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 of oil and wine; and in every several city, targets and spears, and made them exceedingly strong. And Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and built another wall outside, and fortified the Millo of the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 4:16

And from that time forth the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held the spears, and the shields, and the bows, and the corslets; and the captains were behind all the house of Judah.

Nahum 2:5

He bethinketh him of his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the shelter is prepared.

Jeremiah 46:3

Make ready buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!

1 Kings 10:16-17

And king Solomon made two hundred targets of beaten gold, he applied six hundred shekels of gold to one target; and three hundred shields of beaten gold, he applied three minas of gold 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 targets of beaten gold, he applied six hundred shekels of beaten gold to one target; and three hundred shields of beaten gold, he applied three hundred shekels of gold 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 bore targets and spears: out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew the bow, two hundred and eighty thousand: all these, mighty men of valour.

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 that Solomon had made.

1 Kings 14:27

And king Rehoboam made in their stead brazen shields, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the couriers who kept the entrance of the king's house.

Ezekiel 39:9

And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall kindle fire, and burn weapons, and shields, and targets, bows, and arrows, and hand-staves, and spears: and they shall make fires with them seven years.

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare the table, appoint the watch; eat, drink: arise, ye princes, anoint the shield.

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

And this is the number of the men equipped for military service, who came to David to Hebron, to transfer the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of Jehovah. The children of Judah that bore shield and spear were six thousand eight hundred, equipped for military service.

2 Chronicles 11:12

and in every several city, targets and spears, and made them exceedingly strong. And Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 26:14

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

1 Chronicles 5:18

The children of Reuben and the Gadites and half the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men who carried shield and sword, drawing the bow and skilful in war, were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, able to go forth to war.

1 Samuel 17:7

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

2 Kings 19:32

Therefore thus saith Jehovah concerning the king of Assyria: He shall not come into this city, Nor shoot an arrow there, Nor come before it with shield, Nor cast a bank against it.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows; take the shields. Jehovah hath stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; for his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it; for this is the vengeance of Jehovah, the vengeance of his temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

And they shall come against thee with armour, chariots and wheels, and with an assemblage of peoples; they shall set themselves against thee with target, and shield, and helmet round about; and I will put judgment before them, and they shall judge thee according to their judgments.

2 Samuel 22:3

God is my rock, in him will I trust My shield, and the horn of my salvation, My high tower, and my refuge, My saviour: thou wilt save 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 the cloud went from before them, and stood behind them. And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and was a cloud and darkness, and lit up the night; and the one did not come near the other all the night.

Isaiah 52:12

For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight; for Jehovah will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear-guard.

Isaiah 31:5

As birds with outstretched wings, so will Jehovah of hosts cover Jerusalem; covering, he will also deliver, passing over, he will rescue it.

Psalm 12:7

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

Psalm 125:2

Jerusalem! mountains are round about her, and Jehovah is round about his people, from henceforth and for evermore.

Psalm 140:7

Jehovah, the Lord, is the strength of my salvation: thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day will Jehovah defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that stumbleth among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David as God, as the Angel of Jehovah before them.

Psalm 144:2

My mercy and my fortress, my high tower and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I trust, who subdueth my people under me!

Deuteronomy 33:29

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

Psalm 115:9-11

O Israel, confide thou in Jehovah: he is their help and their shield. House of Aaron, confide in Jehovah: he is their help and their shield. Ye that fear Jehovah, confide in Jehovah: he is their help and their shield.

2 Samuel 22:36

And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, And thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.

Psalm 18:35

And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, and thy right hand held me up; and thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.

Psalm 5:12

For thou, Jehovah, wilt bless the righteous man; with favour wilt thou surround him 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 stand at the threshold of the house of my God, than dwell in the tents of wickedness. For Jehovah Elohim is a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Job 15:25-26

For he hath stretched out his hand against God, and strengthened himself against the Almighty: He runneth against him, with outstretched neck, with the thick bosses of his bucklers;

Psalm 47:9

The willing-hearted of the peoples have gathered together, with the people of the God of Abraham. For unto God belong the shields of the earth: he is greatly exalted.

From Thematic Bible


Brass » Made into » Shields

2 Chronicles 12:10

And king Rehoboam made in their stead shields of bronze, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the couriers who kept the entrance of the king's house.

1 Kings 14:27

And king Rehoboam made in their stead brazen shields, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the couriers who kept the entrance 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 targets of beaten gold, he applied six hundred shekels of gold to one target; and three hundred shields of beaten gold, he applied three minas of gold 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 to David in the stronghold in the wilderness mighty men of valour, men fit for the service of war, armed with shield and spear; whose faces were like the faces of lions, and who were swift as the gazelles upon the mountains:

2 Chronicles 14:8

And Asa had an army that bore targets and spears: out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew the bow, two hundred and eighty thousand: all these, mighty men of valour.

2 Chronicles 25:5

And Amaziah gathered Judah together and arranged them according to the fathers' houses, according to the captains of thousands and the captains of hundreds, throughout Judah and Benjamin; and he numbered them from twenty years old and upwards, and found them three hundred thousand choice men, able for military service, that could handle spear and target.

1 Chronicles 12:34

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

1 Chronicles 12:24

The children of Judah that bore shield and spear were six thousand eight hundred, equipped for military service.

Shields » Provided by the kings of israel in great abundance

2 Chronicles 26:14

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

2 Chronicles 11:12

and in every several city, targets and spears, and made them exceedingly strong. And Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and built another wall outside, and fortified the Millo of the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.

Shields » Kinds of » The buckler or target

1 Chronicles 5:18

The children of Reuben and the Gadites and half the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men who carried shield and sword, drawing the bow and skilful in war, were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, 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 lift up the target against thee;

2 Chronicles 9:15

And king Solomon made two hundred targets of beaten gold, he applied six hundred shekels of beaten gold to one target;

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, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men.

Ezekiel 27:10

Persia and Lud and Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged shield and helmet in thee; they gave splendour to thee.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

and three hundred shields of beaten gold, he applied three minas of gold 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

And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, and thy right hand held me up; and thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36

And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, And thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare the table, appoint the watch; eat, drink: arise, ye princes, anoint the shield.

2 Samuel 1:21

Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, no rain upon you, nor fields of heave-offerings! For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, as not anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

O Israel, confide thou in Jehovah: he is their help and their shield.

Psalm 140:7

Jehovah, the Lord, is 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 three hundred shields of beaten gold, he applied three hundred shekels of gold 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

Sharpen the arrows; take the shields. Jehovah hath stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; for his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it; for this 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 brazen shields, and committed them to the hands of the chief of the couriers who kept the entrance of the king's house.

Shields » Before war » Repaired

Jeremiah 46:3

Make ready 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, no rain upon you, nor fields of heave-offerings! For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul, as not anointed with oil.

Shields » Often borne by an armor-bearer

1 Samuel 17:7

And the shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron; and the 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 kindle fire, and burn weapons, and shields, and targets, bows, and arrows, and hand-staves, and spears: and they shall make fires with them seven years.

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

Elam beareth the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen; and Kir uncovereth the shield.

Shields » Illustrative of » Truth of God

Shields » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 5:12

For thou, Jehovah, wilt bless the righteous man; with favour wilt thou surround him as with a shield.

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

Judges 5:8

When new gods were chosen, then war was in the gates. Was shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Shields » Said to belong to God

Psalm 47:9

The willing-hearted of the peoples have gathered together, with the people of the God of Abraham. For unto God belong the shields of the earth: 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 glitter with the sheen of steel, in the day of his preparation, and the spears are brandished.