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Theasaurus: Shields

55 Bible Verses about Shields

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2 Chronicles 11:11-12

He strengthened their fortifications and put leaders in them with supplies of food, oil, and wine. He also put large shields and spears in each and every city to make them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then Hezekiah strengthened his position by rebuilding the entire broken-down wall and heightening the towers and the other outside wall. He repaired the supporting terraces of the city of David, and made an abundance of weapons and shields.

Nehemiah 4:16

From that day on, half of my men did the work while the other half held spears, shields, bows, and armor. The officers supported all the people of Judah,

Nahum 2:5

He gives orders to his officers; they stumble as they advance. They race to its wall; the protective shield is set in place.

Jeremiah 46:3

Deploy small shields and large; draw near for battle!

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made 200 large shields of hammered gold; 15 pounds of gold went into each shield. He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about four pounds of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

King Solomon made 200 large shields of hammered gold; 15 pounds of hammered gold went into each shield. He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about eight pounds of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 14:8

Asa had an army of 300,000 from Judah bearing large shields and spears, and 280,000 from Benjamin bearing regular shields and drawing the bow. All these were brave warriors.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the gold shields of Hadadezer's officers and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 18:7

David took the gold shields carried by Hadadezer's officers and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 14:26

He seized the treasuries of the Lord's temple and the treasuries of the royal palace. He took everything. He took all the gold shields that Solomon had made.

1 Kings 14:27

King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escortswho guarded the entrance to the king's palace.

Ezekiel 39:9

"Then the inhabitants of Israel's cities will go out, kindle fires, and burn the weapons-the bucklers and shields, the bows and arrows, the clubs and spears. For seven years they will use them to make fires.

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare a table, and spread out a carpet! Eat and drink! Rise up, you princes, and oil the shields!

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

The numbers of the armed troops who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul's kingdom over to him, according to the Lord's word, were as follows: From the Judahites: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears.

2 Chronicles 11:12

He also put large shields and spears in each and every city to make them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah provided the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, armor, bows and slingstones.

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh had 44,760 warriors who could serve in the army-men who carried shield and sword, drew the bow, and were trained for war.

1 Samuel 17:7

His spear shaft was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed 15 pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

2 Kings 19:32

Therefore, this is what the Lord says about the king of Assyria: He will not enter this city or shoot an arrow there or come before it with a shield or build up an assault ramp against it.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows! Fill the quivers! The Lord has put it into the mind of the kings of the Medes because His plan is aimed at Babylon to destroy her, for it is the Lord's vengeance, vengeance for His temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

They will come against you with an alliance of nations and with weapons, chariots, and wagons. They will set themselves against you on every side with shields, bucklers, and helmets. I will delegate judgment to them, and they will judge you by their own standards.

2 Samuel 22:3

my God, my mountain where I seek refuge. My shield, the horn of my salvation, my stronghold, my refuge, and my Savior, You save me from violence.

Proverbs 2:7

He stores up success for the upright; He is a shield for those who live with integrity

Exodus 14:19-20

Then the Angel of God, who was going in front of the Israelite forces, moved and went behind them. The pillar of cloud moved from in front of them and stood behind them. It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there [in] the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.

Isaiah 52:12

For you will not leave in a hurry, and you will not have to take flight; because the Lord is going before you, and the God of Israel is your rear guard.

Isaiah 31:5

Like hovering birds, so the Lord of Hosts will protect Jerusalem- by protecting [it], He will rescue [it], by sparing [it], He will deliver [it].

Psalm 12:7

You, Lord, will guard us; You will protect us from this generation forever.

Psalm 125:2

Jerusalem-the mountains surround her. And the Lord surrounds His people, both now and forever.

Psalm 140:7

Lord God , my strong Savior, You shield my head on the day of battle.

Zechariah 12:8

On that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the one who is weakest among them will be like David on that day, and the house of David will be like God, like the Angel of the Lord, before them.

Psalm 144:2

He is my faithful love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer. He is my shield, and I take refuge in Him; He subdues my people under me.

Deuteronomy 33:29

How happy you are, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord? He is the shield that protects you, the sword you boast in. Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will tread on their backs.

Psalm 115:9-11

Israel, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield. House of Aaron, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield. You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield.

2 Samuel 22:36

You have given me the shield of Your salvation; Your help exalts me.

Psalm 84:9-11

Consider our shield, God; look on the face of Your anointed one. Better a day in Your courts than a thousand [anywhere else]. I would rather be at the door of the house of my God than to live in the tents of the wicked. For the Lord God is a sun and shield. The Lord gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.

Job 15:25-26

For he has stretched out his hand against God and has arrogantly opposed the Almighty. He rushes headlong at Him with his thick, studded shields.

Psalm 47:9

The nobles of the peoples have assembled [with] the people of the God of Abraham. For the leaders of the earth belong to God; He is greatly exalted.

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Brass » Made into » Shields

2 Chronicles 12:10

King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escorts who guarded the entrance to the king's palace.

1 Kings 14:27

King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escortswho guarded the entrance to the king's palace.

Gold » Was used for » Shields

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the gold shields of Hadadezer's officers and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made 200 large shields of hammered gold; 15 pounds of gold went into each shield. He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about four pounds of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Shields » Many of the israelites used, with expertness

1 Chronicles 12:8

Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were fighting men, trained for battle, expert with shield and spear. Their faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as gazelles on the mountains.

2 Chronicles 14:8

Asa had an army of 300,000 from Judah bearing large shields and spears, and 280,000 from Benjamin bearing regular shields and drawing the bow. All these were brave warriors.

2 Chronicles 25:5

Then Amaziah gathered Judah and assembled them according to patriarchal family, according to commanders of thousands, and according to commanders of hundreds. He numbered those 20 years old or more for all Judah and Benjamin. He found there to be 300,000 choice men who could serve in the army, bearing spear and shield.

1 Chronicles 12:34

From Naphtali: 1,000 commanders accompanied by 37,000 men with shield and spear.

1 Chronicles 12:24

From the Judahites: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears.

Shields » Provided by the kings of israel in great abundance

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah provided the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, armor, bows and slingstones.

2 Chronicles 11:12

He also put large shields and spears in each and every city to make them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then Hezekiah strengthened his position by rebuilding the entire broken-down wall and heightening the towers and the other outside wall. He repaired the supporting terraces of the city of David, and made an abundance of weapons and shields.

Shields » Kinds of » The buckler or target

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben and Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh had 44,760 warriors who could serve in the army-men who carried shield and sword, drew the bow, and were trained for war.

Ezekiel 26:8

He will slaughter your villages on the mainland with the sword. He will set up siege works against you, and will build a ramp and raise a wall of shields against you.

2 Chronicles 9:15

King Solomon made 200 large shields of hammered gold; 15 pounds of hammered gold went into each shield.

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

Song of Songs 4:4

Your neck is like the tower of David, constructed in layers. A thousand bucklers are hung on it- all of them shields of warriors.

Ezekiel 27:10

[Men of] Persia, Lud, and Put were in your army, [serving] as your warriors. They hung shields and helmets in you; they gave you splendor.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about four pounds of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the gold shields of Hadadezer's officers and brought them to Jerusalem.

Shields » Illustrative of » Salvation of God

2 Samuel 22:36

You have given me the shield of Your salvation; Your help exalts me.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare a table, and spread out a carpet! Eat and drink! Rise up, you princes, and oil the shields!

2 Samuel 1:21

Mountains of Gilboa, let no dew or rain be on you, or fields of offerings, for there the shield of the mighty was defiled- the shield of Saul, no longer anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

Israel, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield.

Psalm 140:7

Lord God , my strong Savior, You shield my head on the day of battle.

Shields » Kinds of » The small shield

2 Chronicles 9:16

He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about eight pounds of gold went into each shield. 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! Fill the quivers! The Lord has put it into the mind of the kings of the Medes because His plan is aimed at Babylon to destroy her, for it is the Lord's vengeance, vengeance for His temple.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Brass

1 Kings 14:27

King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escortswho guarded the entrance to the king's palace.

Shields » Before war » Repaired

Jeremiah 46:3

Deploy small shields and large; draw near for battle!

Shields » A disgrace to lose, or throw away

2 Samuel 1:21

Mountains of Gilboa, let no dew or rain be on you, or fields of offerings, for there the shield of the mighty was defiled- the shield of Saul, no longer anointed with oil.

Shields » Often borne by an armor-bearer

1 Samuel 17:7

His spear shaft was like a weaver's beam, and the iron point of his spear weighed 15 pounds. In addition, a shield-bearer was walking in front of him.

Shields » Of the vanquished, often burned

Ezekiel 39:9

"Then the inhabitants of Israel's cities will go out, kindle fires, and burn the weapons-the bucklers and shields, the bows and arrows, the clubs and spears. For seven years they will use them to make fires.

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

Elam took up a quiver with chariots and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.

Shields » Illustrative of » Truth of God

Shields » Illustrative of » Favor of God

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

Judges 5:8

Israel chose new gods, then war was in the gates. Not a shield or spear was seen among 40,000 in Israel.

Shields » Said to belong to God

Psalm 47:9

The nobles of the peoples have assembled [with] the people of the God of Abraham. For the leaders of the earth belong to God; He is greatly exalted.

Shields » Before war » Often made red

Nahum 2:3

The shields of his warriors are dyed red; the valiant men are dressed in scarlet. The fittings of the chariot flash like fire on the day of its [battle] preparations, and the spears are brandished.

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