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55 Bible Verses about Shields

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2 Chronicles 11:11-12

And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them and provisions and wine and oil; and in all the cities he put shields and spears. He fortified them greatly, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Also he strengthened himself and built up all the wall that was broken and caused the towers to be raised up, and another wall outside, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made swords and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 4:16

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

Nahum 2:5

He shall remember his valiant ones; they shall stumble in their walk when they make haste to their wall, and the covering shall be prepared.

Jeremiah 46:3

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

1 Kings 10:16-17

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield. Likewise he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went into each 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 each buckler. And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three hundred shekels of gold went to each shield. And the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 14:8

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

2 Samuel 8:7

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

1 Chronicles 18:7

And David took the shields of gold that the slaves of Hadarezer carried and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 14:26

And he took away the treasures of the house of the LORD and the treasures of the king's house; he took it all away, and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.

1 Kings 14:27

And King Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields and committed them unto the hands of the chief of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Ezekiel 39:9

And those that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth and shall set on fire and burn weapons, and shields and bucklers, bows and arrows, and handstaves, and spears, and they shall burn them in the fire for seven years:

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD. Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war.

2 Chronicles 11:12

and in all the cities he put shields and spears. He fortified them greatly, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields and spears and helmets and coats of mail and bows and slings to cast stones.

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben and of Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh, valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword and to shoot with bow and skillful in war were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, that went out to the 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 one bearing a shield went before him.

2 Kings 19:32

Therefore, thus saith the LORD 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

Make bright the arrows; gather the shields; the LORD has awakened the spirit of the kings of the Medes; for his thought is against Babylon to destroy her; for it is vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

And they shall come against thee with chariots, wagons, and wheels, and with a multitude of peoples, which shall set against thee buckler and shield and helmet round about, and I will set judgment before them, and they shall judge thee according to their laws.

2 Samuel 22:3

God is my Strong One; in him will I trust: he is my shield and the horn of my saving health; my defence and my refuge; my saviour, who shall save me from violence.

Exodus 14:19-20

And the angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and likewise the pillar of cloud went from before their face and stood behind them. And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it lit up the night unto Israel; and all that night the one side never came near the other.

Isaiah 52:12

For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for the LORD will go before you; and the God of Israel will gather you together.

Isaiah 31:5

As birds flying, so will the LORD of the hosts defend Jerusalem; defending, delivering, passing over, and saving it.

Psalm 12:7

Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from now on even for ever.

Psalm 140:7

O GOD the Lord, the strength of my saving health, cover thou my head in the day of battle.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day the LORD shall defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is weak among them in that time shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD 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 subdues my people under me.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Blessed art thou, O Israel, who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help and the sword of thy excellency? Thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee, and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 115:9-11

O Israel, trust thou in the LORD; he is your help and your shield. O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD; he is your help and your shield. Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD; he is your help and your shield.

2 Samuel 22:36

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy saving health, and thy meekness has multiplied me.

Psalm 18:35

In the same manner thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand will hold me up, and thy meekness shall multiply me.

Psalm 5:12

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass 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 outside of them. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. For the LORD God is a sun and shield unto us; the LORD will give grace and glory; he will not withhold good from those that walk uprightly.

Job 15:25-26

Because he extended his hand against God and strengthens himself against the Almighty, he shall run him through in the neck, upon the thick shoulder pieces of his shields;

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the peoples have joined 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 in their place King Rehoboam made shields of brass and committed them to the hands of the princes of the guard that kept the entrance of the king's house.

1 Kings 14:27

And King Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields and committed them unto the hands of the chief 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 slaves of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 10:16-17

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield. Likewise he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went into each 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 in the fortress in the wilderness, men of might of war fit for the battle, put in order with shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;

2 Chronicles 14:8

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

2 Chronicles 25:5

Moreover, Amaziah gathered Judah together and made them captains over thousands and captains over hundreds, according to the houses of their fathers, throughout all Judah and Benjamin; and he numbered them from twenty years old and above and found them three hundred thousand choice 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-seven thousand.

1 Chronicles 12:24

Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war.

Shields » Provided by the kings of israel in great abundance

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields and spears and helmets and coats of mail and bows and slings to cast stones.

2 Chronicles 11:12

and in all the cities he put shields and spears. He fortified them greatly, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Also he strengthened himself and built up all the wall that was broken and caused the towers to be raised up, and another wall outside, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made swords and shields in abundance.

Shields » Kinds of » The buckler or target

1 Chronicles 5:18

The sons of Reuben and of Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh, valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword and to shoot with bow and skillful in war were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, that went out to the war.

Ezekiel 26:8

He shall slay with the sword thy daughters who are in the field; and he shall make a fort against thee and cast a mount against thee and lift 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 each 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 built for teaching, upon which there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.

Ezekiel 27:10

Those of Persia and of Lud and of Africa were in thine army, thy men of war: they hung the shield and helmet in thee; they extolled thy beauty.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

Likewise he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pounds of gold went into each 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 slaves of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

Shields » Illustrative of » Salvation of God

Psalm 18:35

In the same manner thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand will hold me up, and thy meekness shall multiply me.

2 Samuel 22:36

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy saving health, and thy meekness has multiplied me.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.

2 Samuel 1:21

Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you nor fields of offerings, for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

O Israel, trust thou in the LORD; he is your help and your shield.

Psalm 140:7

O GOD the Lord, the strength of my saving health, cover thou 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 each 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 bright the arrows; gather the shields; the LORD has awakened the spirit of the kings of the Medes; for his thought is against Babylon to destroy her; for it is vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Brass

1 Kings 14:27

And King Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields and committed them unto the hands of the chief of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.

Shields » Before war » Repaired

Jeremiah 46:3

Order 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, neither let there be rain, upon you nor fields of offerings, for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been 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 one bearing a shield went before him.

Shields » Of the vanquished, often burned

Ezekiel 39:9

And those that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth and shall set on fire and burn weapons, and shields and bucklers, bows and arrows, and handstaves, and spears, and they shall burn them in the fire for seven years:

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

Also Elam bore the quiver in a chariot of men and of horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.

Shields » Illustrative of » Truth of God

Shields » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 5:12

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

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

Judges 5:8

When they chose new gods, the war was at the gates. Was there a shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Shields » Said to belong to God

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the peoples have joined 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 valiant ones shall be red, the men of his army are in scarlet, the chariot as fire of torches in the day which shall be made ready; the fir trees shall be terribly shaken.