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Theasaurus: Shields

55 Bible Verses about Shields

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2 Chronicles 11:11-12

And he strengthened the fortifications and put commanders in them, [along with] stores of food, olive oil, and wine. And in all the cities [he put] shields and spears, and he greatly strengthened them. So he had Judah and Benjamin.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then he strengthened himself and built up all the walls that were broken down, and raised towers upon [them] and another wall {outside}. And he strengthened the Millo of the city of David and made much weaponry and small shields.

Nehemiah 4:16

From that day, half of my servants were working on craftsmanship, half were holding spears, small shields, bows, and breastplates. The commanders were behind the whole house of Judah.

Nahum 2:5

He calls his officers; they stumble as they march; they rush to her wall; they set the covering in place.

Jeremiah 46:3

"Prepare small shield and shield, and approach for the battle!

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten gold went into each shield. And [he made] three hundred small shields of beaten gold; three hundred [shekels] went into each small shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 14:8

And Asa had an army [of] three hundred thousand from Judah, bearing shields and spears, and two hundred and eighty thousand from Benjamin [who] carried shields and drew bows. All of these [were] mighty warriors of strength.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 18:7

And David took small round shields of gold that were upon the servants of Hadadezer and brought them [to] Jerusalem.

1 Kings 14:26

and he took the treasures of the house of Yahweh, and he took all the treasures of the king's house. He took the small gold shields that Solomon had made,

1 Kings 14:27

so King Rehoboam made small copper shields in place of them and {entrusted them} to the commanders of the royal guard who keep the doorway of the king's house.

Ezekiel 39:9

"?"And the inhabitants of the towns of Israel will go out, and they will set ablaze, and they will kindle a fire with a weapon and a small shield and a shield, [with] a bow and with arrows, and with {hand clubs} and with spears, and [so] they will light a fire with them, {a fire lasting seven years}.

Isaiah 21:5

Set out the table in order! Spread out the rugs! Eat! drink! Rise up, commanders; smear [the] shield!

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

And these are the numbers of the chiefs of those prepared for the army who came to David at Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul over to him according to the word of Yahweh. The sons of Judah bearing shield and spear: six thousand eight hundred armed troops.

2 Chronicles 11:12

And in all the cities [he put] shields and spears, and he greatly strengthened them. So he had Judah and Benjamin.

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared small shields, spears, helmets, breastplates, bows, and slingstones for the whole army.

1 Chronicles 5:18

The Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh [had] {valiant} men [who] carried a shield and a sword, and archers, and [who were] expert in war, forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty [for] going out [as] an army.

1 Samuel 17:7

The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the point of his spear [weighed] six hundred iron shekels. {His shield bearer} was walking in front of him.

2 Kings 19:32

" 'Therefore thus says Yahweh to the king of Assyria, "He shall not come to this city, nor shall he shoot an arrow there, nor shall he bring a small shield near her, nor shall he cast a siege ramp against her.

Jeremiah 51:11

Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers! Yahweh has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes. Because his plan concerning Babylon [is] to destroy it, for that is the vengeance of Yahweh, the vengeance for his temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

And they will come against you [with] an army chariot and wagon and with a crowd of peoples; they will set [themselves] against you [from] all around [with] large shield and small shield and helmet. And I will give {before them} judgment, and they will judge you with their judgments.

2 Samuel 22:3

I take refuge in God, my rock, my shield, and the {strength} of my salvation. My stronghold and my refuge, O my savior, you will save me from violence!

Exodus 14:19-20

And the angel of God who was going before the camp of Israel set out and went behind them. And the column of cloud set out ahead of them, and it stood [still] behind them, [so that] it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel. And {it was a dark cloud}, but it gave light [to] the night, [so that] {neither approached the other} all night.

Isaiah 52:12

For you shall not go out in haste, and you shall not go in flight, for Yahweh [is] going before you, and your rear guard [is] the God of Israel.

Isaiah 31:5

Like birds flying [overhead], so Yahweh of hosts will protect Jerusalem; he will protect and deliver [it]; he will pass over and rescue [it].

Psalm 12:7

You, O Yahweh, will protect them. You will preserve him from this generation always.

Psalm 125:2

[As] mountains [are] round about Jerusalem, so Yahweh [is] round about his people, from now until forever.

Psalm 140:7

O Yahweh, my Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in [the] day of battle.

Zechariah 12:8

On that day Yahweh will put a shield around the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who stumbles among them on that day will be like David, and the house of David [will be] like God, like the angel of Yahweh, {before them}.

Psalm 144:2

my loyal love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, and [one] in whom I take refuge, the one who subdues peoples under me.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Blessed [are] you, O Israel. Who is like you, a people who [is] saved by Yahweh, the shield of your help, and who [is] the sword of your triumph, and your enemies, they shall fawn before you, and you shall tread on their backs."

Psalm 115:9-11

O Israel, trust Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield. O house of Aaron, trust in Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield. [You who] fear Yahweh, trust in Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield.

2 Samuel 22:36

You have given me the shield of your salvation; your willingness to help has made me great.

Psalm 18:35

You also gave me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your humility made me great.

Psalm 5:12

For you bless [the] righteous. O Yahweh, like a shield you surround him [with] good favor.

Psalm 84:9-11

Look at our shield, O God, and have regard for the face of your anointed one. Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness. Because Yahweh God [is] a sun and a shield; Yahweh gives grace and honor. He does not withhold good from those who walk blamelessly.

Job 15:25-26

Because he stretched out his hand against God, and he was arrogant to Shaddai; he {stubbornly} runs against him {with his thick-bossed shield}.

Psalm 47:9

[The] princes of [the] peoples are gathered together [with] the people of Abraham's God. For [the] shields of [the] earth belong to God. He is very exalted.

From Thematic Bible


Brass » Made into » Shields

2 Chronicles 12:10

And King Rehoboam made small shields of bronze in their place and committed them into the hand of the commanders of the guards who were keeping the entrance of the house of the king.

1 Kings 14:27

so King Rehoboam made small copper shields in place of them and {entrusted them} to the commanders of the royal guard who keep the doorway of the king's house.

Gold » Was used for » Shields

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Shields » Many of the israelites used, with expertness

1 Chronicles 12:8

And from the Gadites, valiant mighty warriors, {soldiers fit for war}, expert with shield and spear, defected to David at the fortress toward the wilderness. And {they had faces like lions} [and were] swift as gazelles upon the mountains.

2 Chronicles 14:8

And Asa had an army [of] three hundred thousand from Judah, bearing shields and spears, and two hundred and eighty thousand from Benjamin [who] carried shields and drew bows. All of these [were] mighty warriors of strength.

2 Chronicles 25:5

Then Amaziah assembled [the men of] Judah and set them by {families} under commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds for all Judah and Benjamin. And he counted them from twenty years old and upward, and found them [to be] three hundred thousand chosen for going out to battle, able [with] spear and shield.

1 Chronicles 12:34

From Naphtali: one thousand commanders; and [those] with them with shield and spear: thirty-seven thousand.

1 Chronicles 12:24

The sons of Judah bearing shield and spear: six thousand eight hundred armed troops.

Shields » Provided by the kings of israel in great abundance

2 Chronicles 26:14

And Uzziah prepared small shields, spears, helmets, breastplates, bows, and slingstones for the whole army.

2 Chronicles 11:12

And in all the cities [he put] shields and spears, and he greatly strengthened them. So he had Judah and Benjamin.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then he strengthened himself and built up all the walls that were broken down, and raised towers upon [them] and another wall {outside}. And he strengthened the Millo of the city of David and made much weaponry and small shields.

Shields » Kinds of » The buckler or target

1 Chronicles 5:18

The Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh [had] {valiant} men [who] carried a shield and a sword, and archers, and [who were] expert in war, forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty [for] going out [as] an army.

Ezekiel 26:8

Your daughters he will kill in the field with the sword, and he will place against you siege works, and he will build against you a siege ramp, and he will raise against you a shield,

2 Chronicles 9:15

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten 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, built in courses; a thousand {ornaments} are hung on it, all the shields of the warriors.

Ezekiel 27:10

Persia and Lud and Put were {among your soldiers}; small shield and helmet hung {among you} [and] gave [to you] your adornment.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

Shields » Illustrative of » Salvation of God

Psalm 18:35

You also gave me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your humility made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36

You have given me the shield of your salvation; your willingness to help has made me great.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

Set out the table in order! Spread out the rugs! Eat! drink! Rise up, commanders; smear [the] shield!

2 Samuel 1:21

O mountains of Gilboa, [let there be] no dew or rain upon you or on the fields of [grain for] offerings, for there the small shield of [the] mighty [was] defiled, the small shield of Saul [was] not anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

O Israel, trust Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield.

Psalm 140:7

O Yahweh, my Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in [the] day of battle.

Shields » Kinds of » The small shield

2 Chronicles 9:16

And [he made] three hundred small shields of beaten gold; three hundred [shekels] went into each small 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, fill the quivers! Yahweh has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes. Because his plan concerning Babylon [is] to destroy it, for that is the vengeance of Yahweh, the vengeance for his temple.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Brass

1 Kings 14:27

so King Rehoboam made small copper shields in place of them and {entrusted them} to the commanders of the royal guard who keep the doorway of the king's house.

Shields » Before war » Repaired

Jeremiah 46:3

"Prepare small shield and shield, and approach for the battle!

Shields » A disgrace to lose, or throw away

2 Samuel 1:21

O mountains of Gilboa, [let there be] no dew or rain upon you or on the fields of [grain for] offerings, for there the small shield of [the] mighty [was] defiled, the small shield of Saul [was] not anointed with oil.

Shields » Often borne by an armor-bearer

1 Samuel 17:7

The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam and the point of his spear [weighed] six hundred iron shekels. {His shield bearer} was walking in front of him.

Shields » Of the vanquished, often burned

Ezekiel 39:9

"?"And the inhabitants of the towns of Israel will go out, and they will set ablaze, and they will kindle a fire with a weapon and a small shield and a shield, [with] a bow and with arrows, and with {hand clubs} and with spears, and [so] they will light a fire with them, {a fire lasting seven years}.

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

And Elam lifted up [the] quiver, with chariots [of] men [and] cavalry. And Kir uncovered [the] shield.

Shields » Illustrative of » Truth of God

Shields » Illustrative of » Favor of God

Psalm 5:12

For you bless [the] righteous. O Yahweh, like a shield you surround him [with] good favor.

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

Judges 5:8

God chose new [leaders], then war [was at the] gates; a small shield or a spear was not seen among forty thousand in Israel.

Shields » Said to belong to God

Psalm 47:9

[The] princes of [the] peoples are gathered together [with] the people of Abraham's God. For [the] shields of [the] earth belong to God. He is very exalted.

Shields » Before war » Often made red

Nahum 2:3

The shields of his warriors [are] dyed red; The powerful men [are] dressed in scarlet. The metal of the chariots [shines] like fire {on the day of battle}, and [their] spears quiver.