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55 Bible Verses about Shields

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2 Chronicles 11:11-12

He fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and stores of food, and oil and wine. In every city [he put] shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 32:5

He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised [it] up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo [in] the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 4:16

It happened from that time forth, that half of my servants worked 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 summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.

Jeremiah 46:3

Prepare the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!

1 Kings 10:16-17

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

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten gold went to one buckler. [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

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

2 Samuel 8:7

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

1 Chronicles 18:7

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

1 Kings 14:26

and he took away the treasures of the house of Yahweh, 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

King Rehoboam made in their place 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

Those who 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 war clubs, 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, you princes, oil the shield!

1 Chronicles 12:23-24

These are the numbers of the heads of those who were armed for war, who came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of Yahweh. The children of Judah who bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

2 Chronicles 11:12

In every city [he put] shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the army, 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 skillful in war, were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, that were able to go forth to war.

1 Samuel 17:7

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 says Yahweh concerning the king of Assyria, 'He shall not come to 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: Yahweh has 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 Yahweh, the vengeance of his temple.

Ezekiel 23:24

They shall come against you with weapons, chariots, and wagons, and with a company of peoples; they shall set themselves against you with buckler and shield and helmet all around; and I will commit the judgment to them, and they shall judge you according to their judgments.

2 Samuel 22:3

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

Proverbs 2:7

He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;

Exodus 14:19-20

The angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them, and stood behind them. 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 didn't come near the other all the night.

Isaiah 52:12

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

Isaiah 31:5

As birds hovering, so Yahweh of Armies will protect Jerusalem. He will protect and deliver it. He will pass over and preserve it."

Psalm 12:7

You will keep them, Yahweh. You will preserve them from this generation forever.

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so Yahweh surrounds his people from this time forth and forevermore.

Psalm 140:7

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

Zechariah 12:8

In that day Yahweh will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. He who is feeble among them at 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 loving kindness, my fortress, my high tower, my deliverer, my shield, and he in whom I take refuge; who subdues my people under me.

Deuteronomy 33:29

You are happy, Israel. Who is like you, a people saved by Yahweh, the shield of your help, the sword of your excellency! Your enemies shall submit themselves to you. You shall tread on their high places."

Psalm 115:9-11

Israel, trust in Yahweh! He is their help and their shield. 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 also given me the shield of your salvation. Your gentleness has made me great.

Psalm 18:35

You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.

Psalm 5:12

For you will bless the righteous. Yahweh, you will surround him with favor as with a shield. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David.

Psalm 84:9-11

Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed. For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Job 15:25-26

Because he has stretched out his hand against God, and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty; he runs at him with a stiff neck, with the thick shields of his bucklers;

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the peoples are gathered together, the people of the God of Abraham. For the shields of the earth belong to God. He is greatly exalted! A Song. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.

From Thematic Bible


Brass » Made into » Shields

2 Chronicles 12:10

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

1 Kings 14:27

King Rehoboam made in their place 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

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

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of gold went to one buckler. [he made] three hundred shields of beaten gold; three minas 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

Of the Gadites there separated themselves to 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 on the mountains;

2 Chronicles 14:8

Asa had an army that bore bucklers and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew bows, two hundred eighty 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, who could handle spear and shield.

1 Chronicles 12:34

Of Naphtali one thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand.

1 Chronicles 12:24

The children of Judah who bore 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

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

2 Chronicles 11:12

In every city [he put] shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.

2 Chronicles 32:5

He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised [it] up to the towers, and the other wall outside, 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 skillful in war, were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, that were able to go forth to war.

Ezekiel 26:8

He shall kill your daughters in the field with the sword; and he shall make forts against you, and cast up a mound against you, and raise up the buckler against you.

2 Chronicles 9:15

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

Your neck is like David's tower built for an armory, whereon a thousand shields hang, all the shields of the mighty men.

Ezekiel 27:10

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

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

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

2 Samuel 8:7

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

You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36

You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your gentleness has made me great.

Shields » Before war » Anointed

Isaiah 21:5

They prepare the table. They set the watch. They eat. They drink. Rise up, you princes, oil the shield!

2 Samuel 1:21

You mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew nor rain on you, neither fields of offerings; For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul was not anointed with oil.

Shields » Illustrative of » Protection of God

Shields » A part of defensive armor

Psalm 115:9

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

Psalm 140:7

Yahweh, the 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

[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: Yahweh has 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 Yahweh, the vengeance of his temple.

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Brass

1 Kings 14:27

King Rehoboam made in their place 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 the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!

Shields » A disgrace to lose, or throw away

2 Samuel 1:21

You mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew nor rain on you, neither fields of offerings; For there the shield of the mighty was vilely cast away, The shield of Saul was not anointed with oil.

Shields » Often borne by an armor-bearer

1 Samuel 17:7

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

Those who 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 war clubs, and the spears, and they shall make fires of them seven years;

Shields » Before war » Uncovered

Isaiah 22:6

Elam carried his 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 you will bless the righteous. Yahweh, you will surround him with favor as with a shield. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David.

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

Judges 5:8

They chose new gods. Then war was 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, the people of the God of Abraham. For the shields of the earth belong to God. He is greatly exalted! A Song. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.

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 pine spears are brandished.