'Shield' in the Bible
After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?
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.
And the Philistine came on and drew near unto David; and the man that bare the shield went before him.
Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
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.
The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy gentleness hath made me great.
And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
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.
And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into the hold to the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;
The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.
And of Naphtali a thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear thirty and seven thousand.
And three hundred shields made he 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.
And of Benjamin; Eliada a mighty man of valour, and with him armed men with bow and shield two hundred thousand.
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.
The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield.
But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.
Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help.
Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
There brake he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah.
Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.
And Elam bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.
Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle.
Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle the shield; and the Lydians, that handle and bend the bow.
And they shall come against thee with chariots, wagons, and wheels, and with an assembly of people, 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 judgments.
They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.
Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots shall be with flaming torches in the day of his preparation, and the fir trees shall be terribly shaken.
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.