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Smith's Bible DictionaryShield
The ordinary shield consisted of a framework of wood covered with leather; it thus admitted of being burnt. (Ezekiel 39:9) It was frequently cased with metal, either brass or copper; its appearance in this case resembled gold when the sun shone on it, 1 Macc. 6:39 and to this, rather than to the practice of smearing blood on the shield we may refer the redness noticed by. Nahum. (Nahum 2:3) The surface of the shield was kept bright by the application of oil as implied in (Isaiah 21:5) The shield was worn on the left arm, to which it was attached by a strap. Shields of state were covered with beaten gold. Shields were suspended about public buildings for ornamental purposes. (1 Kings 10:17) In the metaphorical language of the Bible the shield generally represents the protection of God: e.g. (Psalms 3:3; 28:7) but in (Psalms 47:9) it is applied to earthly rulers and in (Ephesians 6:18) to faith. [ARMS, ARMOR]
ATS Bible DictionaryShield
Easton's Bible DictionaryUsed in defensive warfare, varying at different times and under different circumstances in size, form, and material (1 Samuel 17:7; 2 Samuel 1:21; 1 Kings 10:17; 1 Chronicles 12:8, 24, 34; Isaiah 22:6; Ezek. 39:9; Nahum 2:3).
Shields were usually "anointed" (Isaiah 21:5), in order to preserve them, and at the same time make the missiles of the enemy glide off them more easily.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) A broad piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, -- formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body. See Buckler.
2. (n.) Anything which protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection.
3. (n.) Figuratively, one who protects or defends.
4. (n.) In lichens, a Hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and containing the fructification, or asci.
5. (n.) The escutcheon or field on which are placed the bearings in coats of arms. Cf. Lozenge.
6. (n.) A framework used to protect workmen in making an a ditch under ground, and capable of being pushed along as excavation progresses.
7. (n.) A spot resembling, or having the form of, a shield.
8. (n.) A coin, the old French crown, or ecu, having on one side the figure of a shield.
9. (n.) To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury.
10. (n.) To ward off; to keep off or out.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSHIELD
Greek2375. thureos -- a shield
... a shield. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: thureos Phonetic Spelling:
(thoo-reh-os') Short Definition: a large shield Definition: the heavy ...
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785. aspis -- an asp
Strong's Hebrew4043. magen -- a shield
magen or meginnah. 4042, 4043. magen or meginnah. 4044 . a shield. Transliteration:
magen or meginnah Phonetic Spelling: (maw-gane') Short Definition: shield ...
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6793c. tsinnah -- (large) shield
7982. shelet -- perhaps shield
6793. tsinnah -- probably a hook, barb
3591. kidon -- a dart, javelin
5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
4042. magan -- to deliver up, deliver
5507. socherah -- a buckler
The Shield of Faith
A Challenge and a Shield
M. Anonymous. The Broken Shield.
"The Lord God is a Sun and Shield. " Ps. 84.
If You Wish Me to Keep Silence, Cease from Accusing Me. Lay Down ...
The Word that Scatters Fear
Obscure Passages are to be Interpreted by those which are Clearer.
And in the Same Way Other Objects are not Single in their ...
ThesaurusShield (65 Occurrences)
... 84:11). Faith is compared to a shield (Ephesians 6:16). Shields ... 7. (n.) A
spot resembling, or having the form of, a shield. 8. (n.) A ...
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Shield-bearer (2 Occurrences)
Shield-carrier (1 Occurrence)
Buckler (19 Occurrences)
Shields (44 Occurrences)
Arms (166 Occurrences)
Armour (32 Occurrences)
Target (14 Occurrences)
Helmet (10 Occurrences)
Feathers (9 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceShield (65 Occurrences)
Ephesians 6:16 above all, taking up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one.
Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Don't be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward."
Exodus 40:3 You shall put the ark of the testimony in it, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.
Deuteronomy 13:8 you shall not consent to him, nor listen to him; neither shall your eye pity him, neither shall you spare, neither shall you conceal him:
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."
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?
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.
1 Samuel 17:41 The Philistine came on and drew near to David; and the man who bore the shield went before him.
1 Samuel 17:45 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.
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.
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.
2 Samuel 22:31 As for God, his way is perfect. The word of Yahweh is tested. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.
2 Samuel 22:36 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your gentleness has made me great.
1 Kings 10:16 King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of gold went to one buckler.
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 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.
1 Chronicles 5:18 The children of Reuben and the Gadites and half the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men who carried shield and sword, drawing the bow and skilful in war, were forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty, able to go forth to war.
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;
1 Chronicles 12:24 The children of Judah who bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.
1 Chronicles 12:34 Of Naphtali one thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand.
2 Chronicles 9:15 King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of beaten gold went to one buckler.
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.
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 17:17 Of Benjamin: Eliada a mighty man of valor, and with him two hundred thousand armed with bow and shield;
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.
Job 15:26 he runs at him with a stiff neck, with the thick shields of his bucklers;
Job 39:23 The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield.
Psalms 3:3 But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
Psalms 5:12 For you will bless the righteous. Yahweh, you will surround him with favor as with a shield.
Psalms 7:10 My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.
Psalms 18:2 Yahweh is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
Psalms 18:30 As for God, his way is perfect. The word of Yahweh is tried. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.
Psalms 18:35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.
Psalms 28:7 Yahweh is my strength and my shield. My heart has trusted in him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart greatly rejoices. With my song I will thank him.
Psalms 33:20 Our soul has waited for Yahweh. He is our help and our shield.
Psalms 35:2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help.
Psalms 59:11 Don't kill them, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your power, and bring them down, Lord our shield.
Psalms 76:3 There he broke the flaming arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the weapons of war. Selah.
Psalms 84:9 Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed.
Psalms 84:11 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.
Psalms 89:18 For our shield belongs to Yahweh; our king to the Holy One of Israel.
Psalms 91:4 He will cover you with his feathers. Under his wings you will take refuge. His faithfulness is your shield and rampart.
Psalms 115:9 Israel, trust in Yahweh! He is their help and their shield.
Psalms 115:10 House of Aaron, trust in Yahweh! He is their help and their shield.
Psalms 115:11 You who fear Yahweh, trust in Yahweh! He is their help and their shield.
Psalms 119:114 You are my hiding place and my shield. I hope in your word.
Psalms 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.
Proverbs 2:7 He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;
Proverbs 30:5 "Every word of God is flawless. He is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
Isaiah 21:5 They prepare the table. They set the watch. They eat. They drink. Rise up, you princes, oil the shield!
Isaiah 22:6 Elam carried his quiver, with chariots of men and horsemen; and Kir uncovered the shield.
Isaiah 31:5 Like birds with outstretched wings, so will the Lord of armies be a cover to Jerusalem; he will be a cover and salvation for it, going over it he will keep it from danger.
Isaiah 37:33 Therefore thus says Yahweh concerning the king of Assyria,'He will not come to this city, nor shoot an arrow there, neither will he come before it with shield, nor cast up a mound against it.
Jeremiah 46:3 Prepare the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle!
Jeremiah 46:9 Go up, you horses; and rage, you chariots; and let the mighty men go forth: Cush and Put, who handle the shield; and the Ludim, who handle and bend the bow.
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.
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.
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.
Ezekiel 38:4 and I will turn you around, and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you forth, with all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed in full armor, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them handling swords;
Ezekiel 38:5 Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet;
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;
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.
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.
Zechariah 9:15 The Lord of armies will be a cover for them; and they will overcome, crushing under foot the armed men; they will take their blood for drink like wine: they will be full like the sides of the altar.
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.
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