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Shields


1. A part of defensive armour. Ps 115:9; 140:7.

2. Frequently made of, or covered with

a. Gold. 2Sa 8:7; 1Ki 10:17.

b. Brass. 1Ki 14:27.

3. Said to belong to God. Ps 47:9.

4. Kinds of

a. The buckler or target. 2Ch 9:15; 1Ch 5:18; Eze 26:8.

b. The small shield. 2Ch 9:16.

c. Often borne by an armour bearer. 1Sa 17:7.

5. Before war

a. Gathered together. Jer 51:11.

b. Uncovered. Isa 22:6.

c. Repaired. Jer 46:3.

d. Anointed. 2Sa 1:21; Isa 21:5.

e. Often made red. Na 2:3.

6. Provided by the kings of Israel in great abundance. 2Ch 11:12; 26:14; 32:5.

7. A disgrace to lose, or throw away. 2Sa 1:21.

8. Of the vanquished, often burned. Eze 39:9.

9. In times of peace were hung up in towers or armouries. Eze 27:10; Song 4:4.

10. Were scarce in Israel in the days of Deborah and Barak. Jdj 5:8.

11. Many of the Israelites used, with expertness. 1Ch 12:8,24,34; 2Ch 14:8; 25:5.

12. Illustrative of

a. Protection of God. Ge 15:1; Ps 33:20.

b. Favour of God. Ps 5:12.

c. Truth of God. Ps 91:4.

d. Salvation of God. 2Sa 22:36; Ps 18:35.

e. Faith. Eph 6:16.