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Strong's #4043: magen (pronounced maw-gane')

also (in plural) feminine mginnah {meg-in-naw'}; from 1598; a shield (i.e. the small one or buckler); figuratively, a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile:--X armed, buckler, defence, ruler, + scale, shield.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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mâgên / meginnâh

1) shield, buckler

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1598



Usage:

This word is used 63 times:

Genesis 15:1: "not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward."
Deuteronomy 33:29: "O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency!"
Judges 5:8: "then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand"
2 Samuel 1:21: "of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul,"
2 Samuel 1:21: "the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil."
2 Samuel 22:3: "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,"
2 Samuel 22:31: "of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust"
2 Samuel 22:36: "Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy gentleness hath made me great."
1 Kings 10:17: "And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold"
1 Kings 10:17: "went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest"
1 Kings 14:26: "and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made."
1 Kings 14:27: "made in their stead brazen shields, and committed them unto the hands of the chief"
2 Kings 19:32: "there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against"
1 Chronicles 5:18: "valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot with bow,"
2 Chronicles 9:16: "And three hundred shields made he of beaten gold: three hundred shekels of gold"
2 Chronicles 9:16: "went to one shield. And the king put them in the house of the forest"
2 Chronicles 12:9: "all: he carried away also the shields of gold which Solomon had made."
2 Chronicles 12:10: "which king Rehoboam made shields of brass, and committed them to the hands"
2 Chronicles 14:8: "thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew bows, two hundred"
2 Chronicles 17:17: "and with him armed men with bow and shield two hundred thousand."
2 Chronicles 23:9: "of hundreds spears, and bucklers, and shields, that had been king David's,"
2 Chronicles 26:14: "prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, and helmets, and habergeons, and bows,"
2 Chronicles 32:5: "of David, and made darts and shields in abundance."
2 Chronicles 32:27: "and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant jewels;"
Nehemiah 4:16: "and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind"
Job 15:26: "him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:"
Job 41:15: " His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal."
Psalms 3:3: "But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head."
Psalms 7:10: " My defense is of God, which saveth the upright in heart."
Psalms 18:2: "my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower."
Psalms 18:30: "of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust"
Psalms 18:35: "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."
Psalms 28:7: "The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth;"
Psalms 33:20: "for the LORD: he is our help and our shield."
Psalms 35:2: "Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help."
Psalms 47:9: "of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted."
Psalms 59:11: "them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield."
Psalms 76:3: "broke he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah."
Psalms 84:9: "Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed."
Psalms 84:11: "the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory:"
Psalms 89:18: "For the LORD is our defense; and the Holy One of Israel is our king."
Psalms 115:9: "thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield."
Psalms 115:10: "in the LORD: he is their help and their shield."
Psalms 115:11: "in the LORD: he is their help and their shield."
Psalms 119:114: "Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word."
Psalms 144:2: "and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under"
Proverbs 2:7: "He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly."
Proverbs 6:11: "come as one that traveleth, and thy want as an armed man."
Proverbs 24:34: "come as one that traveleth; and thy want as an armed man."
Proverbs 30:5: "of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust"









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