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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:

Song of Solomon 4:4: "whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men."
Isaiah 21:5: "arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield."
Isaiah 22:6: "and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield."
Isaiah 37:33: "there, nor come before it with shields, nor cast a bank against"
Jeremiah 46:3: "Order ye the buckler and shield, and draw near to battle."
Jeremiah 46:9: "the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle the shield; and the Lydians, that handle and bend the bow."
Ezekiel 23:24: "which shall set against thee buckler and shield and helmet round about: and I will set judgment"
Ezekiel 27:10: "thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness."
Ezekiel 38:4: "with all sorts of armor, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:"
Ezekiel 38:5: "and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:"
Ezekiel 39:9: "and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves,"
Hosea 4:18: "Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give"
Nahum 2:3: " The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots shall be with flaming"









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