God is a Shield
1. A broad piece of defensive armor; a buckler; used in war for the protection of the body. The shields of the ancients were of different shapes and sizes, triangular, square, oval, &c. made of lether or wood covered with lether, and borne on the left arm. This species of armor was a good defence angainst arrows , darts, spears, &c. but would not protect against bullets.
2. Defense; shelter; protection; or the person that defends or protects; as a chief, the ornament and the shield of the nation.
What does the Bible say?Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.
Psalm 3:3 But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.
2Samuel 22:3 My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My savior, You save me from violence.