shield

Shield, Dream Interpretation


Symbolizes faith in Christ and God’s faithfulness to His servants, Eph. 6:16, Ps. 28:7.

A small shield is symbolic of God’s arsenal of weapons against His enemies, Ps. 35:2

That which protects one from harm, i.E. One’s faith in the promises of god

In spiritual development the shield appears as a symbol of a particular stage of growth. It is at this point that we need to appreciate that we have control over our own destiny. This symbol often first appears in dreams representing this stage of development. Consult the entries for barrier and warrior as well as the information on amazon in archetypes in the introduction for further clarification.

Psychological / emotional perspective: In myths and legends the amazonian woman is shown carrying a shield. This symbolizes woman’s ability to be both protective and assertive.

Material aspects: A shield is a symbol of preservation. It can appear in dreams as a warrior’s shield, or as a barrier between the dreamer and the rest of the world.

If we are shielding someone else, then we need to be sure our actions are appropriate and supportive.

If we are being shielded, we need to be clear as to whether we are erecting the shield or whether it is being erected for us.

interpreted upon 6 sides: brother, companion, strength, child, peace & refuge.

(Armor; Coat of mail) Abroad piece carried by warriors for their protection during their fight. In a dream, a shield means a faithful but an arguing friend. It also represents a well-mannered and a true person, or a sincere person who protects his friends and helps them.

A valuable shield in a dream represents a beautiful and a wealthy wife, or any female acquaintance or relative.

If the shield is worthless in the dream, then it means the opposite. (Also see Armor)

If seen together with a weapon it means protection against enemies.

If seen alone it means he is an upright man who will afford protection to his brothers against evil and all sorts of harm.

Whip : A person will become a guardian to charitable trusts, small fortunes and the like.

To see a shield in your dream, symbolizes emotional and spiritual protection, as well as physical protection. You may be feeling vulnerable and in need of comfort or support.

1. One needs help against some sort of threat.

2. One sees oneself as protecting others against a threat.

Dreams of a shield symbolize protection, defensiveness, the ego, and that you are in the midst of conquering your deepest fears. Consider the image(s) depicted on the shield as well as its strength. See Vest and Goddess Athena.

1- A shield is a symbol of preservation. It can appear in dreams as a warrior’s shield, or as a barrier between the dreamer and the rest of the world.

If we are shielding someone else, then we need to be sure our actions are appropriate and supportive.

If we arc being shielded, we need to be clear as to whether we are crccting the shield or whether it is being erected for us.

2- In myths and legends the Amazonian woman is shown carrying a shield. This symbolises the sheltering, protective aspect of the feminine.

3- In spiritual development the shield appears as a symbol of a particular stage of growth. It is at this point that the individual needs to appreciate that he has control over his own destiny. This symbol often first appears in dreams representing this stage of development.

General Meaning: A shield is a picture of protection. Positive: A shield is a perfect picture of the protection that we have in the Lord. It is also a picture of faith in the Scriptures.

The two are interlinked.

• When you trust the Lord and have faith in Him, then He can protect you and do mighty things on your behalf.

• Our shield of faith prevents us from coming under the attack of the enemy or under any curse. You do not overcome by sending your own arrows. Rather you just put up your shield of faith! • Ephesians 6:16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

• Psalms 3:3 But you, O LORD [Yahweh], [are] a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.

Negative:

The only time a shield would be negative is if you saw your shield being taken away. This means that your protection has been removed.

See also:

Arrow, Bow, Dart.



Shield | Dream Interpretation

Keywords of this dream: Shield

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