Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
Treasury of Scripture
the shield. The [thureos] was a large oblong shield, or scuta, like a door, [thura,] made of wood and covered with hides.
Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield...
Psalm 56:3,4,10,11 What time I am afraid, I will trust in you...
Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.
2 Corinthians 1:24 Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith you stand.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day...
Hebrews 6:17,18 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath...
Hebrews 11:24-34 By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter...
1 Peter 5:8,9 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour...
1 John 5:4,5 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith...
1 Thessalonians 5:19 Quench not the Spirit.
ContextThe Full Armor of God
10Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13Why take to you the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; 15And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
withal taking up the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one .
In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one.
Darby Bible Translation
besides all these, having taken the shield of faith with which ye will be able to quench all the inflamed darts of the wicked one.
King James Bible
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
above all, having taken up the shield of the faith, in which ye shall be able all the fiery darts of the evil one to quench,