We should wear it as a breastplate, and buckle it on as our armour.
Upon the head was a helmet and across the breast was a breastplate.
Nature reasserted itself; by a mighty tug at the straps he wrenched away his breastplate, and could make shift to float.
The breastplate of righteousness is our defence against evil.
The necklaces covered the whole chest, like a bib or a breastplate.
The son of Priam hit the breastplate of Menelaus's corslet, but the arrow glanced from off it.
The breastplate is no armour against a female tongue; and Catherine ran infinite pins and needles of speech into them.
He bade his comrade Automedon bring the breastplate from his tent, and he did so.
On the breastplate of the first figure (A263, plate 50) is engraved the image of the Madonna.
His sword-sheath, breastplate, and trappings were clear and bright.
(1.) That piece of ancient armour that protected the breast. This word is used figuratively in Eph. 6:14 and Isa. 59:17. (See ARMOUR.) (2.) An ornament covering the breast of the high priest, first mentioned in Ex. 25:7. It was made of embroidered cloth, set with four rows of precious stones, three in each row. On each stone was engraved the name of one of the twelve tribes (Ex. 28:15-29; 39:8-21). It was in size about ten inches square. The two upper corners were fastened to the ephod by blue ribbons. It was not to be "loosed from the ephod" (Ex. 28:28). The lower corners were fastened to the girdle of the priest. As it reminded the priest of his representative character, it was called the memorial (28:29). It was also called the breastplate of judgment (28:15). (See PRIEST.)