Verses with the word defence in the Apocrypha (6 verses):
A faithful friend is a strong defence: and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
Then shall her fetters be a strong defence for thee, and her chains a robe of glory.
For the eyes of the Lord are upon them that love him, he is their mighty protection and strong stay, a defence from heat, and a cover from the sun at noon, a preservation from stumbling, and an help from falling.
1 Maccabees 4:61
And they set there a garrison to keep it, and fortified Bethsura to preserve it; that the people might have a defence against Idumea.
2 Maccabees 13:26
Lysias went up to the judgment seat, said as much as could be in defence of the cause, persuaded, pacified, made them well affected, returned to Antioch. Thus it went touching the king's coming and departing.
2 Maccabees 15:11
Thus he armed every one of them, not so much with defence of shields and spears, as with comfortable and good words: and beside that, he told them a dream worthy to be believed, as if it had been so indeed, which did not a little rejoice them.