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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Sabaoth

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1: σαβαώθ

(Strong's #4519 — Noun — sabaoth — sab-ah-owth' )

is the transliteration of a Hebrew word which denotes "hosts" or "armies," Romans 9:29; James 5:4 . While the word "hosts" probably had special reference to angels, the title "the Lord of hosts" became used to designate Him as the One who is supreme over all the innumerable hosts of spiritual agencies, or of what are described as "the armies of heaven." Eventually it was used as equivalent to "the Lord all-sovereign." In the prophetical books of the OT the Sept. sometimes has Kurios Sabaoth as the equivalent of "the LORD of hosts," sometimes Kurios Pantokrator, in Job, it uses Pantokrator to render the Hebrew Divine title Shadday (see ALMIGHTY).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sabaoth'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/sabaoth.html. 1940.

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