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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #4519 - σαβαώθ

Root Word (Etymology)
of Hebrew origin (H6635) in feminine plural
Parts of Speech
indeclinable noun
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  1. "Lord of Sabaoth"
    1. Lord of the armies of Israel, as those who are under the leadership and protection of Jehovah maintain his cause in war
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


no Definition found

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σαβαώθ (Hebrew צְבָאות, plural of צָבָא, an army): κύριος σαβαώθ (צְבָאות יְהוָה) (A. V. Lord of Sabaoth), i. e. lord of the armies namely, of Israel, as those who under the leadership and protection of Jehovah maintain his cause in war (cf. Schrader, Ueber d. ursprüngl. Sinn des Gottesnamens Jahve Zebaoth, in the Jahrbb. f. protest. Theol. for 1875, p. 316ff, and in Schenkel see 702f; cf. Herm. Schultz, Alttest. Theol. ii., p. 96ff; (B. D. under the word , the Lord of. But for the other view, according to which the heavenly hosts arc referred to, see Hackett in B. D., American edition, under the phrase, , Lord of, and Delitzsch in the Luth. Zeitschr. for 1874, pp. 217ff; so Riehm (HWB, under the word Zebaoth) as respects the use of the sphrase by the prophets). On the diverse interpretations of the word cf. Oehler in Herzog xviii., p. 400ff (and in his O. T. Theol. (edited by Day) § 195f; cf. T. K. Cheyne, Isaiah, edition 3 vol. i. 11f)): Romans 9:29; James 5:4.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σαβαώθ ,


[in LXX for H6635, chiefly in Isaiah (in other places, the phrase is also rendered by κύριος παντοκράτωρ , κ . τῶν δυνάμεων ; v. DB, iii, 137 f.);]

Sabaoth, i.e. hosts or armies (v. DB, l.c.): Romans 9:29 (LXX), Ja 54.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";fattened,"; in the NT only in Matthew 22:4 (cf. Blass-Debrunner § 112), and rare elsewhere, but cf. Sm Psa. 21꞉13 [MT Psalms 22:13], Jer. 46꞉21 [MT Jeremiah 26:21]. For the subst. see P Lips I. 97xxi. 17 (A.D. 338) ἡμερ [ι ]ν (οῦ) σι (τισμοῦ).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
εσαββάτισεν Σαβαωθ Σαβαώθ Σαβαὼθ σαββατιεί σαββατιείτε σαββατίσαι Sabaoth Sabaōth Sabaṑth
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