Sabaoth

Sabaoth
   The transliteration of the Hebrew word tsebha'oth, meaning "hosts," "armies" (Rom. 9:29; James 5:4). In the LXX. the Hebrew word is rendered by "Almighty." (See Rev. 4:8; comp. Isa. 6:3.) It may designate Jehovah as either (1) God of the armies of earth, or (2) God of the armies of the stars, or (3) God of the unseen armies of angels; or perhaps it may include all these ideas.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Sabaoth — • In Hebrew, plural form of host or army . The word is used almost exclusively in conjunction with the Divine name as a title of majesty: the Lord of Hosts , or the Lord God of Hosts Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sabaoth      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sabaoth — early 14c., from L.L., from Gk. Sabaoth, from Heb. tzebhaoth hosts, armies, plural of tzabha army. A word translated in the Old Testament by the phrase the Lord of Hosts, but originally left untranslated in the New Testament and in the Te Deum in …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sabaoth — [sab′ā äth΄, sab′ə ōth΄; sə bā′ōth΄] pl.n. [ME < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Sabaōth < Heb tsevaot, pl. of tsava, host, army] Bible armies; hosts: in the Lord of Sabaoth: Rom. 9:29, James 5:4 …   English World dictionary

  • Sabaoth — Sab a*oth (s[a^]b [asl]*[o^]th or s[.a] b[=a]*[o^]th; 277), n. pl. [Heb. tseb[=a] [=o]th, pl. of ts[=a]b[=a] , an army or host, fr. ts[=a]b[=a] , to go forth to war.] 1. Armies; hosts. Note: [Used twice in the English Bible, in the phrase The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sabaoth — Sabaoth, s. Zebaoth …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sabaoth — Sabaoth, s. Zebaoth …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • SABAOTH — unum ex Dei nominibus, de quo vide infra in voce Zebaoth …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Sabaoth — s. m. Senhor dos exércitos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Sabaoth — Noms de Dieu dans le judaïsme Les Juifs et le judaïsme Généralités Qui est Juif ? · Terminologie · Conversion Judaïsme : Principes de foi Noms de Dieu dans le judaïsme Tanakh (Bible hébraïque)  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sabaoth — Zebaot (Zebaoth; gr. lat. Sabaoth) ist ein Wort der hebräischen Bibel, hebräisch: צבאות. Es bedeutet ‚Heere‘, ‚Heerscharen‘. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Hebräische Bibel (größter Teil des Alten Testamentes) 2 Griechisches Altes Testament 3 Griechisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sabaoth — (sa ba ot ) Mot hébreu employé dans cette locution : Dieu Sabaoth, Dieu des armées (sabaoth signifiant des armées) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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