Sabaoth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek Σαβαώθ (Sabaṓth), from Hebrew צבאות (ts'va'oth), plural of צבא (tsava).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsæbeɪˌɒθ/, /səˈbeɪˌoʊθ/

Noun[edit]

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Sabaoth (uncountable)

  1. (Judaism, Christianity, biblical) An epithet of God in His role as protector of the Israelite army, usually translated (alongside YHWH or Elohim) as "the Lord of Hosts".
  2. (religion, biblical) Hosts, armies.
  3. (Gnosticism) The name of one of the seven chief archons in the Ophite cosmogony.