[ sab-ee-oth, -awth, sab-ey-, suh-bey-ohth ]
/ ˈsæb iˌɒθ, -ˌɔθ, ˈsæb eɪ-, səˈbeɪ oʊθ /

noun (used with a plural verb)

armies; hosts. Rom. 9:29; James 5:4.


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Origin of Sabaoth

1275–1325; < Hebrew ṣəbhāʾōth, plural of ṣābhā army Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for sabaoth

/ (sæˈbeɪɒθ, ˈsæbeɪɒθ) /


Bible hosts, armies (esp in the phrase the Lord of Sabaoth in Romans 9:29)

Word Origin for Sabaoth

C14: via Latin and Greek from Hebrew ç'bāōth, from çābā
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