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Sabaoth

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

noun (used with a plural verb)
armies; hosts. Romans 9:29; James 5:4.
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Origin of Sabaoth

1300–50; from Late Latin Sabaōth, from Greek Sabaṓth, from Hebrew ṣəbhāʾōth, plural of ṣābhā “army”
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British Dictionary definitions for Sabaoth

Sabaoth
/ (sæˈbeɪɒθ, ˈsæbeɪɒθ) /

noun
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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