noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of Sabaoth
Examples from the Web for sabaoth
I am informed that the second word Mitzoveh may stand for 'from Sabaoth'.The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sacred and inspired divinity, the sabaoth and port of all men's labours and peregrinations.Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett
Word Origin for Sabaoth
early 14c., from Late Latin, from Greek Sabaoth, rendering Hebrew tzebhaoth "hosts, armies," plural of tzabha "army," from tzaba "he waged war, he served." A word translated in English 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 the designation Lord of Sabaoth; often confused with sabbath.