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 (săb′ā-ŏth′, sə-bā′ōth′)
pl.n. Bible
Hosts; armies: the Lord of Sabaoth.

[Latin sabaoth, from Greek sabaōth, from Hebrew ṣəbā'ôt, pl. of ṣābā', army, from ṣābā', to wage war; see ṣ́bʔ in Semitic roots.]


(sæˈbeɪɒθ; ˈsæbeɪɒθ)
(Bible) Bible hosts, armies (esp in the phrase the Lord of Sabaoth in Romans 9:29)
[C14: via Latin and Greek from Hebrew ç'bāōth, from çābā]
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Noun1.Sabaoth - (plural) hosts or armies; used in the book of Romans in the New Testament; "Lord of Sabaoth"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
legion, host - archaic terms for army
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