One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The hosts of heaven (in the biblical title ‘Lord (God) of Sabaoth’).
- ‘The Lord of Sabaoth is a just and equitable God.’
- ‘Everything that lives cries, ‘Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth.’’
- ‘Yaldabaoth is indeed depicted both as the father of Sabaoth and as the begetter of the heavenly forces.’
- ‘Yahveh, the God of the Israelites who revealed his name to Moses, was Yahveh Sabaoth, the God of armies.’
Via Latin from Greek Sabaōth, from Hebrew ṣĕḇā'ōṯ, plural of ṣābā' ‘host (of heaven)’.
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