Meaning of Sabaoth in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsabeɪɒθ/ /saˈbeɪɒθ/

plural noun

  • The hosts of heaven (in the biblical title ‘Lord (God) of Sabaoth’).

    ‘Everything that lives cries, ‘Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth.’’
    • ‘Yahveh, the God of the Israelites who revealed his name to Moses, was Yahveh Sabaoth, the God of armies.’
    • ‘The Lord of Sabaoth is a just and equitable God.’
    • ‘Yaldabaoth is indeed depicted both as the father of Sabaoth and as the begetter of the heavenly forces.’


Via Latin from Greek Sabaōth, from Hebrew ṣĕḇā'ōṯ, plural of ṣābā' ‘host (of heaven)’.