Lord of Hosts

Lord of Hosts

A term describing all the forces that operate at God’s command throughout creation (Ps 89:6-8). It is an old title for God, who, in the role of divine warrior, was the leader of the armies of Israel. In the NT, the term occurs in (Rom 9:29 and Jas 5:4).

Ps 89:6-8

6For who in the skies can be compared to the Lord?
Who among the heavenly beings is like the Lord,7a God feared in the council of the holy ones,
great and aweso ... View more

Rom 9:29

29And as Isaiah predicted,
“If the Lord of hosts had not left survivors to us,
we would have fared like Sodom
and been made like Gomorrah.”

Jas 5:4

4Listen! The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lo ... View more

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