'Lord of Hosts' in the Bible
Thus speaks LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, It is not the time [for us] to come, the time for LORD's house to be built.
Now therefore thus says LORD of hosts: Consider your ways.
Thus says LORD of hosts: Consider your ways.
Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little, and when ye brought it home, I blew upon it. Why? says LORD of hosts. Because of my house that lays waste while ye run each man to his own house.
Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, says LORD, and be strong, O Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and be strong, all ye people of the land, says LORD, and work. For I am with you, says LORD of hosts,
For thus says LORD of hosts: Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land.
And I will shake all nations, and the precious things of all nations shall come, and I will fill this house with glory, says LORD of hosts.
The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, says LORD of hosts.
The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, says LORD of hosts, and in this place I will give peace, says LORD of hosts.
Thus says LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,
In that day, says LORD of hosts, I will take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, says LORD, and will make thee as a signet. For I have chosen thee, says LORD of hosts.