צבאה צבא 


tsaba'; tsaw-baw' or (fem.) tsba'ah



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 6633, Greek 4519 sabawy

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1865a, 1865b

KJV Translation Count — 485x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: host (393), war (41), army (29), battle (5), service (5), appointed time (3), warfare (2), soldiers (1), company (1), misc (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. that which goes forth, army, war, warfare, host
a. army, host
1. host (of organised army)
2. host (of angels)
3. of sun, moon, and stars
4. of whole creation
b. war, warfare, service, go out to war
c. service

Strong's Definitions

tsaba', tsaw-baw'; or (feminine) tsbadah, tsebaw-aw'; from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship): — appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the H6635 of them.


And it came to pass at that H6635, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his H6635 spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:


Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his H6635, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.


Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his H6635.


These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORD said, Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their armies.


But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments.


And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.


And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the H6635s of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.


And it came to pass the selfsame day, that the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.


From twenty years old and upH6635d, all that are able to go forth to H6635 in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies.