Why Does the Hebrew Bible So Often Refer to God as "Lord of Hosts"? https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/religion-holidays/2019/08/why-does-the-hebrew-bible-so-often-refer-to-god-as-lord-of-hosts/

Host means army, but who were God’s armies?

August 7, 2019 | Philologos
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From The Taking of Jericho, c. 1896-1902, by James Jacques Joseph Tissot. Jewish Museum, New York

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