The LORD of Hosts. Isaiah 14:22 "For I will rise up against them, saith the LORD of hosts
, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the LORD."
- The LORD is commander of the armies in heaven.
Psalms 24:10 - Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.
- David and Goliath
1 Samuel 17:43-45 "And the Philistine said unto David, [Am] I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods. And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh unto the fowls of the air, and to the beasts of the field. Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied."
- The Lord of Hosts will fight for His people
Isaiah 31:4 - For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, [he] will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill thereof.
- The Lord of Hosts is dreadful among the Gentiles
Malachi 1:14 "But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen."