Leviathan in the Bible

Possibly a crocodile

  • Job 41 Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? 2 Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? 3 Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee? 4 Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a servant for ever? ...
  • Psalms 104:26 There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.

Bible Encyclopedia for LEVIATHAN.

"The crooked (R. V.) serpent."

  • Isaiah 27:1 In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Definition of leviathan

FIGURATIVE

  • Psalms 74:14 Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.

"Leviathan" Bible Outline

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Leviathan.

 
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