Job 41:1

Overview - Job 41
Of God's great power in the leviathan.
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Job 41:1  (King James Version)
Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?

See definition 03882|.
A large aquatic animal, perhaps the extinct dinosaur,plesiosaurus, the exact meaning is unknown. Some think this tobe a crocodile but from the description in
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this is patently absurd. It appears to be a large fire breathinganimal of some sort. Just as the bomardier beetle has anexplosion producing mechanism, so the great sea dragon may havean explosive producing mechanism to enable it to be a real firebreathing dragon.
3:8 *marg:
Psalms 74:14 ; 104:26 Isaiah 27:1

lettest down
Hebrew drownest.