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Bible Term: Behemoth

References to an animal called a behemoth is only found in the book of Job. It’s precise identity is debated. Suggestions include a mythical sea creature, a hippopotamus, or a dinosaur.

Regardless of what it was, it is safe to understand that a behemoth was a large powerful animal, to be both feared and admired.

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