It’s precise identity is debated. Suggestions include a mythical sea creature or a crocodile. It’s described in some translations as a sea beast (in Job) or a serpent (Isaiah). Regardless, it was respected for its massive power and might.
Key verse about Leviathan: “Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishhook or tie down its tongue with a rope? ( Job 41:1, NIV)
A lifelong student of the Bible, Peter DeHaan, PhD, wrote the 700-page website ABibleADay.com to encourage people to explore the Bible. His main blog and many books urge Christians to push past the status quo and reconsider how they practice their faith in every area of their lives.