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Originally posted by ShowNoMercy502
Actually, the Leviathan is supposed to be associated with Satan.
Then again, isn't everything in Christianity?
I always pictured it as some kind of serpent. But I don't know what I would really be. I don't believe any of them exist though
Originally posted by wu kung
Well, the Ziz could refer to the Thunderbird, or the giant condors of South & Native American legend.
[edit on 5/31/2007 by wu kung]
Originally posted by Opulisum
Ive heard of Cloverfield, thats nothing to do with these creatures, even though theres been alot of rumours.
Ive always thought that there was one element missing from the myth.
Behemoth - Earth
Leviathan - Water
Ziz - Air
Dragon - Fire
the 4 elements, but I could be wrong.
The text from the Book of Job 40 (King James Version Bible) is as follows:
15 Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox.
16 Lo now, his strength [is] in his loins, and his force [is] in the navel of his belly.
17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his thighs are wrapped together.
18 His bones [are as] strong pieces of brass; his bones [are] like bars of iron.
19 He [is] the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach [unto him].
20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play.
21 He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.
22 The shady trees cover him [with] their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about.
23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, [and] hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
24 He taketh it with his eyes: [his] nose pierceth through snares.