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Behemoth

by Micha F. Lindemans
Behemoth

In the Old Testament (Book of Job, verse 40:15), behemoth is the name for a very large animal, like the hippopotamus or crocodile. They both play a part in the Apocalyptic, as monsters that must be killed. In later Christian religion, the behemoth is identified with Satan.


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  • Etymology:
    behema: animal
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