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se'-mon-ster: Genesis 1:21 (tanninim), "sea monsters," the King James Version "whales," Septuagint (ta kete), "sea-monsters," "huge fish," or "whales." Job 7:12 (tannin), "sea-monster" the King James Version "whale," the Septuagint drakon, "dragon." Psalm 74:13 (tanninim), the American Standard Revised Version and the English Revised Version margin. "sea-monsters," the King James Version and the English Revised Version "dragons," the King James Version margin "whales" Septuagint drakontes, "dragons" Psalm 148:7 (tanninim), "sea-monsters" the King James Version and the English Revised Version "dragons," the English Revised Version margin "sea-monsters" or "water-spouts," Septuagint drakontes, "dragons." Lamentations 4:3 (tannin) "jackals," the King James Version "sea monsters" the King James Version margin "sea calves," Septuagint drakontes. Matthew 12:40 (referring to Jonah) (ketos), English Versions of the Bible "whale," the Revised Version margin "sea-monster." In the Apocrypha, the Revised Version (British and American) changes the King James Version "whale (ketos) into "sea-monster" in Sirach 43:25 but not in So of Three Children verse 57.


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2785. ketos -- a huge fish
... a huge fish. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: ketos Phonetic Spelling:
(kay'-tos) Short Definition: a sea monster, huge fish Definition: a sea ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8577. tannin -- serpent, dragon, sea monster
... serpent, dragon, sea monster. Transliteration: tannin Phonetic Spelling: (tan-neen')
Short Definition: monster. ... dragon, sea-monster, serpent, whale. ...
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3882. Livyathan -- "serpent," a sea monster or dragon
... 3881, 3882. Livyathan. 3883 . "serpent," a sea monster or dragon. Transliteration:
Livyathan Phonetic Spelling: (liv-yaw-thawn') Short Definition: Leviathan ...
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7293. Rahab -- "storm," a sea monster
... 7292, 7293. Rahab. 7294 . "storm," a sea monster. Transliteration: Rahab
Phonetic Spelling: (rah'-hab) Short Definition: Rahab. ...
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"Am Ia Sea, or a Whale?"
... and he cries at last, "I am watched, and checked, as if I were a great sea needing
always to be held in bounds or a terrible sea-monster wanting always a hook ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/am i a sea or.htm

The Adventures of Saint Anthony of Italy.
... Now his ship was tossed by storms, now pursued by a huge sea monster, with jaws
so wide that the affrighted mariners believed that it was about to swallow up ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter seven the adventures of.htm

Symbol of the Creature; and of Spirit; and of the Different Orders ...
... Footnotes: [306] ie, literally a sea-monster (Cicero's Pistrix); Arat., Phænom.,
v. 353 et seq. [307] pros autois ede tois termasi genomenon tou biou. ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xlix symbol of the creature.htm

Sign Seekers, and the Enthusiast Reproved.
... 27:63, 64. The Greek word here translated "whale" is "sea monster." It
is called in Jonah "a great fish" (Jonah 1:17). Because of ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xlix sign seekers and the.htm

... formed by a cruel and destroying deity, such as the old Canaanites imagined,
when"so the legend ran"they offered up Andromeda to the sea-monster, upon that ...
// sermons/sermon xviii death.htm

Historical Criticism of Mediæval Amplifications.
... that drove them into disastrous flight"the Angel sent to call him back to Edessa
when he had fled thence"the storm hushed and the sea-monster slain by his ...
/.../v historical criticism of mediaeval amplifications.htm

Letter ccxlii. To the Westerns.
... On the contrary, we are still holding out with all possible earnestness, remembering
how even he who was swallowed by the sea monster, because he did not ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxlii to the westerns.htm

Letter ccxxxi. To Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium.
... persons. [2942] Doara [2943] is in a state of agitation, for the fat sea
monster [2944] is throwing everything into confusion. My ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxxxi to amphilochius bishop.htm

'Deliver us from Evil'
... If that root were grubbed up, all would fall. It is like some huge sea monster
'floating many a rood,' but there is only one life in it. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/deliver us from evil.htm

Vision Fourth. Concerning the Trial and Tribulation that are to ...
... 3, 4, xiii. 1, xvii. 8, xxii. 2. [The beast was "like a whale" in size and proportion.
It was not a sea-monster. This whole passage is Dantesque. ...
/.../the pastor books first second third/vision fourth concerning the trial.htm

... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia SEA-MONSTER. se'-mon-ster: Genesis 1:21
(tanninim), "sea monsters," the King James Version "whales ...
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Sea-monster (1 Occurrence)
Sea-monster. Seamonster, Sea-monster. Sea-'monster . Int. ... (See JPS ASV DBY).
Seamonster, Sea-monster. Sea-'monster . Reference Bible.
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Sea-'monster (2 Occurrences)
Sea-'monster. Sea-monster, Sea-'monster. Sea-monsters .
Multi-Version Concordance Sea-'monster (2 Occurrences). Job ...
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Sea-monster's (1 Occurrence)
Sea-monster's. Sea-monsters, Sea-monster's. Seams . Multi-Version
Concordance Sea-monster's (1 Occurrence). Matthew ...
/s/sea-monster's.htm - 6k

Whale (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The Hebrew word tan (plural, tannin) is so rendered
in Job 7:12 (AV; but RV, "sea-monster"). It is rendered ...
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Monster (10 Occurrences)
... MONSTER. mon'-ster. See DRAGON; SEA-MONSTER. Multi-Version Concordance ... (YLT). Job
7:12 Am Ia sea, or a seamonster, that you put a guard over me? ...
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Bel (3 Occurrences)
... Hebrew or Aramaic words: chatham, "to seal"; zepha', "pitch"; za`apha', "storm,"
"wind"; nachash, "snake"; tannin, "serpent," "seamonster"): I. INTRODUCTORY II ...
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Dragon (20 Occurrences)
... An exception to the rendering of "dragon" or "serpent" or "sea-monster" for tannin ...
suck to their young ones." the King James Version has "seamonster," the King ...
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Jackal (3 Occurrences)
... jak'-ol: (1) tannim, "jackals," the King James Version "dragons"; compare Arabic
tinan, "wolf"; and compare tannin, Arab tinnin, "seamonster" or "monster" the ...
/j/jackal.htm - 15k

Bible Concordance
Sea-monster (1 Occurrence)

Job 7:12 Am I a sea, or a sea-monster, That thou settest a watch over me?



Related Terms

Sea-monster (1 Occurrence)

Sea-'monster (2 Occurrences)

Sea-monster's (1 Occurrence)

Whale (2 Occurrences)

Monster (10 Occurrences)

Bel (3 Occurrences)

Dragon (20 Occurrences)

Jackal (3 Occurrences)

Leviathan (5 Occurrences)

Sea-monsters (4 Occurrences)

Seams (2 Occurrences)

Shivered (5 Occurrences)

Seamless (1 Occurrence)

Rahab (14 Occurrences)

Fish (66 Occurrences)

Serpent (40 Occurrences)


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