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hip-o-pot'-a-mus (Job 41:1 margin).


Strong's Hebrew
930. Behemoth -- a kind of animal
... Behemoth. In form a plural or bhemah, but really a singular of Egyptian derivation;
a water-ox, ie The hippopotamus or Nile- horse -- Behemoth. ...
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The Birth of Saint George.
... To nurse a small crocodile or alligator, or even a young hippopotamus, would have
been bad enough, but a green dragon, with claws and a long wriggling fork ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter one the birth of.htm

The Gods of Egypt
... voyages round the world, and encounters with the serpent Apopi"The Moon-god and
its enemies"The Star-gods: the Haunch of the Ox, the Hippopotamus, the Lion ...
/.../chapter ii the gods of egypt.htm

The First Theban Empire
... sacrilegious tyrant like Kheops and Khephren, states that he was dragged down under
the water and there devoured by a crocodile or hippopotamus, the appointed ...
/.../chapter iiithe first theban empire.htm

The Adventures of Saint Patrick of Ireland.
... of the crocodile. A delicate maiden might as well have tried to pierce the
hide of an aged hippopotamus with a bodkin. At last, losing ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter nine the adventures of.htm

... mother-city, is strange. But we are told that he was slain by a hippopotamus,
the Egyptian symbol of a foe. It may be, therefore ...
/.../sayce/early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter v egypt.htm

... almost fierce emotion. Doubt also attaches to the sections descriptive of
the hippopotamus and the crocodile, xl. l5-xli. The defence ...
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The Nile and Egypt
... lotus; the sycamore and the date-palm, the acacias, the dom-palms"The fauna: the
domestic and wild animals; serpents, the urstus; the hippopotamus and the ...
/.../chapter i the nile and egypt.htm

The Creation of Moving Creatures.
... Herod. and Arist. The dog-Greek hippopotamus, properly a horse-river, is
first found in Galen. [1610] cf. Arist., De Part. Anim. iii. ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/homily vii the creation of.htm

Scenes in the Lives of the Patriarchs.
... These are the unicorn, supposed by many to be the rhinoceros of the present day;
the behemoth, thought to be the hippopotamus or river-horse; and the leviathan ...
/.../headley/half hours in bible lands volume 2/scenes in the lives of.htm

Babylonia and Assyria
... The Pharaoh of Egypt, alarmed at the approach of so formidable an invader, sent
him presents, which included a crocodile and a hippopotamus, and on the eastern ...
/.../early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter vi babylonia and assyria.htm

Smith's Bible Dictionary


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal (Hippopotamus amphibius), common in the rivers of Africa. It is allied to the hogs, and has a very thick, naked skin, a thick and square head, a very large muzzle, small eyes and ears, thick and heavy body, and short legs. It is supposed to be the behemoth of the Bible. Called also zeekoe, and river horse. A smaller species (H. Liberiencis) inhabits Western Africa.
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A large, amphibious, herbivorous mammal (Hippopotamus
amphibius), common in the rivers of Africa. ...HIPPOPOTAMUS. ...
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Behemoth (1 Occurrence)
... Some have supposed this to be an Egyptian word meaning a "water-ox." The Revised
Version has here in the margin "hippopotamus," which is probably the correct ...
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Hip (8 Occurrences)

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Hips (6 Occurrences)

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... Badger, Marten (sv CAT) (e) Ursidae, Bear UNGULATA: (a) Odd-toed: Horse, Ass, Mule,
Rhinoceros (b) Even-toed non-ruminants: Swine, Hippopotamus (Behemoth) (c ...
/z/zoology.htm - 18k

... el'-e-fant (Job 40:15 the King James Version margin, the American Revised Version,
margin "hippopotamus," the Revised Version (British and American) "ivory ...
/e/elephant.htm - 7k

Bit (46 Occurrences)
... me" (acted in an unbridled (unrestrained) manner); Job 41:13, said of "leviathan"
(the Revised Version (British and American) "the hippopotamus"), "Who can ...
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Bridle (12 Occurrences)
... me" (acted in an unbridled (unrestrained) manner); Job 41:13, said of "leviathan"
(the Revised Version (British and American) "the hippopotamus"), "Who can ...
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Calf (39 Occurrences)
... family of quadrupeds. Also, the young of some other mammals, as of the elephant,
rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and whale. 2. (n.) Leather ...
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Cane (11 Occurrences)
... expression "company of spearmen" is in the margin and the Revised Version "beasts
of the reeds," referring probably to the crocodile or the hippopotamus as a ...
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Hippopotamus: (Margin RV)

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Behemoth (1 Occurrence)

Hip (8 Occurrences)

Hips (6 Occurrences)



Bit (46 Occurrences)

Bridle (12 Occurrences)

Calf (39 Occurrences)

Cane (11 Occurrences)

Sinew (2 Occurrences)

Speck (6 Occurrences)



Egypt (596 Occurrences)

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