Leviathan

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<blockquote>"In the Old Testament, Leviathan appears in Psalms 74:14 as a multiheaded sea serpent that is killed by God and given as food to the Hebrews in the wilderness. In Isaiah 27:1, Leviathan is a serpent and a symbol of Israel's enemies, who will be slain by God. In Job 41, it is a sea monster and a symbol of God's power of creation."<br/>
<blockquote>"In the Old Testament, Leviathan appears in Psalms 74:14 as a multiheaded sea serpent that is killed by God and given as food to the Hebrews in the wilderness. In Isaiah 27:1, Leviathan is a serpent and a symbol of Israel's enemies, who will be slain by God. In Job 41, it is a sea monster and a symbol of God's power of creation."<br/>
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''- Encyclopaedia Britannica''<ref>Encyclopaedia Britannica</ref></blockquote>
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''- Encyclopaedia Britannica''<ref>[http://www.britannica.com Encyclopaedia Britannica]</ref></blockquote>
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A sea serpent in Jewish mythology that originated from Mesopotamian myth.

"In the Old Testament, Leviathan appears in Psalms 74:14 as a multiheaded sea serpent that is killed by God and given as food to the Hebrews in the wilderness. In Isaiah 27:1, Leviathan is a serpent and a symbol of Israel's enemies, who will be slain by God. In Job 41, it is a sea monster and a symbol of God's power of creation."
- Encyclopaedia Britannica[1]

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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