The following articles are related to the topic of BEHEMOTH

Behold, Behemoth!

In the second phase of the concluding encounter between God and Job (see Job 38:1ff), the Almighty said to the patriarch: "Behold, now behemoth, which I made..." (Job 40:15). The Lord then described a monstrous creature that was beyond man's ability to control and thus a wonderful example of the superiority of Heaven's power compared to man's. Earlier in this ... read more »

Job, Behemoth, and Dinosaurs

The topic of dinosaurs fascinates virtually everyone.Children especially are captivated by the dinosaur theme as they behold artists' perceptions of these magnificent creatures that roamed the earth centuries ago, as such are portrayed in books, on television, and in the movies. Inasmuch as God created every major kind of biological organism that inhabited the primitive earth, surely this subject is ... read more »

Did Behemoth Have a “Navel”?

"Some have suggested that 'behemoth,' mentioned in Job 40:15ff, could have been some species of dinosaur.However, since verse 16 speaks of behemoth's 'navel,' would not this exclude dinosaurs - since dinosaurs were egg-layers, and egg-layers have no navels?" The rendition "navel," as found in the King James Version of 1611, derives from the original Hebrew term, sharir.Scholars suggest that the ... read more »

Dinosaurs and the Bible

Was there ever a time when men and dinosaurs roamed the earth at the same time? Those who subscribe to the theory of evolution unequivocally answer, "No!" The standard evolutionary propaganda line is this: "Dinosaurs became extinct about seventy million years before man evolved." Unfortunately, many professing Christians have capitulated to this viewpoint. One writer has declared: If dinosaurs existed ... read more »

Job’s Final Exam

The book of Job is one of the most profound pieces of writing ever to grace the world's literature. Noted novelist Victor Hugo once said that if all the world's literature were to be destroyed, and he could save one sample, it would be the book of Job. The basic theme of the document is familiar to most Bible students. ... read more »

What Is Leviathan?

"What is the leviathan mentioned in Job, chapter 41?" In this section of the book of Job, there is a record of God's interrogation of the patriarch of Uz. Job had criticized Jehovah, claiming that the Lord had been mistreating him (he had, in fact, suffered much). The Lord vigorously questioned the ancient sage in an effort to demonstrate to ... read more »

You’ve Heard of the Patience of Job

"Cry louder ... maybe he is in deep thought; maybe he has excused himself; perhaps he is out of town; perchance he is asleep and must be awakened." Accordingly, Elijah taunted the prophets of Baal. They cried from the morning to the middle of the afternoon in a frenzied display of paganism. The inspired narrative concludes, "But there was no ... read more »

Penetrating Questions from the Book of Job

The Book of Job is one of the most profound pieces of literature ever to grace human existence.Little wonder, then, that renowned novelist Victor Hugo once suggested that if all the world's literary efforts were to be destroyed, and he could save but a solitary sample, it would be "Job." In this article, we will challenge ourselves with four intriguing ... read more »