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Hebrew tannin , Greek keetos . Genesis 1:21, translated "sea monsters." The crocodile in Ezekiel 29:3; Ezekiel 32:2; the "dragon" in Isaiah 27:1; tan means the crocodile; also Job 7:12. Jonah on the whale or sea monster in which he was miraculously preserved, type of Him over whose head for our sakes went all the waves and billows of God's wrath: Psalms 42:7; Psalms 69:2; Galatians 3:13). (See JONAH.)


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Whale'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/w/whale.html. 1949.

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