34 Bible Verses about Leviathan

Isaiah 27:1 ESV / 146 helpful votes

In that day the Lord with his hard and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Job 41:1-34 ESV / 119 helpful votes

“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook or press down his tongue with a cord? Can you put a rope in his nose or pierce his jaw with a hook? Will he make many pleas to you? Will he speak to you soft words? Will he make a covenant with you to take him for your servant forever? Will you play with him as with a bird, or will you put him on a leash for your girls? ...

Psalm 74:14 ESV / 103 helpful votes

You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.

Psalm 104:26 ESV / 81 helpful votes

There go the ships, and Leviathan, which you formed to play in it.

Job 41:1 ESV / 68 helpful votes

“Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook or press down his tongue with a cord?

Job 3:8 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Let those curse it who curse the day, who are ready to rouse up Leviathan.

Job 41:18 ESV / 44 helpful votes

His sneezings flash forth light, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the dawn.

Psalm 18:8 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Smoke went up from his nostrils, and devouring fire from his mouth; glowing coals flamed forth from him.

Psalm 74:13-14 ESV / 39 helpful votes

You divided the sea by your might; you broke the heads of the sea monsters on the waters. You crushed the heads of Leviathan; you gave him as food for the creatures of the wilderness.

Job 41:32 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Behind him he leaves a shining wake; one would think the deep to be white-haired.

Revelation 12:1-17 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems. His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it. She gave birth to a male child, one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron, but her child was caught up to God and to his throne, ...

Job 40:15-24 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“Behold, Behemoth, which I made as I made you; he eats grass like an ox. Behold, his strength in his loins, and his power in the muscles of his belly. He makes his tail stiff like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are knit together. His bones are tubes of bronze, his limbs like bars of iron. “He is the first of the works of God; let him who made him bring near his sword! ...

Revelation 20:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,

Revelation 13:1 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads.

Psalm 74:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

You divided the sea by your might; you broke the heads of the sea monsters on the waters.

Job 41:31 ESV / 24 helpful votes

He makes the deep boil like a pot; he makes the sea like a pot of ointment.

Job 41:30 ESV / 20 helpful votes

His underparts are like sharp potsherds; he spreads himself like a threshing sledge on the mire.

Job 40:21-23 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Under the lotus plants he lies, in the shelter of the reeds and in the marsh. For his shade the lotus trees cover him; the willows of the brook surround him. Behold, if the river is turbulent he is not frightened; he is confident though Jordan rushes against his mouth.

Psalm 104:25 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Here is the sea, great and wide, which teems with creatures innumerable, living things both small and great.

Job 41:10-33 ESV / 12 helpful votes

No one is so fierce that he dares to stir him up. Who then is he who can stand before me? Who has first given to me, that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is mine. “I will not keep silence concerning his limbs, or his mighty strength, or his goodly frame. Who can strip off his outer garment? Who would come near him with a bridle? Who can open the doors of his face? Around his teeth is terror. ...

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Revelation 12:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Isaiah 51:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; awake, as in days of old, the generations of long ago. Was it not you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the dragon?

Psalm 148:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Praise the Lord from the earth, you great sea creatures and all deeps,

Psalm 91:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You will tread on the lion and the adder; the young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot.

Job 26:12-13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

By his power he stilled the sea; by his understanding he shattered Rahab. By his wind the heavens were made fair; his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

Genesis 3:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”

Ezekiel 28:1-26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord God: “Because your heart is proud, and you have said, ‘I am a god, I sit in the seat of the gods, in the heart of the seas,’ yet you are but a man, and no god, though you make your heart like the heart of a god— you are indeed wiser than Daniel; no secret is hidden from you; by your wisdom and your understanding you have made wealth for yourself, and have gathered gold and silver into your treasuries; by your great wisdom in your trade you have increased your wealth, and your heart has become proud in your wealth— ...

Isaiah 65:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The wolf and the lamb shall graze together; the lion shall eat straw like the ox, and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain,” says the Lord.

Job 40:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“He is the first of the works of God; let him who made him bring near his sword!

Job 40:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Behold, Behemoth, which I made as I made you; he eats grass like an ox.

Matthew 12:1-50 ESV / 4 helpful votes

At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, “Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath.” He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God and ate the bread of the Presence, which it was not lawful for him to eat nor for those who were with him, but only for the priests? Or have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are guiltless? ...

Job 16:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I was at ease, and he broke me apart; he seized me by the neck and dashed me to pieces; he set me up as his target;

Revelation 19:12 ESV / 1 helpful vote

His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself.

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