52 Bible Verses about Leviathan

Isaiah 27:1 ESV / 107 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 / 99 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 / 75 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:26 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

Job 41:1 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Job 3:8 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Psalm 74:13-14 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 18:8 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Job 41:18 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Revelation 20:2 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Revelation 12:1-17 ESV / 24 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,

Revelation 13:1 ESV / 23 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.

Job 41:32 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Job 40:15-24 ESV / 22 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!

Psalm 74:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Job 41:31 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Job 40:21-23 ESV / 15 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.

Genesis 1:21 ESV / 13 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.

Job 41:30 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Job 41:10-33 ESV / 10 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.

Revelation 12:9 ESV / 9 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.

Psalm 104:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 16:12 ESV / 8 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;

Isaiah 14:1-32 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will set them in their own land, and sojourners will join them and will attach themselves to the house of Jacob. And the peoples will take them and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them in the Lord's land as male and female slaves. They will take captive those who were their captors, and rule over those who oppressed them. When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve, you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon: “How the oppressor has ceased, the insolent fury ceased! The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of rulers,

Psalm 148:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

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’?”

Revelation 19:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

Micah 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will make lamentation like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.

Jonah 1:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,

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.

Isaiah 51:9 ESV / 5 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?

Ecclesiastes 5:1-20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Therefore let your words be few. For a dream comes with much business, and a fool's voice with many words. When you vow a vow to God, do not delay paying it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay what you vow. It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.

Psalm 91:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

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.

Genesis 1:26-27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Matthew 16:1-28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ And in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times. An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.” So he left them and departed. When the disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to bring any bread.

Psalm 104:1-35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent. He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot; he rides on the wings of the wind; he makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire. He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved.

2 Corinthians 11:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.

John 1:5-18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.

Psalm 44:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Yet you have broken us in the place of jackals and covered us with the shadow of death.

Job 26:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

By his power he stilled the sea; by his understanding he shattered Rahab.

Numbers 24:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

God brings him out of Egypt and is for him like the horns of the wild ox; he shall eat up the nations, his adversaries, and shall break their bones in pieces and pierce them through with his arrows.

Colossians 2:16-17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.

Galatians 3:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Why then the law? It was added because of transgressions, until the offspring should come to whom the promise had been made, and it was put in place through angels by an intermediary.

Luke 17:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you.”

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Malachi 1:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”

Daniel 10:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.

Isaiah 34:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Thorns shall grow over its strongholds, nettles and thistles in its fortresses. It shall be the haunt of jackals, an abode for ostriches.

Job 41:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When he raises himself up the mighty are afraid; at the crashing they are beside themselves.

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