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leviathan

(lēvī`əthən), in the Bible, aquatic monster, presumably the crocodile, the whale, or a dragon. It was a symbol of evil to be ultimately defeated by the power of good.

Leviathan

 

(1) In biblical mythology, an enormous sea monster resembling a giant crocodile. Figuratively, something huge and monstrous.

(2) The title of a work by the English philosopher T. Hobbes devoted to problems of the state.

leviathan

sea monster; symbol of apocalypse. [Jew. Tradition: Leach, 67]

Leviathan

frighteningly powerful sea serpent. [O.T.: Job 41; Psalms 74:14; 104:26; Isaiah 27:1]

leviathan

Bible a monstrous beast, esp a sea monster
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Assuming it all pans out, Noble and Delek will immediately get to work exploring the development of the massive Leviathan gas field.
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Discussions between the Cyprus National Hydrocarbons Company (CNHC) and the Leviathan partners Noble and Energy and Avner have reached a very good point, CNHC said on Tuesday.
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