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Dragon

  1. Hebrew: tannim, plural of tan.

    the name of some unknown creature inhabiting desert places and ruins ( Job 30:29; Psalm 44:19; Isa. 13:22; 34:13; 43:20; Jer. 10:22; Micah 1:8; Mal. 1:3) .

  2. Hebrew: tannin. Some great sea monster (Jer. 51:34).

  3. Hebrew: plural tanninim) (Gen. 1:21) .

In the New Testament, the word “dragon” is found only in Rev. 12:3,4, 7,9, 16,17, etc., and is there used metaphorically of “Satan.”

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