God’s Conflict with Dragon and Sea
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Figurative representatives of chaos in the Bible and ancient Near Eastern literature that often factor in stories of or allusions to a divine battle with the sea and its inhabitants.
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Dragon and Sea, God’s Conflict With
DRAGON AND SEA, GOD’S CONFLICT WITH. In the OT there are a number of references to Yahweh’s conflict with the dragon and the sea, the dragon sometimes being named as Leviathan or Rahab. The theme is also seen in the NT in the book of Revelation. The imagery is sometimes associated with the creation of
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Beasts, Dragon, Sea, Conflict Motif