Which derives from a Hebrew word
means "gathering itself in folds": behemoth or
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The name Leviathan - which denotes a mythic serpent - derives
from the Hebrew Liv-ya-tan
, gathering itself in folds. The word
behemoth derives from the Hebrew
be-he-mot , a colossal
beast. Some etymologists claim that the Hebrew word derives from the Egyptian
pehemau, water-ox - i.e., the
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