giant, goliath, behemoth, monster, colossus(noun)
someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
colossus, behemoth, giant, heavyweight, titan(noun)
a person of exceptional importance and reputation
A great and mighty beast God shows Job in Job 40:15-24.
A great and mighty monster.
Something which has the qualities of great power and might, and monstrous proportions.
Origin: From Middle English bemoth, behemoth, from Late Latin, from בהמות, either an intensive plural of בהמה 'beast', from (compare Ethiopic 'dumb, speechless', Arabic (declined as bahma(t), bahīma(t)) 'animal'), or borrowed from Ancient Egyptian p-ehe-mau 'hippopotamus', literally 'water-ox'.
an animal, probably the hippopotamus, described in Job xl. 15-24
Behemoth is a beast mentioned in Job 40:15–24. Suggested identities range from dinosaur to crocodile to a mythological creature. Metaphorically, the name has come to be used for any extremely large or powerful entity.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bē′he-moth, n. an animal described in the book of Job, usually taken to be the hippopotamus. [Either the pl. of Heb. behêmâh, a beast, or a Hebraistic form of the Egyptian p-ehe-mout, 'water-ox.']
Behemoth (noun) can be a big name or somewhat often capitalized.
Behemoth a very giant animals or a lie that can be a threat to someone.
The numerical value of behemoth in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of behemoth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It’s a really clunky program and turned into this behemoth.
This transaction would create a telecom behemoth that would lead to higher prices, fewer choices, and even worse service. We need more competition in this space, not less.
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- بهيموث, بهموتArabic
- obluda, behemotCzech
- Moloch, Behemot, Gigant, RiesentierGerman
- behemoto, behemoEsperanto
- virtahepo, behemot, jättiläinenFinnish
- béhémot, BéhémothFrench
- ベヒーモス, ベヘモットJapanese
- чудовище, исполин, чудище, бегемот, гигант, монстр, великанRussian
- behemot, dev, dev yaratıkTurkish
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