Behemoth – Not The Stuff Of Legends!

Not The Stuff Of Legends – Creation Museum

Not the Stuff of Legends!

Not The Stuff Of Legends – Creation Museum

Not The Stuff Of Legends – Creation Museum

In the last article, Creation Museum’s Dragon Legends I, you were introduced to the beginning exhibits at the Creation Museum. The Dragon Legends continued with the next display. There they mention the “two real dragon-like creatures” found in God’s Word.

This post mentions the Behemoth mentioned in Job 40:16-24.

Behemoth

Not The Stuff Of Legends – Creation Museum

Job 40:16-24 NKJV

(16) See now, his strength is in his hips, And his power is in his stomach muscles.

(17) He moves his tail like a cedar; The sinews of his thighs are tightly knit.

(18) His bones are like beams of bronze, His ribs like bars of iron.

(19) He is the first of the ways of God; Only He who made him can bring near His sword.

(20) Surely the mountains yield food for him, And all the beasts of the field play there.

(21) He lies under the lotus trees, In a covert of reeds and marsh.

(22) The lotus trees cover him with their shade; The willows by the brook surround him.

(23) Indeed the river may rage, Yet he is not disturbed; He is confident, though the Jordan gushes into his mouth,

(24) Though he takes it in his eyes, Or one pierces his nose with a snare.

Beowulf and the Dragon was a poem about the battle with a huge dragon. Was it a story, or was it based on a battle with some real live large land animal?

Beowulf & The Dragon – Creation Museum

Beowulf & The Dragon – Creation Museum

Beowulf & The Dragon – Creation Museum

Previous Articles:
Feedback: Dinosaurs Living with People—The Biblical Worldview – Answers in Genesis

Interesting Things – Dinosaur Blood

From Creation Museum:

Dinosaurs-Dragons-Legends

More From Institute For Creation Research:

Is There Some Truth to Dragon Myths?

Did Medieval Artists See Real Dinosaurs?

Dinosaur Mania and Our Children

 

2 thoughts on “Behemoth – Not The Stuff Of Legends!

  1. Glad you 2 visited the Ark Encounter. By the way, all birdwatchers can appreciate how Genesis documents God’s special appreciation for birds — Genesis 6-9 describes how all of the kinds of air-breathing land critters (including birds) were preserved, from the global Flood, by pairs who were boarded aboard the Ark — yet “clean animals were preserved by 7 pairs per kind, whereas unclean animals only by 1 pair per kind — except that birds, whether ‘clean” or “unclean” were preserved by 7 pairs per kind (see Genesis 7:2-3).

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    • Lord knew birds were more fragile and also were being added to the dining table. That may be one reason, plus they were sometimes used as sacrifices for the poorer people.
      We visited the Ark about a year ago, this time we were re-visiting the Museum. There is plenty more to share. Looking forward to the ICR Museum opening up.

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