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Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale ° in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

32:2 a whale in the seas. Egypt was also called “the great dragon that lieth in the midst of his rivers” (Ezekiel 29:3). “Whale” and “dragon” are essentially from the same Hebrew word. Modern translators and commentators commonly render the word as “crocodile,” but the descriptions of these animals in the many verses referring to them indicate rather that they were now-extinct animals, something comparable to the fierce plesiosaurs.

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