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Strongs Number: H8565


Hebrew Word
תַּן
Transliteration
tan
Phonetic
tan
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

a monster (as preternaturally {formed}) that {is} a sea serpent (or other huge marine animal); also a jackal (or other hideous land animal)

BDB Definition

1. dragon, maybe the extinct dinosaur the plesiosaurus, whale

Origin
From an unused root probably meaning to elongate
Bible Usage
{dragon} whale. Compare H8577 .