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Young Earth Creation Science Argument Index


D51:  Leviathan was a Kronosaurus


Edited by Greg Neyman


Argument:  Ken Ham and others claim that Leviathan in Job 41 is a plesiosuar known as Kronosaurus


Source:   Ken Ham, in The Great Dinosaur Mystery Solved!, pages 43-47




  1. Since nobody has ever seen the creature God is referring to, it is impossible (even foolish) to try and correlate it to another creature

  2. References to leviathan in Ugaritic texts says it has seven heads.  The leviathan mentioned in Psalm 74:14 also has multiple heads.  It is clear this is a mythical creature, as no plesiosaur with multiple heads has ever been discovered

  3. Many Bible scholars say leviathan was a crocodile

  4. The message of Job 41 rules out leviathan being a plesiosuar.  Man has the capability to kill a plesiosaur.  Job 41 says the opposite  

For more Reading:

The Great Dinosaur Mystery Solved!  A book review

Job 40-41



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