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The Book of Job: (22 of 30) God Speech 2 (Behemoth and Leviathan) (Job 40:6-41:34) Dr. John Walton

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The Book of Job: (22 of 30) God Speech 2 (Behemoth and Leviathan) (Job 40:6-41:34) Dr. John Walton

"Biblical eLearning ( presents: Dr. John Walton (Ph.D. Hebrew Union College) has taught for many years at Wheaton College after twenty years on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He has published major commentaries on Genesis and Job in the NIVAC series. His Old Testament textbook, A Survey of the Old Testament, is used in colleges across the country. He has also shaped the thinking of Christians in the area of ancient Near Eastern backgrounds in his IVP Background Commentary and the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary and more recently his books: Lost World of Scripture (IVP), Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology (Eisenbrauns), Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Baker) and many others. I invite you to click on the "CC" [Closed Captioning] to turn on/off the Closed Captioning option. Outline: 00:31 Introduction to God's Speech 2 1:12 Yahweh Speaks 2:31 Job's Questioning God's Justice 4:37 Identity of Behemoth and Leviathan 5:44 Chaos Creatures 11:07 Role of Behemoth and Leviathan as Literary Characters 12:06 Chaos Creatures Elsewhere in Job 14:08 Behemoth and Job Compared 16:08 Yahweh Greater than Leviathan 22:44 Role of Chaos Creatures in the Message of the Book 24:19 Not about Justice 24:52 Humans should Trust as Behemoth Does 25:47 Humans Cannot Tame Leviathan or God; Job's Response 27:10 Job Recants and Submits 30:47 Importance of Behemoth and Leviathan 31:29 End" from video introduction.


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