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Hermann Gunkel, Ph.D., D.D.

Professor of Old Testament Exegesis, University of Berlin, Germany.

DRAGON – The usual translation of the Septuagint for , dangerous monster whose bite is poisonous ("dragons' poison") (Deut. xxxii. 33; Ps. xci. 13). Nowhere distinctly described, they must be imagined as of composite form, resembling,...