Gilbert House Fellowship #197: Ezekiel 28:20-30:19

JUST AS God used the king of Tyre to describe His judgment against the rebel from Eden, the “anointed guardian cherub,” He used the pharaoh of Egypt to describe His judgment against the spirit of chaos, which was represented by the sea monster Leviathan.

Here are the verses that describe the conflict between God and chaos:

  • Genesis 1:2 (“deep” is the Hebrew tehom, a cognate for Akkadian temtum, which is the Sumerian chaos serpent Tiamat)
  • Exodus 7:9 (“serpent” is the Hebrew tannin, which can also mean “dragon”)
  • Isaiah 51:9-10 (refers to the chaos monster as Rahab and to drying up “the waters of the great deep [tehom]”)
  • Isaiah 30:7 (calls Egypt “Rahab who stands still”)
  • Psalm 89:5-10 (“You rule the raging of the sea [Yam, Canaanite god of chaos and the sea]… You crushed Rahab like a carcass”)
  • Psalm 74:12-17 (“You divided the sea by your might; you broke the heads of the sea monsters[a] on the waters. You crushed the heads of Leviathan”)
  • Job 26:12 (“By his power he stilled the sea [Yam]; by his understanding he shattered Rahab.“)
  • Isaiah 27:1 (“In that day the Lord with his hard and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent [Hebrew nachash, the same word used to describe the “serpent” in Eden], Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will slay the dragon [tannin] that is in the sea.”)
  • Revelation 21:1 (Final destruction of chaos described by Isaiah: “…and the sea was no more.”)

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  1. Can I get a transcript. I have limited video data unless I can down load the video.. Great subject. I see from the little I read that you are onto something there.

    1. Author

      You might be able to download the transcript YouTube generates automatically.

      1. Derek, thank you as this too would help me out greatly if they have transcripts like this.. Love guys and learning a great deal!! Thank you always.. both you and Sharon!!

  2. Hi Derek & Sharon

    re. Bible version you use please.

    I am so enjoying doing bible study with you. I use e-Sword to be able to compare bible versions and Strong’s, but I would so appreciate knowing which bible you are studying from. The version you read from is easier to follow and understand, but is different from the ones I am reading along with. Would love to read along with the one you are using please.

    Thank you in advance, bless you.


    1. Author

      Thank you! The version we use is the English Standard Version (ESV). It’s a good, modern word-for-word translation.

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