be·he·moth

noun

definition 1* :  a huge beast, perhaps a hippopotamus, mentioned in the Book of Job in the Old Testament.

definition 2** :  any enormous or powerful creature or thing.

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Quotation:

* “Behemoth is a type of the devil; but behold how he handleth his tail, even as if a man should swing about a cedar. This is spoken to show the hurtfulness of the tail, as it is also said in another place, Rev. 9:5,10,19. (John Bunyan)”

** “Birmingham’s new library is a modern behemoth that encases the past. (The Guardian, Aug. 29, 20131)