Leviathan (Bybell)

Job 41 New International Version (NIV)

“Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishhook
    or tie down its tongue with a rope?
Will it keep begging you for mercy?
    Will it speak to you with gentle words?
Will it make an agreement with you
    for you to take it as your slave for life?
If you lay a hand on it,
    you will remember the struggle and never do it again!
Any hope of subduing it is false;
    the mere sight of it is overpowering.
10 No one is fierce enough to rouse it.
    Who then is able to stand against me?
11 Who has a claim against me that I must pay?
    Everything under heaven belongs to me.


It’s plain to see for anyone to read that One should probably not mess with the Leviathan in question. How pretentious, right? That claim of “Everything under heaven belongs to me.” Well according to the Leviathan’s programming, it is a deity overseeing trillions of beings as it permeates its frequency throughout the waters of the illusion many call reality. Literally spelled out for ya…don’t even try to $#@! with me lmao.

Now this next part is a description for children essentially, but then again that’s how these religious texts read. Are you offended? That’s okay because it simply means One is attached to a compilation of pages containing words that have meaning in One’s experience. God is infinite, and God has more than One way of connecting with everything…okay? Okay.

12 “I will not fail to speak of Leviathan’s limbs,
    its strength and its graceful form.
18 Its snorting throws out flashes of light;
    its eyes are like the rays of dawn.
19 Flames stream from its mouth
    sparks of fire shoot out.
20 Smoke pours from its nostrils
    as from a boiling pot over burning reeds.
21 Its breath sets coals ablaze,
    and flames dart from its mouth.
22 Strength resides in its neck;
    dismay goes before it.
23 The folds of its flesh are tightly joined;
    they are firm and immovable.
24 Its chest is hard as rock,
    hard as a lower millstone.
25 When it rises up, the mighty are terrified;
    they retreat before its thrashing.
26 The sword that reaches it has no effect,
    nor does the spear or the dart or the javelin.
27 Iron it treats like straw
    and bronze like rotten wood.
28 Arrows do not make it flee;
    slingstones are like chaff to it.
29 A club seems to it but a piece of straw;
    it laughs at the rattling of the lance.
30 Its undersides are jagged potsherds,
    leaving a trail in the mud like a threshing sledge.
31 It makes the depths churn like a boiling caldron
    and stirs up the sea like a pot of ointment.
32 It leaves a glistening wake behind it;
    one would think the deep had white hair.
33 Nothing on earth is its equal—
    a creature without fear.
34 It looks down on all that are haughty;
    it is king over all that are proud.”’

This passage describes a human being running the script of the Leviathan’s programming, or a way of being essentially. So limbs, a mouth, neck, chest, etc. are all mentioned in ways that can be highly generalized. I.e. people have all of these things. Still with me?

People can be incredibly warm and inviting with each other, but holy moley the opposite is true. Shame, blame, guilt, and forcing others to accept ways of being simply because it was passed along traditionally. Never mind the fact humanity has struggled constantly to create lasting unity among everybody collectively speaking, and it’s necessary for this writer to say that this is simply an observation free of shame, blame, or guilt, okay?

Flames from it’s mouth? Being spiteful and filling others with doubt. Y’all are capable of doing that to each other, right? When that chest hardens and One feels either numbed or angry to the point they can’t even enjoy a joint, it’s difficult to bridge a connection with One when the Sun is covered up.

Shine bright and be kind! Because when y’all try to dominate others with words or deeds, from all sorts of extremes  (passive aggression to cursing, or threats of violence to cutting heads off), thing tend to get incredibly messy and traumatizing for everybody! We are ONE. We are BEAUTIFUL. We are CAPABLE. We are GIFTS simply because we EXIST.

Now this was the children’s version of presenting the Leviathan. More to come because it’s a sea serpent, right? That means we gotta dive deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep.


Layv and Praise!
Comment how strange and weird this shit is, will ya? Sometimes I swear I’m just talking to myself. Ya know what I mean, jelly bean?


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