תּנּים תּנּין 


tanniyn; tan-neen' or tanniym (Ezekiel 29:3)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

intensive from the same as 8565

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2528b

KJV Translation Count — 28x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dragon (21), serpent (3), whale (3), sea monster (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. dragon, serpent, sea monster
a. dragon or dinosaur
b. sea or river monster
c. serpent, venomous snake

Strong's Definitions

tanniyn, tan-neen'; or tanniym, (Ezekiel 29:3) tan-neem'; intensive from the same as 8565; a marine or land monster, i.e. sea-serpent or jackal: — dragon, sea-monster, serpent, whale.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God created great H8577s, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.


When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a H8577.


And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a H8577.


For they cast down every man his rod, and they became H8577s: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.


Their wine is the poison of H8577s, and the cruel venom of asps.


And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the H8577 well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.


Am I a H8577, or a H8577, that thou settest a watch over me?


I am a brother to H8577s, and a companion to owls.


Though thou hast sore broken us in the place of H8577s, and covered us with the shadow of death.


Thou didst divide the H8577 by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the H8577s in the waters.