Other Word Forms of Behemoth
Origin of Behemoth
From Middle English bemoth, behemoth, from Late Latin, from Hebrew בהמות (bəhēmōth), either an intensive plural of בהמה (bəhēmāh, “beast”), from Proto-Semitic (compare Ethiopic [script?] (bəhma, “dumb, speechless”), Arabic [script?] (ʼabham, “animal”) (declined as bahma(t), bahīma(t))), or borrowed from Ancient Egyptian p-ehe-mau 'hippopotamus', literally 'water-ox'.
Middle English behemoth, bemoth from Hebrew bəhēmôt pl. of bəhēmâ beast bhm in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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