Out of its mouth go flames, 1 sparks of fire shoot forth!
Firebrands stream from his mouth; sparks of fire shoot out.
"Out of his mouth go burning torches; Sparks of fire leap forth.
Fire and sparks leap from its mouth.
Comets pour out of his mouth, fireworks arc and branch.
Out of his mouth go burning lights, and flames of fire are jumping up.
From its mouth go flaming torches; sparks of fire leap out.
Out of his mouth go burning lights; Sparks of fire shoot out.
Out of his mouth
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Out of its mouth
of fireshoot forth!
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1 sn For the animal, the image is that of pent-up breath with water in a hot steam jet coming from its mouth, like a stream of fire in the rays of the sun. The language is hyperbolic, probably to reflect the pagan ideas of the dragon of the deep in a polemical way – they feared it as a fire breathing monster, but in reality it might have been a steamy crocodile.