Mermaids are legendary sea creatures having a human-like upper body and fish-like tail. While some cultures say they are tales. Well, others have found them to be true and living with us on earth. Mermaid sightings were reported by Christopher Columbus while he was exploring the Caribbean.

Numerous animals, including mermaids, are not mentioned in the Bible. Wikipedia connotes that re’em, also reëm (Hebrew; is an animal mentioned nine times in the Hebrew Bible. It has been translated as ‘unicorn” in the King James Bible, and in some Christian  Bible translations as “oryx” (which was accepted as the referent in Modern Hebrew). However, the pictures of the re’em given on the page differ from the general description of mermaids.


Mermaids in the Bible Verse

God’s people were not to use His name as a symbol of the true God or as a representation of some other (false) god. God would act in righteous judgment against those who rebelled in this way, and against succeeding generations who followed the bad example of their ancestors.

Exodus 20:3 KJV

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.-


Exodus 20:3 KJV

God presented himself to the Israelites, identifying himself as Yahweh, the omnipotent Lord. He reminded them that their God was a live, breathing being and that the revelation they were about to receive had come directly from him. And that He himself was a jealous God.


Mermaids and Unicorns in the Bible

Unicorn is a mythical animal typically represented as a horse with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead. Eight times unicorn was mentioned in the Bible (Numbers 23:22, Job 39:9, Numbers 24:8, Psalm 22:21, Psalm 29:6, Psalm 92:10, Isaiah 34:7, Isaiah 34:7).

God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of a unicorn.


Psalm 92:10 KJV

But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.-

Psalm 92:10 KJV

The righteous man will be exalted by God. Similar to the horn of a unicorn, which is reputed to be outstanding for its tenacity. A unicorn has a single straight horn projecting from its forehead.

Mermaids in the Bible KJV

Everything has its opposites. Mermaids represent deities and powers in high places. They are the opposite of the sacred place.

Exodus 20:4 KJV

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.-

Exodus 20: 4 KJV

The Bible tells the Israelite and as such we the present believers in Christ not to have any other god besides him, Yahweh. Jesus when He was tempted by the Devil rebuked him saying, ‘Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

What Mermaids Symbolize?

Mermaids represent gods, goddesses, deities, and idols. They represent fallen angels, seduction, whoredom. Worshipping or making images represents worshipping other gods, and this is idolatry.

The word “mermaid” literally means, “sea woman,” and it first appeared in the Bible. According to the Old Testament, there was an Israelite king named Hiram who was known for his great wealth and inventiveness. When the king died, he had a beautiful daughter-in-law named princess Bathsheba. King David had fallen in love with Bathsheba’s beauty and wanted to marry her. However, David’s senior courtiers wouldn’t allow this because they believed that his marriage would diminish the king’s reputation due to his past polygamy and adultery offenses; First The Book of Kings Chapter 22 Verse 10-11 There was a famine in Canaan at that time…”

Mermaids Mentioned in the Bible

Whether mermaids exist or not, we thank God for all of His marvellous creations. Genesis 1:1 states that God created the universe and everything in it, including all sea life (Genesis 1:20-23). Even in the biblical creation story in Genesis 1-2, mermaids are never mentioned, although this does not establish or refute their existence.

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