A hippo is that largest mammal in the world and could be dangerous and unpredictable. They are very territorial and typically live around water and muddy lakes.
Positive: A hippo could represent having a bold spirit. A group of hippos could symbolize conquering land or having a spirit of unity.
Negative: Dreaming of a hippo could symbolize having a spirit of laziness, being stagnant, or comfortable in one’s life or ministry. It could represent being unwilling to move forward in the will of God which could be rebellion.
(Acts 4:29,31; Proverbs 18:9; Ecclesiastes 10:18).