Japheth (Jay´fith)

One of the three sons of Noah (Gen 5:32; Gen 6:10; Gen 7:13; Gen 9:18; Gen 9:23; Gen 9:27; 1Chr 1:4), evidently either the youngest (he is normally listed third) or the second son (Gen 9:22; Gen 9:24). According to (Gen 10), Japheth was the ancestor of a number of widespread ethnic groups known to ancient Israel.

Gen 5:32

32After Noah was five hundred years old, Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen 6:10

10And Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen 7:13

13On the very same day Noah with his sons, Shem and Ham and Japheth, and Noah's wife and the three wives of his sons entered the ark,

Gen 9:18

Noah and His Sons
18The sons of Noah who went out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ham was the father of Canaan.

Gen 9:23

23Then Shem and Japheth took a garment, laid it on both their shoulders, and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; their faces were turned ... View more

Gen 9:27

27May God make space for Japheth,
and let him live in the tents of Shem;
and let Canaan be his slave.”

1Chr 1:4

4Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen 9:22

22And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers outside.

Gen 9:24

24When Noah awoke from his wine and knew what his youngest son had done to him,

Gen 10

Nations Descended from Noah
1These are the descendants of Noah's sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth; children were born to them after the flood.2The descendants of Ja ... View more

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