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Genesis 9:18

    Genesis 9:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the sons of Noah, that went forth from the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the sons of Noah who went out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth; and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    Webster's Revision

    And the sons of Noah, that went forth from the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    World English Bible

    The sons of Noah who went forth from the ship were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ham is the father of Canaan.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

    Definitions for Genesis 9:18

    Ark - Box; chest.

    Barnes' Notes on Genesis 9:18

    - XXX. The Prophecy of Noah

    18. כנען kena‛an, "Kena'an, bowed down."

    19. נפץ nāpats, "break, scatter, spread." פוּץ pûts, "break, scatter, flow."

    20. כרם kerem, "orchard, vineyard."

    21. יין yayı̂n, "wine; related: ferment."

    After the blessing on the new heads of the human race has been pronounced, and the covenant with them renewed, we are prepared for a new development of human action. This appears, however, in the form of an event which is itself a meet preliminary to the subsequent stage of affairs. The prophecy of Noah, delivered in the shape of a solemn paternal doom, pronounced upon his three sons, sketches in a few striking traits the future history of the separate families of mankind.

    Genesis 9:18-19

    These two verses form a connecting link between the preceding and the following passage. After the recital of the covenant, comes naturally the statement, that by the three sons of Noah, duly enumerated, was the whole land overspread. This forms a fit conclusion to the previous paragraph. But the penman of these sentences had evidently the following paragraph in view. For he mentions that Ham was the father of Kenaan; which is plainly the preface to the following narrative.