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Japheth

[ jey-fith ]
/ ˈdʒeɪ fɪθ /
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noun
a son of Noah. Genesis 5:32.
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Origin of Japheth

From Late Latin, from Greek Iapheth, from Hebrew Yepheth
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British Dictionary definitions for Japheth

Japheth
/ (ˈdʒeɪfɛθ) /

noun
Old Testament the second son of Noah, traditionally regarded as the ancestor of a number of non-Semitic nations (Genesis 10:1–5)
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