Japheth

[ jey-fith ]
/ ˈdʒeɪ fɪθ /

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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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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