Origin of Japheth
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God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; And Canaan shall be his servant.
And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
The Dabneys and the Farleys made one party, and Japheth knew the steamer and the sailing date.
On the other hand, Shem and Japheth are blessed, but in comparison with Ham, they and their posterity are beggarly.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II|Martin Luther
Whether the mental powers of Shem and Japheth, were originally superior to those of Ham, we know not.A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin|A. Woodward
These are two independent branches of the tree of living forms, as the Greeks and Romans were branches of the stock of Japheth.Concerning Animals and Other Matters|E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Japheth's going to surprise you some, I reckon, son; he's gone and got religion.
youngest of the three sons of Noah, from Latin Japheth, from Greek Iapheth, from Hebrew Yepheth, literally "enlargement," from causative form of the stem p-t-h "to be wide, spacious."