Example sentences from the Web for shem
Noah's—including his barren, adopted daughter Ila, who is betrothed to his son Shem—are.‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Our own age neglects the libraries of Shem, and casts doubts on the antiquity of the Book of Enoch.The Great Book-Collectors|Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
On its eastern borders wander clans of nomadic savages, already known as the Sons of Shem.The Hyborian Age|Robert E. Howard
Here and there some son of Shem must have been mentally constituted more like the sons of Javan.Platform Monologues|T. G. Tucker
One rather wonders whether Noah was a Semite as well as his eldest son, and whether these laws really go back as early as Shem.
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