- the eldest of the three sons of Noah. Gen. 10:21.
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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
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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.
Ham will be lower than Shem, because he was sent to Central Africa.
Ham will be ever lower than Shem; Shem will be ever lower than Japheth.
Ham was cursed to render service, forever, to Shem and Japheth.
It was not founded in "consent" of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their wives.
First, that the name of Shem is put by mistake for that of Noah.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I
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- Old Testament the eldest of Noah's three sons (Genesis 10:21)Douay spelling: Sem (sɛm)