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  • The older story, however, continues with another step in the history of civilization, and to Noah is ascribed the cult of the vine, the abuse of which leads to the utterance of a curse upon Canaan and a blessing upon Shem and Japheth (ix.
  • The utterance of Noah over Canaan, Shem and Japheth (ix.
  • JAPHETH (n;), in the Bible, the youngest son of Noah 1 according to the Priestly Code (c. 450 B.C.); but in the earlier tradition 2 the second son, also the "father" of one of the three groups into which the nations of the world are divided.
  • 27, Noah pronounces the following blessing on Japheth "God enlarge (Heb.
  • Yapht) Japheth (Heb.

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