Genesis 9:25

Overview - Genesis 9
God blesses Noah and his sons, and grants them flesh for food.
Blood and murder are forbidden.
God's covenant, of which the rainbow was constituted a pledge.
18 Noah's family replenish the world.
20 Noah plants a vineyard.
21 Is drunken, and mocked by his son.
25 Curses Canaan.
26 Blesses Shem.
27 Prays for Japheth, and dies.
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Genesis 9:25  (King James Version)
And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
 


Cursed
22 ; 3:14 4:11 49:7 Deuteronomy 27:16 ; 28:18 Matthew 25:41 ; John 8:34

a servant
The devoted nations, which God destroyed before Israel, were descended from Canaan: and so were the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, who were at length subjugated with dreadful destruction by the Greeks and Romans. The Africans, who have been bought and sold like beasts, were also his posterity.
Joshua 9:23 Joshua 9:27 ; Judges 1:28-30 ; 1 Kings 9:20 1 Kings 9:21 ; 2 Chronicles 8:7 2 Chronicles 8:8 ; John 8:34
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