Genesis 9:18-29 (Holman Christian Standard)

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Prophecies about Noah's Family

18 Noah's sons who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ham was the father of Canaan. 19 These three were Noah's sons, and from them the whole earth was populated. 20 Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to planta a vineyard. 21 He drank some of the wine, became drunk, and uncovered himself inside his tent. 22 Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father naked and told his two brothers outside.b 23 Then Shem and Japheth took a cloak and placed it over both their shoulders, and walking backwards, they covered their father's nakedness. Their faces were turned away, and they did not see their father naked. 24 When Noah awoke from his drinking and learned what his youngest son had done to him, 25 he said: Canaan will be cursed. He will be the lowest of slaves to his brothers. 26 He also said: Praise the Lord, the God of Shem; Canaan will bec his slave. 27 God will extendd Japheth; he will dwell in the tents of Shem; Canaan will be his slave. 28 Now Noah lived 350 years after the flood. 29 So Noah's life lasted 950 years; then he died.
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