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Japheth

Japheth [N] [E]

(enlargement ), one of the three sons of Noah. The descendants of Japheth occupied the "isles of the Gentiles," ( Genesis 10:5 ) --i.e. the coast lands of the Mediterranean Sea in Europe and Asia Minor-- whence they spread northward over the whole continent of Europe and a considerable portion of Asia.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Japheth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.