Genesis 9:18-23 NIV

The Sons of Noah

18 The sons of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham and Japheth.1 (Ham was the father of Canaan.)2

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      19 These were the three sons of Noah,3 and from them came the people who were scattered over the earth.4

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      20 Noah, a man of the soil, proceededa to plant a vineyard.

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        • a 9:20 - Or "soil, was the first"
          21 When he drank some of its wine,5 he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.

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          22 Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father's nakedness6 and told his two brothers outside.

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          23 But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it across their shoulders; then they walked in backward and covered their father's nakedness. Their faces were turned the other way so that they would not see their father's nakedness.