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17 And God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the covenant which I am establishing between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.

Noah’s Descendants

18 Now[a] the sons of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Ham was the father of Canaan.) 19 These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated.[b]

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  1. Genesis 9:18 Or “And”
  2. Genesis 9:19 Literally “all the earth branched out”

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