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16-17 For I will see the rainbow in the cloud and remember my eternal promise to every living being on the earth.”

18 The names of Noah’s three sons were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Ham is the ancestor of the Canaanites.)[a] 19 From these three sons of Noah came all the nations of the earth.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 9:18 Ham is the ancestor of the Canaanites. Ham was not the ancestor of the Negro, as was once erroneously supposed.

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