25 he said,

“Cursed(A) be Canaan!(B)
    The lowest of slaves
    will he be to his brothers.(C)

26 He also said,

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Shem!(D)
    May Canaan be the slave(E) of Shem.
27 May God extend Japheth’s[a] territory;(F)
    may Japheth live in the tents of Shem,(G)
    and may Canaan be the slave of Japheth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 9:27 Japheth sounds like the Hebrew for extend.
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The Hamites(A)

The sons of Ham:

Cush,(B) Egypt, Put(C) and Canaan.(D)

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15 Canaan(A) was the father of

Sidon(B) his firstborn,[a](C) and of the Hittites,(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 10:15 Or of the Sidonians, the foremost
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