Bible: 1 Samuel 2:25; 9:15-10:9
9:17 So God said to Noah, “This is the guarantee of the covenant that I am confirming between me and all living things 6 that are on the earth.”
The Curse of Canaan
9:20 Noah, a man of the soil, 9 began to plant a vineyard. 10 9:21 When he drank some of the wine, he got drunk and uncovered himself 11 inside his tent. 9:22 Ham, the father of Canaan, 12 saw his father’s nakedness 13 and told his two brothers who were outside. 9:23 Shem and Japheth took the garment 14 and placed it on their shoulders. Then they walked in backwards and covered up their father’s nakedness. Their faces were turned 15 the other way so they did not see their father’s nakedness.
The lowest of slaves 21
he will be to his brothers.”
9:26 He also said,
“Worthy of praise is 22 the
May Canaan be the slave of Shem! 23
9:27 May God enlarge Japheth’s territory and numbers! 24
May he live 25 in the tents of Shem
and may Canaan be his slave!”
9:28 After the flood Noah lived 350 years. 9:29 The entire lifetime of Noah was 950 years, and then he died.
The Table of Nations
10:2 The sons of Japheth 29 were Gomer, 30 Magog, 31 Madai, 32 Javan, 33 Tubal, 34 Meshech, 35 and Tiras. 36 10:3 The sons of Gomer were 37 Askenaz, 38 Riphath, 39 and Togarmah. 40 10:4 The sons of Javan were Elishah, 41 Tarshish, 42 the Kittim, 43 and the Dodanim. 44 10:5 From these the coastlands of the nations were separated into their lands, every one according to its language, according to their families, by their nations.
10:6 The sons of Ham were Cush, 45 Mizraim, 46 Put, 47 and Canaan. 48 10:7 The sons of Cush were Seba, 49 Havilah, 50 Sabtah, 51 Raamah, 52 and Sabteca. 53 The sons of Raamah were Sheba 54 and Dedan. 55
10:8 Cush was the father of 56 Nimrod; he began to be a valiant warrior on the earth. 10:9 He was a mighty hunter 57 before the