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And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.

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Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
And Shem Sem Noun H8035 שֵׁ֨ם shem
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and Japheth Japheth Noun H3315 וָיֶ֜פֶת va·ye·fet
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took accept Verb H3947 וַיִּקַּח֩ vai·yik·kach
a garment apparel Noun H8071 הַשִּׂמְלָ֗ה has·sim·lah
and laid appoint Verb H7760 וַיָּשִׂ֙ימוּ֙ vai·ya·si·mu
[it] upon both both Noun H8147 שְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם she·nei·hem,
their shoulders shoulder Noun H7926 שְׁכֶ֣ם she·chem
and walked along Verb H1980 וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙ vai·ye·le·chu
backward backwards Adverb H322 אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית a·cho·ran·nit,
and covered clad self Verb H3680 וַיְכַסּ֕וּ vay·chas·su
the nakedness nakedness Noun H6172 עֶרְוַ֣ת er·vat
of their father chief Noun H1 אֲבִיהֶ֑ם a·vi·hem;
and their faces accept Noun H6440 וּפְנֵיהֶם֙ u·fe·nei·hem
[were] backward backwards Adverb H322 אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית a·cho·ran·nit,
and they saw advise self Verb H7200 רָאֽוּ׃ ra·'u.
not their father's chief Noun H1 אֲבִיהֶ֖ם a·vi·hem
nakedness nakedness Noun H6172 וְעֶרְוַ֥ת ve·'er·vat

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Shem

|name,| oldest son of Noah

Japheth

Japheth [N] [S] wide spreading: "God shall enlarge Japheth" (Heb. Yaphat Elohim le-Yephet,  Genesis 9:27 . Some, however, derive the name from yaphah , "to be beautiful;" hence white), one of the sons of Noah, mentioned last in order ( Genesis 5:32 ;  6:10 ;  7:13 ), perhaps first by birth ( 10:21 ; comp  9:24 ). He and his wife were t... View Details

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King James Bible And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
New American Standard Bible And But Shem and Japheth took a garment, garment and laid it upon both their shoulders, shoulders and went backward, walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and turned away, so that they saw did not see their father's nakedness.
Hebrew Greek English And But Shem and Japheth took a garment, garment and laid it upon both their shoulders, shoulders and went backward, walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and turned away, so that they saw did not see their father's nakedness.