Japheth


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Japheth

(jā`fĕth), in the Bible, son of Noah and ancestor of those who were to occupy the isles of the Gentiles. This has been supposed to mean the Mediterranean lands of Europe and Asia Minor.

Japheth

Old Testament the second son of Noah, traditionally regarded as the ancestor of a number of non-Semitic nations (Genesis 10:1--5)
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The Punch newspaper quoted popular blogger Japheth Omojuwa as saying: "If God is in charge of safety in the aviation sector, we are then duplicating roles by paying a salary (to the minister).
In one account of Brutus's lineage, Nennius gives the Trojans European origins, tracing Aeneas's line back to Japheth, Noah's Europe-bound son, who is described as Dardanus's great-grandfather (1980, 63, 22).
And when they are better, as they were some years ago, "this land would be green," said Japheth Muli, a Catholic Relief Services agricultural specialist.
Soylemez's lawyer, Japheth Baker, of the Legal Aid Society, did not return a call for comment.
That the government of Blest barely survives the challenge hatched by Sybil, James, and Japheth seems to indicate that such a government has its weaknesses.
However, Cllr Japheth in your article yesterday is quite wrong to blame independent petrol retailers for high prices and I sincerely urge local people in rural areas not to follow his advice and "boycott" the local garages.
Although Scripture does not specify the land to which each of the seventy-three named sons and grandsons was heir, towards the end of the first century Josephus endeavoured to associate them with specific regions: Japheth and his fifteen sons and grandsons received lands in both Europe and Asia; Shem and his thirty-one descendants were given lands in Africa and Asia.
Noah looked down through time and saw that Ham would be a great Nation and he said that Ham's descendants would be servant to Shem and Japheth.
Japheth ben Ali's book of Jeremiah; a critical edition and linguistic analysis of the Judaeo-Arabic translation.
Evelia, Humphres, Japheth Nyambane, Harriet Birungi, Ian Askew, Rikka Trangsrud, Eva Muthuuri, Irene Chaami, Agnes Odawa, Lucy Musyoka, Susan Mutungi, Margaret Githuiya, and Joan Omuruli.
Japheth Kiptoon, the Vice Chancellor of Egerton University, decrying the falling standards of English among students in public universities in Kenya.
In articulo diei illius ingressus est Noe, et Sem, et Cham, et Japheth filii ejus; uxor illius, et tres uxores filiorum ejus cum eis in arcam (Genesis 7: 13) (2)