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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.
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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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This book provides a detailed description and analysis of the famous controversy concerning the interpretation of the Psalms in Judaism during the tenth to the twelfth centuries, beginning with Saadiah's commentary and including the different approaches of the two Karaite commentators Salmon ben Yerucham and Yefet ben Ali, Moses Ibn Giqatilah, and finally that of Ibn Ezra.
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As referee Alon Yefet sprinted towards the Belgian, a collective fume and a collective thought: of course it happened to Mignolet.
However, Israeli referee Alon Yefet sent Janevski and his bench crazy by turning down all claims.