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Cursed be Canaan; let him be a servant of servants to his brothers.

New American Standard Bible

So he said,
Cursed be Canaan;
A servant of servants
He shall be to his brothers.”

King James Version

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

Holman Bible

he said:

Canaan will be cursed.
He will be the lowest of slaves to his brothers.

International Standard Version

he said, "Canaan is cursed! He will be the lowest of slaves to his relatives."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Cursed be Canaan. He shall be a servant of servants to his brothers.

American Standard Version

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

Amplified

So he said,

“Cursed be Canaan [the son of Ham];
A servant of servants
He shall be to his brothers.”

Darby Translation

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; Let him be a bondman of bondmen to his brethren.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be to his brethren.

King James 2000

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Cursed [be] Canaan, a slave of slaves he shall be to his brothers."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Cursed be Canaan. He shall be a servant of servants to his brothers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he said, "Cursed be Canaan, and a servant, of all servants be he to his brethren."

NET Bible

So he said, "Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves he will be to his brothers."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Canaan is cursed. He will be servant of servants to his brothers."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said, Accursed be Canaan, - a servant of servants, shall he be to his brethren!

Webster

And he said, Cursed be Canaan, a servant of servants shall he be to his brethren.

World English Bible

He said, "Canaan is cursed. He will be servant of servants to his brothers."

Youngs Literal Translation

and saith: 'Cursed is Canaan, Servant of servants he is to his brethren.'

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

be Canaan
כּנען 
K@na`an 
Usage: 93

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

Context Readings

Noah's Descendants

24 And, awaking from his wine, Noah saw what his youngest son had done to him, and he said, 25 Cursed be Canaan; let him be a servant of servants to his brothers. 26 And he said, Praise to the Lord, the God of Shem; let Canaan be his servant.


Cross References

Joshua 9:23

Now because of this you are cursed, and you will for ever be our servants, cutting wood and getting water for the house of my God.

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed is he who does not give honour to his father or mother. And let all the people say, So be it.

John 8:34

And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.

1 Kings 9:20-21

As for the rest of the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, who were not children of Israel;

Genesis 3:14

And the Lord God said to the snake, Because you have done this you are cursed more than all cattle and every beast of the field; you will go flat on the earth, and dust will be your food all the days of your life:

Genesis 4:11

And now you are cursed from the earth, whose mouth is open to take your brother's blood from your hand;

Genesis 9:22

And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father unclothed, and gave news of it to his two brothers outside.

Genesis 49:7

A curse on their passion for it was bitter; and on their wrath for it was cruel. I will let their heritage in Jacob be broken up, driving them from their places in Israel.

Deuteronomy 28:18

A curse will be on the fruit of your body, and on the fruit of your land, on the increase of your cattle, and the young of your flock.

Joshua 9:27

And that day Joshua made them servants, cutting wood and getting water for the people and for the altar of the Lord, in the place marked out by him, to this day.

Judges 1:28-30

And whenever Israel became strong, they put the Canaanites to forced work, without driving them out completely.

2 Chronicles 8:7-8

As for all the rest of the Hittites and the Amorites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, who were not of Israel:

Matthew 25:41

Then will he say to those on the left, Go from me, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire which is ready for the Evil One and his angels:

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