Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.”

Bible in Basic English

Cursed be Canaan; let him be a servant of servants 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.'

Topics

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 Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him. 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.


Cross References

Joshua 9:23

Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being bondmen, and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

John 8:34

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

1 Kings 9:20-21

And all the people that were left of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, which were not of the children of Israel,

Genesis 3:14

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

Genesis 4:11

And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

Genesis 9:22

And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.

Genesis 49:7

Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

Deuteronomy 28:18

Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.

Joshua 9:27

And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation, and for the altar of the LORD, even unto this day, in the place which he should choose.

Judges 1:28-30

And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.

2 Chronicles 8:7-8

As for all the people that were left of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which were not of Israel,

Matthew 25:41

Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

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