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Bible in Basic English

May God make Japheth great, and let his living-place be in the tents of Shem, and let Canaan be his servant.

New American Standard Bible

May God enlarge Japheth,
And let him dwell in the tents of Shem;
And let Canaan be his servant.”

King James Version

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

Holman Bible

God will extend Japheth;
he will dwell in the tents of Shem;
Canaan will be his slave.

International Standard Version

May God make room for Japheth; may God live in Shem's tents, and may Canaan serve him."

A Conservative Version

God enlarge Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem. And let Canaan be his servant.

American Standard Version

God enlarge Japheth, And let him dwell in the tents of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant.

Amplified


“May God enlarge [the land of] Japheth,
And let him dwell in the tents of Shem;
And let Canaan be his servant.”

Darby Translation

Let God enlarge Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, And let Canaan be his bondman.

Julia Smith Translation

God will dilate Japheth; he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be servant to him.

King James 2000

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May God make space for Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, and let Canaan be a slave for him."

Modern King James verseion

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem. And Canaan shall be their servant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God increase Japheth that he may dwell in the tents of Shem. And Canaan be their servant."

NET Bible

May God enlarge Japheth's territory and numbers! May he live in the tents of Shem and may Canaan be his slave!"

New Heart English Bible

May God enlarge Japheth. Let him dwell in the tents of Shem. Let Canaan be his servant."

The Emphasized Bible

God give extension to Japheth, But make his habitation in the tents of Shem, And let Canaan be their servant.

Webster

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

World English Bible

May God enlarge Japheth. Let him dwell in the tents of Shem. Let Canaan be his servant."

Youngs Literal Translation

God doth give beauty to Japheth, And he dwelleth in tents of Shem, And Canaan is servant to him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּתה 
Pathah 
Usage: 28

יפת 
Yepheth 
Usage: 11

and he shall dwell
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

in the tents
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

of Shem
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 17

and Canaan
כּנען 
K@na`an 
Usage: 93

Context Readings

Noah's Descendants

26 And he said, Praise to the Lord, the God of Shem; let Canaan be his servant. 27 May God make Japheth great, and let his living-place be in the tents of Shem, and let Canaan be his servant. 28 And Noah went on living three hundred and fifty years after the great flow of waters;


Cross References

Isaiah 11:10

And in that day, the eyes of the nations will be turned to the root of Jesse which will be lifted up as the flag of the peoples; and his resting-place will be glory.

Hosea 2:14

For this cause I will make her come into the waste land and will say words of comfort to her.

Malachi 1:11

For, from the coming up of the sun till its going down, my name is great among the Gentiles; and in every place the smell of burning flesh is offered to my name, and a clean offering: for my name is great among the Gentiles, says the Lord of armies.

Acts 17:14

So the brothers sent Paul straight away to the sea: but Silas and Timothy kept there still.

Romans 11:12

Now, if their fall is the wealth of the world, and their loss the wealth of the Gentiles, how much greater will be the glory when they are made full?

Romans 15:12

And again Isaiah says, There will be the root of Jesse, and he who comes to be the ruler over the Gentiles; in him will the Gentiles put their hope.

Ephesians 2:13-14

But now in Christ Jesus you who at one time were far off are made near in the blood of Christ.

Ephesians 2:19

So then you are no longer as those who have no part or place in the kingdom of God, but you are numbered among the saints, and of the family of God,

Ephesians 3:6

Which is that the Gentiles have a part in the heritage, and in the same body, and in the same hope in Christ through the good news,

Ephesians 3:13

For this reason it is my prayer that you may not become feeble because of my troubles for you, which are your glory.

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he was a wanderer in the land of the agreement, as in a strange land, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, who had a part with him in the same heritage:

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