Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.”

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.

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, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. 28 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:10

And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.

Hosea 2:14

Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak comfortably unto her.

Malachi 1:11

For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.

Acts 17:14

And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.

Romans 11:12

Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness?

Romans 15:12

And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

Ephesians 2:13-14

But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Ephesians 2:19

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

Ephesians 3:6

That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

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