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Unformatted text preview: • The 3 great monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all have Semitic origins Ham • The youngest son of Noah, born about 96 years before the flood. • He became the progenitor of the Egyptians, Cushites, Ethiopians, Libyans, Canaanites, Assyrians and Babylonians (Genesis 10:6-20). • After the incident with "too much wine," Ham apparently lost favor with his father for something that he did while Noah was asleep (Genesis 9:24-25). Japheth • The oldest of the 3 sons of Noah (Genesis 10:21). • He is the progenitor of Gomer, Magog, Madai, and the maritime peoples of Javan (Genesis 10:2-5). • He didn't get into any trouble during the "too much wine" incident, but his younger brother Shem seems to have done better in terms of their father's blessing (Genesis 9:23,27). Fact Finder: What did the apostle Peter have to say in the New Testament about Noah and the flood? 1 Peter 3:18-22...
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- Noah, Book of Genesis, Japheth, Shem, Japhetic