Definitions for japhethˈdʒeɪ fɪθ
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(Old Testament) son of Noah
The third son of Noah, brother to Shem and Ham.
of biblical origin.
Origin: A translation of יֶפֶת.
Japheth is one of the sons of Noah in the Abrahamic tradition. In Arabic citations, his name is normally given as Yafeth bin Nuh.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
one of the three sons of Noah and the ancestor of the Gentiles, as distinct from the descendants of Shem, or the Semites, and of Ham, or the Hamites. See Iapetos.
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