Definitions for japhethˈdʒeɪ fɪθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a son of Noah. Gen. 5:32.
(Old Testament) son of Noah
The third son of Noah, brother to Shem and Ham.
of biblical origin.
Origin: A translation of יֶפֶת.
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.