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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Japheth

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Japheth (jâ'pheth), enlargement. One of the three sons of Noah. The descendants of Japheth occupied the "isles of the Gentiles," R. V. "isles of the nations," Genesis 10:5i.e., the coast lands of the Mediterranean sea in Europe and Asia Minor—whence they spread northward over the whole continent of Europe and a considerable portion of Asia.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Japheth'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/j/japheth.html. 1893.

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