26 He also said,

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Shem!(A)
    May Canaan be the slave(B) of Shem.

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27 May God extend Japheth’s[a] territory;(A)
    may Japheth live in the tents of Shem,(B)
    and may Canaan be the slave of Japheth.”

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  1. Genesis 9:27 Japheth sounds like the Hebrew for extend.

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