Loading…

Genesis 9:26–27

26  And he said,

Blessed be tthe Lord God of Shem;

And Canaan shall be ||his servant.

27  God shall ||enlarge Japheth,

And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem;

And Canaan shall be his servant.

Read more



Genesis 9:26–27 — The New International Version (NIV)

26 He also said,

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Shem!

May Canaan be the slave of Shem.

27 May God extend Japheth’s territory;

may Japheth live in the tents of Shem,

and may Canaan be the slave of Japheth.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — English Standard Version (ESV)

26 He also said,

“Blessed be the Lord, the God of Shem;

and let Canaan be his servant.

27 May God enlarge Japheth,

and let him dwell in the tents of Shem,

and let Canaan be his servant.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

26 Then Noah said,

“May the Lord, the God of Shem, be blessed,

and may Canaan be his servant!

27 May God expand the territory of Japheth!

May Japheth share the prosperity of Shem,

and may Canaan be his servant.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

26 And he said:

“Blessed be the Lord,

The God of Shem,

And may Canaan be his servant.

27 May God enlarge Japheth,

And may he dwell in the tents of Shem;

And may Canaan be his servant.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — New Century Version (NCV)

26 Noah also said,

“May the Lord, the God of Shem, be praised!

May Canaan be Shem’s slave.

27 May God give more land to Japheth.

May Japheth live in Shem’s tents,

and may Canaan be their slave.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

26 And he said,

Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Shem;

And let Canaan be his servant.

27 God enlarge Japheth,

And let him dwell in the tents of Shem;

And let Canaan be his servant.

Genesis 9:26–27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

26 And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Shem, And let Canaan be his bondman. 27 Let God enlarge Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, And let Canaan be his bondman.

Genesis 9:26–27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

26 Praise the Lord, the God of Shem!

Canaan will be his slave.

27 May God expand the territory of Japheth.

May he live in the tents of Shem.

Canaan will be his slave.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

26 He also said:

Praise the Lord, the God of Shem;

Canaan will be his slave.

27 God will extend Japheth;

he will dwell in the tents of Shem;

Canaan will be his slave.

Genesis 9:26–27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 He also said,

“Blessed by the Lord my God be Shem;

and let Canaan be his slave.

27 May God make space for Japheth,

and let him live in the tents of Shem;

and let Canaan be his slave.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

26 Then he said,

“Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Shem,

and let Canaan be a slave to them.

27 May God make space for Japheth,

and let him dwell in the tents of Shem,

and let Canaan be a slave for him.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

26 Noah also said,

“May the Lord, the God of Shem, be blessed.

May Canaan be the slave of Shem.

27 May God add land to Japheth’s territory.

May Japheth live in the tents of Shem.

And may Canaan be their slave.”

Genesis 9:26–27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

26 He also said,

Blessed be the Lord,

The God of Shem;

And let Canaan be his servant.

27 “May God enlarge Japheth,

And let him dwell in the tents of Shem;

And let Canaan be his servant.”