The Bible says that Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth. Shem was the oldest son of Noah. He was 100 years old when the Flood began. Noah named him Shem because God had promised to make him a great nation (Genesis 11:10).
He was the oldest son of Noah.
Shem (; Hebrew: שֵם Šēm) was one of the sons of Noah in the Hebrew Bible, the father of Arpachshad, and grandmother of Abraham.
Noah named Shem as first in Genesis 5:32, saying ” ..Shem, who would become “the father of all the children of Eber”..”.
Eber was an ancestor of Abram (Abraham).
He was 100 years old when he had Arphaxad.
Shem was the first son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Ham. He was 100 years old when he had Arphaxad, two years after the great flood. Shem lived 600 years after Arphaxad was born, dying at the age of 700.
Ham was the firstborn son of Noah and the father of Canaan. He was the one who saw his father Noah naked and was cursed by him as a result.
He was the middle son of Noah.
Ham was the middle son of Noah. He was the father of Canaan. Ham is a direct ancestor of Abraham,
He was 97 years old when he had Canaan.
When Noah was 97 years old, he had his third and final son, Canaan. Noah lived for another 350 years after the birth of Canaan, dying at the ripe old age of 950.
Japheth is the eldest son of Noah and the father of Javan, Gomer, and Magog. He is also the father of the Gentiles. He is mentioned in Genesis 5:32, 6:10, 7:13, 9:18, 10:2, 1 Chronicles 1:5, and in Ezekiel 38:6, among other places.
He was the youngest son of Noah.
Japheth was the youngest son of Noah. He was born after the great flood had begun, and he was only five years old when his father, Noah, built the ark.
Japheth is best known for being the father of the Japhetic peoples, who include the Indo-Europeans, Slavs, Iranians, and Turks. He is also said to have fathered the giants (Nephilim), although this is more often ascribed to his brother Ham.
He was 96 years old when he had Gomer.
Japheth was one of the three sons of Noah, and the ancestor of many of the world’s people. He was 96 years old when he had his first son, Gomer.