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This is a very interesting question, because the 'Curse of Canaan' passes all the way from Genesis 9 to Zech. 14:21 ,"Yes, every pot shall be holiness unto the Lord of hosts: and all they that sacrifice shall come and take of them, and seethe therein: and in that day there shall be no more the Canaanite in the house of the Lord of hosts." This ...


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According to Genesis 9:1 Ham had already been blessed by God And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth God word is final so when Ham looked upon his father’s nakedness, the punishment was the pushed onto Ham’s first born which happened to be Canaan. And from my interpretation of the scripture,...


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The word used is buried (qbr), but we should not assume that refers to only modern-style graves and not tombs. For example, in Genesis 23, Abraham offers to buy land to gbr Sarah (23:4). The people he is haggling with use the words sepulcher and bury together (23:6). He then entombs her in a cave on the field (23:19). Abraham was also entombed there upon his ...


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Answer based on the text There's no motive given or hinted at in the text or elsewhere, so I'm afraid the only answer I can perceive is 'no' - there is no way to explain Terach's attempt to travel to Canaan based on the text. Other Thoughts As pointed out by Abu in the comments to his answer, Canaan was the heart of the 'fertile crescent' linking Eurasia ...


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Talmud answers the seeming "contradictions" between Numbers and Deuteronomy. The rabbis indicated that the Lord had commanded Moses "to send for himself" (that is, for Moses) the spies into the land. The Talmud mentions Deut 1:23, when Moses indicates that sending the spies had pleased him (that is, not God, but Moses). The following citation comes from b....


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Regardless of whether Moses initiated the idea of sending spies onto Canaan or whether he did so at God's command, Moses was in practice the one who sent the spies. However, Numbers 13:17b-20, authorship of which is generally attributed to the Yahwist Source, is closer to Deuteronomy 1:21-23 than is Numbers 13:1-17a, in which (Numbers 13:1-2) God told Moses ...


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Whatever the act perpretated by Ham, whether merely seeing his father naked, or taking advantage of Noah's drunken stupor to homosexually rape him, in Genesis 9:24-25 Noah clearly regards it as worthy of extreme punishment. So the question is not why Noah invoked a curse, but why he invoked it on the as yet unborn Canaan when the blame rests solely with his ...


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My understanding is that "Ham, the father of Canaan, SAW THE NAKEDNESS OF HIS FATHER" is an euphemism. Lev_18:8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness. Lev_18:16 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness. Lev_20:11 And the man that lieth with his father's ...


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Noah pronounced the curse directly on Canaan because the cursing of Ham had the implications of a generational curse. Noah was not just going to be satisfied at seeing Ham suffer for his wrongdoing. He was so embittered and could only have pacified his anger in seeing a high range of calamity blazing down on not only Ham, but also on his seeds. It was one of ...


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Rabbinic tradition (for example, here) says that the Girgashites left the country and went to Africa (an interpolated note there says specifically Morocco). Interestingly, Procopius (History of the Wars IV:X:14) writes something similar: In that country there dwelt very populous tribes, the Gergesites and the Jebusites... they proceeded to Libya... They ...


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The Girgashites were of Canaan, the fourth listed son of Ham. (Gen. 10:6). "15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, and Heth, 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite, 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite, 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the ...


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Abraham bought the field rather than receiving it as an inheritance from God. The field purchased by Abraham (Gen. 23:9–17) was not a gift from God. -- Robertson, A. T. (1933). Word Pictures in the New Testament (Ac 7:5). Broadman Press. Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the ...


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Did Joshua doubt God's word in Joshua 7:7? On the surface, it may look that way, but let's look at the context and sequence of events. In chapter 6, we see the events of the destruction of Jericho and the marvelous victory that Jehovah God gives to the Israelites. Chapter 7 vs 1 gives the reader background information that was not known to Joshua; Achan's ...


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The answer is in Deuteronomy 6:10-12: When the LORD your God brings you into the land that he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you — with great and good cities that you did not build, and houses full of all good things that you did not fill, and cisterns that you did not dig, and vineyards and olive trees that you did not ...


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Brethren, your contributions really broadened my literal knowledge of the curse/curses by Noah on Canaan instead of Ham the offender as stated in Genesis chapter 9, verses 24-27. Let's note the following: (1) Gen.9:20 factually said Noah was the first farmer to plant a vineyard. Truely and spiritually, with his rating by God in Gen 6:9-10 as the only good ...


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We have extremely limited data about Melchizedek - even the book of Hebrews describes him as a man without mother and father (Heb 7:3), ie, without genealogy. What we do know about him is the following: The name means "king of righteousness". He was priest of God most High which the book of Hebrews confirms as priest of the the true God of heaven ...


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MelchizedeK (King of Right)High Priest served the most high God, El Elyon, El shaddai later the scriptures reveal this same God is Yahweh or Yehova. The canaanites are not as everyone would believe. Noah curses canaan because Ham was already blessed (God blessed noah shem ham and japheth Gen 9) God does not curse canaan nor are the descendants of Ham cursed. ...


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That is interesting. In the Hebrew Interlinear, Isa. 14:12 transliteration "helel ben-sahar", or "son of the morning" was referring to the king of Babylon, not Satan. Maybe God used the very words the Babylonians used in referring to their king. Shining one, and god of the morning was often a reference to Venus, which was also called Attar. From Mythology ...


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* Their faces were turned the other way so that they would not see their father naked*. Is it not obvious that the Sin here was, looking at Noah's naked body.! Not Sodomy, not castration or any other wicked thought... We all know from experience, or should know, that it is not right to look on ones parents naked bodies..! Some may say 'How can Canaan ...


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