New International Version
He also said, "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Shem! May Canaan be the slave of Shem.
King James Bible
And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Shem, And let Canaan be his bondman.
World English Bible
He said, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Shem. Let Canaan be his servant.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith: 'Blessed of Jehovah my God is Shem, And Canaan is servant to him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Cursed be Canaan - See on the preceding verses. In the 25th, 26th, and 27th verses, instead of Canaan simply, the Arabic version has Ham the father of Canaan; but this is acknowledged by none of the other versions, and seems to be merely a gloss.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
his servant. or, servant to them.
Eversley. Quinquagesima Sunday, 1872. Genesis ix. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6. "And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. . . . Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you . . . But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
Covenanting Predicted in Prophecy.
And praise be to God Most High, who delivered your enemies into your hand." Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
saying, "Praise be to the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me, the LORD has led me on the journey to the house of my master's relatives."
May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed."
1 Kings 9:21
Solomon conscripted the descendants of all these peoples remaining in the land--whom the Israelites could not exterminate --to serve as slave labor, as it is to this day.
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