New Living Translation
After the flood, Noah began to cultivate the ground, and he planted a vineyard.
King James Bible
And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:
Darby Bible Translation
And Noah began to be a husbandman, and planted a vineyard.
World English Bible
Noah began to be a farmer, and planted a vineyard.
Young's Literal Translation
And Noah remaineth a man of the ground, and planteth a vineyard,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:20 And Noah began to be an husbandman - Heb. a man of the earth, a man dealing in the earth, that kept ground in his hand and occupied it. Sometime after his departure out of the ark he returned to his old employment, from which he had been diverted by the building of the ark first, and probably after by the building an house for himself and family. And he planted a vineyard - And when he had gathered his vintage, probably he appointed a day of mirth and feasting in his family, and had his sons and their children with him, to rejoice with him in the increase of his house, as well as in the increase of his vineyard; and we may suppose he prefaced his feast with a sacrifice to the honour of God. If that was omitted, 'twas just with God to leave him to himself, to end with the beasts that did not begin with God: but we charitably hope he did. And perhaps he appointed this feast with design in the close of it to bless his sons, as Isaac, Gen 27:3,4. That I may eat, and that my soul may bless thee.
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From these three sons of Noah came all the people who now populate the earth.
One day he drank some wine he had made, and he became drunk and lay naked inside his tent.
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