One of the sons of Noah, mentioned last in order,1 perhaps first by birth.2 He and his wife were two of the eight saved in the ark.3 He was the reputed progenitor of many tribes inhabiting the east of Europe and the north of Asia.4 An act of filial piety5 was the occasion of Noah's prophecy of the extension of his posterity.
- Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.
This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.