Prophet Japheth  

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   1.   Monotheism - Japheth preached God's oneness
   2.   Submission - Japheth submit himself to God's commands
   3.   Monotheism + Submission = Muslim - Anyone who believes in one God and submits themselves to God, is in essence, a Muslim
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Japheth is one of Noah's three sons along with Shem and Ham.

He is regarded as the ancestor of the Gog and Magog tribes (China) and, at times, of the peoples of Europe, Turks, Khazars and Northern Asia.

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Japheth in the Torah

Torah is the first 5 books* of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.
1 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
2 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
3 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark;
4 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
5 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
6 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
7 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.
8 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
9 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

Japheth in the Psalms

Psalms is the third section of the Hebrew Bible. Many of the Psalms are linked to David.

Japheth in the Bible (Old Testament)

The Old Testament consists of 39 books* including the Jewish Torah (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy)


IMPORTANT NOTE: Whilst the Bible OT is acknowledged by CHRISTIANITY, Christians today are more observant of the Bible NT version
1 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
2 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
3 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark;
4 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
5 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
6 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
7 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.
8 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
9 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
10 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
11 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

Japheth in the Bible (New Testament)

The New Testament (Christianity) consists of 66 books*. 39 books from the Old Testament, and 27 additional books including Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

Japheth in the Quran

The Quran was revealed to Muhammad through the Angel Gabrial. It is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a direct revelation from God
1 And, his progeny, them We made the survivors (i.e. Shem, Ham and Japheth).
Quran 37:77

Japheth in Hadith

Hadith are the "prophetic traditions" of Muhammad; his teachings, actions, deeds and sayings. Hadith were compiled from oral reports in circulation in society around the time of their compilation
To view the complete Hadith database, visit Muflihun.com

Japheth in Ibn Kathir

Ibn Kathir (1300-1373) was an influential Muslim scholar/historian who wrote the reknowned 'Qisas Al-Anbiya' (Stories of the Prophets) book. An authorative and respected thesis on the many prophets of God

IMPORTANT NOTE: Ibn Kathir is NOT Revealed Scripture. It appears here as it contains relevant information
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