Definition of Japheth in English:

Japheth

Pronunciation /ˈjāfeTH/ /ˈdʒeɪfɛθ/

proper noun

  • (in the Bible) a son of Noah (Gen. 10:1), traditional ancestor of the peoples living around the Mediterranean. His name is probably to be connected with that of Iapetus, a Titan in Greek mythology.

Pronunciation

Japheth

/ˈjāfeTH/ /ˈdʒeɪfɛθ/