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Bible Verse Dictionary

Genesis 9:23 - Upon

Genesis 9:23 - 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.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And Shem H8035 שֵׁם
and Japheth H3315 יֶפֶת
took H3947 לָקַח
a garment H8071 שִׂמְלָה
and laid H7760 שׂוּם
it upon H5921 עַל
both H8147 שְׁנַיִם
their shoulders H7926 שְׁכֶם
and went H1980 הָלַךְ
backward H322 אֲחֹרַנִּית
and covered H3680 כָּסָה
the nakedness H6172 עֶרְוָה
of their father H1 אָב
and their faces H6440 פָּנִים
were backward H322 אֲחֹרַנִּית
and they saw H7200 רָאָה
not H3808 לֹא
their father's nakedness H6172 עֶרְוָה


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.