God of Shem

Shem was one of the three sons of Noah (Canaan and Japheth were the other two). Noah spoke the name when he blessed Shem. We know very little about Shem, but he had a relationship with God. Noah acknowledged the relationship when he used this name for God.

God of Shem (’Elohei Shem) pictured in the Hebrew text of Genesis 9:26.

God of Shem (’Elohei Shem) in the Hebrew text of Genesis 9:26.

God of Shem in Hebrew:

’Elohei Shem

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 430, 8035

Bible reference: Gen. 9:26

And [Noah] said, “Blessed be the Lord God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.” (Genesis 9:26 KJV)

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