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Pamphlet #6247 Genesis KC 18-4

It was Noah who cursed Canaan, not God.

Gen. 9:18 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
We are going to see in the next few verses why is Canaan is mentioned here.
[19] These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread.
So they did go make babies!

Obeying God's commands is not all that burdensome and difficult as liberals would tell us, is it?

The whole eretz, and eventually the whole earth, was overspread with sons and daughters of Adam's descendents.

Genesis 9:20 And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:

[21] And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

Remember, Noah was perfect in his generations, his genealogy.

So he drank a little too much wine.

Nobody's perfect.

[22] And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
So what do you think?

Did Ham see his father in the nude and run outside and tell his two brothers,
"Hey guys, Dad's naked, like in his birthday suit"?

And they said, "Oh my gosh, we can't see him naked.

Let's take a garment and go in backwards and cover him up,
'cause we sure can't see him without his clothes on."

That's about the dumbest interpretation a person could up with.

Even if Noah had popped a few Viagra pills, men seeing each other naked is no big deal.

Common sense, and the use of locker rooms, document it.

Let's read the next verse and then see what really happened.

[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.
What does the expression "to uncover your father's nakedness mean"?
Leviticus 18:8
The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
Let's quote this verse from the Moffat translation:
Leviticus 18:8
You shall not have intercourse with any wife of your father. (Moffat)
Is that plain enough?

To "uncover your father's nakedness" means to have sex with your father's wife
(who may or may not be your mother).

Read Leviticus 20:11:

Leviticus 20:11
And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
So what did Ham do?

 Well, Noah was "drunk as a skunk"
(skunks don't actually drink alcohol but their name rhymes with "drunk" and so it makes a great expression),
and quite possibly Noah's wife,
though it doesn't say and I'm not accusing her.

It just looks like there was a party going on at the Noah residence,
based on knowing what happened.

Ham took advantage of the situation and seduced his mother, Noah's wife, i.e.
he "uncovered his father's nakedness".

Yes, that is incest.

He then told his two brothers, Shem and Japheth,
who would have nothing to do with the affair,
and so they two went in backwards with a garment and covered up their mom
(who was probably passed out on the bed. Relax, I said "probably").

[24] And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him.
When Noah "awoke from his wine",
which means came to his senses or became sober,
Noah found out that Ham had seduced his wife.

And he was not "a happy camper".

And guess what?

Ham did not practice "safe sex",
because there were no public schools and government programs around to educate him properly.

And so his mother became pregnant and bare a child to Ham, her son.

His name was Canaan.

In the course of time, in his anger over what had taken place, Noah put a curse on Canaan.

Please read the following passages carefully.

It is Noah who places the curse, not God!

[25] And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
Again, it was Noah who cursed Canaan, not God.

God did not curse Canaan!

One more thing must be said about this sordid affair,
and that is that there is NO NEW RACE of people being created here.

Ham and his mother were purebred descendents of Adam, i.e.
"white folk", perfect in their "generations", remember?

For any teacher, preacher or minister to insult the Black Race,
by telling them that their people were brought into being by an incestuous affair
between Ham and his mother should be ASHAMED of themselves
and hang their heads in DISGRACE.

It makes one want to "puke" at their ignorance and their stupidity.

How can they claim to know God and think He would do such a thing?

Our Father created the races on the sixth day and He BLESSED them, not cursed them, and He pronounced them VERY GOOD
and He loves them all dearly!

Back to Noah.

[26] And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
Who said?

Noah said.

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