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Shem

 (shĕm)
In the Bible, the eldest son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Ham.

Shem

(ʃɛm)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the eldest of Noah's three sons (Genesis 10:21). Douay spelling: Sem

Shem

(ʃɛm)

n.
the eldest of the three sons of Noah. Gen. 10:21.
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Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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Shem, the son of Noah, was present at the burial, and showed the place to his descendants, who transmitted the knowledge to their descendants, and the lineal descendants of these introduced themselves to us to-day.
Hiren Varaiya (3/28), Nelson Odhiambo (2/23), Shem Ngoche (1/23), Emmanuel Bundi (1/44) and Lucas Oluoch (1/59) were Kenya's wicket takers.
It seems that the most appropriate person that the rabbis identified was Shem, the son of Noah.
Bos, Mensching, and Zwink present an edition, translation, and study of the Arabic-Romance list of medicinal ingredients (pharmacopeia) with a concise description of the properties in terms of hot or cold and their therapeutic uses as it features in the Sefer Almansur by Shem Tov ben Isaac of Tortosa.
Rabbi Avraham Krieger, head of Shem Olam, said, "The more we investigate the life of the Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, we discover the courage and mental strength the Jews exhibited to keep the faith alive despite the grief and the threat of death that surrounded them from all directions.
Also starring Joanne Whalley as his wife, mother of their children Ham, Shem and Japeth.
Two of the characters from Book 1, Clotilde-ma-Fleur Rosenkrantz, a beautiful young woman, and her much older, alcoholic husband, Shem, are now, a decade later, respectively a movie star who goes by Chloe Rose, and a movie script writer, both at Merton Stein productions.
Jobless Shem Harding, 21, of Myatt Avenue, faces four charges of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug, possession with intent to supply a Class B drug and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
Working from a script by Shem Bitterman, Bassett manages to make both of her leads relatively sympathetic, and to keep the story moving even when not a lot is happening.
Its adherents revere Adam, Abel, Seth, Enosh, Noah, Shem, Aram and especially John the Baptist, but reject Abraham, Moses and Jesus of Nazareth.
The lecture will be supplemented by a forum on "The Literature of Peace in Mindanao," with writers Raul Moldez, Marcelo Geocallo, Shem Salait Linohon and Fernandez.
NOAH (12) NOAH (Russell Crowe) lives with his wife Naameh (Jennifer Connelly) and sons Shem (Douglas Booth), Ham (Logan Lerman) and Japheth (Leo McHugh Carroll).