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Shem

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

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

(ʃɛm)

n.
the eldest of the three sons of Noah. Gen. 10:21.
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Noun1.Shem - (Old Testament) eldest son of NoahShem - (Old Testament) eldest son of Noah  
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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I look round to shake hands with Shem. I am horror-struck at this antemosaic, unsourced existence of the unspeakable terrors of the whale, which, having been before all time, must needs exist after all humane ages are over.
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.
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"The Polish people is trying to deny its crimes during the Holocaust, but the main problem is the Polish government, which is adhering to a worrisome policy lately of Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism," Rabbi Avraham Kriger, Shem Olam's director, said.
'If you look in 2014 for instance, V Shem and Wee Kiong were made a scratch pair, that was their first exposure (before they went all the way winning the Rio Olympics silver medal).
It seems that the most appropriate person that the rabbis identified was Shem, the son of Noah.
In the first six months of 2017, SHEM received reports of seven electrical incidents from overseas posts; all involved household-type appliances in residences and office spaces (Four involved appliances with defective plugs or adapters.).
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.
Shem Caulfield and Isabell Smyth floated down to Shem's home with two dogs on board as the River Nore burst its banks at Thomastown in Co Kilkenny.
Also starring Joanne Whalley as his wife, mother of their children Ham, Shem and Japeth.