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“A man shall not take his father’s wife, so that he does not uncover his father’s nakedness. Leviticus 20:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful “If a man takes his sister, a daughter of his father or a daughter of his mother, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace, and they shall be cut off in the sight …
We discuss what it means in the scripture Gen 9:22 when it states that Ham, the father of Canaan saw the nakedness of his father. What does it mean to “see the nakedness of his father” and the consequences of this action and how it affects Ham and his descendants. We also talk about “Global Warming” and its effect on our forefathers and how it continues to affect us today.
Understand the meaning of Genesis 9:22 using all available Bible versions and commentary. “And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.”
· To Uncover your fathers nakedness = is to have intercourse with ones mother. Genesis 9: 21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent. 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
· 100 Some have accused Ham of committing a homosexual act with Noah, while he was in his drunken stupor. Our text says that Ham “saw the nakedness of his father” (verse 22). While the expression ‘to uncover the nakedness of another’ can be a euphemism for sexual relations (cf. Leviticus 18:6ff), this is not the language employed in our text.
· And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. The fact that Ham was the father of Canaan is especially highlighted in verses 9:18,22, in the leadup to this episode, and before Canaan even enters the story in his …
Hence, for a son to uncover his father’s garments or skirts (meaning a father’s wives and concubines) is to steal that which is most intimate and meaningful to his father and cover himself with them. For a son to commit such an act is to partake in a sexual union or unions meant exclusively for the father.
· Genesis 9:20 Now Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard. 21But when he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and uncovered himself inside his tent. 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside.
Leviticus 18:10 | View whole chapter | See verse in context The nakedness of thy son’s daughter, or of thy daughter’s daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness. Leviticus 20:17 | View whole chapter | See verse in context And if a man shall take his sister, his father’s daughter, or his mother’s daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his …
The sinful world has their own perverted definition of what “nakedness” means. The horrible, lewd, bad influence on young girls, Taylor Swift, was recently featured on Joan Rivers’ filthy show, The Fashion Police, commenting about Taylor’s wardrobe and appearance at the 2013 American Music Awards.Miss Swift was wearing a tight gold miniskirt all the way up to her private area.