Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Genesis 9:18 in English Standard Version "The sons of Noah who went forth from the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Ham was the father of Canaan.)" Ge 5:32 After Noah was 500 years old, Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ge 10:1 These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.