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What REALLY Was Ham's Sin?

In Genesis 9, after the world perished in the flood, God blessed Noah and his family and told them to fill the earth. The sons of Noah were Shem, Ham, and Japheth, from whom all nations are descended.

Noah planted a vineyard, and one day he drank some of the wine and got smashed, so drunk he came out of his clothes and passed out naked in his tent. Ham came in and saw the nakedness of his father and told his two brothers.

Shem and Japheth took a garment and walked backward to cover the nakedness of their father. When Noah awoke from his drunken stupor, he knew what had happened, and cursed Ham's son, Canaan: "A servant of servants shall he be to his brothers."

Regarding Ham's sin, some have pointed to Leviticus 18:8, which says, "You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness." So when Ham "saw the nakedness of his father," this means he slept with his own mother! But text says Ham "saw"…

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