Canaan (son of Noah)
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|Canaan (son of Noah)|
Portrait of Canaan apart from his father's ark
|Born||Unknown date BC|
|Died||Unknown date BC|
|Cause of death||Died by drowning|
|Other names||Yam (son of Noah)|
|Known for||Disbelieving son of Noah|
Canaan, son of Noah or Yam, son of Noah in Islam, was a son of prophet Noah and the brother of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. According to the islamic religion, he is a disbeliever and died by drowning in the flood.
His genealogy[change | change source]
His remembrance in the Qur'an[change | change source]
Noah called to his son who was apart "O my son, come aboard with us and be not with the disbelievers." Canaan said, "I will take refuge on a mountain to protect me from the water." [Noah] said, "There is no protector today from the decree of Allah, except from whom He gives mercy." And the waves came between them, and Canaan was among the drowned.