Canaan (son of Noah)

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Canaan (son of Noah)
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
Spouse(s) Unknown woman
Children No children
Parent(s) Noah
Naamah
Relatives Shem (brother)
Ham (brother)
Japheth (brother)

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]

Canaan is the son of Noah, son of Lamech, son of Methuselah, son of Enoch, son of Jared, son of Mahalalel, son of Kenan, son of Enos, son of Seth, son of Adam father of humans.

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.