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Lexicon :: Strong's H3568 - kûš

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כּוּשׁ
Transliteration
kûš
Pronunciation
koosh
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign origin
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 969

Strong’s Definitions

כּוּשׁ Kûwsh, koosh; probably of foreign origin; Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite:—Chush, Cush, Ethiopia.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H3568 in the following manner: Ethiopia (19x), Cush (8x), Ethiopians (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H3568 in the following manner: Ethiopia (19x), Cush (8x), Ethiopians (3x).
  1. Cush = "black"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a Benjamite mentioned only in the title of Ps 7

    2. the son of Ham and grandson of Noah and the progenitor of the southernmost peoples located in Africa

    3. the peoples descended from Cush

      proper locative noun
    4. the land occupied by the descendants of Cush located around the southern parts of the Nile (Ethiopia)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כּוּשׁ Kûwsh, koosh; probably of foreign origin; Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite:—Chush, Cush, Ethiopia.
STRONGS H3568:
† I. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine person, of a people and territory (Egyptian Kœš, SteindorffBAS i, 593, Assyrian Kûsu, Idib. DlPa 251; Kaši in Tel Amarna tablets, see WklTel Am. 39*); —
1. 1st 'son' of חָם Genesis 10:6, 7 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:8, 9, Greek Version of the LXX Ξους, Vulgate Chus, from whom descended according to these verses the southernmost peoples known to Hebrews.
2. land and people of southern Nile-valley, or Upper Egypt, extending from Syene (Ezekiel 29:10) indefinitely to the south, Greek Version of the LXX Αιθιοπια, Αιθιοπες:
b. the people Isaiah 20:4; Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 38:5; personified Psalm 68:32.
c. indeterminate, either land or people, or including both: Isaiah 20:3, 5; Isaiah 43:3; Isaiah 45:14; 2 Kings 19:9 = Isaiah 37:9; Nahum 3:9; Ezekiel 30:4, 5, 9; Psalm 87:4 (Greek Version of the LXX λαὸς Αιθιοπων).
3. in Genesis 10:8 (J) = 1 Chronicles 1:10 כּוּשׁ is error for כַּשׁ = Babylonian Kaššu, according to SchrCOT on Genesis 10:6, DlPa 51 ff. 72 f. and most Assyriologists; so perhaps also Genesis 2:13 (J), yet see HptÜber Ld. u. Meer, 1894-5, No. 15.

II. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine a Benjamite, Psalm 7:1 (title), Greek Version of the LXX Χουσει υιὁῦ Ιεμενει.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:13; 10:6; 10:6; 10:7; 10:8

2 Kings

19:9

1 Chronicles

1:8; 1:9; 1:10

Esther

1:1; 8:9

Job

28:19

Psalms

7:1; 68:32; 87:4

Isaiah

11:11; 18:1; 20:3; 20:4; 20:5; 37:9; 43:3; 45:14

Jeremiah

46:9

Ezekiel

29:10; 29:10; 30:4; 30:5; 30:9; 38:5

Nahum

3:9

Zephaniah

3:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3568 matches the Hebrew כּוּשׁ (kûš),
which occurs 30 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - The name of the second river is Gihon; it [fn]flows around the whole land of Cush H3568.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:6 - The sons of Ham were Cush H3568, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:7 - The sons of Cush H3568 were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Now Cush H3568 fathered Nimrod; he [fn]became a mighty one on the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:9 - When he heard them say about Tirhakah king of [fn]Cush H3568, “Behold, he has come out to fight you,” he sent messengers again to Hezekiah, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:8 - The sons of Ham were Cush H3568, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:9 - The sons of Cush H3568 were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - Cush H3568 fathered Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:1 - Now it happened in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to [fn]Cush H3568 over 127 provinces,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:9 - So the king’s scribes were summoned at that time in the third month (that is, the month Sivan), on the twenty-third [fn]day; and it was written in accordance with everything that Mordecai commanded the Jews, the satraps, the governors, and the officials of the provinces which extended from India to [fn]Cush H3568, 127 provinces, to every province according to its script, and to every people according to their language, as well as to the Jews according to their script and their language.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:19 - “The topaz of [fn]Cush H3568 cannot equal it,
Nor can it be valued in pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:1 - A [fn]Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD [fn]concerning Cush, a Benjaminite.
O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge;
Save me from all those who pursue me, and rescue me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 - [fn]Messengers will come from Egypt;
[fn]Cush H3568 will quickly stretch out her hands to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:4 - “I shall mention [fn]Rahab and Babylon [fn]among those who know Me;
Behold, Philistia and Tyre with [fn]Cush H3568:
‘This one was born there.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - Then it will happen on that day that the Lord
Will again recover with His hand the second time
The remnant of His people who will remain,
From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush H3568, Elam, Shinar, Hamath,
And from the [fn]islands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:1 - Woe, land of whirring wings
Which lies beyond the rivers of [fn]Cush H3568,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:3 - Then the LORD said, “Even as My servant Isaiah has gone naked and barefoot for three years as a sign and symbol against Egypt and [fn]Cush H3568,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:4 - so the king of Assyria will lead away the captives of Egypt and the exiles of Cush H3568, young and old, naked and barefoot with buttocks uncovered, to the [fn]shame of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:5 - “Then they will be terrified and ashamed because of Cush H3568 their hope and Egypt their pride.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:9 - Now he heard them say regarding Tirhakah king of [fn]Cush H3568, “He has come out to fight against you,” and when he heard it he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:3 - “For I am the LORD your God,
The Holy One of Israel, your Savior;
I have given Egypt as your ransom,
[fn]Cush H3568 and Seba in exchange for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:14 - This is what the LORD says:
“The [fn]products of Egypt and the merchandise of [fn]Cush H3568
And the Sabeans, men of stature,
Will come over to you and will be yours;
They will walk behind you, they will come over in chains
And will bow down to you;
They will plead with you:
[fn]God certainly is [fn]with you, and there is no one else,
No other God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:9 - Go up, you horses, and [fn]drive wildly, you chariots,
So that the warriors may [fn]march forward:
[fn]Cush H3568 and [fn]Put, who handle the shield,
And the [fn]Lydians, who handle and bend the bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:10 - therefore, behold, I am against you and against your [fn]canals, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation, from Migdol to Syene and as far as the border of [fn]Cush H3568.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:4 - “A sword will come upon Egypt,
And there will be trembling in [fn]Cush H3568;
When the slain fall in Egypt,
They will take away her [fn]wealth,
And her foundations will be torn down.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:5 - [fn]Cush H3568, Put, Lud, all [fn]Arabia, [fn]Libya and the [fn]people of the land [fn]that is in league will fall with them by the sword.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:9 - “On that day messengers will go out from Me in ships to frighten carefree [fn]Cush H3568; and trembling will come on them as on the day of Egypt; for behold, it is coming!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:5 - Persia, [fn]Cush H3568, and Put with them, all of them with buckler and helmet;
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:9 - Ethiopia H3568 was her might,
Egypt too, without limits.
Put and Lubim were among [fn]her helpers.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:10 - “From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia H3568
My worshipers, [fn]My dispersed ones,
Will bring My offerings.

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