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Lexicon :: Strong's H3569 - kûšî

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Patronymically from כּוּשׁ (H3568)
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TWOT Reference: 969a

Strong’s Definitions

כּוּשִׁי Kûwshîy, koo-shee'; patronymically from H3568; a Cushite, or descendant of Cush:—Cushi, Cushite, Ethiopian(-s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H3569 in the following manner: Ethiopian (15x), Cushi (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H3569 in the following manner: Ethiopian (15x), Cushi (8x).
  1. Cushi or Ethiopian = see Cushan "their blackness"

    1. one of the descendants of Cush the grandson of Noah through Ham and a member of that nation or people

    2. one of Joab's couriers

    3. (TWOT) Ethiopian

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כּוּשִׁי Kûwshîy, koo-shee'; patronymically from H3568; a Cushite, or descendant of Cush:—Cushi, Cushite, Ethiopian(-s).
STRONGS H3569: Abbreviations
† I. כּוּשִׁי adjective, of a people of I. כּוּשׁ; — masculine כּוּשִׁי Jeremiah 13:23 13 times; feminine כֻּשִׁית [H3571 Numbers 12:1] (twice in verse); plural כּוּשִׁים Zephaniah 2:12 6 times; כֻּשִֿׁים Daniel 11:43; כֻּשִׁיִּים Amos 9:7; —
a. singular agreeing with noun [H3571 Numbers 12:1] (twice in verse) (E; only here feminine).
b. = substantive, a Cushite Jeremiah 13:23.
c. id. with article, the Cushite, of Joab's adjutant 2 Samuel 18:21 (twice in verse) (where read חַכּ׳, for MT כ׳, We Dr Kit Bu), 2 Samuel 18:22; 2 Samuel 18:23; 2 Samuel 18:31; 2 Samuel 18:31; 2 Samuel 18:32; 2 Samuel 18:32; in apposition with proper name Jeremiah 38:7, Jeremiah 38:10, Jeremiahs 38:12; Jeremiah 39:16; 2 Chronicles 14:8 [2 Chronicles 14:9]
d. plural כּוּשִׁים(הַ) = substantive Zephaniah 2:12; 2 Chronicles 12:3; 2 Chronicles 14:11 [2 Chronicles 14:12] (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 14:12 [2 Chronicles 14:13]; 2 Chronicles 16:8; 2 Chronicles 21:16; so כֻּשִֿׁים Daniel 11:43, כֻּשִׁיִּים (si vera lectio) Amos 9:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

18:21; 18:22; 18:23; 18:31; 18:31; 18:32; 18:32

2 Chronicles

12:3; 14:9; 14:12; 14:13; 16:8; 21:16


13:23; 13:23; 38:7; 38:10; 38:12; 39:16


11:43; 11:43


9:7; 9:7


2:12; 2:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3569 matches the Hebrew כּוּשִׁי (kûšî),
which occurs 23 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:21 - Then said Joab to Cushi, H3569 Go tell the king what thou hast seen. And Cushi H3569 bowed himself unto Joab, and ran.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:22 - Then said Ahimaaz the son of Zadok yet again to Joab, But howsoever, let me, I pray thee, also run after Cushi. H3569 And Joab said, Wherefore wilt thou run, my son, seeing that thou hast no tidings ready?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:23 - But howsoever, said he, let me run. And he said unto him, Run. Then Ahimaaz ran by the way of the plain, and overran Cushi. H3569
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:31 - And, behold, Cushi H3569 came; and Cushi H3569 said, Tidings, my lord the king: for the LORD hath avenged thee this day of all them that rose up against thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:32 - And the king said unto Cushi, H3569 Is the young man Absalom safe? And Cushi H3569 answered, The enemies of my lord the king, and all that rise against thee to do thee hurt, be as that young man is.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:3 - With twelve hundred chariots, and threescore thousand horsemen: and the people were without number that came with him out of Egypt; the Lubims, the Sukkiims, and the Ethiopians. H3569
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:9 - And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian H3569 with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:12 - So the LORD smote the Ethiopians H3569 before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians H3569 fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:13 - And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar: and the Ethiopians H3569 were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before the LORD, and before his host; and they carried away very much spoil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:8 - Were not the Ethiopians H3569 and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thine hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:16 - Moreover the LORD stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines, and of the Arabians, that were near the Ethiopians: H3569
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:23 - Can the Ethiopian H3569 change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:7 - Now when Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, H3569 one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:10 - Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, H3569 saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:12 - And Ebedmelech the Ethiopian H3569 said unto Jeremiah, Put now these old cast clouts and rotten rags under thine armholes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:16 - Go and speak to Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, H3569 saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:43 - But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the Ethiopians H3569 shall be at his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:7 - Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians H3569 unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:12 - Ye Ethiopians H3569 also, ye shall be slain by my sword.
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