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Lexicon :: Strong's H3569 - kûšî

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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 Joab said to the Cushite H3569, “Go, tell the king what you have seen.” So the Cushite H3569 bowed to Joab and ran.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:22 - However, Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said once more to Joab, “But whatever happens, please let me also run after the Cushite H3569.” And Joab said, “Why would you run, my son, since you will have no messenger’s reward for going?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:23 - “But whatever happens,” he said, “I will run.” So he said to him, “Run.” Then Ahimaaz ran by way of the plain and passed by the Cushite H3569.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:31 -

Then behold, the Cushite H3569 arrived, and the Cushite H3569 said, “Let my lord the king receive good news, for the LORD has [fn]freed you this day from the hand of all those who rose up against you.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:32 - Then the king said to the Cushite H3569, “Is it well with the young man Absalom?” And the Cushite H3569 answered, “May the enemies of my lord the king, and all who rise up against you for evil, be like that young man!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:3 - with 1,200 chariots and sixty thousand horsemen. And the people who came with him from Egypt were innumerable: the Lubim, the Sukkiim, and the Ethiopians H3569.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:9 -

Now Zerah the Ethiopian H3569 went out against them with an army of a million men and three hundred chariots, and he came to Mareshah.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:12 - So the LORD [fn]routed the Ethiopians H3569 before Asa and before Judah, and the Ethiopians H3569 fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:13 - Asa and the people who were with him pursued them as far as Gerar; and so many Ethiopians H3569 fell that [fn]they could not recover, for they were shattered before the LORD and before His army. And they carried away a very large amount of plunder.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:8 - “Were not the Ethiopians H3569 and the Lubim an immense army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet because you relied on the LORD, He handed them over to you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:16 -

Then the LORD stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines and the Arabs who [fn]bordered the Ethiopians H3569;

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:23 -

“Can the Ethiopian H3569 change his skin,

Or the leopard his spots?

Then you as well can do good

Who are accustomed to doing evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:7 - But Ebed-melech the Ethiopian H3569, a [fn]eunuch, while he was in the king’s palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the cistern. Now the king was sitting at the Gate of Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:10 - Then the king commanded Ebed-melech the Ethiopian H3569, saying, “Take thirty men from here [fn]under your authority and bring Jeremiah the prophet up from the cistern before he dies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:12 - Then Ebed-melech the Ethiopian H3569 said to Jeremiah, “Now put these worn-out clothes and rags under your armpits under the ropes”; and Jeremiah did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:16 - “Go and speak to Ebed-melech the Ethiopian H3569, saying, ‘This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: “Behold, I am going to bring My words on this city for disaster and not for [fn]prosperity; and they will take place before you on that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:43 - “But he will [fn]gain control over the hidden treasures of gold and silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt; and Libyans and Ethiopians H3569 will follow at his [fn]heels.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:7 -

“Are you not as the sons of Ethiopia H3569 to Me,

You sons of Israel?” declares the LORD.

“Have I not brought up Israel from the land of Egypt,

And the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans from Kir?

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:12 -

“You also, Ethiopians H3569, will be slain by My sword.”

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