Wednesday, November 22Exploring The Black Presence In The Bible

Sudan (Cush)

Sudan In The Bible

Cush was the son of Ham, and he settled the area currently known as Sudan. If we look at the map, we can see that he settled just south of “the land of Ham”, also known as Egypt.

Quick References

  • Founder: Cush
  • Location: Africa

Times Mentioned

  • Cush: 8

People With Sudanese Blood

  • Havilah
  • Nimrod
  • Raamah
  • Sabtah
  • Sabtecha
  • Seba

While not much is said about the geographic area of Cush, it is named as one of the locations for “God’s people” in Isaiah.

“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.” – Isaiah 11:11

Sudan Meroe Pyramids
Sudan Meroe Pyramids

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