Friday, November 24Exploring The Black Presence In The Bible

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Nimrod: The First African (Cushite) World Leader

Nimrod: The First African (Cushite) World Leader

The Hamites
Nimrod is arguably one of the most important people in the Old Testament, but there is very little said about him in scripture. However, what is said changes the entire course of human history, mostly because of where he was from. Nimrod was the son of Cush, the grandson of Ham, and the great grandson of Noah. The Cushite Origin of Nimrod Being a son of Cush, Nimrod himself would be classified as a Cushite. According to both scripture and history, Cushites were known for their black skin. Kuwsh (Strong’s #3568): 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. “For of the four sons of Ham, time has not at all hurt the name of Cush; for the Ethiopians, over whom he reigne

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