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The First People Were Black | Adam, Shem, Ham, and Japheth

The First People Were Black | Adam, Shem, Ham, and Japheth

Source: Light and Truth (Library of Congress - Boston, Pub. by a committee of colored gentlemen, B.F Roberts, printer) 1844 A.D. - pg. 10-19 Page 10, "The word Adam derived as follows: Adam, Adamah, Adami, Adamh - which means earthly. The earth is a rich, dark substance, and from it our first parents were taken. Now if we admit that Dr. Brown's and other Bible Dictionaries are correct in their explanations of the meaning of terms, then the deduction must be that Ethiopia (Gen. ii. 13,) was black, and the first people were Ethiopians, or blacks. Page 13, "To the…
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Genesis 11 (KJV)

Genesis 11 (KJV)

The Tower of Babel 1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. 3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be…
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Genesis 10 (KJV)

Genesis 10 (KJV)

1 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood. The Line of Japheth (Gentiles) 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations. The Line of Ham (Africans & Arabians) 6 And the sons…
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