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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Ashur Means Black

Ashur Means Black

Source: Ashur (Bible Hub) 2020 A.D "And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa." - 1 Chronicles 2:24 From the source: Ashur: Probably from shachar; black; Ashchur, an Israelite -- Ashur. Click on Ashur to see how the name Ashur literally translates to "black". Names in ancient times often represented physical features or unique characteristics that an individual displayed. Once again, we have a black name for a black Israelite who was literally called "black" because he was a very dark shade of black.
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