Source: The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook (Baker Publishing Group) 2014 A.D. Note: From the source. This source confirms that one can assert that Israelites were named Cushites had dark skin thus they resembled Cushites. This source reinforces the "dark colorization" that ancient Israelites operated on. This source confirms a "dark colorization" that ancient Israelites operated on because they could only produce individuals who physically resembled Ethiopians if a fair number of them were already some shade of brown skin which various different peoples of African, near east, and Indus descent have.