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Kedar Meant “dark”, “black skin”, “black skinned man”

Kedar Meant “dark”, “black skin”, “black skinned man”

Source: Kedar (Study Light) 2021 A.D. From the source, " Kedar = “dark” 1) a son of Ishmael (noun proper masculine) 2) the descendants of Kedar (noun proper people)... (“black skin,” “black skinned man,”) [Kedar], pr.n. of a son of Ishmael, Genesis 25:13 and of an Arabian tribe sprung from him, Song of Solomon 1:5; Isaiah 42:11 (where it is joined with a fem.); 60:7 Jeremiah 49:28; Ezekiel 27:21 more fully called בְּנֵי קֵדָר Isaiah 21:17 by Pliny (H. N. 5:11), Cedrei. The Rabbins call all the Arabians universally by this name; whence לשון קדר Rabbin. used of the Arabic language." This source reinforces the notion that Kedar, a descendant of Abraham, was…
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Jews and Moors Did Not Have “Blue Blood”

Jews and Moors Did Not Have “Blue Blood”

Source: Blood (Study Light) 1911 A.D. From the source, "The expression "blue blood" is from the Spanish sangre azul. The nobles of Castile claimed to be free from all admixture with the darker blood of Moors or Jews, a proof being supposed to lie in the blue veins that showed in their fairer skins. " This source confirms that Jews and Moors shared the same racial continuum and both were considered to be dark-skinned because they did not have "fairer skins" so "blue veins" could not be shown.
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