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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3568 - כּוּשׁ

Transliteration
kûsh
Phonetics
koosh  
Word Origin
probably of foreign origin
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
969
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Cush = “black”

1) a Benjamite mentioned only in the title of Ps 7 (noun proper masculine)

2) the son of Ham and grandson of Noah and the progenitor of the southernmost peoples located in Africa (noun proper masculine)

3) the peoples descended from Cush (noun proper masculine)

4) the land occupied by the descendants of Cush located around the southern parts of the Nile (Ethiopia) (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (30) NAS (29) HCS (30)
Genesis 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Job 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 29
n-p 24
n-p 24
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine person, of a people and

territory (Egyptian Kœš, Steind BAS i, 593, Assyrian Kûsu, Id ib. Dl Pa 251; Kaši in Tel Amarna tablets, see Wkl Tel Amos 39*); —

1 1st 'son' of חָם Genesis 10:6,7 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:8,9, ᵐ5 Ξους, ᵑ9 Chus, from whom descended according to these verses the southernmost peoples known to Hebrews.

2 land and people of southern Nile-valley, or Upper Egypt, extending from Syene ( Ezekiel 29:10) indefinitely to the south, ᵐ5 Αιθιοπια, Αιθιοπες:

a. the land Isaiah 11:11; Isaiah 18:1; Zephaniah 3:10; Ezekiel 29:10; Job 28:19; Esther 1:1; Esther 8:9.

b. the people Isaiah 20:4; Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 38:5; personified Psalm 68:32.

c. indeterminate, either land or people, or including both: Isaiah 20:3,5; Isaiah 43:3; Isaiah 45:14; 2 Kings 19:9 = Isaiah 37:9; Nahum 3:9; Ezekiel 30:4,5,9; Psalm 87:4 (ᵐ5 λαὸς Αιθιοπων).

3 in Genesis 10:8 (J) = 1 Chronicles 1:10 כּוּשׁ is error for כַּשׁ = Babylonian Kaššu, according to Schr COT on Genesis 10:6, Dl Pa 51ff. 72f. and most Assyriologists; so perhaps also Genesis 2:13 (J), yet see HptÜber Ld. u. Meer, 1894-5, No. 15.

II. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine a Benjamite, Psalm 7:1 (title), ᵐ5 Χουσει υιὁῦ Ιεμενει.

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List of Word Forms
בְּכ֔וּשׁ בכוש וְכ֖וּשׁ וּמִכּ֗וּשׁ וכוש ומכוש כ֑וּשׁ כ֔וּשׁ כ֝֗וּשׁ כּ֑וּשׁ כּ֔וּשׁ כּ֗וּשׁ כּ֛וּשׁ כּ֣וּשׁ כּ֤וּשׁ כּ֥וּשׁ כּֽוּשׁ׃ כּוּשׁ֙ כּוּשׁ֮ כֽוּשׁ׃ כוש כוש׃ מִכּוּשׁ֙ מכוש bə·ḵūš beChush bəḵūš Chush kūš ḵūš Kush mik·kūš mikkūš mikKush ū·mik·kūš ūmikkūš umikKush veChush wə·ḵūš wəḵūš

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