Bible Names A-G: Cushite
Cushite in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1.) The messenger sent by Joab to David to announce his
over Absalom (2 Sam. 18:32).
(2.) The father of Shelemiah (Jer. 36:14).
(3.) Son of Gedaliah, and father of the prophet
(4.) Moses married a Cushite woman (Num. 12:1). From
circumstance some have supposed that Zipporah was
hence that Midian was Cush.
Cushite in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
kush'-it: Whereas kushi, is elsewhere rendered Ethiopian, in 2
Sam 18:21-32 it is rendered Cushite in the Revised Version
(British and American) (see CUSHI and compare CUSHITE WOMAN).
Its plural, which occurs in Zephaniah, Daniel and 2
Chronicles, also in the form kushiyim, in Amos, is uniformly
translated Ethiopians, following Septuagint. The other Old
Testament books use simply kush, for people as well as land.
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