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cushite


cushite


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cushite  \Cush"ite\  (k?sh"?t),  n. 
  A  descendant  of  Cush,  the  son  of  Ham  and  grandson  of  Noah. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cushite 
  (1.)  The  messenger  sent  by  Joab  to  David  to  announce  his  victory 
  over  Absalom  (2  Sam.  18:32). 
 
  (2.)  The  father  of  Shelemiah  (Jer.  36:14). 
 
  (3.)  Son  of  Gedaliah,  and  father  of  the  prophet  Zephaniah 
  (1:1). 
 
  (4.)  Moses  married  a  Cushite  woman  (Num.  12:1).  From  this 
  circumstance  some  have  supposed  that  Zipporah  was  meant  and 
  hence  that  Midian  was  Cush.