Cush (son of Ham)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cush (Person). 1. Eldest of Ham’s four sons (Gn 10:6; 1 Chr 1:8). Because the other three (Egypt, Put, and Canaan) are place-names, it is likely that Cush also is a place. It is usually identified with Ethiopia.See Cush (Place); Ethiopia.2. Benjamite and presumably David’s enemy, mentioned in the title
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
CUSH (Person)1. Eldest of Ham’s four sons (Gn 10:6; 1 Chr 1:8). Because the other three (Egypt, Put, and Canaan) are place-names, it is likely that Cush also is a place. It is usually identified with Ethiopia. See Cush (Place); Ethiopia.2. Benjamite and presumably David’s enemy, mentioned in the title
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
CUSH1. The son, possibly the eldest, of Ham and grandson of Noah (Gen 10:6–8). He was the father of several sons, or nations, including Nimrod.2. A Benjamite enemy of David, according to the ancient title of Ps 7.3. The people and land of Cush. The word is usually but not consistently translated Ethiopia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Cush (black), a Benjamite mentioned only in the title to Ps. 7. He was probably a follower of Saul, the head of his tribe. (b.c. 1061.)
Cush, the name of a son of Ham, apparently the eldest, and of a territory or territories occupied by his descendants. The Cushites appear to have spread along tracts extending from the higher Nile to the Euphrates and Tigris. History affords many traces of this relation of Babylonia, Arabia, and Ethiopia.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Cush—black. (1.) A son, probably the eldest, of Ham, and the father of Nimrod (Gen. 10:8; 1 Chr. 1:10). From him the land of Cush seems to have derived its name. The question of the precise locality of the land of Cush has given rise to not a little controversy. The second river of Paradise surrounded
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