CUSHI (PERSON) [Heb kûšı̂ (כּוּשִׁי)]. The name “Cushi” appears to be cognate with the personal name “Cush,” the eponymous son of Ham (Gen 10:6–8; 1 Chr 1:8–10), and the unknown personage mentioned in the title of Psalm 7. It is also conceived to be a geographical or ethnological term in Isa 11:11.
Cushi. 1. Joab’s messenger sent to David to announce Absalom’s defeat (2 Sm 18:21–32kjv). However, the Hebrew word transliterated “Cushi” should more likely be translated “Cushite”SeeCush (Place).2. Jehudi’s great-grandfather. Jehudi was a prince in the court of King Jehoiakim of Judah in the time
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
CUSHI1. Joab’s messenger sent to David to announce Absalom’s defeat (2 Sm 18:21–32). However, the Hebrew word transliterated “Cushi” should more likely be translated “Cushite.” SeeCush (Place).2. Jehudi’s great-grandfather. Jehudi was a prince in the court of King Jehoiakim of Judah in the time of
CUSHI1. Great-grandfather of Jehudi, a prince of Jeremiah’s day (Jer 36:14).2. The father of the prophet Zephaniah (Zeph 1:1).3. In 2 Sam 18:21–32, the messenger sent by Joab to announce to David the success of the battle against Absalom as well as his death. Here the RSV renders the Heb. the Cushi,
Cushi (Heb. kûšɩ̂)1. The father of Shelemiah and ancestor of Jehudi who summoned Baruch and then read the law scroll to King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:14, 21–23).2. The father of the prophet Zephaniah (Zeph. 1:1).
CU´SHI (kuʹshi; “Cushite,” or “Ethiopian”).1. The messenger sent by Joab to announce to David the success of the battle against Absalom and the death of the young prince (2 Sam. 18:21–23, 31–32), about 970 b.c.2. The father of Shelemiah, and great-grandfather of Jehudi, which latter was sent by the
CUSHI [KOO shy] — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. An ancestor of Jehudi, whom the Jewish leaders sent to ask Baruch to read the scroll of Jeremiah to them (Jer. 36:14).2. A son of Gedaliah and the father of the prophet Zephaniah (Zeph. 1:1). Also see Cushite.
CUSHI<ku’-shi>: This name represents [כּוּשִׁי, kushi], in the original Septuagint [Χουσεί, Chousei], [Χουσί, Chousi]), either with or without the article. With the article (so in 2 Samuel 18:21-32 seven out of eight times, all readings supported by the Septuagint) it simply indicate that the person
Cushi [Koosh-i](Hebrew origin: Black, Ethiopian, descendant of Cush)(2 Samuel 18:21). 10th century b.c. Cushi, a soldier in David’s army, was sent by the commander Joab to inform the king about the defeat and death of Absalom. Cushi was overran by Ahimaaz, the son of Zadok the High Priest, who brought