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Cushi (messenger)
A messenger sent to David regarding Absalom.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cushi (Person)
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.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cushi
Cushi. 1. Joab’s messenger sent to David to announce Absalom’s defeat (2 Sm 18:21–32 kjv). However, the Hebrew word transliterated “Cushi” should more likely be translated “Cushite”See Cush (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
Cushi
Cushi kooshʹī [Heb. kûšî].1. (2 S. 18:21ff, AV). See Cushite.2. The great-grandfather of Jehudi, a contemporary of Jeremiah (Jer. 36:14).3. The father of Zephaniah the prophet (Zeph. 1:1).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cushi
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.” See Cush (Place).2. Jehudi’s great-grandfather. Jehudi was a prince in the court of King Jehoiakim of Judah in the time of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Cushi
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,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Cushi
Cu´shi. Properly “the Cushite,” “the Ethiopian,” a man apparently attached to Joab’s person. 2 Sam. 18:21–25, 31, 32.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Cushi
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
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Cushi
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.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CUSHI
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
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Cushi
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