3568. Kuwsh
Strong's Concordance
Kuwsh: Cush
Original Word: כּוּשׁ
Part of Speech: proper name, masculine person, of a people; proper name, masculine
Transliteration: Kuwsh
Phonetic Spelling: (koosh)
Definition: a son of Ham, also his desc., also a land in the S. Nile Valley
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine person, of a people and

territory (Egyptian Kœš, SteindBAS i, 593, Assyrian Kûsu, Idib. DlPa 251; Kaši in Tel Amarna tablets, see WklTel Am. 39*); —

1 1st 'son' of חָם Genesis 10:6,7 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:8,9, ᵐ5 Ξους, ᵑ9 Chus, from whom descended according to these verses the southernmost peoples known to Hebrews.

2 land and people of southern Nile-valley, or Upper Egypt, extending from Syene (Ezekiel 29:10) indefinitely to the south, ᵐ5 Αιθιοπια, Αιθιοπες:

a. the land Isaiah 11:11; Isaiah 18:1; Zephaniah 3:10; Ezekiel 29:10; Job 28:19; Esther 1:1; Esther 8:9.

b. the people Isaiah 20:4; Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 38:5; personified Psalm 68:32.

c. indeterminate, either land or people, or including both: Isaiah 20:3,5; Isaiah 43:3; Isaiah 45:14; 2 Kings 19:9 = Isaiah 37:9; Nahum 3:9; Ezekiel 30:4,5,9; Psalm 87:4 (ᵐ5 λαὸς Αιθιοπων).

3 in Genesis 10:8 (J) = 1 Chronicles 1:10 כּוּשׁ is error for כַּשׁ = Babylonian Kaššu, according to SchrCOT on Genesis 10:6, DlPa 51 ff. 72 f. and most Assyriologists; so perhaps also Genesis 2:13 (J), yet see HptÜber Ld. u. Meer, 1894-5, No. 15.

II. כּוּשׁ proper name, masculine a Benjamite, Psalm 7:1 (title), ᵐ5 Χουσει υιὁῦ Ιεμενει.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Chush, Cush, Ethiopia

Probably of foreign origin; Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite -- Chush, Cush, Ethiopia.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּכ֔וּשׁ בכוש וְכ֖וּשׁ וּמִכּ֗וּשׁ וכוש ומכוש כ֑וּשׁ כ֔וּשׁ כ֝֗וּשׁ כּ֑וּשׁ כּ֔וּשׁ כּ֗וּשׁ כּ֛וּשׁ כּ֣וּשׁ כּ֤וּשׁ כּ֥וּשׁ כּֽוּשׁ׃ כּוּשׁ֙ כּוּשׁ֮ כֽוּשׁ׃ כוש כוש׃ מִכּוּשׁ֙ מכוש bə·ḵūš beChush bəḵūš Chush kūš ḵūš Kush mik·kūš mikkūš mikKush ū·mik·kūš ūmikkūš umikKush veChush wə·ḵūš wəḵūš
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Genesis 2:13
HEB: כָּל־ אֶ֥רֶץ כּֽוּשׁ׃
NAS: the whole land of Cush.
KJV: the whole land of Ethiopia.
INT: the whole land of Cush

Genesis 10:6
HEB: וּבְנֵ֖י חָ֑ם כּ֥וּשׁ וּמִצְרַ֖יִם וּפ֥וּט
NAS: of Ham [were] Cush and Mizraim
KJV: of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim,
INT: the sons of Ham Cush and Mizraim and Put

Genesis 10:7
HEB: וּבְנֵ֣י כ֔וּשׁ סְבָא֙ וַֽחֲוִילָ֔ה
NAS: The sons of Cush [were] Seba
KJV: And the sons of Cush; Seba,
INT: the sons of Cush Seba and Havilah

Genesis 10:8
HEB: וְכ֖וּשׁ יָלַ֣ד אֶת־
NAS: Now Cush became the father of Nimrod;
KJV: And Cush begat Nimrod:
INT: now Cush became of Nimrod

2 Kings 19:9
HEB: תִּרְהָ֤קָה מֶֽלֶך־ כּוּשׁ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר הִנֵּ֥ה
NAS: king of Cush, Behold,
KJV: king of Ethiopia, Behold, he is come out
INT: Tirhakah king of Cush say Behold

1 Chronicles 1:8
HEB: בְּנֵ֖י חָ֑ם כּ֥וּשׁ וּמִצְרַ֖יִם פּ֥וּט
NAS: of Ham [were] Cush, Mizraim,
KJV: of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim,
INT: the sons of Ham Cush Mizraim Put

1 Chronicles 1:9
HEB: וּבְנֵ֣י כ֔וּשׁ סְבָא֙ וַחֲוִילָ֔ה
NAS: The sons of Cush [were] Seba, Havilah,
KJV: And the sons of Cush; Seba,
INT: the sons of Cush Seba Havilah

1 Chronicles 1:10
HEB: וְכ֖וּשׁ יָלַ֣ד אֶת־
NAS: Cush became the father of Nimrod;
KJV: And Cush begat Nimrod:
INT: Cush became of Nimrod

Esther 1:1
HEB: מֵהֹ֣דּוּ וְעַד־ כּ֔וּשׁ שֶׁ֛בַע וְעֶשְׂרִ֥ים
NAS: from India to Ethiopia over 127
KJV: from India even unto Ethiopia, [over] an hundred
INT: India unto Ethiopia and seven and twenty

Esther 8:9
HEB: מֵהֹ֣דּוּ וְעַד־ כּ֗וּשׁ שֶׁ֣בַע וְעֶשְׂרִ֤ים
NAS: [extended] from India to Ethiopia, 127
KJV: which [are] from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred
INT: India unto Ethiopia and seven twenty

Job 28:19
HEB: יַ֭עַרְכֶנָּה פִּטְדַת־ כּ֑וּשׁ בְּכֶ֥תֶם טָ֝ה֗וֹר
NAS: The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal
KJV: The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal
INT: equal the topaz of Ethiopia gold pure

Psalm 7:1
HEB: עַל־ דִּבְרֵי־ כ֝֗וּשׁ בֶּן־ יְמִינִֽי׃
KJV: concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite.>>
INT: and the words of Cush Benjamite LORD

Psalm 68:31
HEB: מִנִּ֣י מִצְרָ֑יִם כּ֥וּשׁ תָּרִ֥יץ יָ֝דָ֗יו
NAS: out of Egypt; Ethiopia will quickly stretch
KJV: of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out
INT: out of Egypt Ethiopia will quickly her hands

Psalm 87:4
HEB: וְצ֣וֹר עִם־ כּ֑וּשׁ זֶ֝֗ה יֻלַּד־
NAS: and Tyre with Ethiopia: 'This one
KJV: and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this [man] was born
INT: and Tyre with Ethiopia This was born

Isaiah 11:11
HEB: וּמִמִּצְרַ֜יִם וּמִפַּתְר֣וֹס וּמִכּ֗וּשׁ וּמֵעֵילָ֤ם וּמִשִּׁנְעָר֙
NAS: Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar,
KJV: and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam,
INT: Egypt Pathros Cush Elam Shinar

Isaiah 18:1
HEB: מֵעֵ֖בֶר לְנַֽהֲרֵי־ כֽוּשׁ׃
NAS: lies beyond the rivers of Cush,
KJV: the rivers of Ethiopia:
INT: which beyond the rivers of Cush

Isaiah 20:3
HEB: מִצְרַ֖יִם וְעַל־ כּֽוּשׁ׃
NAS: against Egypt and Cush,
KJV: upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia;
INT: Egypt against and Cush

Isaiah 20:4
HEB: וְאֶת־ גָּל֥וּת כּ֛וּשׁ נְעָרִ֥ים וּזְקֵנִ֖ים
NAS: and the exiles of Cush, young
KJV: prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives,
INT: of Egypt and the exiles of Cush young and old

Isaiah 20:5
HEB: וְחַתּ֖וּ וָבֹ֑שׁוּ מִכּוּשׁ֙ מַבָּטָ֔ם וּמִן־
NAS: because of Cush their hope
KJV: and ashamed of Ethiopia their expectation,
INT: will be dismayed and ashamed of Cush their hope because

Isaiah 37:9
HEB: תִּרְהָ֤קָה מֶֽלֶךְ־ כּוּשׁ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר יָצָ֖א
NAS: king of Cush, He has come
KJV: king of Ethiopia, He is come forth
INT: Tirhakah king of Cush say has come

Isaiah 43:3
HEB: כָפְרְךָ֙ מִצְרַ֔יִם כּ֥וּשׁ וּסְבָ֖א תַּחְתֶּֽיךָ׃
NAS: as your ransom, Cush and Seba
KJV: [for] thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba
INT: your ransom Egypt Cush and Seba your place

Isaiah 45:14
HEB: מִצְרַ֥יִם וּֽסְחַר־ כּוּשׁ֮ וּסְבָאִים֮ אַנְשֵׁ֣י
NAS: and the merchandise of Cush And the Sabeans,
KJV: and merchandise of Ethiopia and of the Sabeans,
INT: of Egypt and merchandise of Cush and the Sabeans men

Jeremiah 46:9
HEB: וְיֵצְא֖וּ הַגִּבּוֹרִ֑ים כּ֤וּשׁ וּפוּט֙ תֹּפְשֵׂ֣י
NAS: may march forward: Ethiopia and Put,
KJV: come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans,
INT: may march the mighty Ethiopia and Put handle

Ezekiel 29:10
HEB: וְעַד־ גְּב֥וּל כּֽוּשׁ׃
NAS: and even to the border of Ethiopia.
KJV: even unto the border of Ethiopia.
INT: and even to the border of Ethiopia

Ezekiel 30:4
HEB: וְהָיְתָ֤ה חַלְחָלָה֙ בְּכ֔וּשׁ בִּנְפֹ֥ל חָלָ֖ל
NAS: And anguish will be in Ethiopia; When the slain
KJV: and great pain shall be in Ethiopia, when the slain
INT: become and anguish Ethiopia fall the slain

30 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3568
30 Occurrences


bə·ḵūš — 1 Occ.
ḵūš — 5 Occ.
kūš — 20 Occ.
mik·kūš — 1 Occ.
ū·mik·kūš — 1 Occ.
wə·ḵūš — 2 Occ.










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