The Descendants of Cush

I read Genesis 9, again, and for the first time, so to speak. For years I've understood the masses in America to say that Ham line of decedents were cursed.

But in fact Noah cursed Cush, the fourth son of Noah who inhabited the land that God gave to Abraham and his decedents known as Israel today. I've also heard that the "evil line of Ham has been destroyed", through God's directive to drive out the inhabitants of the land I suppose.

I don't know and I don't care, but I do know they did not drive them all out and may be the reason they are tormented by so many nations today. I'm just saying I'm not anti-anybody. Anyway, the enlightenment to me is Ca'anan, not ALL, of Ham's sons were cursed by their grandfather.

Being of African/Ethiopian decent this knowledge releases me from the LIES oppressors have used to EXCUSE their treatment of African Slaves in America. Also it is great to know that MY ancestral great grandfather, Cush, was a great man building a nation and cities in antiquity.

As the history is taught by America or Western Civilization Africans born in America begin and end here, not so. It is just so little written in the History books in Public Schools, at least when I attended, that the lack of it gives way to promoting Black Folk as second classed citizens, without hope.

The struggle is to overcome that stereotype that has become a part of the social DNA of America, so to speak. So there is a drive in us Cush-ites as we seek our American Dream that is often misunderstood because of attitudinal stuff that has been out there since the forming of our nation; and I don't expect folk from Shem and Jepheth to get it, just to understand their role in it. That is all.

Yeah, the Tower of Babal event is funny to me too, but yet it speaks to the drive of Cush's people to build and not tear down. And yes, because of it God in his Divine Nature saw fit to give us different languages. God cares about us too and doesn't want us to destroy ourselves by going outside of our boundaries.

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Jun 27, 2013
False History of the Ancient World
by: Taharqa

Ridiculous! Cush was cursed? What Bible are you reading. Then someone says " The ancient Egyptians were white! Laughable! He obviously thinks "ancient" pertains to 400BC-0 AD.

It is known fact that Ethiopia and Nubian empires flourished and flowed down the Nile and created the ancient Egyptian Civilizations. You and your Caucasian ancestors continue to pervert history for racial gaine. As your well respected historians and philosophers wrote about in their time, Ethiopian/Egyptian, decendants of Ham thru Cush, were Ancient and mighty nations and civilizations before the Arabs rode out of Arabia in 638AD spreading Islam. Get real people!

Feb 22, 2013
ITS IN THE BIBLE
by: JUDSON

If Noah was a man of dark color, shouldn't his sons be of dark color? Do some serious Biblical research. The Bible can be denied, but it cannot be changed.

Feb 08, 2012
Canaan not Cush !
by: Anonymous

Yes you are right, all these North Arican tribes were like the modern Arabs who lived there. It was Canaan who was cursed, not Cush (or Ham) - make up your mind !

Neither were black, but those in North Africa obviosly mingled with the Black Africans further south and became darker in complection over time, but were mixed ! Adam means to be ruddy/red in the face in Hebrew. The ancient Middle East was all white to begin with and tribes invaded North Africa from the Middle East repeatedly over thousands of years. The original Egyptians were white as well. The Middle East and North Africa became mixed over time, this is why these people range in complexion today from very light to very dark skinned. Even many dark skinned "black" "Africans" in North Africa have straight hair - like many Somalians and Ethiopians. Where does their straight hair come from ? The same happened to the Austarlian Aboriginals - we just take for granted that they have straight hair and think that this is simply the way some blacks look naturally - not true at all - they are mixed !

Jan 24, 2012
Descendants of Cush
by: Lujack Skylark

The Cushites settled mostly in Africa except for Nimrod the Cushite who stayed in the region of Shinar/Sumer. Two were not African.

The Cushite tribes equal 7 in number.(Genesis 10:7)

An Ethiopian cab driver told me the following:

Seba-Nubians
Havilah-Gallah (Negroes)
Sabtah-Bantu
Raamah-Alhambric(Ethiopians)
Sabtechah-Tigreans

Sheba-A black Saudi Arabian tribe.
Dedan-Dravidans who once lived in western Persia before migrating to India.

I thought what he said was interesting.




Jan 24, 2012
CUSH not Ethiopians
by: Anonymous

Cush, or Ham, have nothing to do with people of African descent. But the North African Arabs are descendent from this line, Mizraim etc, right up to the South Americas - The whole area is a HOT area(WEATHER WISE).

It was forced upon Ethiopians to justify Africans as deserving of slavery. According to the scripture, Ethiopia is purely referred to as the People of the Queen of the South, or Abyssnia or Ethiopia. Cush reigned in the middle East where the Babel was being built.

Jan 16, 2012
Who Was Cursed?
by: Lujack Skylark

It was Canaan who was cursed. (Genesis 9:25) The curse had nothing to do with Africa.

Jan 15, 2012
Salvation is God's Alone
by: Robert Marshall

God's reason for creation was to have a people for Himself. Down through the centuries God chose to save those that He wanted to save. All history will someday be gone. When God is through saving the last person He will save, this universe and all that is in it, will be destroyed. All man's wisdom will be destroyed too. The only thing that will go into eternity will be the ones that God saved.

Whether you like it or not, that is what will happen. You can argue all you want, but you don't really know what will happen. Every human being on this planet will either die or be changed in the twinkling of an eye. We have nothing to say about it. We think we are so smart that we can influence God but we are wrong.

The only thing the church is today is a big business, like everything else. All mankind will be judged except the ones that God chose to save. You either go to Heaven or to hell. You have no choice. God help us all.

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