H3568 כּוּשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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

KJV Usage: Chush, Cush, Ethiopia.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


Cush = "black" n pr m
1. a Benjamite mentioned only in the title of Ps 7
2. the son of Ham and grandson of Noah and the progenitor of the southernmost peoples located in Africa
3. the peoples descended from Cush n pr loc
4. the land occupied by the descendants of Cush located around the southern parts of the Nile (Ethiopia)
Origin: probably of foreign origin
TWOT: 969
Parts of Speech:

View how H3568 כּוּשׁ is used in the Bible

29 occurrences of H3568 כּוּשׁ

Genesis 2:13 of Cush.
Genesis 10:6 Cush,
Genesis 10:7 of Cush;
Genesis 10:8 And Cush
2 Kings 19:9 of Cush,
1 Chronicles 1:8 Cush,
1 Chronicles 1:9 of Cush;
1 Chronicles 1:10 And Cush
Esther 1:1 even to Cush,
Esther 8:9 to Cush,
Job 28:19 of Cush
Psalms 68:31 Cush
Psalms 87:4 with Cush;
Isaiah 11:11 and from Cush,
Isaiah 18:1 of Cush:
Isaiah 20:3 and upon Cush;
Isaiah 20:4 and the Cushites
Isaiah 20:5 of Cush
Isaiah 37:9 of Cush,
Isaiah 43:3 Cush
Isaiah 45:14 of Cush
Jeremiah 46:9 the Cushites
Ezekiel 29:10 of Cush.
Ezekiel 30:4 shall be in Cush,
Ezekiel 30:5 Cush,
Ezekiel 30:9 Cushites
Ezekiel 38:5 Cush,
Nahum 3:9 Cush
Zephaniah 3:10 of Cush

Distinct usage

4 Cush,
4 of Cush
3 Cush
2 of Cush.
2 of Cush;
2 And Cush
2 of Cush,
1 even to Cush,
1 to Cush,
1 with Cush;
1 of Cush:
1 and upon Cush;
1 the Cushites
1 shall be in Cush,
1 Cushites
1 and the Cushites
1 and from Cush,

Related words


H3569 כּוּשׁי kûshı̂y
Patronymic from H3568; a Cushite, or descendant of Cush

KJV Usage: Cushi, Cushite, Ethiopian (-s).

H3572 כּוּשׁן kûshân
Perhaps from H3568; Cushan, a region of Arabia

KJV Usage: Cushan.