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The Kushite messengers are characterized by their speed, an attribute of the ancient Ethiopians noted also in Egyptian and Greek texts. The stela of Tirhaqa, mentioned earlier, indicates that Kushites were known for their running ability. ), employed a Kushite runner (2 Sam 18:21–23). TO A TALL, SMOOTH NATION / TO A PEOPLE THRUST FORTH AND AWAY; HEBREW MEMUSˇAKH U-MORAT. The first Hebrew word is apparently a passive participle of the root msˇk ‘to draw’, but it is not clear what sense the word has.

The early Greek and Latin translations of the Bible do not distinguish between the different areas, translating them all as “Ethiopia,” that is, Nubia. Through these translations the name Kush became exclusively identified with Africa. Descriptions and images of the African Kush, preserved in the Hebrew Bible, will give us a picture of how the land was perceived by the Jews of antiquity. In only a few places does the Bible describe aspects of the topography, resources, and geographical location of Nubia.

This translation is apparently based on the work of H. L. 47 This translation has not found acceptance among biblical scholars today. TO A PEOPLE FEARED FAR AND WIDE / TO A NATION FAR AND REMOTE; HEBREW EL GAM NORAH MIN HU H WAHAL HAH. ”48 Not only this, but once Kush controlled Egypt it exhibited an aggressive geopolitical thrust northward. E. Kush battled the Assyrian king Sennacherib to a standstill and a few years later engaged in military campaigns in Asia Minor. ”49 No doubt the Kushites’ dominion over Egypt and their subsequent military activities brought in its wake a reputation of the Kushites as a power to be reckoned with, but Kushite fighting ability was respected even before the period of the twenty-fifth Dynasty.

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