• The messenger sent by Joab to David to announce his victory over Absalom ( 2 Samuel 18:32 ).

  • The father of Shelemiah ( Jeremiah 36:14 ).

  • Son of Gedaliah, and father of the prophet ( Zephaniah 1:1 ).

  • Moses married a Cushite woman ( Numbers 12:1 ). From this circumstance some have supposed that Zipporah was meant, and hence that Midian was Cush.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Cushite". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .