Bible verses about "africa" | JuliaSmith

Genesis 2:11

11 The name of the one, Pison: it is that surrounding all the land Havilah, where there is gold.

Genesis 10:6-20

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha; and the sons of Raamah; Sheba and Dedan. 8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be strong in the earth. 9 He was a strong taker of prey before the face of Jehovah; for this he will say, As Nimrod the strong hunter before the face of Jehovah. 10 And the beginning of his kingdom shall be Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. 11 From that land shall come forth Asshur, and shall build Nineveh, and the city Reheboth, and Calah, 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: this a great city. 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim. 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (which from the same came Philistine) and Caphtorim. 15 And Caanan will beget Sidon, his first-born, and Heth, 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite, 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite, 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward the families of the Catiaanites were dispersed. 19 And the bound of the Canaanite shall be from Sidon in thy coming to Gerar, to Azzah; in thy coming to Sodom and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even to Lasha. 20 These the sons of Hain according to their families, according to their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.

2 Chronicles 14:12

12 And Jehovah will smite the Cushites before Asa, and before Judah; and the Cushites will flee.

Esther 1:1

1 And it will be in the days of Ahasuerus, (this Ahasuerus reigned from India and even to Cush; seven and twenty and one hundred provinces:)

Isaiah 18:1-7

1 Wo to the land of the whizzing of wings, which is from beyond the rivers of Cush: 2 Sending messengers upon the sea, and in vessels of the bulrush upon the face of the waters, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation drawn out and sharpened, to a people to be feared from this, and farther off; a nation of might, of might, and of treading down, of which the rivers divided up its land. 3 All ye inhabiting the habitable globe, and dwelling in the earth, when lifting up a signal on the mountains, ye shall see; and when striking the trumpet, ye shall hear. 4 For thus said Jehovah to me, I will cause rest, and I will behold in my dwelling place as the serene heat upon the light, and as a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest 5 For before the harvest, when the flower was completed, and the sour grape shall be ripening in the flower, and he cut off the shoots with pruning-hooks, and cutting off he took away the tendrils. 6 They shall be left together to the ravenous bird of the mountains, and to the beasts of the earth: and the ravenous bird summered upon them, and all the beasts of the earth shall winter upon them. 7 In that time shall a gift be brought to Jehovah of armies of a people drawn out, and sharpened, and from a people to be feared from this, and farther off; a nation of might, of might, and of treading down, of which the rivers divided up its lands, to the place of the name of Jehovah of armies, mount Zion.

Isaiah 45:14

14 This said Jehovah, The labor of Egypt and the gain of Cush, and of the Sabeans, men of measure, shall pass over upon thee, and to thee shall they be: after thee shall they come in fetters: they shall pass over and to thee shall they worship and supplicate to thee, Surely God is in thee, and none yet: no God.

Jeremiah 46:9

9 Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and the strong ones shall come forth: Cush and Phut seizing the shield; and the Ludims, bending the bow.

Jeremiah 38:7-13

7 And the king's servant, the Cushite, a man, an eunuch, will hear, and he in the house of the king, that they gave Jeremiah to the pit; and the king sitting in the gate of Benjamin. 8 And the king's servant went forth from the house of the king, and he will speak to the king, saying, 9 My lord the king, these men did evil all which they did to Jeremiah the prophet whom they cast into the pit; and he will die in his low place from the face of hunger, for no more bread in the city. 10 And the king will command the king's servant the Cushite, saying, Take in thy hand from here thirty men, and bring up Jeremiah the prophet from the pit before he shall die. 11 And the king's servant will take the men in his hand and go to the house of the king under the store-house, and he will take from thence old torn rags, and rags rubbed small, and he will cast them to Jeremiah into the pit with cords. 12 And the king's servant the Cashite will say to Jeremiah, Put now the old rags torn and rubbed small, under the joints of thy hands from under the cords; and Jeremiah will do so. 13 And they will draw up Jeremiah with the cords, and bring him up out of the pit: and Jeremiah dwelt in the enclosure of the prison.

Ezekiel 29:10

10 For this, behold me against thee, and against thy rivers, and I gave the land of Egypt for wastes of waste, a desolation from the tower Seveneh and even to the bound of Cush.

Amos 9:7-8

7 Are ye not as the sons of the Cushites to me, O sons of Israel? says Jehovah. Did I not bring up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the rovers from Caphtor, and Aram from Kir? 8 Behold, the eyes of the Lord Jehovah upon the sinning kingdom, and I destroyed it from the face of the earth; only that destroying, I will not destroy the house of Jacob, says Jehovah.

Daniel 11:43

43 And he ruled over the hidden things of gold and silver, and over all the desires of Egypt: and the Lybians and Cushites in his steps.

Nahum 3:6-10

6 And I cast abominable things upon thee, and I disgraced thee, and I set thee as a sight 7 And it was all serving thee shall flee from thee, and say, Nineveh was laid waste: who shall be moved for her? from whom shall I seek those consoling to thee? 8 Wilt thou be good above No, the builder dwelling among the rivers, the waters round about to her, whose strength the sea, from the sea her wall? 9 Cush her strength, and Egypt, and no end; Put and Lubim were among thy helpers. 10 Also she being carried away captive went into captivity: also her young children shall be dashed in pieces at the head of every street, and upon her honored ones they cast the lot, and all her great ones were bound in chains.

Zephaniah 3:9-13

9 For then I will turn to the peoples a purified lip, for all to call upon the name of Jehovah, to serve him with one shoulder. 10 From beyond to the rivers of Cush incense, the daughter of my dispersed shall bring my gifts. 11 In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doing which thou didst transgress against me: for then will I remove from the midst of thee those exulting in thy pride, and thou shalt no more add to be elevated in my holy mountain. 12 And I left in the midst of thee a humble and weak people, and they trusted in the name of Jehovah. 13 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, and they shall not speak falsehood: and in their mouth shall not be found a tongue of deceit: for they shall feed and lie down, and none terrifying.

Numbers 12:1

1 And Miriam and Aaron will speak against Moses on account of the Ethiopian woman which he took: for he took an Ethiopian woman.

Psalms 68:31

31 The rich shall come out of Egypt; Cush shall cause its hand to run to God.

Acts 10:34-35

34 And Peter having opened the month; said, Of a truth I comprehend that God is no respecter of faces! 35 But in every nation he fearing him, and working justice, is acceptable to him.

Acts 8:27-31

27 And having risen, he went: and, behold, an Ethiopian man, an eunuch of great power of Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who was over all her treasure, who had come going to worship in Jerusalem, 28 And he was returning, and sitting in his chariot he read the prophet Esaias. 29 And the Spirit said to Philip, Come near, and be joined to this chariot. 30 And Philip running near, heard him reading the prophet Esaias, and he said, Truly knowest thou what thou readest? 31 And he said, How can I, except somebody guide me? And he called upon Philip coming up to sit with him.

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