So, NGR means: From or belonging to the Source; the original (first) people. In one instance, in the Midrash Tanhuma, 'Kushi' is used as a slang for 'beautiful'; in the popular quote about Zipporah, the Midrash states: "Because of her beauty she was called a Kushite".20 This latter explanation probably originates from the ancient tradition that perceives the people of Kush as beautiful, as expressed by Greek historians Herodotus: "Now these Ethiopians [Kushites]...are said to be the tallest and the most beautiful...".21 On the other hand, the demonymic form of the word, 'Kushi', is an actual part of the Hebrew language today. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. Herodotus, The Histories (Barns & Noble Classics) Book III: 20. Numbers 12:1 As widely confirmed by historians in recent years,16 it was the Kushites who intervened during the Assyrian conquest of the Levant and ultimately saved the people of Judea from the Assyrian onslaught of king Sennacherib. All rights reserved. It was the Kushite armies under Taharqa that compelled Sennacherib to withdraw. Unfortunately for Pescennius Niger, a man named Septimus Severus did so too, and Severus had control over more legions than did Pescennius Niger. 17 Herodotus, The Histories (Barns & Noble Classics) Book III: 20 Learn Hebrew the Easy Way! Material and Opinions in all Jewish 12 Numbers 12:1 6:211 Henry Aubin, The Rescue of Jerusalem: The Alliance of Hebrews and Africans in 701 B.C. Although the recent derogatory translation of 'Kushi' makes the word automatically demeaning, it should be understood that this definition is only the result of recent translation and interpretation attempts. citizens of Europe, Great Britain and the U.S. comfort, social services, disease-free waterways, amenities, vilification, unimaginable suffering, poverty and death. 18 * * * * * As a result, it is now widely considered to be a racial slur; that is an insult towards people of African descent. On the other hand, the demonymic form of the word, 'Kushi', is an actual part of the Hebrew language today. NiGGeR is the same as NiGGa, the same as NeGus, NeGGuR, NaGa, NeGest (a terminal t = fem.) Exagoge 60-65 The Romans had a name for Blacks, it was “Niger” and it meant Black or people of African origins. Strabo, The Geography, Book xvii:54 In addition, a number of Kushite kings, whose statues were uncovered by archeologists in Sudan, are named in the Bible: Shabako (Sabta),13 Shebikto (Sabtah),14 and Taharqa.15 Only through proper media coverage and education, there is hope that this ancient word will be restored to its authentic and dignified context, which has virtually no equivalence to the word 'Nigger'. 21 This man is my father {Jethro} and theirs." Sextius Niger was a Roman medical author from the time of Caesar Augustus (and thus a contemporary of Paul and Simeon Niger), who wrote on pharmacology (the effects of drugs and poisons). 16 Any people who lets their Oppressor change the meaning of their name to something "ugly" is a psychologically controlled people; because it's cultural genocide!              Even Kunta Kinte knew that! When did the Ancient Egyptians start believing in the afterlife? The people of Kush built more than 230 pyramids, all in Sudan, close to double the number of Egypt's pyramids, i.e. 21 2 5 Accordingly, the word 'Kush' in Sudan today can only be found in history text books. Henry Aubin, The Rescue of Jerusalem: The Alliance of Hebrews and Africans in 701 B.C. Major Biblical personalities are described as being of Kushite ancestry; these include Kush (or Cush), the grandson of Noah and ancestor of the Kushites;8 Nimrod, the son of Kush and the great Mesopotamian legend9; and Queen Sheba.10 One notable Biblical personality identified as Kushite is Moses' wife, Zipporah.11 In Ezekiel Zipporah tells Moses about her homeland: )?  Take a look at this excerpt from a book by George Michanowsky, "The Once and Future Star," a,     MUL = Constellation.  GU-LA = Aquarius. Aubin Since the sixteenth century and the domination of the Arab culture and language in Northern Sudan, the Kushite identity was becoming extinct. It's even in the Bible!  (Amos:  "Nigai is the ancestor of Christ."). written about on ancient tablets:   Nunki = Vela (its modern-day name).  Di = of the.  NGiR = god, E-A. And just as the word 'Ethiopian'—or any other demonym—can be used in a derogatory context, so can the word 'Kushi'. Omer, "The Pyramids of Sudan," http://www.ancientsudan.org/burials_09_pyramids-sudan.htm (Sep. 8, 2013), 10 He rules the state, judges the people, and is priest. 15 ",     "The Falsification of African Consciousness," Amos Wilson. Major Biblical personalities are described as being of Kushite ancestry; these include Kush (or Cush), the grandson of Noah and ancestor of the Kushites;8 Nimrod, the son of Kush and the great Mesopotamian legend9; and Queen Sheba.10 One notable Biblical personality identified as Kushite is Moses' wife, Zipporah.11 In Ezekiel Zipporah tells Moses about her homeland: Exagoge 60-65 Even more striking is the origin of the name Pluto (Πλουτων, Plouton), which is the verb πλουτεω (plouteo), meaning to be or become rich (Luke 1:53, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Corinthians 4:8), and that's also the root of our English word "plutocracy" (a government by the rich). "Erasure of one's name, history at the conscious/visible                   level causes cognitive disonance at the subconscious                 (spiritual) level. He was probably so called from his dark complexion. 2 And just as the word 'Ethiopian'—or any other demonym—can be used in a derogatory context, so can the word 'Kushi'. Hi academic experience is in the field of Middle Eastern history (see his website: www.ancientsudan.org). One can go crazy. Following the destruction of the northern kingdom of Israel by the Assyrians in the eighth century BC—resulting in the exile and/or annihilation of the ten tribes of Israel—Sennacherib marched to destroy Judea and besieged Jerusalem. The people of Kush referred to themselves as 'Kash',3 which manifests in the names of historical Kushite kings like Kashta and Kash-merj-Imen. 2004, http://www.haaretz.com/hebrew-israelite-youths-gear-up-for-draft-1.124303 (Sep. 8, 2013) The name "Africa" has no ancient history--only NGR/ NiGRitia! Herodotus, The Histories (Barns & Noble Classics) Book III: 20 6 15 And even though Simeon Niger is mentioned among Biblical luminaries such as Paul, Barnabas and even Manaen, nothing further is known about this man. What does nigger mean? 12 Material and Opinions in all Jewish Only through proper media coverage and education, there is hope that this ancient word will be restored to its authentic and dignified context, which has virtually no equivalence to the word 'Nigger'. After all, the survival of such an ancient word in the modern Hebrew—after it has already vanished from its country of origin, i.e. 20 Herodotus, The Histories (Barns & Noble Classics) Book III: 20 Furthermore, Kush and its people are integral to the Biblical narrative; that is along with the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the Egyptians. While simultaneously heaping vilification, unimaginable suffering, poverty and death upon their Black victims throughout the entire continent.  The white man’s burden is their collective crimes of amorality, viciousness, murder and theft; not fairness and concern.   Di = of the.Â. 19 Strong's #3526: Niger (pronounced neeg'-er) of Latin origin; black; Niger, a Christian:--Niger. Furthermore, Kush and its people are integral to the Biblical narrative; that is along with the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the Egyptians. from the December 2013 Edition of the 20 Material and Opinions in all Jewish 1 Chronicles 1:9; Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, Book VIII, chap. During the siege of Jerusalem, the Bible tells how Sennacherib "received a report that Tirhakah [Taharqa], the Cushite [Kushite] king, was marching out to fight against him".17 Following a mass slaughter of the Assyrian besiegers "Sennacherib king of Assyria broke camp and withdrew".18 As Aubin indicates, if it was not for the intervention of the Kushite armies, which resulted in the withdrawal of Sennacherib, the people of Judea people would have met the same tragic fate as that of the ten tribes of Israel.19 14 Although the recent derogatory translation of 'Kushi' makes the word automatically demeaning, it should be understood that this definition is only the result of recent translation and interpretation attempts. And just as the word 'Ethiopian'—or any other demonym—can be used in a derogatory context, so can the word 'Kushi'. Herodotus, The Histories (Barns & Noble Classics) Book III: 20 The latter was forced to retreat, and in 194 AD he was finally arrested and beheaded in Antioch or all places. 3 Ibrahim Omer, "Alternative Names for Nubia," AncientSudan.org, http://www.ancientsudan.org/burials_09_pyramids-sudan.htm (Sep. 8, 2013)