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How could David be black when the Bible says he was ruddy This means his face was red He also was known for his long shiny black flowing hair as was his son?

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The Bible says David was ruddy:-

1Sa 16:11 And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.
1Sa 16:12 And he sent, and brought him in. Now he [David] was ruddy, and withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him: for this is he.


The word ruddy "was used to denote the reddish colour of the hair, which was regarded as a mark of beauty in southern lands, where the hair is generally black." ( "Commentary on The Old Testament" by Keil & Delitzsch ).
He could not have been black, because both his parents were jews, and his great-grandmother Ruth was a Moabitess. The Bible does not say anything about his hair.



first of all , i dont think much of u people focus on generation line, david was from a colored family, straight from his father and grandfather. even if he wasnt black he was dark skinned . but he definitly wasnt white cause his blood line had strong black genes in it.
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