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Most probably! If you look up the meaning of the word Niger in the dictionary of the Greek testament, it means black! Simeon comes from the root Hebrew word 'Shimon/Simon' which mean 'to hear' or 'listen' which was actually the name of the man that the Romans called Niger.
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Who was the first man in the Bible God called friend?

Moses . Exod.33 [ 11 ] And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend . And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle. ===

Where is Niger?

Niger is a western, landlocked, African country. It borders Nigeriaand Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeriaand Libya to the north and Chad to the east.

Why was the Apostle Paul called an Egyptian if he was not a black man?

Acts 21:38 . 38Art not thou that Egyptian, which before these days made an uproar, and led out into the wilderness four thousand men that were murderers?. Paul being called an Egyptian because his physical characteristics resembled the African Egyptians who by all proofs known to modern man was (MORE)

In the Bible how did man get his black skin?

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Where there blacks in The Bible?

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Was the simeon in the Bible blind?

He was a very old man, but the Bible does not say he was blind:- . Luk 2:25-35 KJV And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him. [v. 26] And it was revealed unto him by (MORE)

Who are the blacks in The Bible?

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If you call a black person a Niger is it illegal?

It's not illegal to call someone a "niger" but it is definitely impolite and very bad form. While not breaking the law itself, doing that can violate various school or corporate rules and use of this word can result in sanctions against you.

Who was the first black man in the Bible?

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Where in the Bible does it say Call no man Father?

Matthew:23:8-12: 8: But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. . 9: And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.. 10: Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ. 11: But he th (MORE)

What is Bible Black about?

it is an adult anime about some collage students who find a magic book and enhance themselfs in odd ways

Was simeon called Niger?

In the Bible there is mentioned a man named "Simeon called Niger". There is no other information about him, except that he was either a Christian prophet or teacher. (Acts 13:1)

What was a black man called in medieval times?

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Does it say in the bible that a white woman should not marry a black man?

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Was Ham a black man in the Bible?

No, he was not. This is a durable myth, used by racists to try tojustify segregation by saying it was Biblically ordained. That isfalse. Nowhere in the story of Ham in the Book of Genesis does itmention what color he was, nor was he cursed for his color-- he wascursed for disrespecting his father. U (MORE)

What does it mean when a white man calls a black man uncle?

This comes from the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriett Beecher Stowe. In the book, Uncle Tom is a black slave and a devout Christian, who is sold to a horrible plantation owner named Simon Legree just days before he was to be set free by his previous owner (that owner died and his wife sold Tom in (MORE)

What does it mean to call someone a black irsh man?

I think you may mean Black Irish and I found the answer in Wikipedia: Black Irish is a traditional term that is commonly used among Irish American communities to describe a dark brown/black hair phenotype appearing in Caucasian people of Irish descent. This can be distinguished in contrast to the (MORE)

Why is it ok for a black man to call you cracker to your face but you're a racist when you call him a negro?

Answer: Racism is a very broad and difficult subject with which to deal. Some will find offence anywhere. Even when not intended. Negro is just a Spanish word for black though some find this an insult because of historical connotations it has. Others may not. Offence can be inadvertent or int (MORE)

How many different men in the bible are named simeon?

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Was Marduk in the bible a black man?

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What Bible character was called a wild man?

Genesis 16:11, 12 - And the Angel of the Lord said to her: "Behold, you are with child, And you shall bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmael , Because the Lord has heard your affliction. He shall be a wild man ; His hand shall be against every man, And every man's hand against him. And he (MORE)

Why is it bad to call a black person a Niger?

Because it is racist you mother f****** why would you even want to anyways. It's just wrong. So if you ever get the idea of saying that to a black person which I know you will be prepared to get yo butt wooped mister son of a muffin.

Was Mr Elton from the novel Emma - called black spruce and smiling - a Black man?

Mr. Elton is described in the novel as "spruce, black, and smiling." The adjective "spruce" means neatly dressed. The word black here almost certainly refers to his clothing, which would have been the black clothes of a clergyman. We have no indication of Mr. Elton's race, and the only descriptions (MORE)

How many people are called Simeon in the Bible?

12 :) Answer: . Jacob's son. . A devout Jew who lived in Jerusalem during the time of Jesus' birth and during Jesus' temple purification rites announced to his parents God's plan for the boy (Luke 2:25-34). . Ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:30). . Prophet and teacher in church at Antioch (Acts 13 (MORE)

When did The Bible be called The Bible?

when it was made and it can stand for any of these . Basic Instructions before Leaving Earth. Basic Information Before Leaving Earth. Blinded Information Based on Lack of Evidence. Basic Instructions Before Living Eternally. Believer's Instruction Before Leaving Earth. Basic Instruction Book (MORE)

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Where in the Bible is Niger found?

(Acts 13:1) 13 Now in Antioch there were prophets and teachers in the local congregation, Bar′na·bas as well as Sym′e·on who was called Ni′ger, and Lucius of Cy·re′ne, and Man′a·en who was educated with Herod the district ruler, and Saul.

Does Niger refer to black people in the bible?

The word "Niger" only appears once in the King James Version of the Bible: Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, (MORE)

Was Samuel the prophet in the Bible a black man?

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