Was Simeon called Niger in the Bible a black man?
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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The Bible as we know it does not say! All it alludes to is that he was either a Christian prophet or teacher.
The Bible does not specify the color of Adam and Eve's skin. It is generally believed that the punishment from God for the incident involving The Tower of Babel began the diff…erentiation of people's skin color.
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 corpora…te rules and use of this word can result in sanctions against you.
No one can say who the first black man was, because ALL the races came from Adam (Acts 17:26)(Acts 10:34-35) Ham was the father of Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan from whom …the Ethiopians , Egyptians, some Arabian and African tribes, came, though there's no way of knowing if Ham himself was dark skinned. If you want an implied answer, it would be the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts (assuming that all Ethiopians are black, but this particular man came to Israel probably for some reason. If he himself was a Jew, then he most likely came for the Passover.) Some people believe the black man came from Cain, as in Abel's brother, because of the curse of God. It cannot be because Cain's descendants died in the Flood. Noah and his family came from Seth, Cain's younger brother. The three sons of Noah (Shem, Ham, Japheth) are said to be the three main races(Genesis 5:32): Black, Caucasian, and Oriental. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- I agree with the eunuch in Acts (basil44)
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 1…3:1)
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 Boo…k of Genesis does itmention what color he was, nor was he cursed for his color-- he wascursed for disrespecting his father. Under patriarchy, suchdisrespect was considered a major sin. We may assume Ham was thesame color and race (Semitic) as Noah's other sons. And again,Ham's color is never mentioned in the story, so there is noevidence he was black. This claim was added years later by peoplewith an agenda, but there is no Biblical evidence to support it.
He was described (1 Samuel 16:12) as "ruddy," making it very unlikely that he was other than white or olive-skinned.
I don't know about the bible that interesting but there is a myth about a Black god name Murduk in from babylon. I was wondering myself.... Another Answer: Marduk is t…he patron deity for the Babylonians. It was also referred to as Merodach which means 'the great rebel.' . Jeremiah 50:2-3 New King James Version (NKJV) 2 " Declare among the nations, Proclaim, and set up a standard; Proclaim-do not conceal it - Say, 'Babylon is taken, Bel is shamed. Merodach [a] is broken in pieces ; Her idols are humiliated, Her images are broken in pieces.' 3 For out of the north a nation comes up against her, Which shall make her land desolate, And no one shall dwell therein. They shall move, they shall depart, Both man and beast.. The first rebel after the flood was Cush. He had many names attributed to him, with Bel, a title of the god Baal being most prominent - it means 'confounder.' These names were past on to his son, Nimrod, who is said to have been a black man. There was a saying that 'can the Ethiopian change his skin?' which was originally, 'Can the Cushite' do this? Nimrod was the 1st great and powerful warrior who founded Babel - Babylon.
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.
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 13:1). Simeon was also an alternate form in Greek for Simon. There are 9 Simon's in the Bible.
Nowhere. Simon of Cyrene was compelled to carry Jesus' cross, and some people suppose him to be black.
Samson was an Israelite of the tribe of Dan. He was probably of the same skin color as his parents and everyone else around there...
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 Barn…abas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. and it is a NAME in that verse, it has nothing whatsoever to do with skin color. If you are asking about the word with TWO g's, that word is not in the Bible. At all.
In The Bible
No. He was Jewish, therefore he was Middle Eastern and was not African. . Answer: . Abraham descended from Noah's son, "Shem"... and his son, Eber... from whom the "Hebrew…" people got their name; and who are of the Caucasian race [see Gen.11:16-26]. . Yet, in Abraham's grandson, Jacob [surnamed, "Israel"]... a more "colorful" chapter began to develop among Abraham's descendants. Israel [Jacob] had "two sister-wives" [Leah and Rachel] who bore him children... and they each gave him one of their maidservants, Zilpah and Bilhah , respectively [in an apparent rivalry between the sister-wives] to bear him more children than the other; where each child born to the maidservants were "credited" to the respective wife of Israel. . It was a productive rivalry that resulted in [besides an undisclosed number of daughters] Israel becoming the father of TWELVE SONS. From each of which descended one of the "twelve tribes" of Israel. . The "color" of Israel's wives isn't disclosed... although they are revealed to have been ['kissin'] " cousins ." . "...Isaac called for Jacob, blessed him, and said, 'Do not marry any of these Canaanite [black] women. Instead, go at once to Paddan-aram, to the house of your grandfather Bethuel, and marry one of your uncle Laban's daughters ..." (Gen.28:1-2 NLT New Living Translation). . This would suggest that Israel married within his Caucasian race -- and the children born of these two women would have been primarily "white." . The races of the two sister's maidservants, on the other hand, isn't mentioned. One or both of them could have been "black" [or red, or yellow, or...], and the children they bore Jacob may well have yielded the afore mentioned "colorful" addition to Abraham's descendants [with the mixing of their racial traits] -- and Israel's sons and the tribes of Israel probably were [and ARE] a very "colorful" people who are scattered among the nations to this day. . As for " Samson "... he was not a " Jew " of the tribe of Judah [born to Leah, Israel's Caucasian cousin-wife - Gen.29:31-35]. Samson was a " Danite " of the tribe of Dan . . "...a man named Manoah from the tribe of Dan lived in the town of Zorah..." (Judges 13:2 NLT). . Manoah's wife bore him Samson [verse 24]. . And Dan, it turns out, was "credited to Rachel" by being born to BILHAH, Rachel's maidservant . . "So Rachel gave him Bilhah to be his wife, and Jacob slept with her. Bilhah became pregnant and presented him with a son. Rachel named him Dan..." (Gen.30:4-6 NLT ). . While Samson's "skin color" isn't disclosed in the Scriptures -- circumstantial genealogical biblical evidence suggests that he could have been any number of possible colors or skin shades... as neither Bilhah's [nor Zilpah's] racial makeup is mentioned. . But, with all twelve of Israel's sons having a common Semitic father, Samson is revealed in the Bible to have been, at least, of mixed descent.
In The Bible
One of Jacob and Leah's sons.
In The Bible
That would seem highly unlikely. Jonah was raised in a town inNorthern Israel - a couple of miles north of Nazareth. He wouldhave been Semitic. He is depicted as white by Mich…elangelo andRussian Orthodox art. See related link:
In Old Testament
He was not as he was Semitic.