15 Bible Verses about African Americans

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 32 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Song of Solomon 1:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Jeremiah 13:23 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also you can do good who are accustomed to do evil.

Numbers 12:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman.

Exodus 21:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Whoever steals a man and sells him, and anyone found in possession of him, shall be put to death.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

Deuteronomy 23:15-16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not give up to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you. He shall dwell with you, in your midst, in the place that he shall choose within one of your towns, wherever it suits him. You shall not wrong him.

Revelation 2:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze.

Luke 2:1-7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.

Jeremiah 14:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Judah mourns, and her gates languish; her people lament on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up.

Exodus 21:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“When a man strikes the eye of his slave, male or female, and destroys it, he shall let the slave go free because of his eye.

Exodus 21:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve six years, and in the seventh he shall go out free, for nothing.

Matthew 15:1-39 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,”

Deuteronomy 5:14 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant, or your ox or your donkey or any of your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates, that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.

Exodus 21:20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“When a man strikes his slave, male or female, with a rod and the slave dies under his hand, he shall be avenged.

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