51 Bible Verses about Blacks

Numbers 12:1 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Luke 23:26 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus.

Song of Solomon 1:5 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Acts 13:1 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Romans 2:11 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For God shows no partiality.

Jeremiah 13:23 ESV / 28 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.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Song of Solomon 1:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Do not gaze at me because I am dark, because the sun has looked upon me. My mother's sons were angry with me; they made me keeper of the vineyards, but my own vineyard I have not kept!

Amos 9:7 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“Are you not like the Cushites to me, O people of Israel?” declares the Lord. “Did I not bring up Israel from the land of Egypt, and the Philistines from Caphtor and the Syrians from Kir?

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Acts 10:34 ESV / 20 helpful votes

So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality,

Job 30:30 ESV / 19 helpful votes

My skin turns black and falls from me, and my bones burn with heat.

Revelation 1:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

His feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters.

Psalm 68:31 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Nobles shall come from Egypt; Cush shall hasten to stretch out her hands to God.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 14 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.

Genesis 9:25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He said, “Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be to his brothers.”

Jude 1:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Wild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever.

Zechariah 6:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The chariot with the black horses goes toward the north country, the white ones go after them, and the dappled ones go toward the south country.”

Song of Solomon 5:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

His head is the finest gold; his locks are wavy, black as a raven.

Genesis 10:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

Genesis 9:1-29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything. But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. ...

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Jeremiah 27:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, my servant, and I have given him also the beasts of the field to serve him.

1 Kings 18:45 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And in a little while the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

Deuteronomy 28:48-50 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you. The Lord will bring a nation against you from far away, from the end of the earth, swooping down like the eagle, a nation whose language you do not understand, a hard-faced nation who shall not respect the old or show mercy to the young.

Deuteronomy 23:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“No one born of a forbidden union may enter the assembly of the Lord. Even to the tenth generation, none of his descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord.

Leviticus 19:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind. You shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor shall you wear a garment of cloth made of two kinds of material.

Zechariah 6:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The first chariot had red horses, the second black horses,

Job 30:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I go about darkened, but not by the sun; I stand up in the assembly and cry for help.

Job 6:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Is my strength the strength of stones, or is my flesh bronze?

1 Chronicles 4:40 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Where they found rich, good pasture, and the land was very broad, quiet, and peaceful, for the former inhabitants there belonged to Ham.

Exodus 9:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

It shall become fine dust over all the land of Egypt, and become boils breaking out in sores on man and beast throughout all the land of Egypt.”

Revelation 4:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Acts 17:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place,

Deuteronomy 28:68 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the Lord will bring you back in ships to Egypt, a journey that I promised that you should never make again; and there you shall offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but there will be no buyer.”

Deuteronomy 10:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.

Numbers 12:1-12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman. And they said, “Has the Lord indeed spoken only through Moses? Has he not spoken through us also?” And the Lord heard it. Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth. And suddenly the Lord said to Moses and to Aaron and Miriam, “Come out, you three, to the tent of meeting.” And the three of them came out. And the Lord came down in a pillar of cloud and stood at the entrance of the tent and called Aaron and Miriam, and they both came forward. ...

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Leviticus 18:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And you shall not lie with any animal and so make yourself unclean with it, neither shall any woman give herself to an animal to lie with it: it is perversion.

Genesis 10:1-32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood. The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. From these the coastland peoples spread in their lands, each with his own language, by their clans, in their nations. ...

1 Corinthians 15:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

1 Timothy 6:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let all who are under a yoke as slaves regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled.

John 3:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Leviticus 25:44-46 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As for your male and female slaves whom you may have: you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations that are around you. You may also buy from among the strangers who sojourn with you and their clans that are with you, who have been born in your land, and they may be your property. You may bequeath them to your sons after you to inherit as a possession forever. You may make slaves of them, but over your brothers the people of Israel you shall not rule, one over another ruthlessly.

Leviticus 20:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If a man takes his sister, a daughter of his father or a daughter of his mother, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace, and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people. He has uncovered his sister's nakedness, and he shall bear his iniquity.

Leviticus 13:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And if the priest examines the itching disease and it appears no deeper than the skin and there is no black hair in it, then the priest shall shut up the person with the itching disease for seven days,

1 John 3:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

2 Chronicles 7:1-14:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As soon as Solomon finished his prayer, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple. And the priests could not enter the house of the Lord, because the glory of the Lord filled the Lord's house. When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the Lord on the temple, they bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement and worshiped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” Then the king and all the people offered sacrifice before the Lord. King Solomon offered as a sacrifice 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep. So the king and all the people dedicated the house of God. ...

Genesis 9:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When Noah awoke from his wine and knew what his youngest son had done to him,

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