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43 Bible Verses About Black History

Here are 43 Bible verses about black history from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Song of Solomon 1:5 KJV

I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Acts 17:26 KJV

And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

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Revelation 5:9 KJV

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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Acts 13:1 KJV

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, and Saul.

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1 Kings 10:1 KJV

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

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Genesis 9:25 KJV

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

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Song of Solomon 1:6 KJV

Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother’s children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

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Daniel 7:9 KJV

I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.

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Isaiah 53:2 KJV

For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

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Esther 1:6 KJV

Where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.

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1 Kings 18:45 KJV

And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Galatians 1:10 KJV

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

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Romans 9:4 KJV

Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

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Jeremiah 4:28 KJV

For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.

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Revelation 6:5 KJV

And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.

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Zechariah 6:6 KJV

The black horses which are therein go forth into the north country; and the white go forth after them; and the grisled go forth toward the south country.

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Lamentations 4:8 KJV

Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.

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Proverbs 7:9 KJV

In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night:

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Proverbs 7:2 KJV

Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.

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Job 30:30 KJV

My skin is black upon me, and my bones are burned with heat.

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Job 8:8-10 KJV

For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:) Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, and utter words out of their heart?

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Leviticus 13:31 KJV

And if the priest look on the plague of the scall, and, behold, it be not in sight deeper than the skin, and that there is no black hair in it; then the priest shall shut up him that hath the plague of the scall seven days:

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Genesis 10:6 KJV

And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

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Revelation 1:14-15 KJV

His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire; And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.

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1 Corinthians 11:14 KJV

Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?

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Zechariah 6:2 KJV

In the first chariot were red horses; and in the second chariot black horses;

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Lamentations 5:10 KJV

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

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Jeremiah 14:2 KJV

Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

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Jeremiah 8:21 KJV

For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; I am black; astonishment hath taken hold on me.

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Psalms 90:1 KJV

A Prayer of Moses the man of God.

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.

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Leviticus 13:37 KJV

But if the scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

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Luke 9:18 KJV

And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am?

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Galatians 3:7 KJV

Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.

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Proverbs 17:2 KJV

A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

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Job 12:22 KJV

He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.

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Deuteronomy 28:68 KJV

And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.

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Numbers 12:1 KJV

And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.

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Genesis 15:13-14 KJV

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years; And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

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

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Revelation 5:5 KJV

And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.

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John 3:16 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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