1) The messenger sent by Joab to David to announce his victory over Absalom (2 Sam. 18:32).
   2) The father of Shelemiah (Jer. 36:14).
   3) Son of Gedaliah, and father of the prophet Zephaniah (1:1).
   4) Moses married a Cushite woman (Num. 12:1). From this circumstance some have supposed that Zipporah was meant, and hence that Midian was Cush.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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