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5 Bible Verses about Black People

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Job 30:30

My skin falls from me in blackened flakes, and my bones are burned with heat.

Song of Solomon 1:5

I am so black; but [you are] lovely and pleasant [the ladies assured her]. O you daughters of Jerusalem, [I am as dark] as the tents of [the Bedouin tribe] Kedar, like the [beautiful] curtains of Solomon!

Song of Solomon 1:6

[Please] do not look at me, [she said, for] I am swarthy. [I have worked out] in the sun and it has left its mark upon me. My stepbrothers were angry with me, and they made me keeper of the vineyards; but my own vineyard [my complexion] I have not kept.

Job 30:28

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

Lamentations 4:8

[Prolonged famine has made] them look blacker than soot and darkness; they are not recognized in the streets. Their skin clings to their bones; it is withered and it has become [dry] like a stick.

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