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According to biblical sources, Chushan-Rishathaim was king of Aram-Naharaim, or Northwest Mesopotamia, and the first oppressor of Israel. In the book of Judges God delivers the Israelites into his hand for eight years as a punishment for polytheism....


The Hebrew Old Testament name Cushan is probably a poetic or prolonged name of the land of Cush, the Arabian Cush. Some have, however, supposed this to be the same as Chushan-Rishathaim, i.e., taking the latter part of the name as a title or local...