IDENTIFIES THE MEMBERS OF AN END-TIME ASIAN ALLIANCE IN EZEKIEL
38 and 39. In Ezekiel 38:2-3, God identifies the key players
as Russia and China. Verse 5 mentions these nations: PERISA,
ETHIOPIA, AND LIBYA with them; all of them with shield and helmet.
Ethiopia and Libya come from the Hebrew
words Cush and Phut. These are descendants of
Noahs son Ham (Gen.10:6). Secular and Bible history show
that some of these people migrated west, into eastern Africa,
and some migrated east, into south Asia inhabiting parts
of India and Pakistan.
also spelled Put in the Bible, means warrior.
The warrior-rulers of India have often been referred to as the
rajahs or rajputs. Rajput means
king or chief of Put.
or Kush, also settled both in eastern Africa and in India
once in habiting the area known as Hindu Cush.
Parsees, among the wealthiest class in India, are known to be
descendants of the ancient Persians (named in verse 5).
This explains why some of the Indians are lighter skinned, like
the Persians, while many are darker skinned, like the Cushites
father of the more fair-skinned races, had a great-great-grandson,
Ophir, whose descendants founded the great Indus Valley civilization
in India. India was where Ophir first settled. Solomons
ships travelled into this land, where they brought back gold,
and silver, ivory [margin: elephants teeth], and apes,
and peacocks (1 Kings 10:22). India is the only land where
peacocks are native. (Incidentally, Ophir eventually ascended
the mountains past the land of Kashmir to Afghanistan and Tajikistan).
peoples of the Indian subcontinent, most likely much of Pakistan
included, will comprise a major part of this end-time Asian
PHILADELPHIA TRUMPET - MAY 2002