Ethiopian eunuch @ the chief officer or prime minister of state of Candace (q.v.), queen of Ethiopia. He was converted to Christianity through the instrumentality of Philip (Act 8:27). The northern portion of Ethiopia formed the kingdom of Meroe, which for a long period was ruled over by queens, and it was probably from this kingdom that the eunuch came.
Ethiopian woman @ the wife of Moses Numbers:12:1). It is supposed that Zipporah, Moses' first wife Exodus:2:21), was now dead. His marriage of this "woman" descended from Ham gave offence to Aaron and Miriam.