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Lemba Beta Esrael people are the native tribes of the land of Israel that had been scattered to the four corners of the earth.
The name ‘’Lemba’’ defines them as an industrious. agricultural and productive people, the nature and qualities they genetically received from their forefathers , the Sabeans, sons of the patriarch ‘’Saba’’ and Chief ancestral Ancestor Sena and ancestor Amun, whose homeland lied/lies on the plains, valleys and watercourses of the Southwest Arabian  Peninsula called ASIR { THE GREATER YEMEN} now  situated in  the modern Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia especially the Asir province  of Saudi Arabia with the capital  of Asir province at ABHA.
Their Greater Yemen { Asir} homeland was a part of ancient Eastern Ethiopia, a part of the Puntlands
Before migration to Eastern Ethiopia{ inculding Southwest Arabia, the Basena/ Balemba/Basaba/puntewetes were inhabitants of the banks of the Blue Nile  in ancient Western Ethiopia. Their remants caan still find today in the region of Benishangul Gumuz.
Basena/Balemba brought Punt Civilization to the now So called Southwest Arabia. This civilization was/is also called SENA.
Like their ancestors the Sabeans, the lemba people had a special flair for trade and were indeed tradesman in incense, and spices. They were also miners of Gold. copper, iron. etc. They traded in ivory. They were craftsmen, artisans, metal smiths. The list is endless.
The name ‘’Lemba’’ comes from the Geez/’Amharic/Tigrinya root’’ lem’’ or lemlem’’ meaning to cultivate crops or to contribute society in a profitable way.
In Bantu languages’’ {SeSotho , SeTswana, Sepedi} ‘’lema’’ means ‘cultivate’’ plant’’ while ‘’Malema’’ means one with a tendency of planting or cultivating crops
They are ‘’Beta Esrael’’ Beta’’ means house or family or household, making the famous name ‘Betasab { corrupted to Batsheba} to mean family or house of Saba. Saba, the patriarch.
One can see from this , that the mother of the Great Biblical Solomon was Betasab meaning family or house of Saba, showing clearly that she was the daughter of Saba the father or one born from that family or lineage of Saba.
The part of her name ‘’Beta’’ does NOT mean ‘’daughter’’ or daughter of’’. it means house.
Today many Lemba people call themselves Bashavhi, which means Basaba {sons of Saba} Hasaba which means from Saba or of the lineage of Saba.
Since the Sabean/Sena ancestors of the lembas were traders, the name ‘’Bashavhi’’ is taken to mean ‘’traders’’ even though we know that they are pronouncing their lineage in the name Saba.
The name ‘’Esrael’’ comes from the name ‘’Ezra’’ which means ‘helper or aider’’ . ‘’El’’ means the Almighty God . Therefore Ezrael means ‘’ Helper or aider of the Almighty God or the one who rules with God. or a mighty ruler.
The name Yeakob{ Jacob} means a follower, but after Yeakob the follower had demonstrated his valor in war, he was turned into a ruler or leader, and he was no longer regarded as a follower{ Yeakob}
Now Lemba Beta Esrael people in the diaspora, can be found in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, going by the name ’’Hebrew Israelites’’ Lemba Beta Esrael Kingdom Should like to have this name changed to ”Deqiqe Lemba Beta Esrael” meaning Children of Lemba Beta Esrael. This is exactly who they are!
In the African continent, we have Lemba Beta Esrael people identified as the following:
1. Zimbabwe and South Africa lemba Beta Esrael people are called LEMBA
2 Rwanda and Burundi Lemba Beta Esrael people are called TUTSI
3.Uganda lemba Beta Esrael people are called ABAJUDAYA
4, Ethiopian lemba Beta Esrael people are called BETA ESRAEL
5. Malawi, Kenya and Tanzania lemba Beta Esrael people are called BAMWENYE
6. Congo lemba Beta Esrael people are called BALUBA
7. Nigerian lemba Beta Esrael people are called IGBO
8 Ghana lemba Beta Esrael people are called ASHANTI or SEFWE
9.Sudan lemba Beta Esrael people are called MAHDI
10. Mozambique lemba Beta Esrael people are called BASENA
11.Our Lemba Beta Esrael people in the modern state of Israel are called Ethiopian Jews{ ”Beta Esrael” is the the right name}

Historical Background of Lemba Beta Esrael.

We the people of Beta Esrael are descendants of ancient Esrael from Asir { the Greater Yemen.} in the city of Sena. Sena is the name of our Chief ancestral spirit or medium. Saba is our patriarch, Baramina/Amun is our ancestor.
The name  Sena is a Geez word that means ”beauty of” This name Sena characterizes the Basena/Balemba as an aesthetic people{ admirers and makers of beauty} Sena is art and science found in our education system, all with added aesthetic value, There is Sena of music, poetry, oral history, architecture, craftsmanship , mining, metal smithing,  and so on.
During the famine in our homeland Asir { Greater Yemen} around1800BC, our ancestors migrated to Hasaba{ now Ethiopia especially in the red sea  coastal plains of the now Eritrea and Djibouti near the crossing of  the red sea at the strait of Bab el Mandeb.
The Basena/Balemba/Yemini Esrael NEVER went to Gabs {Ancient Egypt} They went to seek refuge in Hasaba{ Ethiopia} their kin who spoke the same language GEEZ. Muse { moses} spoke Geez and the commandents he received from EL AMLAK ESRAEL were written in the GEEZ language not the so called Aramaic nor Hebrew .
After about  430 years of refugees in Hasaba, our liberator Muse, born in Hasaba, was called by EL AMLAK THE SUPREME ONE OF ESRAEL to lead the Lemba Beta Esrael children back to their homeland in Asir the Greater Yemen.
The Exodus happened around 1446 BC and Muse led the Lemba Beta Esrael children back to their homeland using the same anceint route; via the strait of Bab el mandeb
Before Muse died in the Great Yemen around 1406BC, some Israelites rebelled against him . This was a rebellion against the leadership of Muse and the scriptures that stipulated that the children should occupy Asir their former homeland of their forefathers as their promised land.
When the rebels defied all orders and went to occupy Palestine about 1360 km away from Asir, The weluda{ the faithful Israelites remained in Asir.
Remember that  Asir the promised land was only reserved for the Weluda{ the faithful}.
The rebels{ the unfaithful} went to occupy Palestine joining forces with Turkic Mongolians who had previously invaded GBS{ so called ancient Egypt} as the Hyksos.
We classify these rebels or the unfaithful Israelites as ”estranged Israelites.  They settled on the hill country near Jericho in the now so called modern Israel or the Transjordan now annexed by the Zionist regime that rules modern Israel today.
The Turkic Mongolians who in the fifth century BC century { around 530BC} changed their name to JEWS, together with the Estranged Israelites, started naming the places, tribes and peoples in Palestine, by the Geez names obtained from Asir the promised where the real homeland of the Israelites was and where the real Jerusalem was located.
Also the ancient language of original Esrael was Geez, but the Mongolians and Estranged Israelites changed this to so called Aramaic , Akkadian, Hebrew and all that junk!!!
They deleted the METSHAFE KEDUS{ Holy Scriptures} presented by Muse and forged what they called the TORAH.and they also forged multiple interpretations of the same and laced it with Talmudic doctrines and sects.
The Weluda in Asir maintained their position and declared that they would forever settle in the land of promise, the land of Muse’s wife. And they prospered. They were big merchants and traders of the peninsula, strategically located well enough to trade with India , Hasaba, mediiteranean and many more.
 The estranged Israelites and the Jews were unsuccessful in their Palestine. There was a neo balylonian siege and destruction of Jersualem of Palestine and many of our Estranged Esrael returned to their homeland in Yemen to join the Weluda that never left Yemen.
Our  estranged Israelite ancestors left Palestine at different epochs
In the epoch of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba, our fathers were a part of Solomon’s priesthood that accompanied prince Menelik{ Abumelik, son of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba} to Ethiopia carrying the Original Ark of the covenant, leaving King Solomon only with the replica of this ark.
In the epoch of the Babylonia exile around 580 BC at the time of the siege of Jerusalem by the Babylonians, our ancestors split into three main groups:
  1. The group that fled in the night even though the city of Jerusalem was surrounded. This group took with them the replica of the ark of the covenant, box of sacred objects, and the Ngoma lungundu {drum that thunders} By the way of the king’s valley/garden , our ancestors fled under the leadership of king Bubha and settled in Yemen in the Hadramut valley where they built a city called Sena in memory of their ancestor Sena from  Yemen. IN THE OLD MAP OF ISRAEL/Palestine} THERE IS A CITY CALLED LEMBA named after our Estranged Israeilte fathers that chose to inhabit this place instead of Asir , contrary to  Muse and the scriptures. Reason they were not successful in Palestine. The Lemba Beta Esrael oral tradition affirms:



  1. The group that was taken into Babylonian captivity and after many years of captivity returned to Esrael./Palestine through warrior priest Ezra. Shortly after arrival in Esrael it was found that many priests and important men had married non Israelite wives especially moabite women. This group of mixed marriage were sent away by Kahen Ezra and they too moved and settled in Yemen in the Hadramut valley in Sena city 1 joining the group that migrated earlier under King Bubha
  2. NB: all the Estranged Israelites that settled in Palestine contrary to Muse and the scriptures were all expelled from Palestine by Jews and the Persians.
  3. All the twelve tribes were expelled and substituted with settlers of European stock. Then the Jews invented a story that 10 of their tribes were lost and that they were the Judah and Benjamin tribes that remained.
  5. About the group that remained in Babylon{ Egypt} and did not return to Israel under warrior priest Ezra. This group could no longer feel secure in Egypt when Cleopatra was defeated, They too moved to Yemen Hadramaut valley city of Sena, their original homeland..
BIRANA IS the Geez name of  a scroll made from goat skin parchment found in Sena and in today’s Ethiopia among Beta Esrael and the Ethiopian Tewahido Church.
King Buba was the ruler of Sena. King Hamisi/Hamese/Hamus succeeded King Buba and ruled in Sena
He later built a city of Phusela in Yemen, apparently named after the sea as they crossed the sea on their long journey. During his reign in Sena, King Hamisi led the Senas across the Red Sea into Africa. They divided into two groups, one group went West into Ethiopia{Beta Esrael but called Falashas by the Ethiopian Christian Empire}.
King Hamisi led his group along the Eastern coast, and they settled on the hills between Kenya and Tanzania, and named the place Sena 11, in remembrance of Sena 1 in Yemen. King Bakali ruled at Sean 111 in Delagoa Bay (Mozambique) the place is to date called Sena. There was an epidemic, the people again divided into two groups. One group went to Bale (Beira). They moved into the interior and entered Great Zimbabwe.
Why the lembas/Senas/Beta Esrael, left Yemen, city of Sena?????
  1. They were at trading disputes with sons of Hadramut and Marib{ sons of Joktan} in ancient Pre Islamic Yemen
  2. Sons of Joktan wanted to force the lembas /Senas into idolatry but lembas refused saying that they only worshiped one God of  Israel EL AMLAK.
  3. The Basena had a dam they used to irrigate their farmlands and water their flock. This dam was between three mountains, and the flood waters all flowed to the one location, and because of that the water only discharged in one direction; and the Senas blocked that place with hard rocks and lead. The water from springs gathers there as well as floodwater, collecting behind the dam like a sea. Whenever they wanted to, they could irrigate their crops from it, by just letting out however much water they needed from sluice gates; once they had used enough they would close the gates again as they pleased.
  4. But the dam suffered a breach during the war between the kingdoms of Hadhramut and Marib leading to the flooding of the dam. As the fighting continued the dam could not be repaired. and this caused devastating losses of crops and fruit, leading large numbers of people to disperse in search of new land capable of supporting life, so huge migrations ensued!!! lembas/Senas left Yemen and their esteemed city SENA 1.