Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
References for Genesis 10:8
He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD.”
References for Genesis 10:9
The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, in Shinar.
References for Genesis 10:10
From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah
References for Genesis 10:11
and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.
Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
References for Genesis 10:14