Ethiopia or Cush means in the bible: It extended from Syene, on the border of Egypt, southwards to the vicinity of Khartoum at the intersection of the Blue- and White Nile. This included modern Nubia and possibly a part of Abyssinia Gene. 12:1; 2 Kgs. 19:9; Isa. 18:1; Jer. 13:23, Jer.
(in Bible Dictionary)