Martin Noth, Numbers: A Commentary, Old Testament Library (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1968), p. 98. Outside of the supposed connection in Habakkuk 3:7, however, there is little evidence in ancient Near Eastern literature of any Midianite-related group referred to as Cushites. The best documented defense for such a group is perhaps Robert D. Haak, “‘Cush’ in Zephaniah,” in The Pitcher Is Broken: Memorial Essays for Gösta W. Ahlström, ed. Steven W. Holloway and Lewell K. Handy, JSOT Supplement Series 190 (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995).