Kerioth

cities. (1.) A town in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:25). Judas
the traitor was probably a native of this place, and hence his
name Iscariot. It has been identified with the ruins of
el-Kureitein, about 10 miles south of Hebron. (See HAZOR
T0001694 [4]).

(2.) A city of Moab (Jer. 48:24, 41), called Kirioth (Amos
2:2).