Easton's Bible Dictionary
Cities. A town in the south of Judah (Joshua 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 ).
A city of Moab (Jeremiah 48:24,41 ), called Kirioth (Amos 2:2 ).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Kerioth'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. http://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/view.cgi?n=2177. 1897.