Kerioth @ cities. (1.) 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 ). (2.) A city of Moab Jeremiah:48:24Jeremiah:48:41), called Kirioth Amos:2:2).