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The name of 2 biblical places…
Kerioth, a town in south 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  ).
Kerioth, a city of Moab (Jeremiah 48:24, 41), called Kirioth (Amos 2:2)