(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 48:24, 41), called Kirioth (Amos 2:2).