the cities; the callings

(cities). + A name which occurs among the lists of the towns in the southern district of Judah. (Joshua 15:25) Supposed by some to have been the birthplace of Judas Iscariot. + A city of Moab, named by Jeremiah only, (Jeremiah 48:24)

-1. A city of the tribe of Judah Jos 15:25 -2. Also called KIRIOTH .A city of Moab Jer 48:24,41; Am 2:2

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 [338]HAZOR [4]). (2.) A city of Moab (Jer. 48:24, 41), called Kirioth (Amos […]