Kerioth-Hezron (קְרִיּוֹר חֶצְרְוֹן, qeriyyor chetsrewon). Also called Hazor (חָצוֹר, chatsor). A village occupied by the tribe of Judah after Joshua’s conquest (Josh 15:25). The name Kerioth-Hezron means “towns of Hezron,” leading some to think this is a reference to towns settled by Hezron, descendant
Kerioth (קְרִיּוֹת, qeriyyoth). A major city of the kingdom of Moab, east of the Jordan, that hosted a shrine for the Moabite god Chemosh. Kerioth’s precise location is uncertain, but most scholars follow Bernhardt’s proposal of modern Qurēyāt `Alēyān, about 8 miles east of the Dead Sea (Bernhardt, “Beobachtungen”).