Cuth

Cuth kŭth, ko͝oth [key] or Cuthah kyo͞o´thə [key], ancient city of Mesopotamia, near Babylon. The inhabitants, when settled in Samaria, introduced the worship of Nergal . In later times the Jews called the Samarians Cuthites (2 Kings 17.24, 30).

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