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Sheerah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sheerah, Daughter of Ephraim
Sheerah, Daughter of Ephraim (שֶׁאֱרָה‎, she'erah). A daughter of Ephraim to whom the construction of Beth-Horon and Uzzen-Sheerah is attributed (1 Chr 7:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sheerah (Person)
SHEERAH (PERSON) [Heb šeʾĕrâ (שֶׁאֱרָה)]. A descendant of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:24). This passage is part of a fragment, vv 21b–24, that interrupts the Ephraimite (Joshua) genealogy, though the Chronicler’s reasons for putting it here are unclear. The only other listing of the Ephraimite clan in the OT
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sheerah
Sheerah. Daughter or granddaughter of Ephraim. Her offspring built lower and upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah, named after her (1 Chr 7:24, kjv Sherah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sherah
Sherah The daughter of Ephraim, or possibly the daughter of Beriah, Ephraim’s son. According to the MT she built Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sheerah
SHEERAH Daughter or granddaughter of Ephraim. Her offspring built lower and upper Beth-horon and Uzzen- sheerah, named after her (1 Chr 7:24).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Sheerah
Sheerah (shee´uh-ruh), the daughter of Ephraim (1 Chron. 7:24), who was credited with building up both Upper and Lower Beth-horon.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sherah
SHERAH. A daughter of Ephraim who built the two Beth-horons, Upper and Lower, and Uzzen-sherah (1 Chr 7:24).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Sheerah
SHEERAH(rsv), SHERAH (av). The Heb. name, meaning ‘a female relative’, of a daughter of Ephraim, or of the daughter or sister of his son, Beriah (1 Ch. 7:24). She built or rebuilt three towns in the territory assigned to Ephraim, Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah. This is the only example
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sheerah
Sheerah (Heb. šeʾĕrâ)The daughter of Ephraim (or perhaps Beriah 2) who built Upper and Lower Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah (1 Chr. 7:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Sheerah
Sheerah [shēˊə rə] (Heb. še˒e “female relative”). The daughter of Ephraim who built Upper and Lower Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah (1 Chr. 7:24; KJV “Sherah”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sherah
She´rah (kinswoman), daughter of Ephraim, 1 Chron. 7:24, and foundress of the Beth-horons and of a town called after her Uzzen-sherah. (b.c. about 1445.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Sheerah
SHEE´RAH (shēʹra; “kinswoman”). Daughter of Ephraim (1 Chron. 7:24). She founded the two Beth-horons, “upper and lower,” and Uzzen-sheerah, probably about 1169 b.c. This Ephraim was probably a descendant of the patriarch and lived after Israel took possession of Canaan.
See also
Relatives
Ephraim Father
Shuthelah Brother
Tahan Brother
Beriah Brother
Ezer Brother
Joseph Grandfather
Manasseh Uncle
Machir Cousin
Asenath Grandmother
Becher Nephew
Eran Nephew
Asriel Cousin
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