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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uzzen-Sheerah (אֻזֵן שֶׁאֱרָה‎, uzen she'erah). A city founded by Sheerah, the daughter of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Uzzen-Sheerah (Place)
UZZEN-SHEERAH (PLACE) [Heb ʾuzzēn šeʾĕrâh (אֻזֵּן שֶׁאֱרָהה)]. Uzzen-sheerah, “ear” or “corner of Sheerah,” is a city that was founded by Sheerah (1 Chr 7:24), daughter of Beriah, descendant of Ephraim. The location of the city is unknown. Uzzen-sheerah is not mentioned elsewhere in the OT. Sheerah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uzzen-sheerah, Uzzen-sherah
Uzzen-sheerah, Uzzen-sherah. Town built by Sheerah, who was either the daughter or granddaughter of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:24, kjv Uzzen-sherah). Its site is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Uzzen-Sheerah uzʹən shēʹə-rə [Heb. ʾuzzēn šeʾĕ—‘portion [weighed and measured] of Sheerah’ (BDB, p. 25); LXX kaí huioí Ozán Seēra—‘and the sons of Ozan, Sheera’]; AV, NEB, UZZEN-SHERAH. A village founded or rebuilt by Sheerah, daughter of either Ephraim or Beriah, along with Lower Beth-horon
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
UZZEN-SHEERAH Town built by Sheerah, who was either the daughter or granddaughter of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:24).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uzzen-sheerah (uhz´uhn-shee´uh-ruh; Heb., “ear of Sheerah”), a village built by the Ephraimite daughter Sheerah (1 Chron. 7:24). She also built two other villages, Upper and Lower Beth-horon, which were near the border of Benjamin and the site of considerable military activity. Uzzen-sheerah was presumably
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
UZZEN-SHERAH. Sherah, a female descendant of Ephraim, built this unidentified town along with the upper and lower cities of Beth-horon, according to 1 Chr 7:24. Some believe this town was located at modern Beit Sira, W of Beth-horon.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uzzen-Sheerah (Heb. ʾuzzēn šeʾĕrâ)One of three villages built by Sheerah, the daughter of Beriah and descendant of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:24). It is presumably located in the vicinity of Upper and Lower Beth-horon.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Uzzen-Sheerah [ŭzˊən shēˊə rə] (Heb. ˒uzzēn še˒e “ear of Sheerah”). One of three villages built by Sheerah, the daughter (or granddaughter) of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:24; KJV “Uzzen Sherah”). Some scholars have identified the site as modern Beit Sira, 5 km. (3 mi.) southwest of Lower Beth-horon,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uz´zen-she´rah (ear (or point) of Sherah), a town founded or rebuilt by Sherah, an Ephraimite woman, the daughter either of Ephraim himself or of Beriah. It is named only in 1 Chron. 7:24, in connection with the two Beth-horons.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
UZ´ZEN-SHEE´RAH (ūzʹen-shēʹra; Uzzen-sherah, KJV). A place near Beth-horon, founded or rebuilt by Sheerah, an Ephraimitess (1 Chron. 7:24) and probably an heiress who had received these places as her inheritance. The place Uzzen-sheerah is not elsewhere referred to.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Uzzen-sheraha town probably near Beth-horon. It derived its name from the daughter of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:24).
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