Sheerah

SHEERAH (shē'ra, Heb. she’ĕrâh). A daughter or granddaughter of Ephraim and apparently a powerful woman, for she built or fortified three villages (1Chr.7.24; cf. 2Chr.8.5).


SHEERAH she’ ə rə (שֶׁאֱרָ֔ה). A daughter of Ephraim (1 Chron 7:24; KJV SHERAH). According to the MT she built two Bethhorons and Uzzen-sheerah. The site of Uzzensheerah is unknown, but Bet Sira, two m. SW of Beth-horon, has been suggested.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A daughter of Ephraim, who, according to the Massoretic Text of 1Ch 7:24 (the King James Version "Sherah"), built the two Beth-horons and Uzzen-sheerah. The verse has been suspected because elsewhere in the Old Testament the founders of cities are men. Uzzen-sheerah as a place is unidentified; Conder suggests as the site Bet Sira, a village 2 miles Southwest of the Lower Beth-horon (Mem 3 16).