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Sheerah meaning

שארה
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🔼The name Sheerah in the Bible

The feminine name Sheerah occurs only one time in the Bible, in 1 Chronicles 7:24, but it's not clear whose daughter she is. Sheerah is either the daughter of Ephraim (say NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary) or she is the daughter of Beriah, the son of Ephraim (says Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names). But however her family ties work, she's quite an industrious woman. She builds two or three cities: Lower and Upper Beth-horon, and Uzzen-sheerah.

🔼Etymology of the name Sheerah

The name Sheerah comes from the root group שאר (sha'ar I & II):

🔼Sheerah meaning

The name Sheerah may mean Remnant, or it may mean Family. For a meaning of the name Sheerah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Consanguinity, i.e. a female relation by blood. NOBSE Study Bible Name List has Blood-Relationship.

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