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Uzzen-sheerah meaning

אזן שארה
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🔼The name Uzzen-sheerah in the Bible

The name Uzzen-sheerah occurs once in the Bible. It's the name of a village built by the valiant Sheerah, daughter of either Ephraim of Joseph, or else Ephraim's son Beriah (1 Chronicles 7:24). Sheerah also built lower and upper Beth-horon.

🔼Etymology of the name Uzzen-sheerah

The name Uzzen-sheerah obviously consists of two elements. The first part comes from either of the two verbs אזן ('zn):

The second part of our name is identical to the name Sheerah, and that name comes from either of the two (or three) verbs שאר:

🔼Uzzen-sheerah meaning

The meaning of the name Uzzen-sheerah lies in any combination of the above words: from Listen To The Rest, to Weight Of Flesh.

For a meaning of the name Uzzen-sheerah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List takes אזן to denote some sharp pinnacle and reads Top Of Sheerah. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names) maintains his signature neglect of relevance and reads Ear Of Sheerah. BDB Theological Dictionary proposes the elegant Portion (weighed and measured) Of She'erah.

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