1 Chronicles 7:24, mentioned along with the Bethherons. There is a Beit Sira N. of wady Suleiman and three miles S.W. of Beitur et Tahta, (upper Bethhoron). Ozen meaning "ear," the name may come from all earlike projection of the ground. Built, i.e. enlarged and fortified, by Sherah, daughter of Ephraim or of Beriah.
These dictionary topics are from Fausset Bible Dictionary, 1949. Public Domain.