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Holman Bible Dictionary

Cana

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(cay nuh) Place name meaning, “the nest.” In John 2:1 , the town that was the scene of a wedding during which Jesus changed water into wine. Its exact location is uncertain, though it was in Galilee. In Cana an unnamed nobleman sought out Jesus to ask Him to heal his son in Capernaum (John 4:46 ). Cana was also the home of Nathanael, one of the apostles (John 21:2 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Cana'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/c/cana.html. 1991.

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