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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Fan; Fanner

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fan´ẽr : The word "fan" occurs 3 times only in the American Standard Revised Version (Jeremiah 15:7; Matthew 3:12; Luke 3:17 ). In Isaiah 30:24 mizreh is translated "fork," which is a much better translation if the instrument referred to was shaped like the winnowing fork used by the Syrian farmer today and still so called. In Isaiah 41:16; Jeremiah 4:11; Jeremiah 15:7 , the verb zārāh is rendered "winnow" in the American Standard Revised Version. In Jeremiah 51:2 , the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes "strangers" for "fanners.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Fan; Fanner'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/f/fan-fanner.html. 1915.

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