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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #204 - אֹן
On = “strength or vigour”
1) city in lower Egypt, bordering land of Goshen, centre of sun-worship, residence of Potipherah (priest of On and father-in-law of Joseph)
אוניות 2 Chronicles 8:18 Kt see אֳנִי below אנה.
אֹן ( Genesis 41:45; 46:20) אוֺן ( Genesis 41:50; Ezekiel 30:17) proper name, of a location On (Egypt An compare Eb GS 75 Wied Samm 146; perhaps = Assyrian Unu Steind BAS i.610, contr. Dl Pa 318) city in lower Egypt, probably on border of land of Goshen, residence of 'Potiphera, priest of On,' father-in-law of Joseph Genesis 41:45,50; Genesis 46:20; also Ezekiel 30:17 ( where ᵑ0אָוֶן); it was celebrated for worship of sun-god Ra, & hence called also sun-city, בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Jeremiah 43:13, ᵐ5 ἡλίου πόλις; modern Matariye, on east bank of Nile, approximately 7 miles east of north from Cairo & 18 from Memphis; — compare Eb GS 75,507f. & map Wied l.c.
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אֹן i.q. אוֹן Heliopolis.
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