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Cana

[key-nuh] /ˈkeɪ nə/
noun
1.
an ancient town in N Israel, in Galilee: scene of Jesus' first miracle. John 2:1, 11.
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  • There is no divine wanderer on earth to reverse the miracle of Cana.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz
  • I was glad to see here one of the jars from the marriage-supper in Cana.

    Saunterings Charles Dudley Warner
  • Is not the water of Cana that was made wine a witness to His glory?

  • It is thus used in the Marriage in Cana to symbolize gluttony.

  • Let not the liberal supply of wine at the wedding at Cana be urged.

    The Essence of Christianity Ludwig Feuerbach
  • On the plain, a ruined Cana, perhaps only dating from Crusading times.

    Tent Work in Palestine Claude Reignier Conder
  • And of this the Wedding at Cana furnishes a most eloquent proof.

    Veronese

    Fr. (Franois) Crastre
  • This painting now hangs in the Louvre, opposite the Wedding at Cana.

    Veronese

    Fr. (Franois) Crastre
  • The first proof he gave of the power of a god, while here, was at Cana.

    The Christ Of Paul George Reber
  • And there, in the village of Cana, he wrought the first of his miracles.

    A Brief Bible History James Oscar Boyd
British Dictionary definitions for Cana

Cana

/ˈkeɪnə/
noun
1.
(New Testament) the town in Galilee, north of Nazareth, where Jesus performed his first miracle by changing water into wine (John 2:1, 11)
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