Marvelous things did He in the sight of our forefathers, in the land of Egypt, even in the field of Zoan.
They had sent me to the workmen, who were building the fortifications in Zoan, the town of Rameses.
It must, therefore, mean that it was seven times more prolific (the verb meaning both to build and to produce) than Zoan.
Zoan is inclosed by a wall, whereas Mizraim is open, and the Nile washes one portion of it.
The lepers in Zoan, Pha-kos and Phibeseth followed the others at a certain distance, and their tents are pitched outside the camp.
And between the two parties there is a lasting feud, for the former have set up a rival throne in Zoan (Egypt).
Another notable example is the application of the name of Zoan to Cairo.
Zoan is surrounded by a wall, but Mizraim has no wall, for the river encompasses it on one side.
For his princes were at Zoan, and his ambassadors came to Hanes.
The next season the site of Zoan of the Bible was explored, a village now termed San.