Cana

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Cana in Smiths Bible Dictionary. (place of reeds) of Galilee, once Cana in Galilee, a village or town not far from Capernaum, memorable as the scene of Christ's first miracle, Joh 2:1,11; 4:46 as well as of a subsequent one, Joh 4:46,54 and also as the native place of the apostle Nathanael. Joh 21:2 The traditional site is at Kefr-Kenna, a small village about 4 1/2 miles northwest of Nazareth. The rival site is a village situated farther north, about five miles north of Seffurieh (Sepphoris) and nine north of Nazareth.
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Khirbet. Qana. A small city in Galilee 5 miles south of Sepphoris. This was where Jesus performed His first miracle by turning the water into wine at a wedding feast (Jn 2:1, 11). Wine always pointed to the joy that would be in Messiah's kingdom. Jesus also healed a nobleman's sick son in Cana (Jn 4:46-54). This was also the city of Nathaniel:

John 21:1-2 "After these things Jesus showed Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, and in this way He showed Himself: Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of His disciples were together."

In Byzantine and Medieval times a city called Khirbet Qana was identified as the site of the miracle and many pilgrims visited there.

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John 21:2 - There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the [sons] of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples. 

John 2:11 - This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him. 

John 4:46 - So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. 

John 2:1 - And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:  

 

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