Fan [N] [S]
a winnowing shovel by which grain was thrown up against the wind that it might be cleansed from broken straw and chaff ( Isaiah 30:24 ; Jeremiah 15:7 ; Matthew 3:12 ). (See AGRICULTURE .)
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Fan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .