(place of reeds ) of Galilee, once Cana in Galilee, a village or town not far from Capernaum, memorable as the scene of Christs first miracle, ( John 2:1 John 2:11 ; 4:46 ) as well as of a subsequent one, ( John 4:46 John 4:54 ) and also as the native place of the apostle Nathanael. ( John 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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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cana'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".