geographical name — see Tanis

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  • ZOAN — (Heb. צֹעַן), ancient city in Lower Egypt; the ancient Egyptian Djanet, Greek Tanis, and modern Ṣan el Ḥagar in the eastern Delta of Egypt. Zoan is mentioned several times in the Bible. Attempts have been made to identify it with the Hyksos… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zoan — Zoan, biblischer Name der Stadt Tanis …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zoan — [zō′an] Biblical name for TANIS …   English World dictionary

  • Zoan —    (Old Egypt. Sant= stronghold, the modern San). A city on the Tanitic branch of the Nile, called by the Greeks Tanis. It was built seven years after Hebron in Palestine (Num. 13:22). This great and important city was the capital of the Hyksos,… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • zoan — hem·a·to·zoan; …   English syllables

  • Zoan — /zoh an, euhn/, n. Biblical name of Tanis. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zoan — A city in Egypt where Moses and Pharaoh met (Ps. 78:12, 43). For a time it was the capital of Egypt (Isa. 19:11) …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zoan — Zo•an [[t]ˈzoʊ æn, ən[/t]] n. bib Biblical name of Tanis …   From formal English to slang

  • Zoan — /ˈzoʊan/ (say zohahn) noun the biblical name of Tanis …  

  • Zoan — /zoh an, euhn/, n. Biblical name of Tanis …   Useful english dictionary

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