Arab house near Khirbet Qana
Village in ancient Galilee
identified today with the site of Khirbet Qana nine miles north of
used it as a base while he was fortifying Jotapata
[Yodefat] at the beginning of the Jewish revolt. The gospel of
John identifies it as the hometown of one of Jesus' disciples
[Nathaniel] & the site of Jesus' first "sign."
John 2:1, 11; 4:46; 21:2.
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