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Cana(kā`nə), ancient town of Galilee. According to the Gospel of St. John it was here that Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine at a wedding.
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wedding feast where Christ made water into wine. [N.T.: John 2:1–11]
at wedding feast, Christ turns water into wine. [N.T.: John 2:1–11]
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New Testament the town in Galilee, north of Nazareth, where Jesus performed his first miracle by changing water into wine (John 2:1, 11)
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