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A village in Egypt that Isaiah mentioned in a prophetic oracle (Isa 30:4). Its mention may be a reference to the Israelites seeking an alliance with Egypt against Assyria.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hanes. City in Egypt included with Zoan (or Tanis) in Isaiah 30:4 as a center of Egyptian government to which ambassadors would be sent. This indicates that it was one of the dynastic centers. It has been identified with Heracleopolis Magna, south of Memphis, the capital of northern Egypt in Roman times,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HANES City in Egypt included with Zoan (or Tanis) in Isaiah 30:4 as a center of Egyptian government to which ambassadors would be sent. This indicates that it was one of the dynastic centers. It has been identified with Heracleopolis Magna, south of Memphis, the capital of northern Egypt in Roman times,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HANES. A city in Egypt to which Judah sent envoys (Isa 30:4), almost certainly a site just S of the Fayyum, 55 miles S of Memphis on the W bank of the Nile, still known as Ahnas. The Greeks identified the local deity Herishef with Hercules and called the city Heracleopolis Magna. Hanes was the home of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
HANES. Is often identified with Egyp. Ḥ(wt-nni’)nsw, Gk.-Lat. Heracleopolis magna, modern Ihnâsyeh el-Medîneh or Ahnâs, about 80 km upstream (i.e. S) of Cairo, and an important city in Middle Egypt. However, this does not really suit Is. 30:4, in the two parallel clauses: ‘His officials are at Zoan,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hanes (Heb. ḥānēs)A city in Egypt, usually associated with Heracleopolis Magna (Egyp. Ḥwt-nn-nsw, “Palace of the Royal Child”), modern Ihnâsiyeh el-Medina, ca. 80 km. (50 mi.) S of Memphis on the west bank of the Nile. Heracleopolis was the capital of the 20th nome and an important city throughout
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HA´NES (haʹnez). A place in Egypt mentioned only in Isa. 30:4: “For their princes are at Zoan, and their ambassadors arrive at Hanes.” Hanes has been supposed by Vitringa, Michaelis, Rosenmüller, and Gesenius to be the same as Heracleopolis Magna in the Heptanomis. This identification depends on the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary