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Hanes
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hanes
Hanes (חָנֵס‎, chanes). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hanes (Place)
HANES (PLACE) [Heb hānēs (הָנֵס)]. In Isa 30:1 the prophet condemns the rebellious people who seek protection from pharaoh (Shabaka of the 25th Dyn.). That protection will turn to shame, and v 4 notes “for though his officials are at Zoan and his envoys reach Hanes, every one comes to shame.” Gold
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hanes
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
Hanes
Haneshā́nēz [Heb. ḥānēs, meaning unknown, possibly Egyptian]. A place of uncertain identification mentioned in Isa. 30:4. The passage reads literally, “For his princes were [hāyû] in Zoan, and his messengers reach [yaggîʿû] Hanes.” The problem involved in translating perfects and imperfects
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hanes
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
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
HANES. Is often identified with Egyp. (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
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
Hanes
Hanes [hāˊnĭz] (Heb. ḥānēs).† A place where Egyptian and Israelite envoys met to consider an alliance (Isa. 30:4), generally identified as Anusis or Heracleopolis Magna (modern Ihnâsiyeh el-Medina), capital of the twentieth Upper Egyptian nome some 129 km. (80 mi.) southwest of Cairo. The
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hanes
Ha´nes, a place in Egypt mentioned only in Isa. 30:4. We think that the Chald. Paraphr. is right in identifying it with Tahpanhes, a fortified town on the eastern frontier.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hanes
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
Hanes
Hanesa place in Egypt mentioned only in Isa. 30:4 in connection with a reproof given to the Jews for trusting in Egypt. It was considered the same as Tahpanhes, a fortified town on the eastern frontier, but has been also identified as Ahnas-el-Medeeneh, 70 miles from Cairo.