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City of the Sun
City of the Sun (עֵיר הַ הֶרֶס, eir ha heres; אָן, an; בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ, beith shemesh; בַּיִת שֶׁמֶשׁ, bayith shemesh). Better known as Heliopolis. A city in Egypt, north of modern Cairo. Joseph’s wife, Asenath, was a daughter of a priest of this city (Gen 41:45). Some manuscripts of Isaiah refer to it
Heliopolis (Ἡλιούπολις, Hēlioupolis). A city in Egypt, north of modern Cairo, now called Matariya. It is called Beth Shemesh (בַּיִת שֶׁמֶשׁ, bayith shemesh), “House of the Sun,” in Jer 43:13. It is called On (אָן, an) in Gen 41:45 and 46:20. Joseph’s wife, Asenath, was a daughter of a priest of On.