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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Fan, Fanner

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The fan was a small shovel, by which a portion of wheat was thrown up into the air, that the wind might carry away the chaff. Isaiah 30:24 ; Jeremiah 4:11 . It is also used symbolically for the judgements of God, Isaiah 41:16 ; Jeremiah 15:7 ; Jeremiah 51:2 ; and for the discriminating power of the testimony of the Lord Jesus. Matthew 3:12 ; Luke 3:17 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Fan, Fanner '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/f/fan-fanner.html. 1897.

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