204. On
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On: a city in N. Eg.
Original Word: אֹן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: On
Phonetic Spelling: (one)
Short Definition: On

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
a city in N. Eg.
אוֺן proper name, of a location see אֹן.

אוניות2Chronicles 8:18 Kt see אֳנִי below אנה.

אֹן (Genesis 41:45; 46:20) אוֺן (Genesis 41:50; Ezekiel 30:17) proper name, of a location On (Egypt An compare EbGS 75 WiedSamm 146; perhaps = Assyrian Unu SteindBAS i.610, contr. DlPa 318) city in lower Egypt, probably on border of land of Goshen, residence of 'Potiphera, priest of On,' father-in-law of Joseph Genesis 41:45,50; Genesis 46:20; also Ezekiel 30:17 ( where ᵑ0 אָוֶן); it was celebrated for worship of sun-god Ra, & hence called also sun-city, בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Jeremiah 43:13, ᵐ5 ἡλίου πόλις; modern Matariye, on east bank of Nile, approximately 7 miles east of north from Cairo & 18 from Memphis; — compare EbGS 75, 507 f. & map Wiedl.c.


Or (shortened); On {one}; of Egyptian derivation; On, a city of Egypt -- On.

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