Miracle of Jesus at Cana Wedding


  P.1528 - §4 By noon on Wednesday almost a thousand guests had arrived in Cana, more than four times the number bidden to the wedding feast. It was a Jewish custom to celebrate weddings on Wednesday, and the invitations had been sent abroad for the wedding one month previously. In the forenoon and early afternoon it appeared more like a public reception for Jesus than a wedding. Everybody wanted to greet this near-famous Galilean, and he was most cordial to all, young and old, Jew and gentile. And everybody rejoiced when Jesus consented to lead the preliminary wedding procession.
Jesus' trip (with 6 apostles) from Pella to Cana.

Courtesy of D.Q. Hall.

Stone waterpot in Qumram. (http://dqhall59.com/artifact.htm).

Stone waterpots used at the wedding in Cana may have been stone jars like this, rather than hydria (Greek water pot made of clay shown above).

A commercial painting advertising the local wine in Cana.
Wine jugs in Cana. Newly made wines in six waterpots may have been poured into pitchers or wine jugs.
Local wine brand in Cana.
the church built on the site.