Remphan is a rendering of the Ancient Greek: ρεμφαν. Various manuscripts offer other transliterations, e.g. Ancient Greek: Ῥομφά, Ῥεμφάν, Ῥεμφάμ, Ῥαιφάν, and Ῥεφάν. It is part of a reference to Amos 5:26, which reads in Hebrew as "Chiun", "Kewan", or "Kijun". The Septuagint's reading of Amos is "raiphan" or "rephan". The Greek forms may be based on a transliteration of the Hebrew, k (qoppa) having been replaced by r (resh) and ph substituted for v (yod). "kewan", is the another pronunciation of the Old Persian word of Kayvan, meaning Saturn.
- Dehkhoda Dictionary "Online". No other meaning is given.
- Moin, Mohammad, (1997). Farhang-e Farsi (Persian Dictionary), Volume 6, p. 1644, Tehran, Amirkabir, ISBN 964-00-0164-3. No other meaning is given.