What is a…
“journey” in the Bible

  1. A day's journey in the Ancient Middle East is generally from 16 to 20 miles (Numbers 11:31).

  2. A Sabbath-day's journey is 2,000 paces or yards from the city walls (Acts 1:12).

    According to Jewish tradition, it was the distance one might travel without violating the law of Exodus 16:29.

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Article Version: July 15, 2021