What is a…
“journey” in the Bible
A day's journey in the Ancient Middle East is generally from 16 to 20 miles (Numbers 11:31).
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