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Sabbath day's journey

It is supposed to be a distance of 2,000 cubits, or less than half-a-mile, the distance to which, according to Jewish tradition, it was allowable to travel on the Sabbath day without violating the law (Acts 1:12; compare Exodus 16:29; Numbers 35:5; Joshua 3:4).

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Article Version: July 16, 2021