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What is meant by a Sabbath day's journey?


How far was one allowed to travel on the Sabbath Day?

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Sabbath day's journey -  A Jew was permitted to travel 2,000 cubits on the Sabbath (Exod. 16: 29 and Num. 35: 5), about 1.2 km. (3/4 mile), and the Mount of Olives was within this distance from Jerusalem (Acts 1: 12).  W. R. F. BROWNING. "Sabbath day's journey." A Dictionary of the Bible. 1997, on encyclopedia.com

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