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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Sabbath Day's Journey

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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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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Sabbath Day's Journey'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/s/sabbath-days-journey.html. 1897.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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