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Journey -
(1.) A day's journey in the East is from 16 to 20 miles (Num. 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 Ex. 16:29. (See SABBATH .)

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