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  1. SABBATH DAY'S JOURNEY

    A "Sabbath day's journey" wasn't the distance a person could cover by journeying for a day; A "Sabbath day's journey" was a unit of distance, equal to about 2/3 of a mile (1 kilometer), that the Jewish leaders limited people to journey on the Sabbath, deeming journeying any further to be "work." Acts 1:12 isn't saying that the apostles ...

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    Excerpt from Barne's Notes on the Bible on Acts 1:12, 'A sabbath-day's journey - As far as might be lawfully traveled by a Jew on the Sabbath. This was 2,000 paces or cubits, or seven furlongs and a half - not quite one mile. See the notes On Matthew 24:20. The distance of a lawful journey on the Sabbath was not fixed by the laws of Moses, but ...

  3. Encyclopedia of The Bible

    SABBATH DAY's JOURNEY (σαββάτον ὁδός, sabbath journey, sabbath day's journey). A measure of distance, somewhat similar to the Egyp. unit of 1000 double steps, which served as the limit of travel on the sabbath. The phrase became a common expression for a relatively short distance. ... Acts 1:12, the only instance of its ...

  4. Acts 1:12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives

    Acts 1:12 Audio Crossref ... A sabbath day's journey off; i.e. six, or according to Schleusner, seven and a half, furlongs (or two thousand cubits). Josephus ('Jud. Ant.,' 20:8, 6) calls it "five furlongs," but he only measured to the foot of the hill, whereas St. Luke gives the distance from the spot whence Christ ascended. ...

  5. Acts 1:12 Commentaries: Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount

    Acts 1:12. Ἐλαιῶνος, of Olives) where His agony had taken place.— ἐγγὺς, near to) five furlongs.— Σαββάτου ὁδὸν, a Sabbath day's journey) As far as a Jew was permitted to journey on the Sabbath day, without fatigue; i.e. as much as two thousand cubits (ells).

  6. Topical Bible: Sabbath Day's Journey

    Sabbath Day's Journey. SABBATH DAY'S JOURNEY. jur'-ni (sabbatou hodos): Used only in Acts 1:12, where it designates the distance from Jerusalem to the Mount of Olives, to which Jesus led His disciples on the day of His ascension.The expression comes from rabbinical usage to indicate the distance a Jew might travel on the Sabbath without transgressing the Law, the command against working on ...

  7. What does Acts 1:12 mean?

    Acts 1:12. ESV Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. NIV Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day's walk from the city. NASB Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mountain called Olivet, which is near ...

  8. Sabbath Day's Journey

    SABBATH DAY'S JOURNEY. jur'-ni (sabbatou hodos): Used only in Acts 1:12, where it designates the distance from Jerusalem to the Mount of Olives, to which Jesus led His disciples on the day of His ascension.The expression comes from rabbinical usage to indicate the distance a Jew might travel on the Sabbath without transgressing the Law, the command against working on that day being interpreted ...

  9. Acts 1:12

    Acts 1:12. which was on the east side of Jerusalem, a mountain Christ much frequented, and from whence he ascended to heaven. This is the hill which in ( 1 Kings 11:7 ) is said to be "before Jerusalem"; and accordingly Jarchi interprets it of the Mount of Olives; and in ( Zechariah 14:4 ) it is expressly said to be "before Jerusalem on the east ...

  10. Acts 1:12 ~ Shabbat days walk

    Acts 1:12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day's walk [c] from the city. As Acts 1:12 explicitly says, a Sabbath's walk is measured from the city limits. @Lucian, Actually the Shabbat day's walk is around .62 miles / 1 km from where you are or within the city limits.

  11. Acts 1:12

    Verse Acts 1:12. A Sabbath day's journey. — See the difficulties in this verse explained in Clarke's note on "Luke 24:50". A Sabbath day's journey was seven furlongs and a half. Olivet was but five furlongs from Jerusalem; and Bethany was fifteen. The first region or tract of Mount Olivet, which was called Bethany, was distant from the city a ...

  12. How Far was a Sabbath Day's Journey?

    Acts 1:12: "Then they returned to Jerusalem from the Mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a Sabbath day's journey." Jesus continually taught that the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath, and thus the authorities in Judaism were reproved by Jesus for misunderstanding the heart of the law and laying a heavy burden upon ...

  13. Sabbath day's journey

    Sabbath day's journey. in A Dictionary of the Bible (2) Length: 40 words. A Jew was permitted to travel 2,000 cubits on the Sabbath (Exod. 16: 29 and Num. 35: 5), about 1.2 km. (¾ mile), and the Mount of Olives was within this distance from Jerusalem (Acts 1: 12).

  14. Acts 1:12 ESV

    Acts 1:12. Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas. 12 Then bthey returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. Read more Explain verse Share.

  15. Acts 1:12-14 NABRE

    12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away. The First Community in Jerusalem. 13 When they entered the city they went to the upper room where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.

  16. What was a "Sabbath days journey" (Acts 1:12)?

    A: A "Sabbath days journey" is mentioned only in the New Testament in (Acts 1:12), however, it's observance appears to have started in the Old Testament. Nowhere in the Bible do we find that this was commanded by God. Instead, it was a man-made rule created by the Jewish priests.

  17. Acts 1:12

    12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day's walk from the city. 13 When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew; James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and ...

  18. Acts 1:12 NIV: Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill

    Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mountain called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. Young's Literal Translation Then did they return to Jerusalem from the mount that is called of Olives, that is near Jerusalem, a sabbath's journey; Acts 1:12 Additional Translations ...

  19. Acts 1:12-26 KJV

    Acts 1:12-26. King James Version. 12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. 13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus ...

  20. Acts 1:12-26

    Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, ... Acts 1:12-26. Bible App Bible App for Kids. Free Reading Plans and Devotionals related to Acts 1:12-26. Wait on It. Kids Bible Experience ...

  21. Acts 1:12

    Acts 1:12 . KJ21. Then they returned unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a Sabbath day's journey. ... a Sabbath day's journey away. TLB. They were at the Mount of Olives when this happened, so now they walked the half mile back to Jerusalem. MSG. So they left the mountain called Olives and returned to ...

  22. Acts 1:12

    Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mountain called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away. Young's Literal Translation Then did they return to Jerusalem from the mount that is called of Olives, that is near Jerusalem, a sabbath's journey; Acts 1:12 Additional Translations ...