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Sabbath days journey

Sabbath days journey [N]

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 ).

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

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Sabbath days journey". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .