Sabbath day’s journey

Sabbath day’s journey

The distance one is allowed to walk on the Sabbath. (Exod 16:29) legislates: “Do not leave your place on the seventh day.” (Num 35:5) defines the levitical pasture lands as extending 2,000 cubits in each direction from the city center. Tannaitic law defined the Sabbath day’s journey as 2,000 cubits. (Acts 1:12) mentions that Jerusalem is a Sabbath day’s journey from the Mount of Olives.

Exod 16:29

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Num 35:5

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Acts 1:12

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