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Sabbath Day’s Journey (Exodus xvi. 29; Acts i. 12)

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with the Jews was not to exceed the distance between the ark and the extreme end of the camp. This was 2,000 cubits, somewhat short of an English mile. (Exodus xvi. 29: Acts i. 12.)

Up to the hill by Hebron, seat of giants old,

No journey of a Sabbath Day, and loaded so.”


Milton: Samson Agonistes.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sabbath Day’s Journey (Exodus xvi. 29; Acts i. 12)
Sabbath of Sound (The)
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