And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it, because the place is too far from thee, which Jehovah thy God will choose to set his name there, when Jehovah thy God blesseth thee;
yet there shall be a distance between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure. Ye shall not come near it, that ye may know the way by which ye must go; for ye have not passed this way heretofore.
For thou shalt see the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
And there were women also looking on from afar off, among whom were both Mary of Magdala, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia off,
And having laid hold on him, they led him away, and they led him into the house of the high priest. And Peter followed afar off.
But seeing Jesus from afar off, he ran and did him homage,
On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar.
And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the obscurity where God was.
then shalt thou give it for money, and bind the money together in thy hand, and go to the place which Jehovah thy God will choose,
and the wine-press was trodden without the city, and blood went out of the wine-press to the bits of the horses for a thousand six hundred stadia.
And the tax-gatherer, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, have compassion on me, the sinner.
As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
And he rose up and went to his own father. But while he was yet a long way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell upon his neck, and covered him with kisses.
For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness toward them that fear him.
And there were there many women beholding from afar off, who had followed Jesus from Galilee ministering to him,
Now there was, a great way off from them, a herd of many swine feeding;
My lovers and mine associates stand aloof from my stroke; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
And seeing from afar off a fig-tree which had leaves, he came, if perhaps he might find something on it. And having come up to it he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the time of figs.
Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty; they shall behold the land that is far off.
And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.
For the husband is not at home, he is gone a long journey;
Am I a God at hand, saith Jehovah, and not a God afar off?
All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar off and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.
For if indeed in the flesh I am absent, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the firmness of your faith in Christ.
All men look at it; man beholdeth it afar off.
1 Samuel 26:13
And David went over to the other side, and stood on the top of a hill afar off; a great space being between them.
And he said to Moses, Go up to Jehovah, thou and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship afar off.
And the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people; for the people shouted with a great shout, and the noise was heard afar off.
2 Kings 2:7
And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood opposite afar off; and they two stood by the Jordan.
for in one hour so great riches has been made desolate. And every steersman, and every one who sailed to any place, and sailors, and all who exercise their calling on the sea, stood afar off,
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage, and cannot contain himself at the sound of the trumpet:
And Moses took the tent, and pitched it outside the camp, far from the camp, and called it the Tent of meeting. And it came to pass that every one who sought Jehovah went out to the tent of meeting which was outside the camp.
And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
Round about it was eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day, Jehovah is there.
Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
And all the people saw the thunderings, and the flames, and the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled, and stood afar off,
and she went and sat down over against him, a bow-shot off; for she said, Let me not behold the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
And Peter followed him at a distance, even to the palace of the high priest, and entering in sat with the officers to see the end.
The merchants of these things, who had been enriched through her, shall stand afar off through fear of her torment, weeping and grieving,