And if the way is too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it, or if the place is too far from thee, which the LORD thy God shall choose to set his name there, when the LORD thy God has blessed thee,
Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure; do not come near unto it that ye may know the way by which ye must go; for ye have not passed this way before now.
Yet thou shalt see the land before thee, but thou shalt not enter there to the land which I give the sons of Israel.
There were also some women looking on afar off, among whom was Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James the lesser and of Joses, and Salome
Now Bethany was near unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off;
Then they took him and led him and brought him into the house of the prince of the priests. And Peter followed afar off.
But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him.
Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place afar off.
Then the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.
then shalt thou sell it for money and bind up the money in thy hand and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;
And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, even unto the bits of the horses, for a thousand six hundred furlongs.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our rebellions from us.
And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
For as the heavens are high above the earth so does he increase his mercy over those that fear him.
And many women were there beholding afar off, who followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him;
And there was a good way off from them a herd of many swine feeding.
My friends and my companions stand aloof from my sore, and my kinsmen stand afar off.
and seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing upon her; but when he came to her, he found nothing but leaves, for the time of figs was not yet.
Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
For the husband is not at home; he is gone a long journey:
Am I a God of the near only, said the LORD, and not a God of the far?
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seeing them afar off and believing them and embracing them and confessing that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.
Every man may see it; man may behold it afar off.
1 Samuel 26:13
Then David went over to the other side and stood out of the way on the top of the mountain, a great space being between them;
And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the LORD, thou and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship afar off.
so that 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 loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off.
2 Kings 2:7
And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went and stood in front of them afar off; and the two of them stood by the Jordan.
For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster and all the company in ships and sailors and as many as trade by sea stood afar off
He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage; the sound of the shofar does not trouble him;
And Moses took the tabernacle and pitched it outside the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the tabernacle of the testimony. And it came to pass that every one who sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the testimony, which was outside the camp.
and in Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and saw Abraham afar off and Lazarus in his bosom.
It was round about eighteen thousand reeds: and the name of the city from that day shall be, THE LORD IS HERE.
Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
And all the people saw the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off.
And she went and sat her down over against him a good way off as it were a bowshot; for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him and lifted up her voice and wept.
But Peter followed him afar off unto the patio of the high priest and went in and sat with the servants to see the end.
The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,