And if the way is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry it; or if the place is too far from you, which the LORD your God shall choose to set his name there, when the LORD your God has blessed you:
Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure: come not near unto it, that you may know the way by which you must go: for you have not passed this way before.
Yet you shall see the land before you; but you shall not go there unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
There were also women looking on from afar: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less 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 high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.
But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshiped him,
Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off.
And the people stood far off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.
Then shall you turn it into money, and bind up the money in your hand, and shall go unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose:
And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, even unto the horses' bridles, for a thousand and six hundred furlongs.
And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them 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 lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if perhaps he might find anything thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.
Your 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 my husband is not at home, he has gone on a long journey:
Am I a God at hand, says the LORD, and not a God afar off?
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, rejoicing 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 on the top of a hill afar off; a great space being between them:
And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the LORD, you, 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 to view from afar off: and they both stood by the Jordan.
For in one hour such great riches is come to nothing. And every shipmaster, and all seafarers, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,
He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither does he halt at the sound of the trumpet.
And Moses took a tent, and pitched it outside the camp, far off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one who sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of meeting, which was outside the camp.
And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
It was all around eighteen thousand cubits by measure: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The LORD is there.
Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove your 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 moved, and stood far off.
And she went, and sat down apart from 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 away from him, and lifted up her voice, and wept.
But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, 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,