And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; or if the place be too far from thee, which the LORD thy God shall choose to set his name there, when the LORD thy God hath blessed thee:
Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure: come not near unto it, that ye may know the way by which ye must go: for ye have not passed this way heretofore.
Yet thou shalt see the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:
Then took they 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 worshipped him,
Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off.
And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.
Then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind up the money in thine hand, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose:
And the winepress was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the winepress, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thousand and 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 be merciful to me a sinner.
As far as the east is from the west, so far hath 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, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:
And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding.
My lovers and my friends 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 thereon: and when he came to it, 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 goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey:
Am I a God at hand, saith 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 pilgrims on the earth.
For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness 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 an hill afar off; 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 ye 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 afar off: and they two stood by 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 swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.
And Moses took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one which sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the camp.
And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
It was round about eighteen thousand measures: 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 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 removed, 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 lift 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, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,