23 Bible Verses about Far From Here
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“Behold, I would wander far away,
I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah.
Is this your jubilant city,
Whose origin is from antiquity,
Whose feet used to carry her to colonize distant places?
And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.
So He said, “A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.
“When I scatter them among the peoples,
They will remember Me in far countries,
And they with their children will live and come back.
He will also lift up a standard to the distant nation,
And will whistle for it from the ends of the earth;
And behold, it will come with speed swiftly.
Therefore say, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Though I had removed them far away among the nations and though I had scattered them among the countries, yet I was a sanctuary for them a little while in the countries where they had gone.”’
And He said to me, ‘Go! For I will send you far away to the Gentiles.’”
Your eyes will see the King in His beauty;
They will behold a far-distant land.
If I take the wings of the dawn,
If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
Even there Your hand will lead me,
And Your right hand will lay hold of me.
Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding,
But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
“For your waste and desolate places and your destroyed land—
Surely now you will be too cramped for the inhabitants,
And those who swallowed you will be far away.
Also I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the sons of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans, to a distant nation,” for the Lord has spoken.
And He will judge between many peoples
And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.
Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares
And their spears into pruning hooks;
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they train for war.
If the place which the Lord your God chooses to put His name is too far from you, then you may slaughter of your herd and flock which the Lord has given you, as I have commanded you; and you may eat within your gates whatever you desire.
If the distance is so great for you that you are not able to bring the tithe, since the place where the Lord your God chooses to set His name is too far away from you when the Lord your God blesses you,
If your countryman is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall remain with you until your countryman looks for it; then you shall restore it to him.
Thus you shall do to all the cities that are very far from you, which are not of the cities of these nations nearby.
Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were in it living in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was no ruler humiliating them for anything in the land, and they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone.
And there was no one to deliver them, because it was far from Sidon and they had no dealings with anyone, and it was in the valley which is near Beth-rehob. And they rebuilt the city and lived in it.
But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.
But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, the sinner!’
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