Behold, I would flee afar off, I would lodge in the wilderness; Selah;
Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? Her feet shall carry her afar off to sojourn.
And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.
He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.
And I will sow them among the peoples, and they shall remember me in far countries; and they shall live with their children and return.
And he will lift up a banner to the nations afar off, and will hiss for one from the end of the earth; and behold, it will come rapidly and lightly.
Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Although I have removed them far off among the nations, and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them as a little sanctuary in the countries whither they are come.
And he said to me, Go, for I will send thee to the nations afar off.
Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty; they shall behold the land that is far off.
If I take the wings of the dawn and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
For in thy waste and thy desolate places, and thy destroyed land, thou shalt even now be too straitened by reason of the inhabitants, and they that swallowed thee up shall be far away.
and the children of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the children of the Greeks, that ye might remove them far from their border.
And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, to a nation far off: for Jehovah hath spoken.
And he shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations, even afar off; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
If the place which Jehovah thy God will choose to set his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt slay of thy kine and of thy sheep which Jehovah hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates according to all the desire of thy soul.
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;
And if thy brother be not near unto thee, and thou know him not, then thou shalt bring it unto thy house, and it shall be with thee until thy brother seek after it, and thou shalt restore it unto him.
Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities that are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
Then the five men departed, and came to La'ish, and saw the people who were there, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sido'nians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth, and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sido'nians and had no dealings with any one.
And there was no deliverer because it was far from Sidon, and they had no dealings with any one. It was in the valley which belongs to Beth-rehob. And they rebuilt the city, and dwelt in it.
but the ship was already in the middle of the sea tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.
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.