Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.
Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? her own feet shall carry her afar off to dwell.
And not many days later the younger son gathered everything together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
And I will sow them among the people: and they shall remember me in far countries; and they shall live with their children, and return again.
And he will lift up a banner to the nations from afar, and will whistle unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed, swiftly:
Therefore say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Although I have cast 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 where they shall come.
And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send you far from here unto the Gentiles.
Your eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall your hand lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.
Wisdom is before him that has understanding; but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
For your waste and your desolate places, and the land of your destruction, shall even now be too narrow for the inhabitants, and they that swallowed you up shall be far away.
The children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have you sold unto the Greeks, that you 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 people far off: for the LORD has spoken it.
And he shall judge between many peoples, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
If the place which the LORD your God has chosen to put his name there is too far from you, then you shall kill of your herd and of your flock, which the LORD has given you, as I have commanded you, and you shall eat in your gates whatsoever your soul desires.
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:
And if your brother is not near unto you, or if you know him not, then you shall bring it unto your own house, and it shall be with you until your brother seeks after it, and you shall restore it to him again.
Thus shall you do unto all the cities which are very far off from you, which are not of the cities of these nations.
Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were there, how they dwelt safely, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might shame them in anything; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
And there was no deliverer, because it was far from Zidon, and they had no business with any man; and it was in the valley that lies by Bethrehob. And they built a city, and dwelt in it.
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.
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.