And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day; come not at your women.
Remove thy way far from her, and do not come near the door of her house,
Keep thee far from a false matter; and slay thou not the innocent and righteous; for I will not justify the wicked.
And Moses took the tabernacle and pitched it outside the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the tabernacle of the testimony. And it came to pass that every one who sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the testimony, which was outside the camp.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our rebellions from us.
Thousands shall fall at thy side and ten thousands at thy right hand, but it shall not come near thee.
Therefore judgment has withdrawn from us, and righteousness has never overtaken us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.
We all roar like bears and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for saving health, but it has withdrawn from us.
and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends an embassy and desires conditions of peace.
My friends and my companions stand aloof from my sore, and my kinsmen stand afar off.
And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
For this commandment which I command thee today is not hidden unto thee, neither is it far off.