Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off.
And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they tore every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.
2 Kings 4:25
So she went and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, yonder is that Shunammite:
Yet you shall see the land before you; but you shall not go there unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshiped him,
And many women were there beholding afar off, who followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:
There were also women looking on from afar: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
And all his acquaintances, and the women that followed him from Galilee, stood afar off, beholding these things.
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 exiles on the earth.