On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place far off.
When they lifted up their eyes from a distance, and didn't recognize him, they raised their voices, and wept; and they each tore his robe, and sprinkled dust on their heads toward the sky.
2 Kings 4:25
So she went, and came to the man of God to Mount Carmel. It happened, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, "Behold, there is the Shunammite.
For you shall see the land before you; but you shall not go there into the land which I give the children of Israel."
They saw him afar off, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to kill him.
When he saw Jesus from afar, he ran and bowed down to him,
Many women were there watching from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him.
There were also women watching from afar, among whom were both Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
All his acquaintances, and the women who followed with him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and embraced them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.