Then he separated them from Jacob by a three-day journey, while Jacob was taking care of the rest of Laban's flocks.
"The elders will listen to you, and then you and the elders of Israel must go to the king of Egypt and tell him, 'The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. So now, let us go three days' journey into the wilderness, so that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God.'
And they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Let us go a three-day journey into the desert so that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God, so that he does not strike us with plague or the sword."
We must go on a three-day journey into the desert and sacrifice to the Lord our God, just as he is telling us."
Then Moses led Israel to journey away from the Red Sea. They went out to the Desert of Shur, walked for three days into the desert, and found no water.
So they traveled from the mountain of the Lord three days' journey; and the ark of the covenant of the Lord was traveling before them during the three days' journey, to find a resting place for them.
They traveled from Pi-hahiroth, and passed through the middle of the sea into the wilderness, and went three days' journey in the wilderness of Etham, and camped in Marah.
"This is its meaning," Joseph said to him. "The three branches represent three days.
Joseph replied, "This is its meaning: The three baskets represent three days.
So Moses extended his hand toward heaven, and there was absolute darkness throughout the land of Egypt for three days.
No one could see another person, and no one could rise from his place for three days. But the Israelites had light in the places where they lived.
If some of the meat of his peace offering sacrifice is ever eaten on the third day it will not be accepted; it will not be accounted to the one who presented it, since it is spoiled, and the person who eats from it will bear his punishment for iniquity.
If, however, it is eaten on the third day, it is spoiled, it will not be accepted,
She told them, "Head to the hill country, so the ones chasing you don't find you. Hide from them there for three days, long enough for those chasing you to return. Then you can be on your way."
They went to the hill country and stayed there for three days, long enough for those chasing them to return. Their pursuers looked all along the way but did not find them.
His father-in-law, the girl's father, persuaded him to stay with him for three days, and they ate and drank together, and spent the night there.
1 Samuel 9:20
Don't be concerned about the donkeys that you lost three days ago, for they have been found. Whom does all Israel desire? Is it not you, and all your father's family?"
1 Samuel 20:19
On the third day you should go down quickly and come to the place where you hid yourself the day this all started. Stay near the stone Ezel.
2 Samuel 24:13
Gad went to David and told him, "Shall seven years of famine come upon your land? Or shall you flee for three months from your enemy with him in hot pursuit? Or shall there be three days of plague in your land? Now decide what I should tell the one who sent me."
1 Chronicles 21:12
three years of famine, or three months being chased by your enemies and struck down by their swords, or three days being struck down by the Lord, during which a plague will invade the land and the Lord's messenger will destroy throughout Israel's territory.' Now, decide what I should tell the one who sent me."
1 Kings 12:5
He said to them, "Go away for three days, then return to me." So the people went away.
2 Kings 2:17
But they were so insistent, he became embarrassed. So he said, "Send them out." They sent the fifty men out and they looked for three days, but could not find Elijah.
1 Chronicles 12:39
They spent three days feasting there with David, for their relatives had given them provisions.
So we came to Jerusalem, and we stayed there for three days.
So I came to Jerusalem. When I had been there for three days,