Definition of Sabbath day's journey
What does the word Sabbath day's journey mean?
part of speech: noun
Acts i. 12; 2000 cubits, or about six furlongs, from the wall of Jerusalem ; in compliance, according to Jewish doctors, with the injunction of Exod. xvi. 29, "Let no man go out of his place on the seventh day" (to gather manna); taken in connexion with the definition of "suburbs," or pasturegrounds, in Numb. xxxv. 5.