Furlong in the Bible

One-eighth of a mile

  • Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.
  • John 11:18 Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:
  • Revelation 21:16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.

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Definition of furlong

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Furlong.

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