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.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for FURLONG.
⇒Definition of furlong
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Furlong.