But to whatever shrine these pilgrims were journeying, their errand should have made them sacrosanct to all Jews.
Is it a thing to be found in one city, which man can escape by journeying to another?
A man, journeying home after visiting the shrine, was belated at Rochester.
They were journeying south, and had purchased a small supply of food from the caravan.
After the wide and lonely extent of plains that we had been journeying over, our camp among the trees seemed a cosy shelter.
I am journeying from Shanghai to Ningpo, by way of Hang-chau.
Meanwhile, journeying through this age-old land, a snatch of verse goes running through my head.
There seemed to be neither plan nor regularity to their journeying.
She gazes at it still; she thinks of one that loves her, who is journeying far from the fatherland.
They were journeying over the country, from cottage to cottage, visiting the people.
c.1200, "a defined course of traveling; one's path in life," from Old French journee "day's work or travel" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin diurnum "day," noun use of neuter of Latin diurnus "of one day" (see diurnal). Meaning "act of traveling by land or sea" is c.1300. In Middle English it also meant "a day" (c.1400); a day's work (mid-14c.); "distance traveled in one day" (mid-13c.), and as recently as Johnson (1755) the primary sense was still "the travel of a day."
mid-14c., "travel from one place to another," from Anglo-French journeyer, Old French journoier, from journee (see journey (n.)). Related: Journeyed; journeying.
(1.) A day's journey in the East is from 16 to 20 miles (Num. 11:31). (2.) A Sabbath-day's journey is 2,000 paces or yards from the city walls (Acts 1:12). According to Jewish tradition, it was the distance one might travel without violating the law of Ex. 16:29. (See SABBATH.)