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Was there any minimum/maximum requirements for space between each individual family, the tribes, the Tabernacle and the place around the Tabernacle?
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asked Jul 11, 2021 at 7:17
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As it is written: “And they camped by the Jordan from Beth-Jeshimoth to Abel-shittim” (Numbers 33:49), and Rabba bar bar Ḥana said: I saw that site and it was three parasangs in length.
According to Wikipedia, one Talmudic parasang is equivalent to 2.41 - 2.85 miles. So three parasangs are in the region of 7.2 - 8.6 miles.
answered Jul 11, 2021 at 8:11
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