Though it would normally take about 4 days to travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem, because Mary was nearing her pregnancy term and riding a donkey, it would require more than 4 days for fear of miscarriage. So perhaps a week (or more) would have been needed.
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If Mary and Joseph travelled from Nazareth to Bethlehem, as stated in Luke's Gospel, the distance in a straight line from Nazareth to Bethlehem is not important to the time such a journey would have taken.
Samaria lay between Galilee and Judea, the region in which the town of Bethlehem lay. There was much ill feeling between the Samaritans and the Jews, although they practised much the same religion. Any lone traveller crossing from Galilee into Samaria would be at risk of attack and would certainly not receive lodgings or any other type of assistance on the journey. The family would have had to travel east, cross over into modern-day Jordan and then travel south on the eastern side of the Jordan River, before crossing back into Judea. This is a much longer journey.
Tradition has it that Mary, because she was heavily pregnant, rode on a donkey while Joseph walked. A fit man leading this donkey could have, at a guess, travelled perhaps 20 miles a day. However, some Christians say that Joseph must have been a older man, past his prime. Perhaps the best guess is that this journey would have taken at least a week.
they had to travel thirteen miles for the birth of jesus ANSWER: The distance from Nazareth to Bethlehem is approximately 80 miles. Considering that Mary was pregnant it probably took a week to travel that distance.
The distance (air miles) from Nazareth to Bethlehem is about 109.608 kilometers or 68.107 miles, on a course of 184.08°
WE do know that Mary traveled 80 miles from Nazareth to Bethlehem . As a decree had gone out by was from Nazareth and from the lAugustus that all must go to their hometowns and register themselves. And Joseph was fron Nazareth and from Davids line.
Both Biblical Bethlehem and Nazareth are located are in Israel. Also (for what it's worth,) there is a city of Bethlehem and a village of Nazareth located about 6 miles apart in NE Pennsylvania (US).
When Jesus, Mary and Joseph returned from their exile in Egypt they settled in the town of Nazareth. Jesus spent almost his entire life there until he began his public ministry about the age of 30.
about 100 milesAbout 113 kilometers - or about 70-80 miles.It is 80 miles from Bethleham to Nazareth.
About 140 km by roadit is basiclly 65 miles if you go straight..about 70 miles depending on the size and shape of the particular crow!
From Nazareth to Jerusalem, going South, it is about 70 miles. Continuing south from Jerusalem to Bethlehem, it is approximately another 5-8 miles. Most likely as 1/12th of those living in Nazareth that were required to go to Bethlehem for the Census, they would have travelled in a group or caravan. This would have taken between 4-10 days to complete.
The distance between Nazareth and Egypt is 2026 miles or 3261 kilometers.
Judah was first a region (the area assigned to the tribe of Judah) and then a nation (the southern kingdom during the period of Israel's divided monarchy. Nazareth is a city in northern Israel in an area known in Roman times as the Galilees. The approximate distance from Bethlehem, a city approximately 3 miles south of Jerusalem in the ancient tribal territory of Judah, to Nazareth is about 67 lineal miles (e.g., "as the crow flies").
When the Angel Gabriel visited Mary to tell her that she would conceive and give birth to the Messiah, she was in the city of Galilee, named Nazareth. This is probably where she was originally from.(Luke 1:26-27)She was from the town of Nazareth.
The distance between these two places vary according to the path chosen. However, This is the shortest distance between the two places. The distance between the above places is 70 miles ( Approximately ).