Bible Verses About Travellers

Travellers.
    Called way-faring men  Jdj 19:17; Isa 35:8
    Preparations made by, alluded to  Eze 12:3,4
    Often collected together and formed caravans  Ge 37:25; Isa 21:13; Lu 2:44
    Often engaged persons acquainted with the country as guides  Nu 10:31,32; Job 29:15
    Friends of
      Often supplied them with provision.  Ge 21:14; 44:1; Jer 40:5
      Sometimes accompanied them a short way.  2Sa 19:31; Ac 20:38; 21:5
      Frequently commended them to protection of God.  Ge 43:13,14; Ac 21:5
      Frequently took leave of them with sorrow.  Ac 20:37; 21:6
      Often sent them away with music.  Ge 31:27
    Generally commenced their journey early in the morning  Jdj 19:5
    Generally rested at noon  Ge 18:1,3; Joh 4:6
    Halted at even  Ge 24:11
    Generally halted at wells or streams  Ge 24:11; 32:21,23; Ex 15:27; 1Sa 30:21; Joh 4:6
    Carried with them
      Provisions for the way.  Jos 9:11,12; Jdj 19:19
      Provender for their beasts of burden.  Ge 42:27; Jdj 19:19
      Skins filled with water, wine, &c.  Ge 21:14,15; Jos 9:13
      Presents for those who entertained them.  Ge 43:15; 1Ki 10:2; 2Ki 5:5; Mt 2:11
    Often travelled on foot  Ge 28:10; 32:10; Ex 12:37; Ac 20:13
    On foot, how attired  Ex 12:11
    After a long journey, described  Jos 9:4,5,13
    Of distinction
      Rode on asses, camels, &c.  Ge 22:3; 24:64; Nu 22:21
      Rode in chariots.  2Ki 5:9; Ac 8:27,28
      Generally attended by running footmen.  1Sa 25:27; 1Ki 18:46; 2Ki 4:24; Ec 10:7
      Often preceded by heralds, &c to have the roads prepared.  Isa 40:3,4; Mr 1:2,3
      Generally performed their journey in great state.  1Ki 10:2; 2Ki 5:5,9
      Frequently extorted provisions by the way.  Jdj 8:5,8; 1Sa 25:4-13
      Before setting out gave employment, &c to their servants.  Mt 25:14
    Strangers civil to  Ge 18:2; 24:18,19
    Generally treated with great hospitality  Ge 18:3-8; 19:2; 24:24,32,33; Ex 2:20; Jdj 19:20,21; Job 31:32; Heb 13:2
    The caravanserai or public inn for noticed  Ge 42:27; Ex 4:24; Lu 2:7; 10:34
    Were frequently asked whence they came and whither they went  Jdj 19:17
    Protected by those who entertained them  Ge 19:6-8; Jdj 19:23
    For security often left the highways  Jdj 5:6
    Tesserae hospitales or pledges of hospitality, alluded to  Re 2:17
    On errands requiring despatch
      Went with great speed.  Es 8:10; Job 9:25
      Saluted no man by the way.  2Ki 4:29; Lu 10:4
    Estimated the length of their journey by the number of days which it occupied  Ge 31:23; De 1:2; 2Ki 3:9
    The Jews prohibited from taking long journeys on the Sabbath  Ex 20:10; Ac 1:12
    Ceasing of, threatened as a calamity  Isa 33:8