And Mary having arisen in those days, went to the hill-country, with haste, to a city of Judea,
Luke 1:39 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In those days - As soon as she could conveniently fit herself out for the journey.
Hill country - Hebron, the city of the priests, Joshua 21:11, which was situated in the tribe of Judah, about forty miles south of Jerusalem, and upwards of seventy from Nazareth.
With haste - This probably refers to nothing else than the earnestness of her mind to visit her relative Elisabeth, and to see what the Lord had wrought for her.
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city. This was most probably Hebron, a city of the priests, and situated in the hill country of Judea, (Jos.
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25 miles south of Jerusalem, and nearly
100 from Nazareth. Such was the intense desire of Mary's mind to visit and communicate with her relative Elisabeth, that she scrupled not to undertake this long journey to effect her purpose.
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