Then returned they to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.…
How many courtiers go a hundred times a year into the prince's chamber without hope of once speaking with him, but only to be seen of him! So must we come to the exercise of prayer, purely and merely to do our duty and to testify our fidelity.
(St. Francis de Sales.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.