"On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off." -
"And when he saw Jesus from afar, he ran and worshipped him;" -
"And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was." -
"So she went, and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel.
And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, yonder is the Shunammite:" -
2 Kings 4:25
"And all the people perceived the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the voice of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they trembled, and stood afar off." -