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definition that (seemingly) reflects either distance or time in order to understand the line "...is smelled from a distance --- a ten parsa distance ---Jerusalem - Jericho traveled by foot." These definitions offered NO help at all; have you any suggestions?
A פרסה (parsa) is a Hebrew measure of itinerant distance (parasang). One parsa is about four kilometers, a walking distance that takes about 72 minutes. Ten parsaot is the distance a man walks in a day, or 12 hours of walking. —Stephen 20:53, 24 October 2009 (UTC)