Regarding the New Testament only: For the disciple Simon, reference Matthew 10:4 and Mark 3:18. For the woman who requested Jesus heal her daughter read Matthew 15:22.
No matter what direction you approach from, you will always be going up to it.
Read Genesis 6:16.
Read John 19:39. Some versions say 100 pounds, but a Roman pound, the greek word is “litra” was 12 ounces, not 16 ounces.