Abraham's bosom


Abraham's bosom
noun
the place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death
Syn: ↑bosom of Abraham
Hypernyms: ↑Heaven

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
Etymology: translation of Late Latin sinus Abrahae, translation of Greek kolpos Abraam
: the abode of bliss in the other world : paradise — so called in Jewish writings and in the New Testament, in Lk 16:22 (RSV)

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heaven, considered as the reward of the righteous. Luke 16:22.

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Abraham's bosom
The abode of the blessed dead
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Main Entry:bosom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.