- Abraham's bosom
- nounthe place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death• Syn: ↑bosom of Abraham• Hypernyms: ↑Heaven
* * *nounUsage: usually capitalized AEtymology: 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)
* * *heaven, considered as the reward of the righteous. Luke 16:22.
* * *Abraham's bosomThe abode of the blessed dead• • •Main Entry: ↑bosom
Useful english dictionary. 2012.