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abraham's bosom

Abraham's bosom
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈeɪbrəˌhæmz ˈbʊzəm /
    • /ˈeɪbrəhæmz ˈbʊzəm /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈeɪbrəˌhæmz ˈbʊzəm /

Definitions of abraham's bosom words

  • noun abraham's bosom the place where the just repose after death (Luke 16:22) 3
  • noun abraham's bosom heaven, considered as the reward of the righteous. Luke 16:22. 1
  • noun abraham's bosom (Christianity) The waiting place for the faithful dead between the crucifixion and the resurrection of Christ; paradise. 0

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abraham's bosom popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for abraham's bosom

noun abraham's bosom

  • happy hunting ground — the North American Indian heaven, conceived of as a paradise of hunting and feasting for warriors and hunters.
  • heaven — the abode of God, the angels, and the spirits of the righteous after death; the place or state of existence of the blessed after the mortal life.
  • nirvana — (often initial capital letter). Pali nibbana. Buddhism. freedom from the endless cycle of personal reincarnations, with their consequent suffering, as a result of the extinction of individual passion, hatred, and delusion: attained by the Arhat as his goal but postponed by the Bodhisattva.
  • paradise — a town in N California.

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