Definition of Bosom of abraham
1. Noun. The place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death.
Generic synonyms: Heaven
Category relationships: Gospel According To Luke, Gospel Of Luke, Luke
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Literary usage of Bosom of abraham
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1890)
"When 9- he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gift* Í& Although the bosom of Abraham in express and formal terms be spoken ..."
2. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, Philip Schaff, John Chrysostom (1892)
"Wherefore, if sacred Scripture had said, without naming hell and its pains, that Christ when He died went to that bosom of Abraham, I wonder if any one ..."
3. The Hammersmith Protestant Discussion: Being an Authenticated Report of the by John Cumming, Daniel French (1852)
"... meanwhile in the bosom of Abraham, the approach to which is forbidden to the wicked by an intervening gulf."—Hilary on the 120M Psalm, p. 978. ..."
4. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, John Chrysostom (1886)
"And if this use of the term is nowhere found in the divine Scriptures, assuredly the bosom of Abraham, that is, the abode of a certain secluded rest, ..."