Abraham's bosom


Definition of Abraham's bosom

  1. :  the abode of bliss in the other world :  paradise —so called in Jewish writings and in the New Testament, in Luke 16:22 (Revised Standard Version)

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Origin and Etymology of abraham's bosom

translation of Late Latin sinus Abrahae, translation of Greek kolpos Abraam

First Known Use: 14th century

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to cast off or become cast off

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