kingdom come

noun

Definition of kingdom come

: the next world : heaven

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Examples of kingdom come in a Sentence

be careful with that thing, or you'll send us all to kingdom come
Recent Examples on the Web In the 16th century, the kingdom came under attack from Somali and then Ottoman armies, but ultimately retained control of its strategic highlands. Andrew Lawler, Smithsonian, "Church Unearthed in Ethiopia Rewrites the History of Christianity in Africa," 11 Dec. 2019 Till kingdom come And then there is Saudi Arabia itself. The Economist, "The message from the world’s biggest and wildest IPO," 31 Oct. 2019 Or Philly can bring Tobi and Jimmy back on max deals, give another one-year balloon figure to Redick, and be capped out until kingdom come. Rohan Nadkarni, SI.com, "The Seven Most Intriguing Teams in NBA Free Agency," 25 June 2019 Yet his remarkable transformation of the kingdom came not through the intense violence that marked his early reign. National Geographic, "Who was Ashoka?," 1 Apr. 2019 The inclusion of the kingdom comes as efforts to transform Saudi Arabia’s oil-dependent economy have had mixed success. Nicolas Parasie, WSJ, "Saudi Arabia’s Stock Exchange Boosted Ahead of Aramco IPO," 20 June 2018 Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name; your kingdom come, your will be done; on earth as in heaven. Cnn Staff, CNN, "Full order of service for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle," 18 May 2018 According to Lewis, warriors from a neighboring kingdom came into his city while everyone was sleeping. Sam Gillette, PEOPLE.com, "Zora Neale Hurston's Book About the Slave Trade's Last Survivor Is Finally Released After 87 Years," 8 May 2018 The boys might be able to outvote from here 'till kingdom come. Megan Friedman, Country Living, "Chip and Joanna Gaines Just Dropped a Big Hint About Their Baby Name Choice," 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of kingdom come

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kingdom come

from the phrase "Thy kingdom come" (Matthew 6:10)

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The first known use of kingdom come was in 1785

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19 Dec 2019

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“Kingdom come.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kingdom%20come. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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