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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Abraham's bosom mean? 

  The noun ABRAHAM'S BOSOM has 1 sense:

1. the place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death

  Familiarity information: ABRAHAM'S BOSOM used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1Abraham's bosom [BACK TO TOP]


The place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


Abraham's bosom; bosom of Abraham

Hypernyms ("Abraham's bosom" is a kind of...):

Heaven (the abode of God and the angels)

Domain category:

Gospel According to Luke; Gospel of Luke; Luke (one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life)

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